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2017 FHBC Annual General Meeting - February 18th in Victoria - Sunday, February 19, 2017
The 2017 FHBC Annual General Meeting is being held on Saturday February 18th at 12:30pm at the Howard Johnson Hotel & Suites Victoria Elk Lake (4670 Elk Lake Drive , Victoria, BC V8Z 5M2). Please visit the 'Forms' section of our website to download associated supporting documentation. A 2017 AGM package including all supporting documentation will be made available to those in attendance at the meeting. We look forward to welcoming you to the AGM later this month. 

2017 Boys T2C (U18) Regional Program Trial (Mainland) Feb 17 @8pm Rutledge, West Vancouver - Saturday, February 18, 2017
Registration for the Mainland Boys T2C (U18) Regional Program Trial (b. 1999, 2000, 20001) is now closed. Visit the Boys T2C Regional webpage for more information.  Selections will be posted by Wednesday, February 22. Training starts Sunday, February 26!Trial: Friday, Feb 17 at Rutledge @8-10pm $10 per athlete. Questions? Please contact melody@fieldhockeybc.com.  

Provincial Umpiring course in Surrey, Feb 20 & 22, 2017 - Thursday, February 16, 2017
A Provincial Umpiring course will be offered in Surrey at G.A.D Elementary School on Monday and Wednesday February 20 & 22. This course will run from 6:30-9:30pm on both evenings, with the exam taking place during the second half of the Wednesday evening course time. For more information and to register, click here

Regional Program Training Update - Fields Closed - Feb 10th-12th - Friday, February 10, 2017
Due to snow and ice, the turf fields at Hamber, Tamanawis, UVic & Cowichan are all closed. Victoria Girls will practice indoors at SMUS on Friday from 6-8pm. Island Boys will train on Saturday from 1:30-3pm in McKinnon Gym (at UVic). Duncan Girls, Northwest Girls & Southeast Girls training has all been cancelled!  

FHBC Full-Time Job Posting - Events and Officials Coordinator - Friday, January 27, 2017
FHBC is pleased to announce the opportunity for applicants to apply to the position of Events and Officials Coordinator. This position is designed to provide logistical support for the operational requirements of all FHBC Events, as well as, provide support for the officials development pathway and the delivery of the Officials Professional Development and Certification Program. This position is offered as a full-time contract beginning ideally February 14, 2017. The deadline to apply is January 26th, 2017. 

Registration Open for Senior Women's Indoor Tournament - Friday, January 20, 2017
Registration is open for the Senior Women's Indoor Championship. The tournament is taking place at the Island Savings Center in Duncan from February 3rd-5th. To register for the tournament, please fill out this FORM and send it to eventsandofficials@fieldhockeybc.com by January 20th, 2017. 

FHBC Board Member Nomination Form - 2017 AGM - Wednesday, January 18, 2017
We are accepting nominations for the following Field Hockey BC Board positions: Athlete Programs Director, Domestic Director, Marketing Director & Vice-President. All nominations must be submitted by February 3rd, 2017. Download a Nomination Form here

All OUTDOOR Regional Program Training is CANCELLED: Jan 13-15 - Friday, January 13, 2017
Due to weather and frozen fields, all Outdoor Regional Program training is cancelled this weekend. The Southeast T2C meeting scheduled for Friday night is also CANCELLED due to Coach illness. The following indoor Regional training is still going ahead:
Duncan T2T & T2C - Friday Jan 13, 6-8pm @ Bench Elementary
Victoria T2T & T2C - Friday Jan 13, 6-8pm @ Mackinnon Gym
Northwest T2T - Sunday Jan 15, 4:15-6:15pm @ Memorial Gym (North Van) 

Girls INTERIOR Regional Program Trial, Sunday, January 15 @11:45AM - Thursday, January 12, 2017
Thank you to all athletes for registering for the 2017 Girl's Interior Regional Train to Train and Train to Compete Programs - registration is now closed. Trials will take place on Sunday, January 15 at the Kelowna Capital News Centre @11:45am-2:15pm. Please bring $5 and all field hockey equipment with you. Selections will be posted by Wednesday, January 18. 

2017 Lower Mainland NCCP Coaching Seminar - Sunday, January 08, 2017
We are excited to announce our first NCCP Coaching Seminar of 2017! Join us from January 6th to 8th to receive your coaching certification. We will be offering four courses during the weekend: CAC Pre-Requisite MED/Concussion Module, FUNdamentals Coaching Course, Learn 2 Train Coaching Course, and Train 2 Train Coaching Course. For more information about these courses, click here

NW T2T Regional Training CANCELLED - Sunday, January 8 at Rutledge - Thursday, January 05, 2017
Northwest Train 2 Train Regional girls training is CANCELLED Sunday, January 8 at Rutledge due to frozen turf and forecasts of more snow in Vancouver. 

SE T2T Regional Training Cancelled - Friday December 16 - Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Southeast Train 2 Train Regional girls training has been CANCELLED on Friday December 16th due to consistent forecasts of low temperatures and snow in Surrey! Have a Happy Holidays and see you in the New Year! 

Junior Spring League Registration - Friday, December 09, 2016
Junior Club field hockey for the Greater Vancouver Junior Field Hockey League (U18 and younger) doesn't start until April, but club registration is fast approaching! Some clubs have already opened their registration, while other clubs will be starting registration soon. Don't miss the chance to register your child for a fun season of field hockey! Visit our Clubs Page for links to the local field hockey clubs. More information about Spring League registration can be found on their websites.  

REGIONAL TRAINING CANCELLED - Fields closed weekend of December 9-11 - Wednesday, December 07, 2016
All Regional Program Training is CANCELLED for the weekend of December 9-11 due to the weather forecast! 

Congratulations to the 2016 Field Hockey BC Award Winners! - Sunday, November 27, 2016
On November 25th, we held our Volunteer Recognition & Annual Awards Dinner to honour athletes, coaches, officials, and volunteers in our community who are excelling in their respective fields. Congratulations to all of the award winners! To view the full list of recipients, click here

Cowichan Secondary wins 2016 AAA High School Provincials - Monday, November 14, 2016
Congratulations to Cowichan Secondary School for winning the 2016 AAA Girls Provincial Championship! This is the second-straight Provincial Championship for the Cowichan Thunderbirds. Kelowna Secondary School finished second, and Handsworth Secondary School finished third. For more tournament information, visit the tournament website.  

Victoria Provincial Umpire Course - Sunday, November 13, 2016
A Provincial Umpires Course is being offered in Victoria on November 21 and 24. Conducted by Denise McGeachy, this course will be held at the PISE Building. Register before the end of day on Sunday, November 13!  Click here for course details and links to the online registration page! 

UBC Wins 6th-Straight National Women's Field Hockey Championship - Sunday, November 06, 2016
Congratulations to the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds on winning their 6th-straight McCrae Cup at the 2016 USports (formerly CIS) - FHC Women's Field Hockey Championship. The Thunderbirds faced the University of Victoria Vikes in a tense and exciting final game, ultimately winning in a shootout. The Vikes came away with the Silver Medal to cap off their great season. For the full tournament scores and results, click here

Crofton House wins 2016 AA High School Provincial Championship - Friday, November 04, 2016
Congratulations to the Crofton House Senior Field Hockey team for winning the 2016 AA Provincial Championship! Collingwood School finished second at the tournament, while Seycove Secondary School finished third. JL Crowe Secondary School and Okanagan Mission Secondary School were the co-winners of the Jenny John Fair Play Award, as voted on by the tournament Umpires.  

Rule changes effective 1 January 2017 - Tuesday, October 18, 2016
FIH has recently posted an update to to the Rules of Hockey which will become effective as of 1 January 2017. A summary of these rule changes can be found on our Umpires homepage. The new rulebook can be accessed and downloaded in the Umpire Resources section. 

New FHBC Staff Member - Regional Head Coach Appointed! - Friday, September 09, 2016
FHBC is pleased to announce the appointment of Julie King as the new Regional Head Coach for Lower Mainland female athlete programs. Julie has been an FHBC athlete program Head Coach for a number of years and now joins the FHBC team as the Society ramps up its performance program with specific emphasis on developing athletes for National Program identification. 
A similar staff position will be created with specific reference to the Society's male athlete program, with the expectation that this will be filled in the New Year ahead of FHBC Regional and Provincial Boy's and Men's programming starting January 2017. Postings for this position can be expected prior to the calendar year end. 

Americas Masters Games - August 27th to September 2nd - Monday, August 29, 2016
The inaugural Americas Masters Games are taking place in Vancouver this week! The field hockey tournament includes a Women's Division and a Mixed Division. To view the live statistics and game scores go to fieldhockeybc.altiusrt.com. To visit the official Americas Masters Games website, go to www.americasmastersgames2016.com

Umpire Assessors Course - Saturday, August 27, 2016
FHBC is running an Assessors Course on Saturday August 27, 2016. This Assessors course is for individuals who hold an ACTIVE umpires rating of Provincial level or higher. This course will be held on Saturday August 27th, with the first half of the course taking place in the late morning (location TBC), and the practical portion taking place at Wright Field (University of British Columbia) in the afternoon, in conjunction with the Americas Masters Games. Exact times will be confirmed once the AMG games schedule is published, but will finish before 5pm. Click to register! For more information and registration, visit the Umpires Courses landing page ... 

Coaching Opportunity: Apply to be a Regional Coach for the 2016/17 Season! - Wednesday, August 24, 2016
We are looking for enthusiastic and experienced coaches for our Girl's Train to Train and Train to Compete Regional Programs. The Programs will run from November to April in the Northwest, Southeast and on the Island. The Interior Regional Program will run from January to April. If you are interested in becoming a Regional Program Coach, please contact Susan Ahrens (susan@fieldhockeybc.com ). 

FHBC mourns the loss of Lisa Smith - Monday, August 15, 2016
On behalf of Field Hockey BC and its members, we would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to Lisa Smith's family after her passing in late July. Lisa's life touched all aspects of field hockey as a player, as a supporter and parent. Her five children, Samantha, Hannah, Jesse, Haley and Joel all played field hockey, ranging from the local club level mainly with WVFHC, Regional, Provincial, National and the International level and Lisa was with them every step of the way. In lieu of flowers, the Smith family is asking for donations to be made to the BC Cancer Agency, or a charity of your choice in Lisa's name. An event to remember and celebrate Lisa is being held on September 23rd from 4pm-7pm at The Pinnacle Hotel at The Pier in North Vancouver. To read the Obituary in the North Shore News, click here

The Olympic Dream arrives for the Canadian Men's Team! - Friday, August 05, 2016
Our Community Wide Congratulations to the Canadian Men's Team in gaining qualification for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio! An excellent showing in World League 3 that included impressive victories against World Top Ten opposition Spain and New Zealand, secured 4th place and a berth to both World League Finals and the Rio Olympics. FHBC is so proud of the team, including the extended squad who continue to push everyone towards moments such as this. 

FHBC Job Posting - Regional Head Coach (Female Athlete Program - Lower Mainland) - Thursday, August 04, 2016
Field Hockey BC is looking to recruit a Regional Head Coach to join the leadership team responsible for performance based athlete development across the Lower Mainland. Application is by the submission of cover letter and resume by the deadline date of August 22, 2016.  

2016 Americas Masters Games - Registration Deadline extended to August 14th! - Wednesday, August 03, 2016
The Registration deadline for the field hockey competition at the Americas Masters Games has been extended to August 14th! Don't miss out a second time! Register a team or as an individual in the Women's or Mixed Division by Sunday August 14th. Registration can be completed online on the Americas Masters Games website.  

U18 Girls National Championships Results - BC Blue wins Gold! - Tuesday, August 02, 2016
Congratulations to BC Blue, BC White & BC Yellow on their great performances at the U18 National Championships in Brampton! BC Blue won Gold after a 2-0 win over Ontario Red! BC White beat BC Yellow 2-0 in the Bronze Medal Game.  For Match Results, Standings and more, go to fhc.altiusrt.com. Get to know the athletes here: BC Blue teamBC White teamBC Yellow team

U16 National Championships Results - Sunday, July 24, 2016
Congratulations to the four BC Teams that competed at the U16 National Championships from July 20th-24th. The Boys BC Blue team won Gold after an excellent, undefeated tournament. The Girls BC Blue team won Silver, the Girls BC Yellow team finished 5th and the Girls BC White team finished 6th. It was an all-around great tournament! We are proud of everything that these teams accomplished and hope to see these athletes back next year. For tournament results and statistics, go to fhc.altiusrt.com

Learn to Train Festival, Saturday, July 9 at Wright Field, UBC! - Saturday, July 09, 2016
The Learn to Train Festival is taking place at UBC on Saturday, July 9. Games kick off at 9:45am, the Opening Ceremony at 11:15am and the last game is at 3:45pm. All those playing in the last games - please stick around to help with packing up the tournament equipment - thank you in advance!

All information including the rules & format of Hockey 5s can be found here: 'Tournaments - Athlete Program Events

Invitation to Play in 9th Annual Surinder Lions Tournament - Tuesday, July 05, 2016
The 9th Annual Surinder Lions Field Hockey tournament is being held at Tamanawis from September 1st-4th. If you are interested in playing, please read the tournament invitation

Tournament Schedules announced for U16 & U18 Nationals - Tuesday, June 28, 2016
The competition schedules U16 & U18 Nationals can be found here:Tournaments - National Events.  The Boy's & Girl's U16 National Championship is being held at the University of Calgary from July 20-24. The Women's U18 National Championship is being held at the Cassie Campbell Community Center in Brampton, ON from July 27-30. For more information, please visit the Tournaments page of our website. Go Team BC! 

L2T Southeast - Sunday June 26 @6-8pm Cloverdale (moved from Tamawanis) - Thursday, June 23, 2016
The last L2T session on Sunday, June 26 @6-8pm for all Southeast athletes and all NW and SE Boys will take place at Cloverdale Athletic Turf (moved from Tamawanis Park). 

Judy Broom High Performance Bursary - due June 30 - Thursday, June 16, 2016
Applications for the Judy Broom High Performance Bursary are now available to download from the Field Hockey BC Foundation website. This Bursary is open to all current female Team BC athletes. The deadline to apply is June 30th, 2016, so don't miss out! 

U15 Boys Club Championships Schedule posted - Saturday, June 11, 2016
The schedule is now posted for U15 Boys Club Championships. This tournament will take place at UBC - Wright Field on June 18-19. Visit the Club Championships page to download the schedule and view the Technical Rules and Regulations. 

U18 Boys Club Championships Medalists - Thursday, June 09, 2016
Congratulations to the following teams who place gold, silver and bronze at the U18 Boys Club Championships last weekend:
1) Red Hawks
2) India Club 
3) United Brothers
Go to Club Championships homepage 

U18 Girls Club Championships Medalists - Thursday, June 09, 2016
Congratulations to the following teams who place gold, silver and bronze at the U18 Girls Club Championships last weekend: 
1) India Blue 
2) Falcons  
3) Hawks Select  
Go to Club Championships homepage  

June 11-12 Club Championship schedules! - Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Schedules have been finalized for the following club championships taking place on the June 11-12, 2016 weekend:
U13 Boys, Delta (June 11)
U15 Girls, Victoria
You can find those schedules online and available for download on our Club Championships page

Club Championships Schedules posted - Friday, May 27, 2016
Club Championship playing schedules have been finalized for the following events, taking place on the June 4-5 weekend.
U13 Girls Club Championships in Richmond
U18 Girls Club Championships in Chilliwack
U18 Boys Club Championships in Surrey
You can find these schedules online on our club championships pages. 

VIT 2016 Winners Announced! - Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Congratulations to this year's divisional winners at the Vancouver International Tournament!
Women's Social: Burnaby Lakers
Women's Masters: Namox
Mixed Social: Mutineers
Read more about the finalists here

Women Train to Train U15 Provincial Teams Announced - Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Athletes from the T2T Festival (April 8-10) were invited to trial for Team BC over a 2-day selection camp in Vancouver on May 6 & 7. All Team BC and Reserve athletes have been named. Please see the Women's Provincial T2T Webpage. All travelling athletes (Team BC) will compete at U16 Nationals at the University of Calgary, July 19-24. Congratulations to all athletes! 

Vancouver Hawks Family Festival - Monday, May 23, 2016
After a successful inaugural event last year, the Vancouver Hawks Field Hockey Club are once again running their Family Festival on May 23rd at UBC from 10am-4pm. The Festival is for anyone U5 or older and gathers players of all ages and skill levels to play in a fun and safe tournament. You can form your own team with 8-14 players or sign up individually or as a small group. The organisers will place individuals and small groups in teams which may include notable senior players such as members of the Canadian Team! For more information and to register, click here

VIT Schedule Posted - Wednesday, May 11, 2016
The final schedule for the VIT has been released! We are looking forward to hosting all the teams across three divisions! Read more about the tournament here, or download the schedule

India Club Tournament - Call for Umpires - Tuesday, May 10, 2016
The India Club Junior Tournament, presented by Coast Capital Savings, is being held June 24-26 at Tamanawis Park in Surrey. The organizing committee are looking for umpires for the entire weekend (all day Friday through Sunday). Food & refreshments will be provided and regular FHBC rates will be paid. If your would like to umpire at this tournament, please contact info@indiaclub.ca

Men Train to Train U15 Provincial Team Announced - Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Congratulations to all selected athletes to the Boy's T2T U15 Provincial team!  All Team BC athletes will travel to Calgary, Alberta for the National Championships July 19-24. Please see the Boy's T2T Provincial Webpage for more information. 

Club Championships Registration Opens May 2! - Thursday, May 05, 2016
Club Championship registration is now closed! We are very much looking forward to this year's events. Read more here

Job Posting - UVic Men's Field Hockey Head Coach - Sunday, April 24, 2016
The University of Victoria Men's Field Hockey Team are looking for a new Head Coach. Kevin Laidman, former Team BC alum, has stepped down after 3 years at the helm and the University is looking for another great candidate. The deadline to apply is May 16th. Interested applicants should contact James Keogh at jkeough@uvic.ca. To see the full press release, click here. To see the job posting click here

2016 T2C U18 Girls Regional Championship & Provincial Selections - Wednesday, April 20, 2016
The 2016 T2C Girls Regional Championship took place April 22-24 at the University of Victoria. This tournament featured BC's best U18 athletes and really was an exciting tournament to watch!Selections can be found on the Provincial Women's webpage. Tournament game scores and statistics are available at fieldhockeybc.altiusrt.com. To see photos and videos from the weekend, visit ourInstagram or Facebook page! 

Academy Information Evening - Thursday, April 14, 2016
An information evening for all registered athletes in the 2016-2017 NVSD-FHBC Field Hockey Academy at Sutherland School will be held on Thursday, April 14 at 7pm in the library (upstairs). Parents and athletes should both attend and we look forward to seeing you there! 

2016 Train to Train Regional Boys & Girls Festival April 8-10 Surrey - Monday, April 11, 2016
The Train to Train (U15) Regional Boys & Girls Festival is taking place April 8-10 at Tamanawis Fields in Surrey. Check out the Tournament Schedule here & for more information, visit the Tournament webpage

2016 VIT registration open until April 13th! - Tuesday, April 05, 2016
This year's VIT is taking place from May 20-23. Registration is open for five divisions (Men's Social, Mixed Social, Women's Social, Women's Competitive, and Women's Masters)! With two socials and a beer garden, this tournament is not one that you want to miss. Click for more information

Regional (lower mainland) Girls Yo Yo Test Last Session - Friday, April 01, 2016
T2T and T2C Female Regional Athletes - In order to be considered eligible for Team BC 2016, athletes must obtain the BC fitness standard on the Yo Yo test.  For those who have not yet obtained the Team BC fitness standard, there is ONE session remainingFriday, April 1 @6:30pm at Hamber in Vancouver. 

2016 Learn to Train Athlete Intake April 2-3 - Wednesday, March 30, 2016
The Learn to Train Program Athlete Intakes will take place on Saturday and Sunday, April 2 and 3 in West Vancouver, Victoria and Duncan. 20 hours of training will take place weekly on Sunday evenings from early-April to late-June with the Festival taking place the weekend of July 9th in the Vancouver area. For more information about the program and the Athlete Intake sessions, please visit the L2T Regional Webpage

Victoria Masters Tournament - Saturday, March 26, 2016
The Victoria Masters Tournament is being held at the University of Victoria on March 26th & 27th. The Masters Tournament is for athletes aged 30 or older. The cost per team is $330 and registration is now open. For more information click here or email pathall36@shaw.ca

Coaching Opportunity: Apply to be a Provincial Coach for the 2016 Season! - Friday, March 25, 2016
We are looking for suitably qualified, enthusiastic and experienced coaches to lead BC teams in the 2016 National Championships. There will be Boys & Girls teams in two age groups: Train to Train (U15) & Train to Compete (U18). Please submit your applications to Susan Ahrens (susan@fieldhockeybc.com) by March 25th. For more information about Provincial Coaching this summer, click here

FHBC mourns the loss of Mark Roydhouse - Thursday, March 17, 2016
We are very sad to announce the sudden passing of Mark Roydhouse on the weekend of March 12th. Mark was a highly involved and dedicated member of our field hockey community. He was a friendly, funny, positive and all-around caring guy. He taught us all that field hockey was more than just a game, but a place to be social as well. He was always the first one to crack a joke to lighten the mood and put a smile on anyone's face. Mark will be missed greatly by FHBC staff and others in the community. A celebration of life was held at the Vancouver Rowing Club on Friday March 18th at 6:30pm. 

Men T2C (U18) - Invitation to 2nd trial on Saturday, Apr 2 in Surrey - Tuesday, March 15, 2016
A second trial will be held on @6-9pm Saturday, April 2 at Tamawanis Park in Surrey for selected athletes. Please see the Men's T2C webpage for the athlete list and groups. 

SOUTHEAST athletes - Sunday, March 6 session 7:30-9:00pm - Sunday, March 06, 2016
T2T and T2C Southeast athletes - all athletes to train at Tamawanis from 730-9pm on Sunday, March 6th. 

SFU Presents: A Forgotten Legend: A Talk with India's Field Hockey Olympian Balbir Singh Sr. - Saturday, March 05, 2016
On March 5th, Balbir Singh Sr., India’s most decorated Olympian will be at Simon Fraser University’s Surrey Campus to help launch a new book about his life. The Field Hockey legend along with the Vancouver-based author of the book, Patrick Blennerhassett, will sit down for this interview format event to recount Singh's remarkable life story. For more information about the event, click here. To see the full cover of the book, click here

Men's Train to Compete (U18) Team BC - registration now closed - Thursday, March 03, 2016
The Men's T2C U18 Provincial trial registration is now closed. Trials will take place at Rutledge in West Vancouver on Friday, March 11 @8-10pm for all registered BC athletes. 

Umpire Courses Offered in March! - Thursday, March 03, 2016
A Provincial Umpire course is being held at the South Delta Rec Centre on Thursday March 3, and Wednesday March 9, 2016! A Community Umpire course is being held in Duncan (Cowichan Secondary School) on Tuesday and Thursday March 8 & 10, 2016. For more information on both courses and link to the registration, click here

Regional U15 Train to Train Boys - Selections announced! - Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Congratulations to all selected Train to Train U15 Regional athletes from the Island and Lower Mainland! Selections are posted on the Boy's T2T Regional WebPage

2016 Field Hockey BC AGM - Saturday, February 20, 2016
Field Hockey BC will be holding the Society's 2016 Annual General Meeting (AGM) on February 20, 2016 at the Fortius Sport and Health Complex, 3713 Kensington Avenue, Burnaby , BC V5B 3B8 at12 Noon. Associated documentation and forms can be found in the forms section of the website by clicking on 'Forms' on the main website menu or by clicking here. 2016 forms to date include the Draft Agenda, the Board Nomination Form (due February 5, 2016), and the Proxy Voting Form. Please keep an eye on this section in the lead up to the AGM, as the following documents will be added to this section: Final Agenda, Notice of Motions, Financial Statement, and Voting Chart. FHBC looks forward to welcoming you to the AGM next month. 

2015 Annual CornerShot Newsletter - Tuesday, February 16, 2016
The Annual CornerShot Newsletter is now available on our website. Be sure to check out the issue to catch up on BC field hockey news from the last year. Plus, we are celebrating 10 years as Field Hockey BC! To view the CornerShot, click here

2015 FHBC Volunteer Recognition and Annual Award Winners - Sunday, February 14, 2016
On November 6th we held our Volunteer Recognition and Annual Awards Dinner to recognize 23 individuals for their excellence and commitment to field hockey in BC. This included athletes, coaches, umpires and volunteers who have all left their mark on our sport. Congratulations to all of the winners! To view the full list of Annual Award Winners, click here. To view the full list of Volunteer Recognition Award Winners, click here

Vikes Champion the Senior Women's BC Indoor Tournament - Saturday, February 06, 2016
Congratulations to the UVic Vikes as the returning champions of the 2016 Senior Women's BC Indoor Tournament! The Vikes won all four of their games this weekend to secure a first place finish. UBC finished with three wins and one loss to claim silver, and the Mannles team took bronze. Photos from the event can be found online

Coaches wanted for our Learn to Train (U13) Program - Wednesday, February 03, 2016
Are you a motivated Coach looking to pass on your knowledge to our top young athletes? We are looking for coaches to help out in our Learn to Train Program this Spring. This program is for 9-13 year old boys and girls and will run at Tamanawis and at Rutledge fields for 10 weeks, beginning on April 3rd and culminating in a fun Hockey 5’s festival in July. If you are interested in becoming a Learn to Train Coach, please email susan@fieldhockeybc.com or info@fieldhockeybc.com for more information. 

Club Championship Dates and Locations Announced - Thursday, January 21, 2016
Dates and locations have now been finalized for all 2016 Club Championship events. Visit the Club Championships Page for details. More information will become available closer to the registration date. 

Umpire Courses open for registration! - Monday, January 11, 2016
The following Umpire courses are open for registration: Community Course (March 7 & 9, Richmond), Provincial Course (February 16 & 18, Coquitlam), Assessors Course (February 20, Vancouver). Click here for more information and to register! 

Register for the U18 Women's National Indoor ID Camp - Tuesday, January 05, 2016
An ID camp for the U18 Women's National Indoor Program is being held in Toronto on January 30th & 31st. From the camp, a squad will be selected to compete in various exhibition and international matches through February and March. For more information on the camp and how to register, click here

Registration Open for 2016 Women's Senior Indoor Championships - Tuesday, January 05, 2016
Registration is now open for the Women's Senior Indoor Championships. The event will take place in Duncan, at the Si'em LeLum Gymnasium on Saturday and Sunday February 6 & 7, 2016. The tournament entry fee is 300$, and registration is due on Tuesday January 26, 2016. Download the registration form here

Provincial Umpires Course - Vancouver January 26 & 28, 2016 - Tuesday, December 08, 2015
A Provincial Umpires course will be held January 26 & 28th at the Field Hockey BC office (Suite 202, 210 West Broadway, Vancouver). The course will run from 6:30-9:30pm both evenings, with the exam being written on Thursday. Attendance to both sessions is required. To register for this course, click here

Umpire Assessors Certification Course - Saturday, December 05, 2015
An Umpire Assessors course is being offered on December 5th from 9:30am - 1:30pm. The course will be held at our Office on Broadway, with a 2nd practical portion taking place at the Eric Hamber turf. All registrants must have at least a Provincial Umpire rating and a minimum of 4 years of active umpiring experience. For more information about the course, click here. To register for the course, click here. Last day to register is December 1st.  

Job Posting - RFHC Technical Director - Tuesday, December 01, 2015
The Richmond Field Hockey Club is pleased to announce that they are recruiting for a Technical Director position. As RFHC Technical Director you will be helping to shape the future of the club and defining the path all players and coaches will follow. Please submit your application topresident@rfhc.ca before January 15, 2016. 

Cowichan Secondary wins 2015 AAA High School Provincials - Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Congratulations to the Cowichan Secondary field hockey team for winning the 2015 AAA High School Provincials. Handsworth won Silver, and Argyle won Bronze! For the full tournament standings, click here. That concludes the high school field hockey season! Congratulations to all teams and athletes on a great year! 

Collingwood School wins 2015 AA High School Provincials - Sunday, November 15, 2015
Congratulations to the Collingwood School field hockey team for winning the 2015 AA High School Provincials. Crofton House won Silver, and St. Michael's University School won Bronze! See the full tournament results here. Congratulations to all of the athletes on a great season! 

Umpire Assessors certification and renewal course Cancelled - Thursday, October 29, 2015
Are you a Provincial, Regional, or National Umpire with more than 4 years experience and a desire to mentor and assess the next generation? If so, FHBC is running an Assessors course at the FHBC office in Vancouver (202-210 West Broadway) on Saturday October 31. The class portion will run from 9:30-11:30am, and then participants will head to Eric Hamber to complete the field portion of the course. Read more, and register here

Athlete Intake Night - Lower Mainland - Friday and Sunday, Oct 16 & 18 - Monday, October 19, 2015
Lower Mainland Athlete Intake Evening - Thank you to all athletes and parents who attended the Southeast and Northwest T2T & T2C athlete intake sessions. This was an opportunity to discuss the program, try on some Kukri clothing and ask any questions about the regional program and athlete pathway. If you have any questions remaining, please get in touch with us. 

Umpires required for High School Provincials on Vancouver Island: Nov 4-6 & Nov 12-14 - Monday, October 19, 2015
Umpires are needed for High School Provincials, being hosted on Vancouver Island this year. AA Provincials are at the University of Victoria from Wednesday Nov 4 to Friday Nov 6. AAA Provincials are at Shawnigan Lake and Duncan from Thursday Nov 12 to Saturday Nov 14. Gillian Horgan and Megan Robertson are the head umpires for the AA tournament while Alison Sweeten takes the lead at the AAA tournament. Please contact them directly if you have questions or would like to umpire.

Gillian Horgan (gkhorgan@gmail.com or cell # 250 580-0350
Alison Sweeten (asweeten@shaw.ca or cell # 250 516-4455

Job Posting - Carson Graham Junior Team Head Coach - Tuesday, September 01, 2015
Carson Graham Secondary is looking for a Head Coach for their Junior Field Hockey team. The season runs from Sept 8th through until approximately Nov 8th. For more information, click here. Interested applicants can contact Ryan Kerluck (rkerluck@sd44.ca). 

Become an Umpire! Provincial Umpires course in Vancouver, Sept 21 & 23 - Friday, August 28, 2015
Interesting in becoming an umpire? FHBC is hosting a Provincial Umpires course in Vancouver on Monday September 21 and Wednesday September 23. This course is recommended to those wishing to start or continue working through the umpire pathway. The course, conducted by Alan Waterman, will run from 6:30-9:30pm both days. Registration is now open, and more information is available here

Job Posting - Meralomas Div 4 Women's Head Coach - Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Meralomas Field Hockey Club Div 4 Women's Team is looking for a coach for the 2015-2016 Season (September to March). Coaching certification not required, but strong knowledge of field hockey essential! Practices are Thursday nights at Eric Hamber Turf, and games are once every weekend. Remuneration (and fun!) included. Please email katerudelier@gmail.com if you are interested. 

Job Posting - Rebels Field Hockey Club Master Head Coach - Monday, August 24, 2015
The Rebels Field Hockey Club, based out of Victoria, are looking for a Master Head Coach. The Master Head Coach will be responsible for working with and supporting the coaches of each of the 5 teams within the club, and will also act as the head coach of the Women's 1st Division team. For more information about the position, click here. Applications should be submitted to rebelsfieldhockey@gmail.com by September 30th. 

Job Posting - SFU Women's Field Hockey Head Coach, Plus Goalie Needed - Monday, August 17, 2015
The Division 2 Simon Fraser University Women's Field Hockey club is looking for a Head Coach & Goalie for this season. The season starts in September and ends in March. For more information regarding the Head Coach position, click here. Please contact the team admin at fhd@sfu.ca with any questions or inquiries for either position.  

Team BC win Silver & Bronze at U18 National Championships - Monday, August 10, 2015
Congratulations to BC Blue and BC White for winning Silver and Bronze respectively. Both teams had very strong tournaments and put their talent and dedication on display. BC White beat Alberta in the Bronze medal match, after losing a close 2-1 game to Ontario in the semi-final. BC Blue took the Silver medal after a narrow 3-2 loss in a shootout with Ontario. Both teams worked very hard this summer and we are proud of all of our athletes! For more information from the tournament, visit the live results webpage.  

Team BC wins 2 Silvers, 1 Bronze at U16 Nationals in Brampton, Ont - Saturday, August 01, 2015
Congratulations to all 4 of our U15 BC Teams at U16 Nationals! The Girls Blue team won Silver after a 3-1 loss to an experienced Ontario Red team. The Girls White team won the Bronze medal after beating Ontario White in a shootout. The Boys Blue team won Silver after a narrow sudden-death shootout loss to Ontario in the final. The Boys White team finished 6th after losing a close battle with Ontario East. All 4 teams have worked hard this summer and we are proud of what they have achieved!  For full tournament results, click here

Team Canada Men Win Silver at Pan-Am Games! - Sunday, July 26, 2015
Team Canada Men followed the Canadian Women's Bronze Medal achievement in securing the Silver Medal at this years Pan-Am Games. Our sincere congratulations to the team and the support staff. The Men's program now turns its attention to preparations for the Olympic Games next year in Rio. 

Team Canada Women Win Bronze At Pan Am Games! - Friday, July 24, 2015
Team Canada Women's first Pan-Am Medal since 1999 was secured in a 1-0 win over Chile in Toronto. Congratulations to the team and all their support staff, you did us proud! 

Surrey Lions 8th Annual Lions Cup - Tuesday, July 14, 2015
The Surrey Lions Field Hockey Club are hosting their 8th Annual Lions Cup International Field Hockey Tournament! Deadline to register is July 27th. The event will take place at Tamanawis Park between August 12th and August 16th, with divisions for both Seniors and Juniors. You can find out more about the tournament and registration process here

Learn to Train (L2T) Regional Festival @Rutledge (West Van) - Saturday, July 04, 2015
L2T Athletes & Families - thank you for participating! We hope everyone had a good time! If you have any feedback please contact the Athlete Program Manager

Job Posting - VRC Jokers Head Coach - Saturday, June 20, 2015
The VRC Jokers are looking for a Head Coach for the Ladies Premiere team. Preseason begins August 10th and the season runs from September-March. Interested applicants should contact Tasha King. For more information about the Head Coach position, click here.  

India Club Tournament 2015 Schedule Released! - Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Click Here for the 2015 India Club Tournament Competition Schedule. Also, all athletes should read the 2015 India Club Welcome Letter

Field Hockey confirmed for the inaugural 2016 Americas Masters Games! - Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Vancouver is set to host the first ever Americas Masters Games in August of 2016. These Games provide an opportunity for athletes of all abilities, aged 30 years and older to take part in an inclusive, friendly and fun sporting atmosphere! Field Hockey is one of 28 sports that will be included in the 2016 Games. For more information about the 2016 Americas Masters Games, please click here

U13 Girls Club Championship Schedule Released - Friday, June 05, 2015
The schedule for this year's Girls U13 Club Championships is now available. Click here to download, or visit the club championships page for more details. 

Call for Umpires: India Club Tournament - Wednesday, June 03, 2015
India Club is looking for umpires for their annual Invitational Tournament. The tournament will run from June 19th-21st at the Tamanawis Field Hockey Stadium & Newton Athletic Park. If you are interested in being involved, please email info@indiaclub.ca with your specific availability for all three days. Please note that priority will be given to umpires who are able to commit to more dates and time slots throughout the tournament weekend. 

U15 T2T Girls Club Championships - schedule release - Tuesday, June 02, 2015
The U15 Girls Club Championships is coming up this weekend in Chilliwack! Download the schedule from our Club Championships page, or visit the Chilliwack Pink Panthers webpage for more tournament information. 

U13 Boys and U15 Boys Club Championships - schedule release - Tuesday, June 02, 2015
The schedules are now posted for both the U13 Boys Club Championships (Eric Hamber on Saturday June 6) and U15 Boys Club Championships (Vikes Field in Victoria, Saturday and Sunday June 13-14). Visit the Club Championships page and find your tournament on the left-hand side! 

Boy's T2T (U15) BC Team - training starts May 8/9! - Wednesday, April 29, 2015
The Boy's U15 BC Team squad will start their provincial season on May 8th. Please see the Men's T2T provincial webpage for all information. 

SFU is hiring a Head Coach - Saturday, April 25, 2015
The Women's Div II team at Simon Fraser University is looking for a Head Coach for next season. Please see the attachment for more information regarding commitment and logistics, and contact the team admin with any questions or applications. 

Call for Coaches: Submit your application for the FHBC / NVSD / WVFHC Field Hockey Academy - Friday, April 17, 2015
In September 2015 we will launch our first club, school district and FHBC partnership at Sutherland School in North Vancouver. This Field Hockey Academy will have sessions every alternate day on a 2 week rotation (Monday – Wednesday – Friday week 1 and Tuesday – Thursday week 2) and we are looking for qualified and experienced coaches to help coach in this. If you are interested in finding out more and becoming involved, please email Susan Ahrens (susan@fieldhockeybc.com) by Monday 27th April. To visit the Academy webpage, click here

FHC Call for Officials - 2015 National Championships - Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Field Hockey Canada is looking for officials for its upcoming U16 and U18 National Championship tournaments this summer! The U18 National Championships will be taking place in BC from August 5-9. Application forms can be found here. Deadline to apply has been extended to May 1st. 

Call for Umpires: VIT 2015 May 15-18 - Monday, April 13, 2015
We are looking for umpires for the VIT! The tournament is running from May 15th-18th at Burnaby Lake West. If you are interested in being involved, please email Kathryn with your specific availability for all four days. Please note that priority will be given to umpires who are able to commit to more dates and time slots throughout the tournament weekend. We look forward to seeing you out there! 

North Van School District/FHBC Field Hockey Academy Registration Closes April 10th! - Wednesday, April 08, 2015
Registration is still open for the NVSD/FHBC Field Hockey Academy! Find out more about this exciting opportunity by visiting our schools programs page . Registration will be open until April 10, 2015. Don't forget to register! MORE INFORMATION HERE. 

VIT Registration Details - Wednesday, April 08, 2015
Registration for the 2015 VIT is now closed. All teams are required to submit any outstanding registration forms and payment to the FHBC office. For any questions, please contact Kathryn at your convenience. Registration forms and tournament information can be found here

GIRLS T2T & T2C Lower Mainland - FINAL BEEP TEST opportunity - Apr 3 @6:30pm – Hamber - Wednesday, April 01, 2015
We are providing one last opportunity for Girls in T2T and T2C on the Lower Mainland to hit the Regional or Provincial beep score standard.  Please be prepared for all weather conditions. The Beep Test will be run by FHBC coaches and will take place at 6:30pm on Friday, April 3rd at Hamber. 

Community Umpire Course in Victoria, April 7 & 14 - Wednesday, April 01, 2015
A Community Umpires course, facilitated by Denise McGeachy, is being offered in Victoria on April 7th and 14th. The course will be held at the PISE building, and will cost 60$ for FHBC members and 80$ for non-members. Register before April 1 to secure your spot! Visit the umpires page for more information on courses offered and registration. 

FH Academy Information Night - Monday, March 30 @7pm at Sutherland School in N. Vancouver - Monday, March 30, 2015
Our FH Academy, a unique partnership between NVSD, WVFHC and FHBC, will open its doors in September and we are hosting an information session for all interested parents and student-players. If you want to know more about the Academy and how it will operate then please come along and find out. This information session will be helpful for anyone who has already registered and for all those considering applying. This information night will be held on March 30th at 7:00 pm at the Sutherland Theatre in North Vancouver. For more information on the Academy program or the information night, please click here

Registration Forms Available for the 2015 VIT - Sunday, March 29, 2015
Registration forms are now available online for the 2015 Vancouver International Tournament. The tournament will run from Friday May 15 to Monday May 18, 2015, at the Burnaby Lake Complex. Important dates are as follows: final entry deadline April 7 with full payment, team lists required May 5. Click here for more information... 

Learn to Train Coaching Opportunity - Friday, March 27, 2015
Interested in coaching our next generation of athletes? We are looking for coaches for our Learn to Train Program! The program will run from early May through until the Learn to Train Festival July 3-5. Don't miss out on this exciting and rewarding opportunity!  

VJFHA is Hiring an Administrator - Wednesday, March 18, 2015
The Victoria Junior Field Hockey Association is hiring an Administrator to help manage their spring league field hockey. The Administrator will work from May 2015 through June 2016, and will assist with in-season and post-season activities for the 2015 season, as well as pre-season, in-season and post-season activities for the 2016 season. Anyone interested in the position can find more information here. Deadline to apply is April 7th. 

FHBC Regional Program - Discounted Equipment Offer through the Field Hockey Shack - Monday, March 16, 2015
For a limited time only, the Field Hockey Shack is offering FHBC Regional Program athletes a 15% in-store discount on all equipment! Island and Interior athletes will receive free shipping on any purchases over $100.  For more information, click here 

Coaching Opportunities with FHBC's Provincial Program - Thursday, March 05, 2015
We are currently searching for coaches for our Provincial Excellence Program. Please CLICK HEREfor detailed information, or proceed to our Coach Opportunities page. To apply, please submit the required information to Susan Ahrens. 

WVFHC seeking Lead Spring League coaches - Thursday, March 05, 2015
West Vancouver Field Hockey Club is looking for Lead Spring League coaches.  Please see the attachment to find out more information about this exciting opportunity! Application deadline is March 20th. 

Field Hockey Shack as the Official Equipment Provider of FHBC - Friday, February 20, 2015
Field Hockey BC is proud to announce its new partnership with The Field Hockey Shack as the official equipment provider to Field Hockey BC. The Society looks forward to the benefits such a partnership will bring for Field Hockey BC and for our BC field hockey community as a whole. Initiatives and promotions will not be limited to Field Hockey BC programs and services, so watch this space for club, team, and individual opportunities. Read more about Field Hockey Shack and two contest opportunities, here! 

Field Hockey BC Employment Opportunity - Monday, February 02, 2015
The application window is now closed for the position of 'Member Services and Communications Coordinator' at FHBC. Only those short listed for the position will be contacted. 

2015 Women's Senior Indoor Championship, Jan 31-Feb 1 - Tuesday, January 13, 2015
The 2015 Women's Senior Indoor Championship will be taking place at the Island Savings Centre in Duncan, BC. The tournament will run from Saturday January 31 to Sunday February 1. Team registration is $300 and must be received by end of day January 20, 2015. Get the registration form here

Field Hockey Alberta is Hiring - Saturday, January 10, 2015
Field Hockey Alberta posted two job opportunities! The first is a short-term contract for a High Performance Coach, and the second, a position for the remainder of 2015 as the Program Administrator for the Calgary Juniors. For those interested in either position, both role descriptions can be foundHERE

Girl's U-18 Indoor Tournament in Chemainus, BC January 23-25, 2015 - Monday, January 05, 2015
The Cowichan Field Hockey Association is hosting an indoor tournament in late January, 2015. Registration deadline is January 5th, and sign up is available as a full team, or an individual looking to play. Find out more, or get registration information by visiting http://www.cowichanfieldhockey.ca/. 

Girls AAA Provincial Championship results - Sunday, November 16, 2014
Girls High School AAA Provincial Championships were held in North and West Vancouver from November 12-14. Shawnigan Lake was triumphant over Handsworth in the finals, with a score of 4-0. South Delta beat Kelowna to take third place. Riverside was awarded the Fair Play award. Congratulations to all of the participating teams from this championship event! 

Girls AA Provincial Championship results - Sunday, November 09, 2014
Girls AA Provincial Championships were held in Oliver November 6-8. Taking gold at the event was Crofton house, with a 1-0 win in the finals. St. Michael's finished 2nd, and Collingwood 3rd. Congratulations to these teams, and a shout out to GW Graham for being recognized for Fair Play! 

UBC and U-Vic podium at the 40th CIS-FHC Women's Field Hockey Championships - Monday, November 03, 2014
Our congratulations go out to the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds and the University of Victoria Vikes as both teams made podium appearances this past weekend at the CIS-FHC Women's Field Hockey Championships. First seeded UBC beat Toronto Varsity Blues in a 2-0 win over the Toronto Varsity Blues, and secured UBC's fourth straight McRae Cup. Meanwhile, the University of Victoria Vikes ended their tournament on a high note, with a 6-0 victory over the Guelph Gryphons, meriting a third-place finish. Read More... 

David Jameson earns 200th cap at Commonwealth Games - Friday, October 03, 2014
Congratulations to British Columbia's very own, David Jameson, on earning his 200th cap at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, and becoming one of only 11 Canadian field hockey players to ever play 200 games for Canada! "I got into it because my mom played for Canada back in the seventies," says Jameson, who grew up playing with the Vancouver Hawks Field Hockey Club. "All of my siblings got into it pretty easily". Jameson played for BC at National Championships before going on to play for Team Canada. 

Girls T2T and T2C Regional Programs - Friday, October 03, 2014
Registration for the Girls Train to Train (2000-2002) and Train to Compete (1997-1999) Regional Programs will be launched in September (October for the Interior). Please stay tuned for more information. 

BC earns Gold, Bronze and a 4th place finish at the U18 National Championships! - Friday, October 03, 2014
Congratulations to our three BC teams who competed in this year's U18 National Championships, August 7-10, in Calgary, AB. For full tournament results please visit the Field Hockey Canada website.’ 

BC earns double silver & double bronze at U16 National Championships! - Friday, October 03, 2014
Congratulations to our five Team BC teams who competed in this year's U16 National Championships, July 23-27, in West Vancouver, BC. Our BC teams displayed great strength, determination and friendship throughout the championship, earning them silver and bronze on both the men's and women's side (Ontario won gold). For pictures from the championship please visit our Facebook page. For full tournament results please visit the Field Hockey Canada website

Boys T2C and T2T Fall Regional Training set to start - Friday, October 03, 2014
The boys T2C and T2T Fall Regional training program is set to start on the weekend of September 19-21.  Specific details of training dates and times will be sent to those athletes that register for the program.  Registration will remain open till noon on September 12, 2014.  To register go to the following LINK . The payment link will open the afternoon of September 12, and be due before first training session. 

Silver for Canada at the 2014 Youth Olympic Hockey 5s! - Friday, October 03, 2014
Following two straight wins in shootouts, Canada earned a spot in the Gold Medal game where they took on the world's top field hockey nation, Australia. Australia came out strong, earning a 2-1 lead after the first two quarters. They scored another goal putting them ahead 3-1. Canada showed great determination as they fought back, and with two minutes left in the game, Amrit Sidhu scored a goal bringing the game to 3-2. Then, with 30 seconds left, Sidhu scored another goal by deflecting a shot by Balraj Panesar, and the game was tied 3-3! Canada went to penalty shootouts for the third straight game, but were unable to get the win. Canada earned the silver medal and should be very proud of their achievement! We are especially proud of the five BC athletes: Amrit Sidhu, Balraj Panesar, Brandon Pereira, Harbir Sidhu, and Vikram Sandhu! For full game recap read more ...

Remembering Denise Coutts - Sport BC Board Chair - Wednesday, October 01, 2014
It is with great sorrow that we recognize the passing of Denise Coutts, Sport BC Board Chair. Denise was an incredible advocate for sport in BC and touched many people throughout her career as an athlete, coach, builder, sport administrator and dedicated volunteer. Denise will be forever remembered for her passion and devotion to sport. Field Hockey BC offers our deepest condolences to her family and friends during this difficult time. 

Welcome to Melody Haddow, FHBC’s newly appointed Athlete Program Manager - Sunday, September 28, 2014
It is Field Hockey BC’s pleasure to announce the appointment of Melody Haddow as the Society’s new Athlete Program Manager. Melody, a graduate of the University of Victoria, joins Field Hockey BC direct from the Organizing Team responsible for the recent hosting of the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, where she was Executive Assistant to the Games Chief Operating Officer. Melody will begin in her new role from October 2, 2014 and can be reached at melody@fieldhockeybc.com or 604-730-7220. Welcome Melody! 

Thank You to Colleen Reay, FHBC Athlete Program Manager - Friday, September 26, 2014
Today (September 26, 2014), marks the end of Colleen Reay’s significant commitment and contribution to Field Hockey BC and the BC field hockey community in her three year tenure as Athlete Program Manager. Everyone at Field Hockey BC wishes Colleen the very best as she takes up a position with the Organizing Committee and Team preparing for the hosting of the Pan American Games in Toronto next year. Colleen has been a rock star in her role with Field Hockey BC and we are sad to see her go but she leaves with our sincere best wishes for the future. Thank You Colleen! 

FHBC Regional Program - Girls Island T2C Regional Program Trials - Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Trial registration is now open for Island Region athletes born 1997-1999. Please see the Island Train to Compete webpage for further information and register by Oct.16
Read more... 

VRC Jokers FHC celebrate the clubs 50th Anniversary! - Friday, September 05, 2014
Many congratulations to the VRC Jokers Field Hockey Club on its 50th Anniversary! Please click on the following link to find out more on how the club is celebrating and how you may be able to enjoy the festivities. More... 

Learn to Train Festival July 4-6 in West Vancouver - Tuesday, August 26, 2014
180 Learn to Train athletes took over Rutledge Field at Ambleside Park in West Vancouver over the weekend for the 2014 Learn to Train festival. We would like to thank all athletes, parents, umpires, and coaches for such a fun weekend! A special thank-you to Thea Culley, Women's National team player, who opened the festival, and to the parent volunteers who helped us with set-up and take-down. 

Samantha McIlwrick featured in The Province's 2014 Head of the Class - Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Every year, The Province profiles outstanding high school athletes in their annual Head of the Class. This year, Team BC and Tri-City Eagles field hockey player, Samantha McIlwrick, has been featured in the 2014 edition. Samantha is recognized for her leadership on and off the field and for her dedication to her community. Her goal for this summer is to make the Canadian Junior National team before heading to Cornell University in the fall to play NCAA Division 1 field hockey. We wish her the best of luck in her athletic and academic future! read more ...

Kelowna Lake and Bake Mixed Hockey Tournament - August 2 & 3! - Friday, August 08, 2014
The Okanagan Valley Field Hockey Association is hosting the Kelowna Lake and Bake mixed seven a side field hockey tournament over the August Long Weekend, August 2nd & 3rd! Register before June 15th for the early bird rate of $280, or $350 regular registration after that date. For more information and to register contact info@fieldhockeyokanagan.com 

FHBC Train to Train U15 Club Championships - Friday, August 08, 2014
On behalf of all those involved with the 36 teams who enjoyed a full weekend of Club Championship hockey at the Boys and Girls Train to Train Club Championships at U-Vic and Ambleside Park, a huge thank you to those volunteers from Field Hockey Victoria and West Vancouver FHC who played an essential part in the successful hosting of each respective event. 

FHBC Train to Compete Club Championships - Friday, August 08, 2014
On behalf of FHBC and all those supporting and playing with the 18 teams involved, a huge thank you to India FHC for assisting FHBC in the hosting of the Division 1 Train to Compete U18 Club Championships at Tamanawis Park, and to Delta Falcons FHC for hosting the Girls Division 2 Championship at Winskill AT! In the Girls Division 1, India Club took first place followed by Delta Storm in second, and Vancouver Red Hawks in third. In Division 2, Tri-City Chaos defeated Burnaby Explosion for first place, with Delta Falcons STIX in third. On the Boys side, United Brothers finished in first, Burnaby Lakers in second, and India Club in third. 

FHBC Learn to Train Club Festivals - Friday, August 08, 2014
A huge thank you to those club volunteers from Vancouver Hawks FHC and Burnaby FHC for taking the hosting lead for the 2014 Learn to Train Club Festivals. Every indication is that our athletes enjoyed a fantastic weekend of Hockey 5's and this would not be possible without the dedication of volunteers within our club community. Our sincere thanks on behalf of all those supporting and representing the 56 teams on show! 

BC will be well represented at the Commonwealth Games! - Friday, August 08, 2014
Field Hockey Canada has officially announced the 16 women and 16 men that will be representing Canada at the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. 12 on the women's squad and 14 on the men's squad will also be representing British Columbia. We would like to congratulate all the athletes and wish them the best of luck at the Games! 

Volunteer at the U16 National Championships at Rutledge Field, West Vancouver, July 23-27! - Friday, August 08, 2014
We're looking for volunteer Field Crew and Ball Chasers to assist us at the U16 National Championships in West Vancouver. Field Crew will help with set up and take down on July 22nd and 27th at the venue, and should be able to lift moderate weighted equipment as needed. Ball Chasers will be responsible for chasing after balls that go out of play. If you're interested in volunteering at this event please read more ...

Team BC goes for Gold as BC hosts U16 National Championships - Monday, July 21, 2014
VANCOUVER, BC – BC has their sights set on Gold as they take on defending champions Ontario and neighbours Alberta at the U16 National Championships, July 23-27 at Rutledge Field, West Vancouver. 80 BC athletes ages 13-15 years old will be competing in the Championships on three Women’s teams and two Men’s teams. read more ...

BC produces Canada's best field hockey athletes - Learn to Train festival - Wednesday, July 02, 2014
VANCOUVER, BC - British Columbia consistently produces the countries best field hockey players through Field Hockey BC’s regional and provincial development programs. Marking the end of the ten week Learn to Train program, 180 athletes ages 9-13 from across the province will be participating in the festival this weekend, July 4-6, at Rutledge Field, West Vancouver. read more ...

Regional and Community Coaches advance their coaching education at FHBC Seminars - Tuesday, June 24, 2014
72 coaches are advancing their coaching knowledge by attending over 250 modules of the new NCCP Coach Education Pathway. Included in this group are 16 Regional Coaches sponsored by Field Hockey BC. Seminars have been held in the Lower Mainland, on the Island, and in the Interior region of BC. Field Hockey BC has also invested in 12 Learning Facilitators across the province to deliver the new NCCP courses. 

Calling all Umpires - Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Calling umpires of any level interested to help out with games during our busy Club Championship and Festival season.  The upcoming events are Learn to Train U13 Boys and Girls - May 31-June 1, Train to Train U15 Boys and Girls - June 14-15, and Train to Compete U18 Boys and Girls - June 7-8.  Click here to directly email Nancy Plechaty or call 604-737-3146 for more information. 

FHBC Learn to Train Festival - Call to Umpires - July 4-6, 2014! - Tuesday, June 24, 2014
The 2014 FHBC Learn to Train Festival marks the end of a ten week program for the 180 participating athletes from across BC. The Festival will involve approximately 20 teams with a jam packed weekend of Hockey 5's, Dinner, Disco, and Parade. This year's festival is being held at Rutledge Field at Ambleside Park in West Vancouver and FHBC would like to invite interested umpires to contact Nancy Plechaty, FHBC Event coordinator by email: nancy@fieldhockeybc.com or by phone 604-737-3146 and provide your availability by Sunday, June 22. 

Train to Train (U15) Girls - Team BC Camp Invitations - Wednesday, June 11, 2014
The list of athletes invited to attend the Team BC Selection Camp from May 9-10 is now available 

Provincial Umpire Course - West Vancouver - Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Don't forget the last chance to register into the up-coming Provincial Umpire's course is Sunday, June 8th. Click here to register and for more information. 

FHBC Train to Train Festival - Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Warm weather greeted the athletes, coaches and officials at this year’s FHBC Train to Train Festival held at Tamanawis Park in Surrey. Congratulations to all athletes, coaches, and officials involved in what was an extremely well run and enjoyable weekend! 

FHBC Train to Compete Championship - Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Many congratulations to all those involved in the recently hosted Train to Compete Championship at UBC! Our sincere thanks to all those that made this event possible, especially to those volunteers without whose support events of this caliber would not be possible. 

Provincial Umpire's Certification - Courses this Spring! - Tuesday, June 10, 2014
We are now offering the Provincial Umpiring Course in three locations for the spring session.  This course is open to umpires interested in the first steps towards fulfilling the Community and Provincial certification requirements, umpires that need a refresher, and umpires with expired certifications. For more information on dates, locations, and to register click here. 

Registration now open for India Field Hockey Club Junior Tournament! - Wednesday, June 04, 2014
Registration is now open for the 7th Annual India Field Hockey Club Junior Tournament! The tournament is scheduled for June 19-21, 2014 at Tamanawis Field in Surrey. Age groups include U12-U21 boys and girls. Entry fee is $225 per team and registration deadline is June 3rd, 2014. For more information and to register, visit the India Field Hockey Club website read more ... 

Ali Lee begins a new role with the International Hockey Federation - Thursday, May 08, 2014
We would like to wish Ali Lee the best of luck as she embarks on a field hockey adventure to Switzerland, as the new Communications Coordinator with the International Hockey Federation (FIH). Ali has been involved in Field Hockey BC programming as a player and as a coach in our Regional and Team BC programs. Her passion and dedication will be missed! 

Mark Baggott wins Sport BC Presidents Award for 2014 - Thursday, May 08, 2014
In recognition of Mark’s contribution to men’s field hockey, particularly his commitment to junior boy’s field hockey development and thereafter junior field hockey development as President of the Victoria Junior Field Hockey Association, we are pleased to recognize Mark as the Sport BC Presidents Award recipient for 2014! 

Calling all boys - Spaces still available for the Learn to Train (U13) program! - Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Leading the boys Learn to Train sessions will be Mathias Ahrens, former Men's Junior National Team Coach who led the junior men to silver in the Pan Am's and Junior World Cup qualification. Mathias has a long record of producing top class International players and is looking forward to helping our boys reach new heights in this program! The Registration deadline has been extended to April 20th read more ...

Umpire Education and Mentorship Program - Wednesday, March 05, 2014
The Umpire Education and Mentorship Program is a FHBC initiative aimed at improving the knowledge base and on field delivery of umpiring throughout the Province.  If you are an umpire interested in advancing your skills and learning from the best mentors in the Province, check out this time sensitive opportunity by clicking here to read all about the program and how to apply.  DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: SUNDAY, MARCH 2. 

Register now for FHBC’s Coach Education Seminar in Victoria, Feb 21-23! - Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Registration is now open for our Coach Education Seminar in Victoria! This seminar will be held at the University of Victoria, February 21-23, 2014. New coaches, coaches with NCCP Community Coach Certification, and those coaching athletes between the ages of 6-15 are encouraged to participate read more ...

Island Girls Train to Compete (U18) Regional Program Selections - Thursday, February 06, 2014
For the list of athletes selected to the program read more ... 

FIH Rule Flash! Get Ready for Outdoor Rule Changes For 2014 - Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Check out the Umpire Resource section to view the new outdoor rule update from the 2013 FIH Outdoor Rules, taking effect early next year.  The document comes in two parts so please be sure to open both files. 

Northwest Girls Train to Train (U15) Regional Program Selections - Wednesday, January 29, 2014
For the list of athletes selected to the program read more ...

2014 U18 Girls Indoor Tournament January 25-26, 2014 in Duncan - Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Registration is now open for the 2014 U18 Girls Indoor Tournament! The tournament will take place at the Island Savings Centre in Duncan, Vancouver Island, from January 25-26, 2014. Early bird registration ends December 15, 2013. Registration and payment is due January 5, 2013. For more details and to register read more ...

BC Senior Women's Indoor Championship - Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Sunday, January 19th is your last chance to enter your team into this action packed tournament, taking place Saturday, February 1- Sunday, February 2, in Duncan, BC.  For further information and to register a team, please click here.   

7th Annual Field Hockey BC Volunteer Recognition & Annual Awards - Monday, January 13, 2014
November 8th sees Field Hockey BC host its seventh Annual Volunteer Recognition and Annual Awards Dinner, recognizing athlete achievement, coach mentorship, officiating, and the outstanding voluntary contribution of members that help to drive our sport forward.To view this year's winners click read more ...

Provincial AA Results - Wednesday, January 08, 2014
Teams battled each other and at times the weather during the Provincial AA’s last week. Shawnigan Lake School won the gold medal, beating Crofton House 1-0. Collingwood School won bronze, scoring the winning goal in the last few seconds of the game against St. Michael’s University School (2-1). Congratulations to the winning teams and to all the teams that participated! Read more ... 

Provincial AA's are underway! - Monday, December 09, 2013
Rainy start on day 2 of the Provincial AA's - Good luck out there girls!  To check out the highlights from day 1 click here 

Field Hockey gals stick it to Cancer at the 5th Annual Field Hockey Game for the Cure - Monday, December 09, 2013
The final score was 1-0 for the Tri-City Eagles women’s team over the high school all-stars team on Sunday, but the real winner was the BC Cancer Foundation. This year’s game for the cure raised over $2,900 for the BC Cancer Foundation, just short of the $4,000 goal. Congratulations to the participants and fans who attended this wonderful event!  read more ...

Southeast Girls Train to Train (U15) Regional Program Final Selections - Monday, December 09, 2013
For the list of athletes selected to the program read more ...

Southeast Girls Train to Compete (U18) Regional Program Final Selections - Wednesday, December 04, 2013
For the list of athletes selected to the program read more ...

Northwest Girls Train to Compete (U18) Regional Program Final Selections - Wednesday, December 04, 2013
For the list of athletes selected to the program read more ...

UBC Thunderbirds win 3rd straight FHC-CIS Women’s Field Hockey Championship - Wednesday, December 04, 2013
The University of British Columbia women’s field hockey team defeated the University of Victoria Vikes 4-1, claiming their third straight FHC-CIS Championship win. In the bronze medal match, The Guelph Gryphons beat the Waterloo Warriors 6-0, winning their fourth consecutive bronze medal at FHC-CIS Championships. read more ...

BC AA High School Championships - Thursday, November 21, 2013
Get ready for the BC AA High School Championships taking place this week at Rutledge Field (West Vancouver) starting Wednesday, November 6th! Click here for the schedule and for more information. 

2013 CIS FHC Women's Field Hockey Championship Oct 31-Nov 3 in Victoria - Thursday, November 21, 2013
This year's CIS FHC Women's Field Hockey Championship will take place this week at the University of Victoria. Competing teams are UBC Thunderbirds, UVic Vikes, Waterloo Warriors, and Guelph Gryphons. For the full schedule and more information read more ...

BC rivals UBC and UVic to compete for Canada West title on October 26th - Thursday, November 21, 2013
Currently tied for first place, the UBC Thunderbirds and UVic Vikes women's field hockey teams will battle for the Canada West Conference title in Victoria this coming weekend. The game will take place on Saturday, October 26th, at 12:30pm at the UVic Field Hockey Pitch. For more details please click on read more ...

Canada Wins Bronze at Hockey 9's! - Thursday, November 14, 2013
The Women’s National Team battled for Bronze against Malaysia in the International Super Series Hockey 9’s tournament in Perth, Australia, on Sunday. Canada was victorious with a 3-1 win, with goals from Danielle Hennig, Thea Culley, and Stephanie Gardiner. Read more ... 

16 BC Athletes Selected for the Men's Junior World Cup - Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Congratulations to the 16 BC athletes selected for the Men's Junior World which takes place in Delhi, India from 6-15 December.  Canada will begin their Junior World Cup campaign on 6th December in a game against Korea. “We enter the competition ranked 14th”, says Coach Paul Bundy. “Our goal is to finish in the top twelve and be competitive in every game. Read more... 

FHBC Welcomes Courtenay John to the Team! - Tuesday, November 05, 2013
Field Hockey BC is pleased to announce the appointment of Courtenay John in the position of Office Administrative Assistant. Courtenay is a past member of the Burnaby, Tri-City and West Vancouver field hockey clubs, and has represented the University of Alberta at CIS level whilst completing a degree in Marketing. With experience in communications, marketing, and project management, Courtenay is a welcome addition to the FHBC Team. Courtenay begins her role with FHBC on October 21, 2013. 

FHBC Welcomes New Provincial Coach to the Team! - Tuesday, November 05, 2013
Field Hockey BC is pleased to announce the appointment of Susan Ahrens in the position of Provincial Coach. Susan lives in Vancouver, is a past Scottish International Field Hockey Athlete, a past Assistant National Coach to both the Scottish Women’s Junior and Senior National Program, is a Level 3 EHA Coach and Tutor, holds a masters degree in Coaching Studies, a bachelor degree in Physical Education, and is currently completing her PhD via satellite. Susan is also working as the lead writer in the development of the LTFHD aligned Field Hockey NCCP pathway here in Canada. Susan takes on this role from October 15, 2013 and can be contacted at susan@fieldhockeybc.com or via direct line 604-737-3145. 

5th Annual Field Hockey Game for the Cure - Monday, November 04, 2013
On November 3rd, the field hockey community will gather in Coquitlam, BC for the 5th Annual Field Hockey Game for the Cure in support of the BC Cancer Foundation.The event, at Cunnings field #7, in Town Centre Park will feature a match between the Tri City Eagles Field Hockey Club Senior Women's Team and a local High School selects "all stars" team.  In the lead up to the event all participants will be actively raising funds for BC Cancer Foundation, pursuing their goals of $4,000. 100% of all proceeds go to the BC Cancer Foundation in support of cancer research. read more ...

Umpires needed for Coquitlam Schools - Thursday, October 31, 2013
Umpires are needed for a few games involving high schools in Coquitlam.  Click here for more details and contact. 

2013 BC 'AA' and 'AAA' High School Field Hockey Championships - Call to Umpire - Thursday, October 31, 2013
Any umpires that are interested in umpiring at these up-coming tournaments can click on the respective links for further information.  The AA's are held in West Vancouver, November 6-8 and the AAA's are held in Burnaby, November 13-15. 

Team Canada Women take the Bronze Medal at Pan American Cup - Thursday, October 31, 2013
Team Canada take the Bronze Medal at the Pan American Cup with a 2-1 win over Chile. Congratulations to all athletes, coaches, and support staff! To view all the results from the Pan Am Cup please click read more ...

Southeast Girls Train to Train (U15) Regional Program Registration - Thursday, October 24, 2013
Trial registration is now open. The Trial Notice with registration information is available at the following link 

Northwest Girls Train to Train (U15) Regional Program Registration - Thursday, October 24, 2013
Trial registration is now open. The Trial Notice with registration information is available at the following link 

Northwest Girls Train to Compete (U18) Regional Program Registration - Friday, October 18, 2013
Trial registration is now open. The Trial Notice with registration information is available at the following link 

Southeast Girls Train to Compete (U18) Regional Program Registration - Friday, October 18, 2013
Trial registration is now open. The Trial Notice with registration information is available at the following link 

Call for Umpires-Elgin Park Secondary School - Friday, October 18, 2013
Elgin Park Secondary School are looking for umpires for their school leagues games during September and October.  Fixtures take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 3.30 and 4.45pm.  Umpires will be paid $30 per game.  Please contact Coral Rink on 604-538-3754 or 778-908-1271 if you can umpire any of these games. 

Boys Train to Train Regional Program Registration - Friday, October 18, 2013
Please make sure to register no later than September 11, 2013 if you are interested in taking part. read more ...

Apply Now for the IGNITE Athlete Development Program - Friday, October 18, 2013
The IGNITE Athlete Development Program is for athletes in grades 10, 11, or 12and introduces young athletes to a high performance lifestyle and improves their athleticism through a multi-sport training program which is complimentary to their current sport-specific schedules. The purpose of IGNITE is to enhance motor skills, physical fitness and foundational movement skills to help with athletic development.  The application deadline is September 18th, read more ...

7 A-side Mixed Victoria League - Tuesday, October 08, 2013
U-Vic Intramurals and Field Hockey Victoria are pleased to partner in promoting
Monday Mixed 7s. This league replaces the former Thursday night 7-aside
league and is open to any and all players interested in recreational field hockey.  Please click here for more information.  Also if anyone is interested in umpiring in this league, email Ali Lee

Congratulations to the 14 BC Athletes Selected for the Womens Pan Am Cup - Thursday, October 03, 2013
14 of the 18 athletes selected for the Women's Pan American Cup 2013 are from British Columbia.  The squad includes 8 U21 players as coach Ian Rutledge was impressed  by the performance at the Junior World Cup.  The Pan AM Cup begins on September 21st, congratulations to all those selected read more ... 

Field Hockey BC Launches the 'Field Hockey BC FOUNDATION' - Thursday, September 26, 2013
Field Hockey BC is proud to announce the launch of the 'FHBC Foundation' in support of the development and growth of Field Hockey across British Columbia. The 'FHBC Foundation' is the philanthropic arm of the Registered Society 'Field Hockey BC' and has been created in partnership with the well respected 'Vancouver Foundation'. Designed to assist athletes, coaches, officials, events, and volunteers, the 'FHBC Foundation' supports programs and services that focus directly on our stakeholders most critical needs and opportunities. Learn more at the 'FHBC Foundation' website www.fhbcfoundation.com or simply click read more ... 

Shiv Jagday takes on a new role with FHBC - Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Field Hockey BC is pleased to announce that Shiv Jagday is to take on a newly defined role of Technical Skills Matrix Lead to our Learn to Train athlete and coach program. Shiv has been instrumental in leading coach education within the Learn to Train program over the last two years and will now be focusing his time on both athlete and coach development at this critical stage of learning. The Learn to Train program is designed as the developmental stepping stone to FHBC Train to Train and Train to Compete Regional and Team BC programs. The Learn to Train program runs April - July annually and Shiv will be actively looking to recruit coaches and interested parents in the New Year. For more information Shiv can be contacted directly at shiv@fieldhockeybc.com or the FHBC program team will be happy to help 604-730-7220 

Learn to Train (L2T) Festival - Monday, September 16, 2013
Join us for our U13 Girls festival at Tamanawis Park taking place July 20 and 21.  Click here for schedule and be sure to check out our Facebook and Twitter feeds for action pictures and more! 

Silver and Bronze Medals for Team BC at U16 National Championships - Monday, September 16, 2013
The U16 National Championships finals took place over the weekend with all Team BC teams finishing well. For the girls Team BC White took on Ontario R for 1st and 2nd place. Ontario won the final 2-0, with Team BC white finishing in 2nd place. Team BC Blue finished in 3rd after defeating Ontario W.  For the boys Team BC Blue narrowly lost to Ontario R in the final finishing in 2nd place whilst Team BC White beat Ontario W 2-1 to secure 3rd place. read more ...

Team BC takes Gold at U18 National Championships - Monday, September 16, 2013
Congratulations to all BC Blue athletes, coaches, support staff and fans, on your win against Ontario in the Championship final! BC White took the Bronze over BC Yellow in a shoot out.  5th went to PEI who also won in a shoot out over Alberta.  Manitoba took 7th and Nova Scotia 8th. A great Championship for all Team BC participants, and yet another example of the ever increasing depth of talent being nurtured by the BC community. For a full breakdown of results please click read more ...

Canada Men's Squad Hosts Brazil - Monday, September 16, 2013
The Brazilian team are heading to Vancouver to play a series of matches against the men's National Squad later this week.  The squad will rotate different rosters throughout the seven games including the Pan American and Junior Team.  The first game is on Saturday 27th and on Sunday 28th at Rutledge field there is a pregame clinic. read more ...

Junior World Cup - Canada Edged in Shootout by Belgium - Monday, September 16, 2013
The Junior Women's National Team lost out to Belgium in the match for 13th place at the Junior World Cup in Germany.  The score at half time was 1-1 and in the second half neither team could take the lead. Belgium won the game and took 13th place in the shootout, leaving Canada finishing 14th. read more ...

Minister of State Bal Gosal Announces Support for the 2013 Men’s Pan American Cup - Monday, September 16, 2013
The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), today announced funding for the 2013 Pan American Cup. The event is being held in Brampton, Ontario 9-17 August. “Our Government is proud to support Field Hockey Canada in hosting the 2013 Men’s Pan American Cup,” said Minister of State Gosal. read more ...

Boys Train to Train (T2T) Regional Program - Friday, August 16, 2013
Registration for the Regional Program will open the week of August 12th for boys born 1999-2001. Program training runs for six weeks from mid-September to November. 

14 Athletes from BC selected for the Junior World Cup - Friday, August 16, 2013
14 athletes from BC have been selected for the National Junior Women's Team.  The team will be competing in the Junior World Cup from 27th July to 4th August in Mönchengladback, Germany.  Good luck to the team. read more ...

Coaching Opportunity with Richmond FHC - Thursday, August 15, 2013
Richmond Field Hockey Club are looking for a coach for their Division 3 women's team for the upcoming season.  Any interested coaches should emailrfhc@outlook.com by July 30th for more information. 

PAHF are to Hold Umpiring Course During the Men's Pan Am Cup - Thursday, August 15, 2013
The Pan American Hockey Federation is pleased to invite for inscriptions to join the PAHF Umpiring Course, during the Men's Pan American Cup 2013, that will be held from 10 to 17th August in Brampton, Ontario. read more ...

FHC Proudly Announces Men's and Women's National Indoor Program - Thursday, August 15, 2013
Field Hockey Canada is committed to supporting the Indoor Hockey Program to enusre Canadian teams consistently qualify for the Indoor Pan American Cup and the Indoor World Cup.  The indoor program has not been permanent or consistent within FHC programming for many years: this step will therefore add significant depth to our sport. read more ...

Thank you India FHC for Another Great India Club Tournament - Thursday, August 08, 2013
FHBC would like to extend a huge thank you to India Field Hockey Club for all your hard work and voluntary time that went into hosting another hugely successful India Club Tournament at the weekend. We are honored to receive the appreciation award you presented to us. Congratulations to all the Teams that took part. read more ...

Call for Players-North Vancouver Strikers - Wednesday, August 07, 2013
North Vancouver Strikers are a women's team who compete in the Vancouver Ladies Field Hockey League in Division 2.  They are currently looking for players for the 2013/2014 season.  To find out more please call Mie Tam on 604-264-7879 or email mietam@gmail.com. 

Jeff Sauvé Appointed as Chief Executive Officer at Field Hockey Canada - Wednesday, August 07, 2013
Jeff Sauvé will depart form BC Rugby to join Field Hockey Canada as Chief Executive Officer.  Jeff will assume the position at FHC on 22nd July.  Jeff has been an integral part of BC Rugby's growth over the last 8 years, doubling its program offerings and increasing its membership.  Jeff is "thrilled the Board of Directors have provided me the opportunity to serve as CEO of Field Hockey Canada" On behalf of FHBC we welcome Jeff in his upcoming role. read more ...

Congratulations to the 14 BC Athletes Named for the Junior World Cup - Wednesday, August 07, 2013
Congratulations to the 14 BC athletes named to represent Canada on the Junior National Team at the Junior World Cup which takes place in Germany from 27th July to 4th August.  When commenting on the Junior National Team head coach Ian Rutledge said " I am quietly confident of our prospects and extremely optimistic of the health of our National program" read more ...

U18 Girls Club Championship - Monday, July 08, 2013
Big thank you to Mike Gunning and the Delta Falcon crew for assisting FHBC with hosting the U18 Girls tournament! Results: Congrats gold medal India Club 1 for beating the TC Titans, and the Hawks edged out Delta for the bronze. 

Congratulations Team BC who Took Second Place at the Senior National Championships - Monday, July 08, 2013
Team BC's senior women took the silver medals position at the 2013 Senior National Championships in Brampton, Ontario.  Team BC recorded some huge win's in the group stages which took them through to the Finals against Canada's U21's.  This highly anticipated game which resulted in a shoot out and a 3-2 win for the Canadian U21's.  Congratulations to Team BC who went away in second place after such a closely fought final. To read the match reports please visit the FHC website. 

U12 Club Festivals - Vancouver and Richmond - Monday, July 08, 2013
A big thank you to the Vancouver Hawks and Richmond Field Hockey Club for hosting the U12 Boys and Girls Festivals!  Look out for the U14 Club Festivals, June 8-9.  Girls will play in West Vancouver, and the boys will play at Burnaby Lake.  Click on each one for more information, and to view the schedules as they become available. 

Club Championship Update - Monday, July 08, 2013
Thanks again to the Tri-City Eagles FHC and the Victoria Junior League for playing host to our U16 Club Championships May 24-26!  Please click here for the results from the Boys side and click here for the Girls results.  Don't forget to come out and support the U12 Boys, at Eric Hamber Turf in Vancouver (June 1), and the U12 Girls at the Minoru Turf in Richmond (June1-2) 

U18 Boys Club Championship Results - Monday, July 08, 2013
Congratulations to United Brothers on winning gold! Silver medal went to Victoria and bronze to India Club. 

New Pitches and Pan Am 2015 Venue in Jeopardy, Your Help is Needed! - Monday, July 08, 2013
As part of the Toronto plans for the Pan American Games, the University of Toronto back campus field project will see two new synthetic turf fields installed.  This will greatly improve playing time, quality of play and player safety for all levels of sport and recreation.  A Toronto city Councillor has put forward a motion to designate the back campus field as a heritage site thereby condemning the plan that has been in place since 2009.  This knee-jerk reaction threatens to cripple plans that will benefit the community on multiple levels.  You can help by Signing this Petition! read more ...

Retirement Party to Celebrate Pat Hall's Contribution to Field Hockey - Monday, July 08, 2013
Vancouver Island Ladies Field Hockey Association are pleased to announce a retirement party and cerebration for Pat Hall on June 15.  Pat has been an active member of VILFHA for 51 years and has retired from the executive board after the 2012-2013 season. read more ...

A Day Out With the Men's National Team - Monday, July 08, 2013
The Canadian Men's National Team is venturing over to Vancouver Island to host a field Hockey skills clinic and demo for young people in Victoria.  This is part of the Big Push which aims to raise funds for the Men's National Team in their goal to win Pan-AM Gold in 2015. Parents, players, coaches and interested fans are encouraged to attend on Friday 21st June 5.30 to 7pm at UVic. read more ...

Another Successful VIT - Monday, June 17, 2013
The Vancouver International Tournament over the May Long Weekend at Burnaby Lake Sports Complex proved to be resounding success. Thank you to all who attended and helped make for an enjoyable weekend.  The top teams in the 3 divisions were as follows: Women's Competitive, 3rd Jokers, 2nd India Club and 1st Island Wildcats. Mixed Division, 3rd Stickhandlers, and joint 1st Mutineers and Burnaby Hoof Hearted. Womens Social Division 3rd Burnaby Zoo, 2nd Meralomas, 1st Tri City Eagles. 

HC Bloemendaal win Euro Hockey League - Monday, June 17, 2013
HC Bloemendaal have been crowned Euro Hockey League Champions after beating KHC Dragons in the final of Belgium. Bloemendaal beat the dragons 2-0. It was a fairy tale ending for retiring Bloemendaal player Teun De Nooijer who was also named the tournaments Most Valuable Player. read more ...

Canada U21 Women Take on Argentina in Vancouver - Monday, June 17, 2013
The Canadian U21 Women's team will take on their Pan American rivals Argentina in Vancouver.  The series is a key part of Canada's preparations for the Junior World Cup in Germany.  Come out and support the team whose first game is on Sunday 26 May. read more ...

Boys Train to Train (T2T) Team BC Athletes - Monday, June 17, 2013
Congratulations to the athletes who have been selected to Team BC read more ...

Senior Women's Team BC Athletes - Monday, June 17, 2013
Congratulations to the athletes who have been selected to Team BC read more ...

Boys Train to Compete (T2C) Team BC Athletes - Monday, June 17, 2013
Congratulations to the athletes who have been selected to Team BC read more ...

Canada Take 3rd Place at World League Round 2 - Monday, June 17, 2013
Canada's Men's National Team take 3rd place at the World League Round 2 after taking on Belgium and then France in the final two games.  Canada's first loss in the World League Round 2 was to tournament favorites Belgium with a final of score of 5-2.  This meant the final game was Canada vs France both battling for 2nd place.  Canada took a 2-1 lead after the first half but in the second half France came back to take a 3-2 lead.  Canada must now wait until the last Round 2 tournament has finished in Russia to see if they are invited to the next stage of the World League. read more ...

Girls Train to Train (T2T) Team BC Athletes - Thursday, June 13, 2013
Congratulations to the athletes who have been selected to Team BC read more ...

Senior Men's Team BC Trial Registration Open - Thursday, June 13, 2013
The Provincial Trial is set for May 26, 2013. Please visit the following link to register and for more information read more ...

Womens National Team Roster Announced for Ireland Tour - Thursday, June 13, 2013
The Canadian Women's National Team has been announced for the upcoming Ireland tour in June.   The tour is the first under new coach Ian Rutledge and marks the first major international matches for the Women's National Team's new Olympic Cycle.  Congratulations to the selected athletes, read more ...

Call for Players- Fury Field Hockey Club - Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Fury Field Hockey Club are looking for female players for the upcoming season to play in the Vancouver women's league Division 1.  To find out more please email the club at acrimeni@yahoo.com

Club Championship Umpire Opportunities - Tuesday, June 04, 2013
We are looking for an extra pool of umpires to assist teams for the upcoming 2013 Club Championship season.  If you are interested in the possibility of umpiring at any of these events, please click here for further information. 

Girls Train to Compete (T2C) Team BC Athletes - Tuesday, June 04, 2013
Congratulations to the athletes who have been selected to Team BC read more ...

Senior Women's Team BC Trial Registration Open - Tuesday, June 04, 2013
The Provincial Trial is set for May 12, 2013. Please visit the following link to register and for more information read more ...

FHBC Launch Social Media Campaign - Monday, June 03, 2013
FHBC have launched a new Facebook page and a revamped Twitter and YouTube account. Check out our videos on YouTube, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for regular field hockey updates from BC and around the world.  We will update competition results, coaching and umpires courses, program registration deadlines and latest field hockey news.
 

Train to Compete (T2C) Girls Regional Championship - Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Congratulations to all the athletes who participated in the Train to Compete T2C Championship April 26-28 at UBC. Final standings: 1 NW Barnacles 2 SE Tigers 3 NW Reign 4 Island Lions 5 tie: SE Black Bandits and NW Superheroes 6 Island Cats 7 Interior Izintombi. Special thanks to all the volunteers that helped make this tournament a success! 

World League 2 Teams Announced - Team Canada Men - Monday, May 13, 2013
The teams have been announced for the World League Round 2 which starts on 6 May in St. Germain, France.  The stakes are high for the Canadian men who will be looking to stay in the hunt for the berth into the World League Semi Finals.  To find out more about the World League Round 2 and view the team lists please click here 

Karen O'Neil Steps Down as Field Hockey Canada's CEO - Monday, May 13, 2013
On April 24th 2013 it was announced that Karen O'Neil will step down as CEO at Field Hockey Canada to become the newly appointed CEO of the Canadian Paralympic Committee. Karen has been involved with Field Hockey Canada since 2009 and during her tenure she has been part of enormous growth and restructuring of the organization.  To read more about Karen O'Neil's departure please click here. 

FHBC Supporting The Big Push - Monday, May 13, 2013
As our National Team Athletes support the community, we encourage you and your clubs to support Canada's athletes through a charitable donation via CHIMP. THIS IS THE BIG PUSH!  We are calling on athletes, coaches, officials, alumni, friends, parents and teams to rally around our National Teams as they pursue the podium and inspire the next generations of Canadian Field Hockey athletes. Please visit the FHC website for more about the Big Push. 

Boys Team BC Trial Registration Open - 1998-2000 - Monday, May 13, 2013
Train to Train Provincial Program Trials take place May 11-12, 2013 for boys born 1998-2000. Please visit the following link to register and for more information read more ...

Girls Train to Train (T2T) Team BC Selection Camp Athletes - Monday, May 13, 2013
The list of athletes invited to attend the Train to Train Team BC Selection Camp from May 3-5, 2013 can be found here read more ...

Boys Team BC Trial Registration Open - 1995-1997 - Monday, May 13, 2013
Train to Compete Provincial Trials take place May 10-11, 2013 for boys born 1995-1997. Please visit the following link to register and for more information read more ...

Sue Robertson recieves Sport BC's Presidents Award - Tuesday, May 07, 2013
In recognition of Sue's on-going support for field hockey and most significantly her lead in ensuring athletes have the best competitive environment possible, it is our pleasure to recognize Sue as the Sport BC Presidents Award recipient for 2013.  To read more about Sue's work with field hockey please click here. 

FHBC Train to Train (T2T) Festival - Tuesday, May 07, 2013
Thank you to all the helped make the Train to Train Festival at Tamanawis this past weekend a success!  Join us for the next tournament, Train to Compete #FHBCT2C, coming up April 26-28th.  Stay tuned for more information. 

Provincial Umpire Course - Delta, BC - Tuesday, May 07, 2013
Back by demand, FHBC is hosting another Provincial Umpiring course May 9 and 16, in Tsawwassen.  Please click here for further information and to register. 

Provincial Team Coaching Opportunities - Tuesday, May 07, 2013
For coaches interested in a position with the Provincial Team Program for 2013, please read more ...

Ian Rutledge to lead Womens National Team - Tuesday, May 07, 2013
Field Hockey Canada have announced that Australia’s Ian Rutledge has been named Head Coach of the Canadian Women’s National Team.  With a wealth of international hockey experience under his belt, Rutledge is ready to lead Canada’s women towards the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio and beyond.
 read more ...

BC Government Commits to continue Sports and Arts Legacy Fund - Thursday, May 02, 2013
The BC Government have announced their commitment to continue the Sports, Arts and Legacy fund, as determined in the 2013-2014 Provincial Budget presentation.  The BC Government  has recognized the positive results demonstrated by the sports sector as a result of the Fund, originally allocated in the Budget 2010, and has announced a continuation of the annual $10 million in funding for sports groups over the next 3 years. Assistant Deputy Minister David Galbraith, Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development and viaSport, British Columbia are hosting a meeting to provide an overview of the soon-to-be unveiled budget and its projected impact on the BC sport sector. 

Lesley Magnus' Accomplishments in Field Hockey Recognized - Thursday, April 25, 2013
The Okanagan Secondary School in Oliver, BC held a ceremony on Friday 1st February 2013 to recognize the accomplishments of Lesley Magnus in Field Hockey. Lesley began playing field hockey at South Okanagan Secondary school and went onto to play for UBC where the T-birds won back to back CIS championships.  Lesley went on to play for Canada and won 55 caps throughout her career. read more ...

Learn to Train Program Registration Open! - Thursday, April 25, 2013
Registration is open from February 20th until April 3, 2013. Please see the following for information on how to register. read more ...

New Water Based Facility Supported at Burnaby Lake - Monday, April 22, 2013
Fantastic news for Field Hockey in BC with the announcement that there is support to replace the current 2nd field at the Burnaby Lake west complex with a new water based field hockey surface. The proposed time frame for the field work is April - August 2014. Stay tuned for news of further developments. 

Senior Women's Indoor Championship - Monday, April 22, 2013
Many thanks to Andrew Poland, Jamie Goodman and the Duncan community for hosting this successful event. Congratulations to the UVic team for defeating UBC, the defending 2012 Champs, to clinch this years’ title! Final Standings: UVic-1st, UBC- 2nd, Wildcats Black- 3rd, Valley Vixens-4th, Wildcats White-5th. 

Train to Train - Final Interior Athlete Selections - Monday, April 08, 2013
Congratulations to these athletes who have been selected to the 2012/2013 Interior Regional Program read more ... 

Train to Compete - Final Interior Athlete Selections - Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Congratulations to these athletes who have been selected to the 2012/2013 Interior Regional Program...read more ... 

UBC Announces 20th Sports Hall of Fame Class - Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Penny Cooper and Victor Warren are to be inducted into UBC 20th Sports Hall of Fame Class. Penny Cooper achieved success with UBC leading the Thunderbirds to CIAU (now CIS) national championship title, she was named a Canada West all-star in all but her first year. She was a member of Canada’s national team and an Olympian in Seoul in 1988. Victor Warren was one of Canada’s top field hockey players in the late 1950’s and early 1960’s.  He led the Thunderbirds to Vancouver City League Championships in 1958, 60 and 63 and is still recognized as UBC’s all-time scoring leader, with 114 goals in 92 games over six seasons. Victor was also a key member of Canada’s national team in the 1960’s, he played for Canada in the 1964 Olympic Games. For more information of the UBC Sports Hall of Fame click here
 

Candle Light Ceremony for India Club's Bada Bhai - Tuesday, March 19, 2013
India Hockey Club is sad to announce the passing of Piara Singh Sumra lovingly known as Bada Bhai, who passed away in India. India Club is forever indebted to Bada Bhai for his support to the club without asking for anything in return. He was a man who did not hesitate to do whatever was needed for the teams and the club. He will forever be in our hearts. Bada Bhai thank you for all you have done for us. India Club is holding a Candle Light Ceremony in memory of Piara Singh Sumra’s like. We request everyone to join us to honor the memory of Piara Singh and his dedication to India Club and the field hockey community of Thursday, January 17, 2013 at Tamanawis Park Field at 7.30pm. 

Sport BC Athlete of the Year Awards Finalists Announced - Thursday, February 07, 2013
Congratulations to Maddie Secco, from Victoria BC, who is a finalist in the High School Female Athlete category at the 47th Annual Athlete of the Year awards.  The Awards ceremony takes place on 7th March 2013 at River Rock Show Theatre in Richmond BC.  For more details please click here 

2012 AAA High School Championship-Handsowrth Royals take the title - Thursday, February 07, 2013
Congratulations go to Handsworth Royals who took the 2012 AAA High School title in a hard fought final against Cowichan School at Coquitlam Town Centre Park on Nov 14-16th. Field Hockey BC congratulates Handsworth Royal and all the other participants. 

Interior Regional Program Trials - Thursday, February 07, 2013
Train to Train and Train to Compete Regional Program Trials for the Interior will take place on January 20th in Kelowna. Registration detail will be posted in early January. 

Train to Train - Final Island Athlete Selections - Thursday, February 07, 2013
Congratulations to these athletes who have been selected to the 2012/2013 Island Regional Program. read more ...

Canada finish 6th at Champions Challenge 1 - Thursday, February 07, 2013
After a 2 - 4 loss to Japan on Sunday, Canada finished in 6th place at the 2012 FIH Champions Challenge 1 in Quilmes, Argentina. read more ...

U18 Girls Indoor Hockey Tournament - Thursday, February 07, 2013
The Under 18 Girls Indoor Hockey Tournament will take place at Island Savings Centre, Duncan, British Columbia on January 26-27th 2013. Registrations are currently being taken with special rates for early entries. read more ...

Train to Compete - Final Island Athlete Selections - Thursday, February 07, 2013
Congratulations to these athletes who have been selected to the 2012/2013 Island Regional Program. read more ...

Train to Train - Final Northwest Athlete Selections - Thursday, February 07, 2013
Congratulations to these athletes who have been selected to the 2012/2013 Northwest Regional Program. read more ...

Train to Train - Final Southeast Athlete Selections - Tuesday, February 05, 2013
Congratulations to these athletes who have been selected to the 2012/2013 Southeast Regional Program. read more ...

Canada wins Women's World League Round 1 - Tuesday, February 05, 2013
Congratulations to the Canadian women's team who won Round 1 of the Women's World League.  The team finished the tournament with 38 goals for and shutouts in all 5 matches. Team Canada will now progress to the FIH World League Round 2 in Brazil in 2013. read more ...

WorldHockey Olympic Qualifier Victoria 2008 - Monday, February 04, 2013
WorldHockey Olympic Qualifier Victoria 2008Korea victorious in the Battle for Beijing!
Congratulations to SOUTH KOREA who won the gold medal and the final placing at the Beijing Olympics with a string of startling performances that dazzled the crowds at the WorldHockey Olympic Qualifier in Victoria last week.  Teams competing: Canada, South Korea, Italy, Ireland, Malaysia and Uruguay. Final Standings: 1. Korea 2. Italy 3. Ireland 4. Canada 5. Malaysia 6. Uruguay. 

For more details and to be taken to the official website click here or on the logo above.  
 

Congratulations to the 14 BC athletes selected for the Men's Junior National 'Target 2017' Team - Monday, February 04, 2013
Junior National Head Coach Mathias Ahrens has selected a group of 21 athletes to represent Canada on the Men’s Junior National 'Target 2017' Team.  14 athletes from British Columbia have been selected, these athletes will compete in their first international matches later this month in a series of games against the USA running November 27th to December 2nd.  Read more ... 

2012 AA High School Championship - Collingwood School take the title - Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Congratulations go to Collingwood School who took the 2012 AA High School title in a hard fought final against Shawnigan Lake School at the Burnaby Lake West Complex Nov 9. Field Hockey BC congratulates all involved in what proved to be a very successful and well run event. 

Train to Train and Train to Compete Regional Program Trials - Island - Friday, January 18, 2013
Trial registration is now open for the Island.  Please visit the Train to Train and Train to Compete Regional Program pages for further detail. 

FHBC Annual Volunteer Recognition and Awards Dinner 2012 - Friday, January 18, 2013
This year's Field Hockey BC Volunteer Recognition and Awards Dinner took place on Friday 2nd November. The Awards Dinner recognizes athletes, coaches, officials and volunteers in who play a major role in Field Hockey across British Columbia. Congratulations to all our award winners! For a list of the 2012 award recipients please click here 

Train to Compete - Final Southeast Athlete Selections - Friday, January 18, 2013
Congratulations to these athletes who have been selected to the 2012/2013 Southeast Regional Program. read more ...

Train to Compete - Final Northwest Athlete Selections - Friday, January 18, 2013
Congratulations to these athletes who have been selected to the 2012/2013 Northwest Regional Program. read more ...

Congratulations to the 13 BC athletes selected to represent Canada at the Men's Champions Challenge - Friday, January 04, 2013
The Canadian Men's National team is ready to compete on the international stage once again.  13 athletes from British Columbia have been selected to represent Canada at the 2012 Men's Champions Challenge 1 in Quilmes, Argentina from November 24th to December 2nd. Congratulations and good luck to the team, especially to those selected BC athletes: Stephen Bissett (Van Hawks FHC), Matthew Bissett (Van Hawks FHC), David Carter (UBr FHC), Spencer Curran (UBC), Matthew Guest (Van Hawks FHC), Richard Hildreth (Van Hawks FHC), Gabriel Ho-Garcia (Burnaby FHC), David Jameson (Van Hawks FHC), Antoni Kindler (West Van FHC), Ben Martin (Van Hawks FHC), Mark Pearson (West Van FHC), Hudson Stewart (UBC), Scott Tupper (West Van FHC), Paul Wharton (UBC).  To find out more click read more ...

UBC Wins 14th CIS Championship Title - Friday, January 04, 2013
The top-seeded University of British Columbia Thunderbirds capped off an undefeated season with a 3-0 gold-medal win over the No. 2 and tournament host Toronto Varsity Blues in the final of the 2012 CIS women’s field hockey championship, Sunday afternoon at Varsity Centre. For full details click read more ...

First Annual Field Hockey Ball - Thursday, December 06, 2012
The First Annual Field Hockey Christmas Ball is being organized by the Field Hockey Community in BC . The aim is to bring the everyone together to celebrate the season and get out of the rain with the lively field hockey community of the lower mainland! Tickets are available by clicking here. Players, umpires, coaches of all leagues and teams are encouraged to come enjoy the magnificent views of False Creek while participating in seasonal revelry and dancing! For more information please contact: Marian Dickinson, marian.dickinson@gmail.com 403 4614262 or Thea Culley, tayer_12@hotmail.com 604 3459860. 

Congratulations to the 12 BC athletes selected to represent Canada in R1 of the Women's World League - Monday, December 03, 2012
From November 11th the FIH 2012 World Hockey League takes place in Trinidad and Tobago.  12 athletes from British Columbia have been selected to represent Canada for the Senior Women's National Team. Congratulations and good luck to the team and especially to those representative athletes from BC: Thea Culley (Meralomas FHC): Rachel Donohoe (UBC): Stephanie Gardiner (Vancouver Hawks FHC): Hannah Haughn (UBC): Shanlee Johnston (UBC): Caashia Karrington (India FHC): Sara McMAnus (UBC): Abigail Raye (UBC): Poonam Sandhu (UBC): Natalie Sourisseau (UBC): Kate Thompson (Vancouver Hawks FHC) Kaitlyn Williams (Surrey Sharks FHC).  This is Canada's first step towards qualification for the 2014 World Cup. read more ...

CoachingOpportunities - Monday, December 03, 2012
For coaches interested in a position with the Regional Train to Train or Train to Compete High Performance Programs for 2012-2013, please contact Kinder Gill at kinder@fieldhockeybc.com or visit the coaching opportunities section of the website for further information read more ...

Remembering Two Field Hockey Pioneers - Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Recently, two long time Field Hockey ‘pioneers’ passed away. An article about each will appear in this year’s ‘Cornershot Annual’ later this month. However, for those who would like to read the full tributes written by their family and friends, links are provided below (thanks to Char Warren for instigating this tribute and providing information about each) :
Rosemary Penn
was involved in Field Hockey in Victoria for more than sixty years. To download the article about her life, written by her daughter, Caroline,  click here
Florence ("Flossie") Peterson
was one of the original players who was instrumental in organising the first Canadian International teams which travelled overseas in the 1950’s and 1960’s. To read more about her, written by Barb (Hart) Harris, click here 

May Brown inducted into the BC Sports Hall of Fame - Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Congratulations to May Brown who was recently inducted into the BC Sports Hall of Fame. Find out  more about this accomplishment, compiled by Char Warren read more ...

New Leadership for FHBC Board of Directors - Tuesday, November 06, 2012
Ian Baggott steps down as Field Hockey BC President in order to Chair the Field Hockey Canada Board of Directors. Sue Demuynck is welcomed as the new Field Hockey BC President.
'Greetings Everyone. With the onset of a new field hockey season, it is regrettably appropriate for me to step aside from the Field Hockey BC (FHBC) Board of Directors, so as to concentrate more fully on Field Hockey Canada (FHC) matters (as FHC Board Chair), with no inference of conflict between organizations. Sue Demuynck now takes up the mantle as President of Field Hockey BC. I bid all of you a warm farewell, albeit we will meet on the field, at events and socially. My 7 years on the Board have been hugely rewarding, thanks very largely to supportive and professional help from Board members, Mark Saunders and a great Staff team. BC is the leading Provincial Organization in Canada and needs to continue with its strong role guidance. With many thanks for all your past and continued support, Ian Baggott' 

Umpiring rule book Update 2013 - Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Attention all Officials: The 2013 Outdoor Rules are available online.  Please click here to view and for instructions on implementation. 

Canads Juniors bring home silver - Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Congratulations to the Men's and Women's Junior National Teams who walk away with berths to the 2013 Junior World Cup and well-earned silver medals at the 2012 Pan American Junior Championships in Guadalajara, Mexico. Click here to read more 

Boys Train to Train Regional Program - Registration Open! - Monday, October 08, 2012
This program is open to athletes born in the year's 1998, 1999 or 2000 and is weekly training from the Sept.21st weekend to the first weekend of November. Please see the Train to Train webpage for registration information. 

India Club is looking for female players! - Sunday, October 07, 2012
India Club is looking for female players for their premier and division one teams. If interested, please email Narinder Sangha or call him at 604-318-1984. 

Under 16's National Championships-Surrey BC - Tuesday, October 02, 2012
Congratulations to all the teams that participated at the U16 Nationals at sunny Tamanawis. On the men's side gold went to Ontario beating BC Blue 2-0 and bronze went to Alberta 4-2 over BC White. In women's action, gold match winner BC Blue defeated Ontario in shoot out 4-2 breaking double OT tie 1-1. BC White won the bronze medal game 3-0 against Alberta. Thanks to all the volunteers and officials that made this event a success! 

Tyla Flexman Retires from Women's National Team - Tuesday, October 02, 2012
On August 3, 2012, Tyla Flexman announced her retirement from the Canadian Women's National Team. Flexman, from Vancouver, BC, played 70 caps for the team, earning her first cap for the senior squad in January 2009 vs. Ireland. For the full article, please read more ...

Field Hockey BC - Employment Opportunity - Office Administrative Assistant - Thursday, September 27, 2012
Field Hockey BC is pleased to advertise the part-time position of Office Administrative Assistant. The closing date for applications is September 2nd, 2012. For more information on this job posting please click read more ... 

U18 National Championship Results - Monday, September 24, 2012
Congratulations to BC Blue on their gold medal win against Ontario.  The Bronze medal went to BC White.  Click here to see the results and more.  Well done Team BC! 

Calling all +35 men - Monday, September 24, 2012
If you like playing field hockey and enjoy festivals and tropical holidays, why not combine these passions and join Jokers International at the 16th Annual Golden Oldies Festival in Hawaii, September 15-22, 2013. Jokers International are sending a men’s and a women’s team for this fun festival and are looking for couple more players to add to the men’s squad.  So if you’ll be 35 by then and love to play hockey and socialize with a truly International crowd, then why not join us?  Deadline for reservations is rapidly approaching though, so please contact Victoria Bryan at the VRC Jokers. 

Team BC off to Medal Round at U18 Nationals - Monday, September 24, 2012
Team BC Blue, White and Yellow are all fighting for medals on the final day of competition. Results from Sunday's finals will be posted on Field Hockey Canada's website. Go BC! Read more ... 

Team BC captures Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals at Senior Nationals - Monday, September 24, 2012
Congratulations to all the teams that competed at the recent Senior National Championships in Surrey, BC. FHBC congratulates all competing Team BC athletes and BC representative athletes, on an impressive showing in sometimes trying conditions. Team BC collected the Gold and Bronze medals in the Men's Division and the Silver and Bronze medals in the Women's Division. There was also strong BC representation on the Men's and Women's Junior National Teams who collected respective Silver and Gold medals. A vote of thanks to all those who made this event such a success and for more information and final standings for all teams, please read more ...

Senior National Championships Enter Medal Rounds - Monday, September 24, 2012
The last few days has seen the best athletes from across Canada compete at this years Senior National Championship hosted by FHBC at Tamanawis Park in Surrey. As we enter the medal rounds, please ensure you keep up to date by clicking read more ...

Team BC captures first place at the West Coast Kings Canada Cup Tournament - Sunday, September 23, 2012
Congratulations to the boys Train To Compete Provincial Team for claiming victory in the men's social division! 

U13 Learn to Train Boys and Girls Foundations Festival - Sunday, September 23, 2012
The U13 L2T Festival is our newest addition to the High Performance Pathway.  Come out and support your up-and-coming athletes on July 21 and 22 at Tamanawis Park.  Please click here for more information. 

U18 Boys and Girls Club Championships - Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Congratulations to all the U18 Boys and Girls Club Champions.  On the boys side, United Brothers took the gold in shoot-out win (2-1) over Victoria, followed by India Club taking the bronze against Burnaby in a 3-0 match.  On the girl's side, India Club won 2-0 over the Falcon Flames to take the gold medal and the Richmond Penguins beat out Burnaby Chicks with Sticks 2-0 to win the bronze.  Click here to read more. 

Stephanie Jameson announces her retirement - Thursday, July 12, 2012
On June 2nd, Stephanie Jameson officially announced her retirement from the Canadian Women's National Team. Jameson leaves the program as the most capped player, finishing with 168 international appearances over her ten year career. Field Hockey BC would like to congratulate and recognize Stephanie for the most significant contribution to the Women's Senior National team by a BC female athlete. For more information, please read more ...

Team BC Selections - Train to Train - Boys - Thursday, July 12, 2012
The list of athletes selected to Team BC for the Train to Train program is now available. Congratulations to all. read more ...

Team BC Selections - Train to Train - Girls - Thursday, July 12, 2012
The list of athletes selected to Team BC for the Train to Train program is now available. Congratulations to all.
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Team BC Selections - Train to Compete - Boys - Thursday, July 12, 2012
The list of athletes selected to Team BC for the Train to Train program is now available. Congratulations to all. read more ...

Team BC Selections - Train to Compete - Girls - Sunday, June 24, 2012
The list of athletes selected to Team BC for the Train to Compete program is now available. Congratulations to all. 

FHBC Train to Train Team BC Trials from May 4-6 - Tuesday, June 12, 2012
The trial schedule can be found on the Provincial page. Athletes invited to attend the trial have been notified and FHBC thanks all the athletes who were involved in the regional program. Click here to read more ... 

Congratulations to all participants of the U18 Super Series Tournament! - Tuesday, June 05, 2012

Congratulations to all athletes who participated in this past weekend's U18 Super Series Tournament at Rutledge Field! A special mention to the teams who competed in the exciting gold and bronze medal matches, the ISL Cats, the NW Monstars, SE Cobras, and the NW Pink Panthers. Well played!

Final Standings: 1. ISL Cats 2. NW Monstars 3. SE Cobras 4. NW Pink Panthers 5. SE Crows 6. ISL Lions 7. NW PB & J 8. INT Izintombi

 

FHBC Train to Compete Super Series Championship - Monday, June 04, 2012
The Train to Compete U18 Super Series Championship takes place at Rutledge Field in West Vancouver, April 27-29, 2012. This event marks the culmination of the Regional Train to Compete winter performance program.The competition is also used to identify athletes for invitation to Team BC Provincial Trials in May 2012. To view the schedule, please read more ...

Thank you to all Athletes, Families, Officials and Volunteers! - Sunday, June 03, 2012
Field Hockey BC would like to extend many thanks to all of the athletes, families, coaches, officials, and volunteers who made last weekend's U15 Foundations Festival a great success! The event would not be possible without the many contributions from everyone involved. Congratulations to all the athletes who participated on an outstanding performance! 

Tammy McComb awarded prestigious Sport BC Presidents Award! - Sunday, June 03, 2012
Congratulations to Tammy McComb, who was recently awarded the prestigious Sport BC Presidents Award. Well deserved! Please read more ...

FHBC's Event Vehicle gets a Marketing Makeover! - Monday, May 28, 2012
In line with Field Hockey BC’s marketing strategy and in an effort to further broaden our sports exposure in BC, the FHBC event vehicle now has a very different look from plain white beginnings! FHBC would like to thank Kukri Sports Canada for their financial assistance in making this project a reality, and our thanks also go to our BC field hockey community models that made themselves available for the photo-shoot (and who were selected for this project). Our thanks to; John McBryde, Vancouver Hawks FHC; Fiona Knight, Fury FHC; David Jameson, Vancouver Hawks FHC; Scott Tupper, West Vancouver FHC; Poonam Sandhu, India FHC; Tyla Flexman, Meralomas FHC; Diana Roemer, Vancouver Hawks FHC; Antoni Kindler, West Vancouver FHC; James Knight, West Vancouver FHC; Molly Driscoll, Surrey Sharks FHC; and Sophie Knight, West Vancouver FHC. 

Kanjee retires as field hockey coach after 19 seasons - Monday, May 21, 2012
UBC Thunderbirds field hockey coach Hash Kanjee announced his retirement, effective April 30. He leaves the T-birds program after 19 honor-filled seasons, eight of which ended with Kanjee celebrating a Canadian Interuniveristy Sport championship. For more, please read more ... 

Registraion Now Open for 2012 Lake and Bake Festival! - Monday, May 21, 2012
Registration is now open for the 2012 Lake and Bake Festival hosted by Okanagan Field Hockey! The tournament is set for August 4-5, 2012, and features mixed hockey, seven-a-side. For more information, please read more ...

Cowichan Field Hockey Association turns 100! - Monday, April 23, 2012
The Cowichan Field Hockey Association is looking forward to having their 100th Birthday Party! They will be hosting a festive tournament from June 2- July 30, 2012, including a BBQ picnic and cake! If you and your friends would like to come join in on the celebration, please check them out at www.cowichanfieldhockey.ca 

Congratulations to BC's Stephanie Jameson - Wednesday, April 11, 2012
On Sunday, Stephanie Jameson put on the Team Canada jersey for the 164th time - surpassing the Women’s Canadian Cap Record holder, Laurelee “Jumbo” Kopeck. Click here to read more ... 

Congratulations to Eric Broom - CAC Award Recipient - Monday, March 26, 2012
Eric Broom, current FHBC Coaching Director, was awarded the Geoff Gowan Lifetime Achievement Award this past weekend at the  Petro-Canada Sports Leadership Gala, hosted by Canadian Association of Coaches. For more information, please click here

Paramjit Singh (Pamma) Bahia passes away - Monday, March 19, 2012
Field Hockey BC wishes to extend its sincere condolences to the Bahia family, who expectantly lost Paramjit on Thursday, February 2, 2012. For more information, please  read more ...

BC Senior Womens Indoor Tournament Results - Monday, March 19, 2012
Congratulations to the UBC Thunderbirds for winning the 2012 Indoor title, defeating the Valley Vixens. Third place went to the UVic Alumni. Much thanks to Cowichan for hosting the tournament!
 

UBC Thunderbirds claim a record 13th McCrae Cup title - Friday, March 02, 2012
CALGARY (CIS) – The UBC Thunderbirds claimed a record 13th McCrae Cup title with a 3-1 win over the host Calgary Dinos Sunday afternoon to wrap up the 2011 FHC-CIS women’s field hockey championship at Hawkings Field. Click here to read more...  

FHBC Voluntary Recognition and Annual Awards Dinner - Wednesday, February 15, 2012
November 4th marked an evening of celebration to recognize excellence within our sport. Athletes, coaches, officials, and most importantly volunteers are recognized at the annual dinner now in it's fifth year. Many congratulations to all our award winners. Photo's from the evening will be posted shortly.  Video coverage of this event is available on the FHBC YouTube Channel. Click here to view and read more...
 

2011 'AA' High School Championship - Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Congratulations to the BC Secondary Schools Girls Field Hockey AA Provincial Championship winners Shawnigan Lake School. Shawnigan overcame Collingwood School in the final match 2-0. The Bronze medal winners were Crofton House School with a 2-1 victory over Rossland School. Congratulations to all the participating schools. Visit http://w3w.mygns.ca/aa/ or  read more...
 

FHBC Women's Foundations and Super Series - ISLAND TRIALS - Tuesday, January 24, 2012 - Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Foundations and Super Series Program trial information is now available for the Island region. Please click here for further information on the November trial dates and registration. The program schedule will be available soon.  
 

Team BC Wins Gold at the 2011 Western Canada Summer Games - Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Congratulations to our Team BC athletes and coaches who competed at the Western Canada Games last week in Kamloops! Team BC won the Gold medal game on Sunday, August 14th with a 1-0 win over Alberta. For full results from this year’s Western Canada Games, please visit the official Western Canada Summer Games website

Field Hockey Games for The Cure - Tri Cities - Thursday, November 17, 2011
This is the 3rd Annual club based field hockey game played between a collection of local high school all-stars and the Tri-City Eagles Field Hockey Club. Eight local high school field hockey teams have a combined goal to raise $3,000 through online donations and admission at the game.  Help them reach their goal before the game by donating online now! Field Hockey Game for the Cure - Tri Cities 2011 Donation link. For more information, please read more ...

Team BC takes the Men's and Women's Gold and Silver Medals at the Under 16 National Championships - Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Congratulations to all those athletes, coaches and managers that competed at the U16 National Championships Aug 3-7, 2011. FHBC is extremely proud of the performances by Team BC and congratulates both the Men’s and Women’s Team BC Blue and White Teams for their respective Gold and Silver medal winning finishes. For full results from this year’s championship, please  read more ...

U18 Nationals - All 3 BC teams take home a medal! - Monday, November 14, 2011
Congratulations to all 3 of our BC teams who brought home hardware from the Under 18 National Field Hockey Championships this past weekend! The BC Men won gold by defeating Alberta in the final. On the women's side, BC Blue took home silver after a tough loss to Ontario in the final, while BC White were victorious in the Bronze medal game over Alberta Navy. Congratulations to all athletes, coaches and managers - FHBC is proud of you! For tournament schedule and results, please read more ...

Team BC Blue Men and Women win Gold at Senior Nationals - Monday, November 07, 2011
It was a BC Blue day today as both the Men's and Women's BC Blue teams earned bragging rights at the 2011 Senior National Championships. Earlier in the day, the Ontario Red women defeated the BC White women for the bronze. The Bronze medal match for the men went to over-time with the Canadian Junior boys defeating the BC White men's team 1-0, read more ...

BC's own Fabulous Five share their Student-Athlete experiences - Monday, October 31, 2011
Three years ago this month, five amazing young ladies were stepping off the stage at their respective high school graduations, diplomas in hand, set to undertake the grand adventure of their lives as university student-athletes. As a precursor to the unveiling of the Province's Head of the Class 2011 on Monday, Howie checks in with the Fab Five. read more ...

Western Canada Summer Games - Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Good luck to our Team BC athletes and coaches who are competing at the Western Canada Games this week in Kamloops!  The field hockey competition begins on Thursday, August 11, and finishes with the Gold medal game on Sunday, August 14.  For more information as well as results, please visit the official Western Canada Summer Games website

4th Annual India Junior Field Hockey Tournament - Wednesday, July 20, 2011
India Field Hockey Club is pleased to announce the 4th Annual Junior Field Hockey Tournament being held in Surrey from June 24th until June 26th, 2011. This years tournament is in dedication to Jas Chohan, who was a beloved Hockey member. For tournament info and registration, please
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U18 Boy's Club Championships - Wednesday, June 29, 2011
India Club won the BC U18 Boys’ Club Championship, defeating Victoria 5-0 in the final played at Wright Field on Sunday.In the bronze medal game, United Brothers and Burnaby tied 1-1, but United Brothers took home the medal with a 3-1 score in penalty strokes. For full results, please  read more ...

Team BC Schedules Announced - Friday, June 24, 2011
FHBC High Performance is pleased to announce the Provincial Team schedules for this summer. There are 206 athletes, 20 coaches and 12 Team BC managers preparing for National Championships this summer. Schedules are posted on each team's Web Page. 

The Vancouver International Tournament (VIT) - May 20-23, 2011 - Thursday, June 23, 2011
Congratulations to all the teams that participated in the Vancouver International Tournament. See you next year!  For tournament results please read more ...

U18 Men's Team BC Roster Announced - Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Following the Men's U18 Team BC Selection Camp held May 13th-14th, FHBC is pleased to announce the athletes who have been selected to the Men's U18 Team who will represent BC at the U18 National Championships, July 20-24. For more information on this year's Men's U18 Provincial Program, please read more ...

U16 Men's Provincial Teams Announced - Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Following the Men's U16 Team BC Selection Camp held May 14th-15th, FHBC is pleased to announce the athletes who have been selected to the two Men's U16 Teams who will represent BC at the U16 National Championships, August 3-7. For more information on this year's Men's U16 Provincial Program, please  read more ...

U16 Women's Provincial Teams Announced - Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Following the Women's U16 Team BC Selection Camp held May 6th-8th and the FHBC Foundations Festival, FHBC is pleased to announce the athletes who have been selected to the three Women's U16 Teams who will represent BC at the U16 National Championships, August 3-7. For more information on this year's Women's U16 Provincial Program, please  read more ...

Women's U18 Provincial Teams Announced - Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Following the Women's U18 Team BC Selection Camp held on April 29th-April 30th, FHBC is pleased to announce the athletes who have been selected to the Women's U18 BC Blue Team and the Women's U18 BC White Team.  For more information on this year's Women's U18 Provincial Program, please  read more ...

FHBC Senior Women's Team BC Trials - Friday, June 17, 2011
FHBC will be holding trials for its Senior Women's Team BC program on Saturday, June 4 from 9:00am-11:00am and 1:00pm-3:00pm at Crofton House School. Please view the Trial Notice for more information. Advance online registration is required. read more ...

FHBC Senior Men's Team BC Trials - Friday, June 17, 2011
FHBC will be holding trials for its Senior Men's Team BC program on Saturday, June 4 from 3:30-5:30pm at Wright Field, UBC. Please view the Trial Notice for more information. Advance online registration is required.  read more ...

Men's Team BC Trial Registration Opens - Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Junior Team BC Trials are being held May 13-15. Trial Notices and Registration details are available on the U16 and U18 Provincial Team Webpages. read more ...

FHBC Foundations Festival - Friday, June 10, 2011
Congratulations and thanks to all Festival coaches, managers, officials and volunteers who helped make FHBC's U16 Foundations Program and Festival at UBC a huge success! With 190 athletes, 14 coaches and 12 team managers, the Festival was very exciting! Athletes who have been identified for the U16 Team BC Camp will be announced on April 20th at 5pm. 

Kelly Newton Maine Athletic Athlete of the Year Award - Friday, June 10, 2011
University of Maine field hockey standout Kelly Newton (Vancouver, BC) was recently named 2011 Female Athlete of the Year at the recent University of Maine Athletic Awards ceremony.
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Paul "Bubli" Chohan, a Canadian Hockey Legend - Friday, June 10, 2011
Every sport has their legends; those that inspire and make lasting contributions. Field Hockey in Canada is no exception. As a team sport, every player contributes to the overall accomplishments and direction of the team. However, very few make lasting impressions and hold records that stand for years, let alone a decade. Paul “Bubli” Chohan is one of these players.
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U18 Women's Super Series - Friday, June 10, 2011
A big congratulations goes out to all the teams, coaches, officials and volunteers that helped make this tournament a success!  The final gold medal match was decided by penalty strokes and the Island GPS pulled a win over the NW Hamber-gers, followed by the NW Blue Crew taking the bronze. 

Women's Provincial Team Pathways - Friday, June 10, 2011
Are you interested in representing BC at a National Championship this summer? Please read FHBC's new "Team BC Pathway" documents for more information on the selection process, dates, and commitment required to play for a Women's Provincial Team at the U16, U18, or Senior level.  read more ...

Coach of the Year Award to Krista Thompson - Friday, June 10, 2011
Congratulations to Krista Thompson who was awarded the Women in Sport Coach of the Year at the 2011 Celebration of Women in Sport held at the Pacific Institute for Sport in Victoria. FHBC and the Victoria Field Hockey community are very lucky to have you. To read more about the award ceremony and the winners please click here

Island Foundations Squad Selected - Thursday, April 14, 2011
Thank you to all athletes who trialled for the Island Foundations Program. For the list of athletes who have been selected to the Island Foundations Squad please read more ...

Southeast Foundations Squad Selected - Thursday, April 14, 2011
Thank you to all athletes who trialled for the Southeast Foundations Program. For the list of athletes who have been selected to the Southeast Foundations Squad please  read more ...

Northwest Foundations Squad Selected - Thursday, April 14, 2011
Thank you to all athletes who trialled for the Northwest Foundations Program.  For the list of athletes who have been selected to the Northwest Foundations Squad please  read more ...

2011 BC Women's Senior Indoor Championships - Friday, April 08, 2011
Congratulations to the Victoria Selects on winning the 2011 BC Senior Indoor Championship Title over UVic in the final. UBC finished in third place defeating the Valley Vixens. 

Jr. Women's Team Announced For March USA Series - Thursday, April 07, 2011
Field Hockey Canada and head coach Nick Sandhu are pleased to announce the Jr. Women’s National Team that will participate in a 4 game series against the USA Women’s U-19 Team in San Diego, California from March 13 - 20, 2011. To view athletes read more ...

West Vancouver School District’s Premier Sports Academies - Thursday, April 07, 2011
The West Vancouver School District’s Premier Sports Academy is pleased to offer students the sport of Field Hockey. An Open House is planned and designed not only to inform parents about this new and exciting programme but it is also an opportunity to assess those student-athletes who are interested in being selected for this programme. For further details, please read more ...

2011 Junior and Senior Womens Indoor Championships - Monday, April 04, 2011
Entry forms for the 2011 Junior and Senior Womens Indoor Championships are now available for download. For tournament information and to download the entry form, please view our Indoor Tournament page. 

2010 'AAA' Provincial Championships - Friday, March 11, 2011
Congratulations to Carson Graham on winning the 2010 AAA High School Championship Title with a 7-1 win over West Vancouver in the final. Kelowna overcame Oak Bay with a 1-0  finish in the bronze medal round. For full results, please read more ...

FHBC Volunteer Recognition and Annual Awards Dinner 2010 - Monday, February 28, 2011
Friday November, 5th, 2010 saw Field Hockey BC present and host the 2010 Volunteer Recognition and Annual Awards Dinner at the Hertitage Hall in Vancouver. Thirty Award Winners were recognised at the event that was attended by Club Presidents, Community Volunteers, Athletes, Coaches and Officials, as well as the Field Hockey BC Board of Directors and Staff.  read more ...

FHBC's Annual Coaching Seminar - January 2011 - Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Field Hockey BC is hosting the Annual Coach Education Seminar, January 7-9, 2011 at UBC (Osbourne). We are offering four coach education courses. For course registration and details, please read more ...

2010 'AA' Provincial Championships - Friday, January 07, 2011
Congratulations to Collingwood on winning the 2010 AA High School Championship Title with an exciting 2-1 win over Little Flower Academy in the final. Rossland overcame Glenlyon Norfolk with a close 2-1 finish in the bronze medal round. For full results, please read more ...

Congratulations to Mervyn Andrews - 2010 Inductee to the Central Okanagan Sports Hall of Fame - Thursday, December 09, 2010
Following the official announcement on November 1st, 2010; it is with great pleasure to congratulate Mervyn Andrews on this well deserved award. The official Inductee Ceremonies of the 5 individuals will take place at the third annual Central Okanagan Sports Hall of Fame Museum induction gala on Thursday November 25th at the Coast Capri Hotel in Kelowna. Merv was instrumental in building the sport in the Interior and mentoring young players who would move on to play University, National and International field hockey. Please read more ...

Congratulations to Jenny John - 2010 Inductee to the BC Sports Hall of Fame - Monday, December 06, 2010
Following the official induction ceremony on September 16, 2010; it is our pleasure to once again congratulate Jenny on this prestigious and well deserved award. The official induction ceremonies of the 9 individuals and 1 team took place in front of over 1000 guests at the Vancouver Convention Centre Expansion at the 42nd Annual Banquet of Champions.  read more ...

Congratulations to Robin D'Abreo, FHBC Provincial Development Coach - Monday, November 29, 2010
Congratulations to Robin D'Abreo, FHBC's Provincial Development Coach for the past 5 years, on his recent appointment as the new Men's Canadian Senior National Coach. Robin will be leading the Canadian Men's Team in competition at the Commonwealth Games in Dehli and officially steps down from his role with FHBC at the beginning of October 2010. We wish Robin the very best as he embarks in his new role. 

Congratulations to John Nolan on his BC Sport Sector Volunteer Award - Friday, November 26, 2010
Congratulations to John Nolan on winning this years Investors Group Volunteer Sport Administrator Award in the Vancouver Area for his outstanding dedication and tireless commitment in a volunteer capacity as an administrator. John's award will be presented at the 4th Annual BC Coaches conference on September 18th in Vancouver.  read more ...

BC wins 2 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze at U16 Nationals - Monday, November 15, 2010
Congratulations to our 4, medal-winning, BC Teams who competed at the U16 National Championships, held from July 21-25 in Mississauga, Ontario.  On the men's side BC Blue defeated Ontario 8-0 in convincing fashion to claim the gold medal, while BC White took home the bronze with a solid 3-0 victory over Saskatchewan.  On the women's side BC Blue edged BC White for the gold medal, with a 4-3 victory in Penalty Strokes after a 0-0 tie in regulation. Congratulations to all athletes, coaches, and managers on a job well done! For more information and results on the U16 National Championships, please click here 

Zone 4 Fraser River-Delta wins 2010 BC Summer Games - Monday, November 08, 2010
Congratulations to Zone 4 Fraser River-Delta who captured the gold medal in the 2010 BC Summer Games, with a penalty stroke victory over Zone 3 Fraser Valley. Earlier on, Zone 5 Vancouver Squamish defeated Zone 6 Island to claim the bronze medal, while Zone 1 Kootenays edged Zone 2 Okanagan in penalty strokes to claim fifth place. Congratulations to all participants for a hard fought competition, and a big thank you to all of our officials and volunteers for helping to make this tournament a success. For additional information about the 2010 BC Summer Games, please click here. For results please click here

CBC Week in Canadian Sport - Sunday, November 07, 2010
CBC Sports featured the 2010 FHC U16 National Championships in their program: This Week in Canadian Sport. See interviews with U16 Team BC member: Emma Mackie and Team BC Head Coach: Bubli Chohan. read more ...

Men's Regional Academy Program Announcement - Tuesday, November 02, 2010
Field Hockey BC's High Performance Program is pleased to announce the Men's Regional Academy Program. This 12 week Regional Performance Program is for male athletes born between 1995-1997. Once selected to the Regional Academy, athletes will have access to 45 hours of training and competition between September and November. Trials are scheduled, August 27-29, 2010.  read more ...

Double National Team Test Series versus Chile - Tuesday, October 26, 2010
Field Hockey Canada is pleased to announce the Double National Team Test Series versus Chile which comes to British Columbia July 31 - August 6, 2010. Matches will be played at the University of British Columbia (3055 Wesbrook Mall, V6T 1Z3). For the full match schedule please click here 

2010 Senior National Championships - Tuesday, October 26, 2010
The 2010 Senior National Championships were held at Vikes Field in Victoria, BC June 30th to July 4th. Many congratulations to all the Team BC squads (6) who performed admirably. Team BC captured the Men's Gold Medal in a tightly fought final over Ontario and Team BC 'Island' defeated Team Ontario to bring home the Women's Gold Medal. Please visit www.fieldhockey.ca for more information and final placings. 

Team BC Captures 3 Medals at 2010 Canada Cup - Monday, October 04, 2010
Team BC captured three medals at the 2010 Canada Cup hosted by Field Hockey Alberta. BC U18 Blue Men captured Gold over BC White Men in the final (2-0). BC White Women won the silver medal, falling to Ontario in the final (1-3). Jessica Bitz, Michelle Graham and Heather Haughn were named to the Women's Tournament XI. BC Members of the Men's Tournament XI were Gurteg Gill, Manvir Kingra, Akash Gill, Gordon Johnston, Ross Dutkiewicz, Spencer Curran and Andrew Kanerva. Congratulations to all athletes, coaches and managers!    

BC U18 Teams at Canada Cup - Friday, September 24, 2010
This year's Canada Cup will take place from July 15-18 in Calgary, Alberta.  BC will be well represented at the event, with 3 teams in attendance. On the men's side, BC U18 Blue and BC U18 White will take on Ontario and Alberta, while on the women's side, BC U18 White will tackle teams from Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Ontario.  Good luck to all of our BC athletes, coaches and managers! For an updated (July 15) copy of the Tournament Schedule read more ...

VRC Jokers Club Summer Skills Development Program - Thursday, August 26, 2010
Interested in summer field hockey skills training? The VRC Jokers Club is running a 6 week development session on Wednesdays (June 30 start) for those players interested in preparing for the Fall season. read more ...

Women's Senior Provincial Teams Announced - Thursday, August 26, 2010
Following trials on the Island and Mainland, the Senior Women's BC Teams have been announced. For the rosters please,  read more ...

Women's U16 Provincial Teams Announced - Thursday, August 26, 2010
Following the Women's U16 Team BC Selection Camp held June 4-6, FHBC is pleased to announce the athletes who have been selected to the Women's U16 Blue Team and the Women's U16 White Team. For more information on this year's Women's Provincial Program, please read more ...

Men's U16 Provincial Teams Announced - Thursday, August 26, 2010
Following the U16 Men's Team BC trials held on May 1st & 2nd, FHBC is pleased to announce the athletes who have been selected to the Men's U16 BC Blue Team and the Men's U16 BC White team.  For more information on this year's U16 Provincial Program, please read more ...

Men's U18 Provincial Teams Announced - Thursday, August 26, 2010
Following the Men's U18 Team BC trials held on April 30th & May 1st, FHBC is pleased to announce the athletes who have been selected to the Men's U18 BC Blue Team and the Men's U18 BC White Team.  For more information on this year's U18 Men's Provincial program, please  read more ...

Women's U18 Provincial Teams Announced - Thursday, August 26, 2010
Following the Women's U18 Team BC Selection Camp held on April 30th and May 1st, FHBC is pleased to announce the athletes who have been selected to the Women's U18 BC Blue Team and the Women's U18 BC White Team.  For more information on this year's Women's U18 Provincial Program, please read more ...

Third Annual Surrey Cup International Hockey Tournament - Tuesday, July 20, 2010
Surrey Field Hockey Club & Dream Star cordially invite you to participate in the action-packed 3rd Annual International Field Hockey Tournament on July 23-25, 2010. For more information regarding this tournament, please click here.  

U18 Women's Team BC Camp Announcement - Monday, June 21, 2010
Field Hockey BC is pleased to announce the athletes who have been selected to attend the U18 Team BC Final Selection Camp, April 30 - May 1, 2010. Athletes will be vying for a spot on one of two summer Provincial Teams. The U18 Blue team will compete at the Senior National Championships held in Victoria, June 30-July 4, while the White team will compete at both Seniors and the Canada Cup, held in Calgary, July 15-18. Congratulations to all athletes who were selected. read more ...

FHC announces Men's National Indoor Camp in Toronto - Monday, June 21, 2010
Field Hockey Canada will hold a national identification camp May 8th and 9th in Toronto for the Men’s Canada National Indoor Pan American Cup team. This is an open identification camp open to all players that meet the eligibility criteria. For further details, please click here

Vancouver International Tournament - Match and Umpire Schedules Released - Monday, June 21, 2010
The 2010 VIT Match and Umpire Schedules are now available to view and download. This year's VIT will host 32 teams in four divisions from BC; Alberta and the United States. To learn more about this year's event and to view participating teams and the recently released match and umpire schedules, please click here 

U14 Girls Zone 4 BC Summer Games Squad Announcement - Monday, June 21, 2010
Field Hockey BC is pleased to announce the athletes who have been selected to the U14 Fraser River-Delta Training Squad for Phase 1 of the BC Summer Games Performance Program. Congratulations to all athletes who were selected. 
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FHBC U18 Women's High Performance Tournament - Monday, June 14, 2010
The FHBC U18 Women's High Performance Tournament took place this past weekend (April 16-18) at Tamanawis Field in Surrey.  Congratulations to the Northwest Goats who defeated the Northwest Angels in the final.  The Island won the bronze medal, while the Southeast and Interior placed 4th and 5th respectively. Congratulations to all athletes, coaches and managers, and a big thank you to all of the umpires and technical officials for their hard work! For more details, including the tournament schedule please read more ...

Women's Pan Am Cup - Team Canada take the Silver Medal - Tuesday, June 08, 2010
The U17 Pan Am Cup Women are in Montevideo, Uruguay and will be playing in the tournament final of the 1st ever Women's Youth Pan American Cup.  Canada defeated Chile 4-1 in the semi final to book their place in the championship match.  In pool play, Canada defeated Paraguay 12-0, lost to Argentina 5-1, and defeated Mexico 12-1 which landed them in second place in their pool.  Canada 's opponent in the final will be Argentina who defeated the USA in the second semi-final. Final scoreline Canada 1 Argentina 6 For match reports and daily updates written by the girls, please click here.  Congratulations to all the athletes and staff! 

Canadian Junior Men place third in pool and fourth overall at the Pan-Am Youth Championships - Tuesday, June 08, 2010
Canada narrowly misses out on a Bronze Medal in defeat to Chile at the Youth Pan American Championships, held in Hermosillo, Mexico. Canada placed third in pool play and fourth overall. Congratulations to all athletes and staff involved. read more ...

2010 Vancouver International Tournament (VIT) - Tuesday, June 08, 2010
Entry and Registration detail pertaining to the 2010 VIT is now available for download from the website. Please note that the deposit deadline for entries is March 19, 2010 read more ...

The Jenny John Professional Development Award - Wednesday, May 12, 2010
The Jenny John Award is presented annually by the BC Women’s Field Hockey Federation and now Field Hockey BC for the promotion of technical excellence in women in sport. It is awarded to an individual who has a proven record in COACHING, UMPIRING, or JUDGING and who wishes to further her development in one of these technical areas. Please click here for more information    

U14 Girls Zone 3 (Coquitlam, PoCo, Surrey) Trial #2 CHANGE - Wednesday, May 05, 2010
Trial #2 for the U14 Zone 3 BC Summer Games Program will now be held on Sunday, March 21 from 5:00-7:00pm at Mobilio Field in Coquitlam.  Athletes should arrive at 4:45pm to check in and get their pinnie. read more ...

2010 BC Women's Senior Indoor Championships - Thursday, April 29, 2010
Congratulations to the Vancouver Hawks on winning the 2010 BC Senior Indoor Championship Title over the Shinny Girls in the final game with a very close score of 6-5. UVic finished in third place defeating UBC with a high scoring game of 7-3. For full results of the Senior Championships, please click here. 

2010 BC Women's Junior Indoor Championship - Thursday, April 29, 2010
Congratulations to Victoria on winning the 2010 BC Junior Indoor Championship Title over Mid Island 1 in the final game with a score of 3-1. Vancouver finished in third place defeating Mid Island 2 with a very close score of 2-1. Please click here for full results of the Championship. 

U14 BCSG Performance Program Registration Open - Thursday, April 29, 2010
Online registration for the Girls U14 BC Summer Games Performance Program is open. Click here to register for this 2010 High Performance Program.  read more ...

Women's Pan Am Youth Championship Roster Announced! - Monday, April 26, 2010
The 2010 Women’s U17 Pan American Youth Championship Team has been announced. Congratulations to all the athletes who will represent Canada at the first ever Youth Olympic Qualifier, held March 13-21, 2010 in Montevideo, Uruguay. read more... 

Men's Pan Am Youth Championship Roster Announced! - Monday, April 26, 2010
The 2010 Men’s U17 Pan American Youth Championship Team has been announced. Congratulations to the athletes who will represent Canada at the first ever Youth Olympic Qualifier, held February 6-14, 2010 in Hermosillo, Mexico. 
 

Regional Program - Weather Cancellations - Monday, April 26, 2010
In the event of a Regional Training session being cancelled due to snow or frozen turf, FHBC will post a news item here on the homepage.  We will try to post the announcement by noon on the day of training, but all athletes and parents are encouraged to check the FHBC website prior to departing for training just in case there is a last minute update. If there is no news item then your training session is ON! 

Field Hockey BC President, Margaret Johnson, Retires - Friday, January 29, 2010
Field Hockey BC would like to take this opportunity to recognize the significant contribution Margaret (Madge) Johnson has made to Field Hockey BC, to the BC Women’s Field Hockey Federation and to Field Hockey Canada over the last 14 years.

Since moving to BC in 1996; Madge has served as an Executive Member and then President of the BC Women’s Field Hockey Federation; an Executive Member of Field Hockey Canada; and for the last 4 years, as President of Field Hockey BC. Madge stepped down in an official capacity at the Field Hockey BC AGM on November 21, 2009.

On behalf of all members and staff at Field Hockey BC; we wish Madge a restful retirement and thank her immensely for her commitment to fostering growth within our sport, country wide.  
 

FHBC Coaching Courses in January - Wednesday, January 13, 2010
Field Hockey BC is running a number of NCCP coaching courses on the weekend of Jan. 8-10. The registration deadline is December 18, but you may register after this deadline if there is still space available. For more information please
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Regional Coaching Opportunities - Monday, January 11, 2010
All Regional Coach postings for the 2009/10 season can now be found on the "Coach Opportunities" page of this website. Please click here for more details.    

Regional Program Registration Open! - Monday, January 11, 2010
Online trial registration for FHBC's Women's Regional program is now available. Please ensure your daughter has a Paid FHBC Junior Membership ($43) for the 2009-2010 season, since you will need her membership number during the Online Trial Registration process. Please click here to register for FHBC's Regional Program.   read more...
 

GM's Making Dreams Possible Coaches Grant - Wednesday, January 06, 2010
The Coaching Association of Canada is now accepting applications for the next wave of GM’s Making Dreams Possible Club Coaching Grants with the deadline of applications being September 21, 2009. Applications for GM’s High Performance Coach Grants are also being accepted now, and the application deadline is January 18, 2010.  If you are interested and would like further details, please click here. 

FIH New Rules and BC Implementation - Tuesday, January 05, 2010
Following the BC Senior Umpires Meeting on Sunday March 8, 2009 and subsequent Field Hockey BC Board approval on March 10, 2009; Field Hockey BC is recommending to all Clubs, Leagues and Event Organisers that the new FIH Rules be effective for all age groups Under 14 and above from April 1, 2009. Initial Update Clinics continue to be confirmed in the lead up to the junior league programs and will continue thereafter. For more information, to download the document 'FHBC Rule Interpretation with FIH Confirmation', or to register for an Update Clinic please click here.   read more...
 

Meet the Pan Am Team Coaching Staffs - Monday, December 07, 2009
With preparations under way for the both the Men's and Women's Pan American Championships, we thought we'd take the time to introduce you to the highly qualified staff of coaches who will be leading these two projects.  Full staff biographies can be found on our website for both the Women's Team, led by Head Coach Robin D'Abreo, and the Men's Team, led by Head Coach Aaron Guest. 

2009 AA High School Championship - Monday, December 07, 2009
Congratulations to Little Flower Academy who lifted the 2009 AA High School Title with a 3-1 win over Collingwood in the final. Southridge overcame Sentinel on penalty strokes to claim the Bronze medal. read more ...

2009 AAA High School Championship - Monday, December 07, 2009
Congratulations to the Kelowna Owls who lifted the 2009 AAA High School Title on penalty strokes over West Vancouver in the final. The Highlanders finished an impressive second and had won the tournament for the past two years in a row. The Carson Graham Eagles finished in third place defeating the Handsworth Royals in another tightly contested game with a score of 2-1.  read more ...

FHC announces Men's Championship Challenge Roster - Friday, November 27, 2009 - Friday, November 27, 2009
Field Hockey Canada and head coach Alan Brahmst released the names of the eighteen players, seven staff, and two reserves that will make up Canada’s national men’s team for the FIH Champions Challenge scheduled for December 6th to December 13, 2009 in Salta, Argentina. For further details, please click here

FHBC Regional Women's Program - Island Trials Announced - Friday, November 27, 2009
Trial dates for the Island U16 and Island U18 squads have been announced.  U16 Trials will be held on Friday, Nov. 20 and Friday, Nov. 27, while U18 Trials will be held on Saturday, Nov. 21 and Saturday, Nov. 28 (all trials at the UVic turf). Players must register online with FHBC in advance of the first trial, and attendance at both trials is mandatory. read more ...

CIS Championships: UBC Claims Gold at McCrae Cup - Friday, November 27, 2009
The second-seeded UBC Thunderbirds won a record-setting 12th CIS women’s field hockey title with a 6-0 gold-medal defeat of the No. 5 Alberta Pandas, Sunday afternoon at the University of Victoria. To read more, please click here

Pan Am Squads begin preparations for the 2010 Pan Am Youth Championships - Friday, November 13, 2009
The Men’s and Women’s Pan Am teams begin training this weekend for the first ever Youth Olympic Qualifers to be held in Hermosillo, Mexico (men) and Montevideo, Uruguay (women). Aaron Guest will be head coaching the men’s team, and Robin D’Abreo will be leading the women’s side. read more ...

BC Challenge - Final - BC/USA Draw - BC victorious in Series - Monday, November 09, 2009
The 2009 BC Challenge Series kicked off with a 1-1 draw between the visiting USA U18 Team and the BC U18 Team.  Game 2 saw BC victorious 3-1, while the final and deciding game played out in a draw 0-0. Credit must go to all athletes, coaches, officials and volunteers who contributed to a very competitive and enjoyable series. For more information about this year's event, please click here 

'Cornershot' Newsletter Annual Edition - Monday, November 09, 2009
The Annual Edition of 'Cornershot' Newsletter is now available on the FHBC website. If you would like to view this edition of CornerShot, please click here

Field Hockey for The Cure a great success! - Thursday, November 05, 2009
Field Hockey for The Cure featured a game between the National Women’s Field Hockey Team and an All Star team who played at Wright Field at UBC on Sunday, September 13th at 4pm. The original goal was to raise $20,000 in support of The BC Cancer Foundation, but the team and its supporters far exceeded their goal, with a total of $30 000 being donated to the worthy cause. To read more about the success of the event, please click here

7 Test International Super Series Canada versus India - Thursday, November 05, 2009
The Canada/India Men’s Field Hockey 7 Test Super Series moves to Surrey Hockey Park at Tamanawis Park having been hosted for the opening two games at the University of Victoria. Canada hope to improve their fortunes as the Series resumes October 14th. For further details on this landmark event, including match updates and ticket information, please click here.  

Men's national team announces roster for series against India - Thursday, November 05, 2009
Field Hockey Canada and Head-Coach Alan Brahmst announced on Sunday the names of the players who will represent Canada in the seven-game test series against India, scheduled from October 9 to 24 in Victoria and Surrey, British Columbia. Both teams have selected 22 players and will name 16 for each game. For further details, please click here

BC Men and Women both claim Gold at Under 16 National Championships - Thursday, November 05, 2009
It was another strong showing for team BC at the Under 16 National Championships which were held July 30th-August 3rd in Mississauga Ontario read more... 

BC Blue Women win 2009 FHC Senior National Championship - Thursday, October 29, 2009
BC Blue defeated Ontario Red 2-1 Sunday afternoon to capture the 2009 Senior Women’s National Championship of field hockey. It is the province’s second consecutive gold medal after winning in 2008. 

BC Blue Men's capture silver at 2009 FHC Senior National Championship - Thursday, October 29, 2009
Team BC Blue captured the silver medal at the 2009 FHC Senior National Championships in a close 3-2 game against Ontario Friday afternoon in Calgary, Alberta.  The Ontarians scored two goals in the final two minutes of the game to win their first gold medal since 2007.  

2009 Canada Cup Men's Results - Thursday, October 29, 2009
Congratulations to the BC U18 Men's team for winning gold at the 2009 Canada Cup! BC U18 beat BC U16 Blue for the gold in the final game with a score of 3-0. BC U16 secured the bronze medal over Alberta winning 2-0. FHBC sends a huge thanks to all the volunteers and officials. For full results, please click here.  

2009 Canada Cup Women's Results - Thursday, October 29, 2009
Congratulations to all participants at the 2009 Canada Cup held at Eric Hamber and Wright Fields from July 16-19th. FHBC would like to thank all umpires, coaches, and managers. BC U18 Blue won the final against Ontario Red in 4-2 game, BC U16 Blue won a close 1-0 game for the bronze medal over the BC U18 White. For full results please click here

Team BC Online Payment & Registration Opens - Monday, October 05, 2009
Athletes selected to 2009 Provincial Teams can now register online and select payment options for the 2009 Team BC Program. read more ...

Pan Am Youth Camp - Monday, October 05, 2009
This past weekend at UBC, FHBC held trials for the Men's and Women's Pan Am Youth Squads.  This is the first step in the pathway to the 2013 Junior World Cup, with the squads training through the fall and winter in preparation for the first ever Pan American Youth Championships.  The Men's Championship will be held in Hermosillo, Mexico in February of 2010, while the Women's Championship will be played in Montevideo, Uruguay in March of 2010.  The winning team from each tournament will be eligible to attend the first ever Youth Olympic Games to be held in Singapore. The squads have been announced. read more ...

Canadian Men tie Russia in 4-Nations opener - Monday, October 05, 2009
On Wednesday afternoon, the Canadian men’s national field hockey team opened the 4-Nations Tournament in Elektrostal, Russia, with a tie against host Russia in front of a large home crowd. To read the full Field Hockey Canada press release, please click here. 

Canadian Women draw Belgium at Champions Challenge II - Monday, October 05, 2009
The Canadian women’s national field hockey team salvaged a 2-2 draw with Belgium Wednesday afternoon at the FIH Champions Challenge II in Kazan, Russia. To read the full story on Field Hockey Canada's new website, please click here

Canadian Men Defeated by South Africa - Thursday, August 27, 2009
The Canadian men’s national field hockey team lost to South Africa 1-3 on Tuesday afternoon in Elektrostal, Russia, in the second official test match in prelude to the Four-Nations Tournament scheduled to start on Wednesday. For further details, please click here.  

Canadian Men to Depart for Russian Tour - Thursday, August 27, 2009
Field Hockey Canada and men’s head coach Alan Brahmst officially announced today the athletes and staff who will represent Canada next week at a Four-Nation Tournament in Elektrostal, Russia. To view Field Hockey Canada's full press release and the roster, please click here.  

FHC National Championship Schedules - Thursday, August 13, 2009
Field Hockey Canada has posted the FHC Senior and U16 National Championship Schedules on their new website, go to Field Hockey Canada for details on the 2009 Championships.  

2009 U16 Nationals News Bulletin - Thursday, August 13, 2009
Please click on the 'read more' to view a pdf news bulletin from Field Hockey Canada for the U16 Nationals to be held in Mississauga, Ontario. 

Canadian National Field Hockey Team to Tour Australia - Thursday, August 13, 2009
Field Hockey Canada and head coach Alan Brahmst released on Friday the names of the sixteen players and six staff who will make up Canada’s national men’s team on their Australian Tour scheduled for July 21st to August 9th, 2009. For more details please click here.  

Men's U16 Provincial Teams Announced - Thursday, July 30, 2009
The rosters for BC U16 Blue and BC U16 White are now available on their respective team pages. The two men's U16 Teams will represent BC at the 2009 Canada Cup, July 16-19 in Vancouver and the 2009 FHC U16 National Championships in Calgary, July 30-August 3. Congratulations to all athletes who have been selected! 

Men`s U14 Provincial Team Announced - Thursday, July 30, 2009
The roster for the BC U14 team is now available following Team BC Trials which took place, May 30-31 in Vancouver. The U14 Boys Team will represent BC at the 2009 FHC National Championships in Mississauga, Ontario, July 30-August 3. Congratulations to all athletes who have been selected! 

FHC Senior National Championships underway in Calgary - Monday, July 27, 2009
The 2009 FHC Senior National Championships are underway in Calgary, Alberta. The men's tournament runs July 21-24 and the women's tournament runs July 22-26. BC is represented by four Women's teams and two men's teams. For the full schedule and live results, go to Field Hockey Canada

2009 Canada Cup - Hosted by FHBC - Thursday, July 23, 2009
The inaugural Men's and Women's Under 18 Canada Cup starts July 16 2009 and is being hosted in Vancouver at the Eric Hamber and UBC Wright Field venues. For more information and to view schedules and results, please click here   

BC Senior Women's teams announced - Thursday, July 23, 2009
The BC Senior Women's teams have now been selected.  Both BC Senior Blue and BC Senior White will be representing BC at the Senior National Championships in Calgary, from July 22-26.  Congratulations to all athletes who have been selected.  

U14 Girls Club Championships - Tuesday, July 21, 2009
Congratulations to India Club for winning gold in Tier 1, Burnaby Red Hot Chili Peppers for winning gold in Tier 2, and West Vancouver Vipers for winning gold in Tier 3. A huge thanks to the volunteers from the West Vancouver host club, and to all of the officials.  read more ...

U14 Boy's Club Championships - Tuesday, July 21, 2009
Congratulations to all participants at the U14 Boy's Club Championships held in Victoria June 13-14th. Thank you to Victoria for hosting and to all umpires, coaches, and managers. United Brothers won the final against West Vancouver, Victoria won a close 1-0 game for the bronze medal over the Black Hawks. For full results please click here. 

U16 Boy's Club Championships - Tuesday, July 21, 2009
Congratulations to St. George's who unnofficially won the U16 Boy's Club Championships in a 3-0 win over India Club. Thank you to the host club, Burnaby Men, for all of their hard work and professionalism. Also thank you to all of the umpires, coaches and managers! For more results please click here.  

Men's Field Hockey World Cup Training Squad Announced - Friday, July 10, 2009
Canadian men’s national field hockey team head coach Alan Brahmst announced his official training squad for preparations leading up to the 2010 World Cup in Delhi, India. To view the Field Hockey Canada Press Release including the list of 32 athletes named to the training squad, please click here. 

GM Making Dreams Possible Coaching Grants - Monday, July 06, 2009
Dedicated to supporting athletes at all levels through coaching excellence, General Motors’ Making Dreams Possible Program has been providing one hundred $2,000 club coaching grants and ten $10,000 high performance coach grants annually to community sport clubs and high performance coaches nationwide.  Click here to be directed to application site.    

BC Senior Men's teams announced - Tuesday, June 30, 2009
The BC Senior Men's Squads have now been selected.  Both BC Senior Blue and BC Senior White will be representing BC at the Senior National Championships in Calgary, from July 21-24. Congratulations to all athletes who have been selected. read more ...

Women's U18 Provincial Teams Announced - Tuesday, June 30, 2009
The rosters for BC U18 Blue and BC U18 White are now available on their respective team pages. The two Women's U18 Teams will represent BC at the 2009 Canada Cup, July 16-19 in Vancouver and the 2009 FHC National Championships in Calgary, July 21-July 26. Congratulations to all athletes who have been selected! read more ...

U18 Boy's Club Championships - Wednesday, June 24, 2009
The U18 Boys Club Championships were held at Wright Field and Hamber Field on the week-end of May 29th -May 31st. In a repeat of the 2008 finals, St. George's beat Hawks Club for the Gold Medal in an exciting game. United Brothers secured the bronze medal over India Club. Thank you to the host club, the Vancouver Hawks for running a great tournament! read more ...

U16 Girls Club Championships - Wednesday, June 24, 2009
Congratulations to the West Van Bulls who beat the Surrey Sharks 2-1 in the final to capture the championship title at the U16 Girl's Club Championships held in Coquitlam May 29-31st. The West Van Ravens had a narrow 4-3 victory over the West Van Grasshoppers, taking the bronze medal in sudden death overtime. Thank you to the host club, the Tri-City Eagles for making this tournament possible! read more ...

Remembering Pat Chapman - Wednesday, June 24, 2009
Field Hockey BC and the Field Hockey Community mourn the passing of a dear friend. Pat died peacefully at Vancouver General Hospital on May 13th, 2009 at the age of 85. Pat is survived by her loving husband John, one son, Ian (Judy) and her beloved grandchildren Ryan, Sara (Sam) and Craig (Erin), two great-grandchildren, Ella and Charlie, and her brother Tony, in England. Pat will be remembered as someone whose active interests ranged from field hockey to the art world and the Faculty Women's Club. A talented interior decorator and skilled seamstress she made time for great dinner parties; for friends and family. A celebration of Pat's life will be held at one of her favourite places, Cecil Green Park, UBC on May 26th from 2 - 4 PM. In lieu of flowers a Faculty Women's Club scholarship fund will be set up in Pat's name. 

FHBC Currently Seeking Volunteer Technical Officials - Wednesday, June 24, 2009
FHBC is currently seeking Volunteer Technical Officials for the U18 Boys Club Championships May 29-31 at Eric Hamber and Wright Field. Interested candidates should email their availability to tournamentcoordinator@fieldhockeybc.com 

FHBC Call For Umpires - Club Championships - Wednesday, June 24, 2009
FHBC is currently seeking umpires for both the U18 Boys and U16 Girls Club Championships May 29-31 at Eric Hamber, Wright Field (Boys) and Coquitlam Town Centre Fields (Girls). Qualified umpires should email their availability to tournamentcoordinator@fieldhockeybc.com 

Men's National Team World Cup Squad Camp Trials - Wednesday, June 24, 2009
The Men's National Team will be having their World Cup Squad Camp Trials at Wright Field, UBC June 4-7th. For more information and to register before the May 18th deadline, please click here. 

U18 Women's High Performance Tournament - Thursday, June 18, 2009
The BC U16 team defeated the Northwest Sailors 2-1 on Sunday, to claim the U18 Women's High Performance Championship at The University of Victoria. In the bronze medal game the Southeast Cobras held off the Northwest Spartans in another 2-1 scoreline.  Earlier in the day, the Island Thunder defeated the Interior for fifth place, while the Island Riders were victorious over the Southeast Ninjas to take seventh place.  Congratulations to all athletes for a great display of hockey, and to all coaches, managers, and officials for making the tournament a great success. For full results  read more ...

India Series Cancelled due to H1N1 Virus - Wednesday, June 17, 2009
The Canadian Women's National team will no longer be hosting Team India in a Test Series at the end of May at Tamanawis field in Surrey read more ...

Men's U18 Provincial Squad Announced - Tuesday, June 16, 2009
The roster for BC U18 Blue Men is now available on their team page. The Men's U18 Team will represent BC at the Canada Cup, July 16-19 in Vancouver and the BC/USA Challenge, July 30-August 3 in Vancouver. Congratulations to all athletes who have been selected! read more ...

Men's U18 Provincial Team Trials - Tuesday, June 16, 2009
Team BC Trials for Men born in 1991 and 1992 are scheduled for May 1, 2 and 3. Two teams will be selected to represent BC at the 2009 Canada Cup, July 16-19 and the 2009 US Challenge, July 30-August 3 in Vancouver. read more ...

Women's U14 Provincial Teams Announced - Monday, June 15, 2009
The rosters for BC U14 Blue and BC U14 White are now available on their respective team pages. The two Women's U14 Teams will represent BC at the 2009 U16 National Championships in Mississauga, July 30-August 3. Congratulations to all athletes who have been selected! read more ...

Remembering Wendy Ladner-Beaudry - Monday, June 15, 2009
Field Hockey BC and the BC Sport Community mourn the passing of an inspirational leader, mentor and friend. Many of you will have heard the tragic news about Wendy's death last week in Vancouver. Our hearts and prayers go out to her family and friends, and to the whole west coast sport community. read more ...

2009 Men's Superleague - Wednesday, June 03, 2009
In an effort to increase the quality of play, and maintain the integrity of this historical elite program, the 2009 Superleague has been improved to include coaches, an increased number of games and  innovative rule changes. Superleague games will commence April 24th at Tamanwis Field. Team Rosters have been announced. read more ...

Women's U16 Provincial Teams Announced - Wednesday, June 03, 2009
The rosters for BC U16 Blue and BC U16 White are now available on their respective team pages.  Congratulations to all athletes who have been selected!  read more ...

U14 High Performance Championship - Wednesday, June 03, 2009
The second Women's High Performance Championship is set to start Friday, April 24, 2009 at Wright Field, UBC. Athletes representing 6 Zones in BC compete for the U14 Zone Development Program Championship Title, as well as spots on 2 BC Representative Teams. For the full tournament schedule,  read more ...

Canadian Men Qualify for the 2010 World Cup - Wednesday, June 03, 2009
Canada clinched the Pan Am Cup Gold Medal in Santiago, Chile, defeating USA in overtime after a 1-1 draw in regulation time. North Vancouver’s Paul Wettlaufer scored the game winning goal four minutes into extra time to send the Canadian men’s team to its first World Cup since 1998. BC's own Rob Short of Victoria was named the tournament’s Most Valuable Player while Vancouver’s David Carter was named Best Goalkeeper. Congratulations to the athletes and staff. For more details please read the Field Hockey Canada news article. 

FHBC - Special General Meeting - Thursday, May 21, 2009
Please note that a Special General Meeting will be held on Sunday 3rd May, 2009 at Sport BC, 260-3820 Cessna Drive, Richmond, BC at 12 noon in Room 160. For more details and to download the agenda and supporting documents please click here
 

U16 High Performance Championship - Thursday, May 21, 2009
The first Women's High Performance Championship is set to start Friday, April 17, 2009 at Tamanawis Park in Surrey. Athletes representing 4 Regions in BC compete for the U16 Regional Program Championship Title, as well as spots on 2 BC Representative Teams. For the full tournament schedule,  read more ...

FHBC Fitness Policy - Friday, May 15, 2009
Did you know that FHBC has a Fitness Policy for its Regional, Zone, and Provincial team programs?  High Performance athletes are now completing their second official Fitness Test, but for athletes who are sick or injured there are specific protocols to follow.  For more information please   read more...  

FHC Call for Officials - Thursday, May 07, 2009
Field Hockey Canada has issued a memo directed towards all officials. They are looking for umpires for the Men's and Women's Senior Nationals in Calgary July 21-26th and for the Men's and Women's U16 Nationals in Mississauga July 30-August 1st. Please click here  to download the memo and the application form, due on March 23rd. 

BC Masters Tournament - Thursday, May 07, 2009
The Masters Tournament will be held at the University of Victoria April 17th-19th, 2009. For an informational update please click here

Spring Break Camp - Kelowna - Thursday, April 30, 2009
The FHBC Spring Break Development Camp in Kelowna on March 23-25th, 2009 is open to girls aged 12-16. This camp is for a wide range of skill levels and will be coached by members of the Canadian National Team. For more information on how to register for the camp please visit the Okanagan Valley Field Hockey Association site. To view a document containing the Bios of the National Team members please click on the read more:  read more ...

Provincial Coaching 2009 - Thursday, April 30, 2009
All Provincial Coach postings for the 2009 season can now be found on the "Coach Opportunities" page of this website.  Please click here for more details. 

U14 Boys' Rumble - Island vs. Mainland teams - Thursday, April 30, 2009
As part of FHBC's U14 Boys' Development program, there will be a mini-tournament between 3 Mainland teams and 1 Island team, on Sunday, March 8 at UBC. read more ...

Canadian Sport for Life - Thursday, April 30, 2009
Canadian Sport for Life (CS4L) has a new website with helpful tips for athletes, coaches and parents: www.canadiansportforlife.ca. The website contains physical literacy for parents, Long Term Athlete Development for athletes and coaches, and a new section on education and recreation.  

1st Annual North Delta Olympic Field Hockey Clinic - Thursday, April 23, 2009
Boys and girls aged 5-16 are invited to join Guy Gentner, Ravi Kahlon, Bindi Kullar and other Olympic and National team members and coaches to learn about the growing national sport of field hockey at the North Delta Community Park on Saturday, March 7th from 6-8 pm.   read more...  

Victoria U14 High Performance Squad - Friday, March 27, 2009
The Zone High Performance Victoria U14 Squad has now been posted. Congratulations to all athletes who were selected. read more ...

Mid-Island U14 High Performance Squad - Friday, March 27, 2009
The Zone High Performance Mid-Island U14 Squad has now been posted. Congratulations to all athletes who were selected. read more ...

43rd BC Athlete of the Year Awards - Tuesday, March 17, 2009
Members of Field Hockey BC can purchase pre-sale tickets to Sport BC's 43rd Athlete of the Year Awards presented by TELUS. Pre-sale tickets are discounted at $80/person and will be available until February 16th. The Awards Show will be at the River Rock Show Theatre in Richmond on March 24th. To purchase your pre-sale tickets using ticketmaster please click here: read more ...

Men's High Performance Program Announcements - Tuesday, March 17, 2009
Two FHBC Men's High Performance Programs are set to start the weekend of February 14 and 15, 2009. Targeting U14, U16 and U18 boys, the U14 Development Program, and the U16/U18 High Performance Clinics offer technical skills based practices led by qualified NCCP Coaches and former Canadian National Team players. read more ...

Men's Strength and Conditioning Program - Monday, March 16, 2009
FHBC Men's High Performance posts weekly Strength and Conditioning Programs for U14, U16 and U18 boys. Prepared by FHBC Physiologists, Sean Campbell and Behnad Honarbakhsh, boys can download the weekly programs which include strength techniques, energy systems running drills, and injury prevention exercises to keep athletes fit and healthy for high performance field hockey, and prepare athletes for Team BC Trials. read more ...

Mid-Island Storm to BC Junior Indoor Championship Title - Monday, March 16, 2009
Last weekend saw the BC Junior Indoor Championship title go for the second straight year to the girls representing Mid-Island. A set of impressive displays, including a 7-2 victory in the final versus Victoria, clinched the title in front of home support at the Cowichan Recreation Centre. For more information and to view all the results, please click here 

National Team News, Athlete Criteria, Carding Lists and More! - Thursday, March 12, 2009
Interested in representing Canada on a national stage? Do you want more information on athlete identification opportunities in 2009? Visit the new National Team Information page on our website. read more ...

Northshore U14 High Performance Squad - Thursday, March 12, 2009
The Zone High Performance Northshore U14 Squad has now been posted. Congratulations to all athletes who were selected. read more ...

Team BC Selection Criteria - Thursday, March 12, 2009
Interested in playing for Team BC? Representing British Columbia at a National Championship, Canada Games or an International Series can be an exciting and rewarding experience. The High Performance Program recently published Team BC Selection Criteria for all groups. read more ...

Canadian Women's Pan American Cup Team Announced - Saturday, March 07, 2009
Field Hockey Canada issued a press release announcing the names of those representing Canada at the 2009 Pan American Cup in Hamilton, Bermuda February 7-15th. The roster includes a mixture or veterans and new talent, with thirteen of the players coming from British Columbia. read more ...

University of Ulster International Hockey Scholarship - Saturday, March 07, 2009
High level female hockey players residing outside of the UK and Ireland are eligible to apply for an International Hockey Scholarship at the University of Ulster in Northern Ireland.  read more ...

Call for Officials - Senior Indoor National Championships - Saturday, March 07, 2009
Field Hockey Canada is looking for Regional or Canadian umpires for the Canadian Senior Indoor National Championships in Calgary at the Talisman Center. The Championships will run from noon on Feb. 27th until 3:30 on March 1st. Flights and accomodation will be covered. Interested applicants should contact liz@fieldhockey.ab.ca.  

2009 Italy Field Hockey International Trophy - Thursday, March 05, 2009
Registration forms for the 2009 Italy Field Hockey International Trophy tournament are due on June 15th. The tournament will take place in Padova on September 4th-6th, 2009. Player categories include Men's 1st Club Teams, Men over 40, Men over 60, and Ladies. read more ...

FHBC High Performance Sport Science Workshops - Friday, February 13, 2009
Over the weekend, 230 athletes in FHBC’s Women’s High Performance Program were introduced to FHBC's weekly Strength and Conditioning Program. Facilitated by FHBC Physiologists, Sean Campbell and Behnad Honarbakhsh, athletes learned strength techniques, energy systems running drills, and injury prevention exercises to keep them fit and healthy for high performance field hockey. read more ...

Coaching Seminar Jan 9-11th, 2009 - Friday, February 13, 2009
A variety of NCCP Certification Courses will be offered at this years Coaching Seminar including Community Coach, Level 2 and Level 3 Technical, and Introduction to Competition Part A and Part B. Please click here for details and registration information. 

FHBC Schools Program - Sunday, February 08, 2009
A wide variety of coaching opportunities within our Schools Program are now posted on the Coach Opportunities page. Please email info@fieldhockeybc.com to sign on and help expose a whole new generation of athletes to our fantastic sport! 

The Jenny John Professional Development Award - Sunday, February 08, 2009
The Jenny John Award is presented annually by the BC Women’s Field Hockey Federation and now Field Hockey BC for the promotion of technical excellence in women in sport. It is awarded to an individual who has a proven record in COACHING, UMPIRING, or JUDGING and who wishes to further her development in one of these technical areas. Please click here for more information  

BC Womens Junior Indoor Championships - Friday, February 06, 2009
The BC Womens Junior Indoor Championships will be held January 31st-February 1st, 2009 at the Cowichan Recreation Centre in Duncan. Deadline for entries is January 12th. For more information and to download the entry form, please view our Indoor Tournament page.    

U16 Island Squad - Friday, February 06, 2009
The Island U16 High Performance Squad has now been posted - congratulations to all athletes who were selected.   read more...  

U18 Island Squad - Friday, February 06, 2009
The U18 Island High Performance Squad has now been posted - congratulations to all athletes who were selected.   read more...  

Vancouver U14 Squad - Tuesday, February 03, 2009
The Zone High Performance Vancouver U14 Squad has now been posted. Congratluations to all athletes who were selected read more ...

U16 Interior Squad - Tuesday, February 03, 2009
The Interior U16 High Performance squad has now been posted - congratulations to all athletes who were selected.  

Men's U18 US Challenge - Tuesday, February 03, 2009
Best of luck to Team BC as they challenge the American U17 National Team in San Diego, California. The men will play 3 games from November 14th- 16th at the Olympic Training Center. For more information please click here

Job Opportunity - Field Hockey BC - Thursday, January 29, 2009
Applications are now being accepted for the FHBC Tournament Coordinator position. Deadline for applications is January 21st, 2009.   read more...  

Fraser South U14 Squad - Wednesday, January 28, 2009
The Zone High Performance Fraser South U14 Squad has now been posted. Congratulations to all athletes who were selected.  read more ...

Southeast U16 Squad - Wednesday, January 28, 2009
The Regional High Performance South East U16 Squad has now been posted - congratulations to all athletes who were selected. read more ...

U-Vic Wins CIS National Championships - Monday, January 26, 2009
Congratulations to the University of Victoria Vikings who won the 2008 CIS Championships held in Victoria. The Vikes' 2-1 win over the Alberta Pandas gives U-Vic their 11th McCrae Cup win, tying the UBC Thunderbirds for the most national titles in the history of women's field hockey. UBC defeated the Guelph Gryphons 3-0 to claim the bronze medal. Please click here to visit the CIS tournament website. 

Intl. Resource Partnership-Hockey NSW - Tuesday, January 20, 2009
FHBC is excited to announce its first International Resource Partnership with Hockey New South Wales in Australia.  Please check the FHBC Coach Resources page for more details and DVD resources available from Hockey NSW 

Southeast U18 Squad - Tuesday, January 20, 2009
The Southeast U18 squad has now been posted - congratulations to all athletes who were selected.  The first training session is on Sunday, November 9. 

2008 Pan American Junior Championships - Tuesday, January 20, 2009
The Canadian U21 Mens Team competed at the Pan American Junior Championships in the Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago October 17th-26th. The boys challenged the top teams, finishing in 4th. To view the official website please click here, to view photos and daily reports from the Canadian Team please click here

UBC Women's Field Hockey Celebrates 100 Years - Tuesday, January 20, 2009
The UBC Thunderbirds Women's Field Hockey Team celebrates a century this fall, in 1908 it was one of UBC's first varsity sports. To read more about the history of field hockey at UBC please click here

Call for Officials - Indoor National Championships - Sunday, December 21, 2008
Regional and Canadian umpires are needed at the Senior and U19 Indoor National Championships February 26-March 1st and March 26-29th, respectively. The Championships will take place at the Talisman Center in Calgary. Interested umpires should contact liz@fieldhockey.ab.ca before December 19th.   read more...  

North Shore U14 Trials - Cancelled for Sun., Dec. 14 - Sunday, December 21, 2008
Due to the snow, the 4th Trial for the North Shore U14 squad has been cancelled for Sunday, December 14.  All athletes who are trialling for the squad will receive an email on Monday, with the next step in the trial process 

Men's Interim National Team Coach Appointed - Tuesday, December 16, 2008
Field Hockey Canada announced the hiring of Nick Sandhu as the Canadian Men’s Interim National Team Coach.  Nick will begin coaching the Canadian team in Vancouver where the team is centralized on Saturday, October 11. To read more about the Men's and Women's National Team Coach Appointments please click here. 

Men's U18 BC Challenge Trial Registration - Thursday, December 11, 2008
Field Hockey BC is holding trials for the 2008 Under 18 Men's US Challenge Team Program. To register for trials, click here. Team BC Athletes and Coaches will represent BC in a 3 match series against USA's U18 National team, at the Olympic Training Centre in San Diego, November 13-16, 2008. read more ...

Bridgman Cup Oct 10-13, 2008 - Wednesday, December 10, 2008
The Bridgman Cup Tournament is the oldest and most prestigious senior girls field hockey tournament in the Province, first competed in 1937.  Participants come from all areas including Greater Victoria, Duncan/Cowichan, the Lower Mainland and the Interior of the Province. For more information about the Bridgman Cup and about this year's tournament held at the UVic Field Hockey Turf,  please click here. 

Regional/Zone High Performance Registration is Open - Wednesday, December 10, 2008
Field Hockey BC's Regional and Zone High Performance Program Registration is open. To register, click here. Trial dates have been published for the following regions and zones: Fraser North U14, Fraser South U14, South East U16, South East U18, North West U16, and North West U18. Please see the specific regional web pages for trial dates, fees and policies.  

Women's National Team Coach Appointed - Monday, December 08, 2008
Field Hockey Canada announced the hiring of Louis Mendonca as the Canadian Women’s National Team Coach.  Louis will join the Canadian team in Vancouver where the team is centralized on Monday, October 6. Louis is well known to Canadian hockey as he has been involved in coaching at the provincial and national level for many years. To read more please click here

Coach Education 08-09 - Monday, December 08, 2008
A wide variety of Coach Education options are now available through our CEM Program as well as regular NCCP Certification. Please click here for CEM workshops.  Please click here for NCCP courses. 

'CornerShot' Annual Newsletter - Thursday, November 27, 2008
Please enjoy the Annual 'CornerShot' Newsletter which can be downloaded off of our website by clicking here

Regional Coaching 2008-2009 - Friday, November 14, 2008
Coaching appointments available within the Regional High Performance Program for the 2008-09 season have now been advertized.  Please click here for more details.  

External Sport Credits - Wednesday, November 12, 2008
Did you know that you can receive credit toward high school graduation for participation in FHBC's Regional or Provincial Team Programs?  For more information on this exciting BC Ministry of Education program please visit our External Sport Credit page.  All athletes who participated in the 2007-2008 FHBC Regional and Provincial programs will receive a letter of verification in the mail from FHBC - if you do not receive your letter by September please contact us.    

BC U16 Men Win US Challenge Series - Thursday, November 06, 2008
The BC Under 16 Men's team left for Moorpark, California to play a three match series against the USA Under 17 Men's Squad over the long weekend (July 31-August 3). BC won the US Challenge, 2 games to 1. This series caps off a milestone summer for Team BC. Our coaches and athletes won every National Championship, Invitational Tournament and International Series in 2008. Congratulations to everyone involved! US Challenge Game reports and results are available here.   read more...  

Men's U21 World Cup Qualifier - Squad Announcement - Thursday, November 06, 2008
Team Canada has been announced for the Men's U21 World Cup Qualifier held in Trinidad and Tobago from October 17-20th, 2008   read more... 

Umpire Needed - Little Flower Academy - Thursday, November 06, 2008
Little Flower Academy is looking for an umpire for games on Tuesdays and Thursdays. If you are interested please contact Ali at alijohn@telus.net  

Umpires Needed - North Shore - Thursday, November 06, 2008
Umpires are needed for the Fall Junior and Senior Field Hockey Leagues on the North Shore. Please contact Gerry at gkarvelis@nvsd44.bc.ca if you are interested. Umpires should have a minimum rating as a Community (previously named Provincial B) umpire.    

U19 Men's National Championships - Monday, November 03, 2008
Congratulations to the BC Men's U19 team for beating teams from Alberta, Ontario and Saskatchewan to claim the gold medal at the Men's National Championships this past weekend at Wright Field. For further information please click here for the Field Hockey BC site and click here for the Field Hockey Canada site. 

Provincial Teams - Travel Expense Claims - Thursday, October 30, 2008
This is a reminder that all travel expense claims related to Provincial Team training this summer must be received by FHBC by August 31.  (This applies to athletes, coaches, and managers.) For a copy of the travel expense claim form   read more...  

Employment Opportunity- Dynamic Sports - Friday, October 17, 2008
Dynamic Sports is a multibrand distributor of field hockey gear.  The company is looking for an independent, outgoing person to take over sales, primarily at tournaments and registration nights during the spring and summer season. If interested, contact Altaf at dynamicsports@shaw.ca.    

BC Wins Gold and Silver and Women's Nationals - Friday, October 17, 2008
Congratulations to BC Blue who won the gold medal, and BC White who took home the silver at U19 Nationals in Winnipeg.  After a well contested final match that was tied 1-1 at the end of regulation time and golden goal overtime, BC Blue pulled out the victory, winning 2-1 in penalty strokes.  Earlier in the day, the BC U16 team put up a tough fight versus Ontario, but were defeated 7-2 in the bronze medal match. It was a disappointing loss, but overall a very impressive result for a team competing 3 years above their age group.  Congratulations to all athletes for a job well done! For photos please click here. For complete results and more information please visit the tournament website.    

BC Summer Games - Tuesday, October 14, 2008
Congratulations to the Zone 5 U14 girls for winning the gold medal at the BC Summer Games held this past weekend in Kelowna. For results and more information please click here to visit the BC Games website. 

Road to Beijing: a passion for field hockey - Tuesday, October 07, 2008
Victoria field hockey player Ravi Kahlon gives insight into how he became an Olympian and the importance of community in a Times Colonist news article, please click here to view.    

Provincial Umpiring Course - September 2008-Burnaby - Monday, October 06, 2008
A Provincial Umpiring Course has been scheduled for September 22nd and 23rd, 2008 at the Burnaby Lake West Complex, please click here for more information including registration.    

Regional Umpiring Course - September 2008-Vancouver - Monday, October 06, 2008
For more information and to register for the upcoming Regional Umpiring course September 15-16th 2008 in Vancouver, please click here.  

Moira Rerrie Bursary - Monday, September 22, 2008
Female field hockey players intending to pursue a post-secondary field hockey career are urged to apply for the Moira Rerrie Bursary. For more information and to download the application form please click here. Candidates are reminded that applications are due on August 31st, 2008. 

Team BC Ireland Tour 2008 - Thursday, September 18, 2008
Our women's Under 16 BC Blue team are in Northern Ireland, July 16th -July 24th for a camp and series of provincial matches at the University of Ulster. For up-to-date results, tour diary and more information please visit the Ireland Tour page. Best of luck to all the athletes and staff!    read more ...

Hockey at the Beijing Olympics - Support Team Canada - Monday, August 25, 2008
Women's field hockey will commence on Sunday, August 10th at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Men's field hockey begins on Monday, August 11th. Best of luck to our Canadian Men's team who play their first match against Australia at 6:30 pm (Beijing local time). For a hockey specific Olympic microsite launched by the FIH please click here. For the official Beijing Olympic site please click here

Men's Olympic Hockey on CBC.CA - Monday, August 25, 2008
A number of hockey games from the Olympics will be covered by the CBC and CBC.CA.   Please click here for the full broadcast schedule.  For games on cbc.ca, first click on "live video" from the horizontal menu at the top of the page. Once the video page has loaded select the event you would like to watch from the panel on the right side. 

BC Sweeps Senior Nationals - Monday, August 18, 2008
BC Senior Men won gold, beating Ontario 1-0 in overtime, while the Senior Women's team won an all BC final, with a victory against the Under 19 BC Women (4-1). BC`s Kate Thompson (B.C. U-19) and Michael Lee were named the tournament's most valuable players. Congratulations to all athletes, coaches and managers involved in the Canadian National Championships held in Calgary. Please click here to view photos.    

FHBC Invitational - Wednesday, August 13, 2008
Congratulations to all involved in the recently completed BC Invitational Tournament held in Vancouver. Despite testing weather conditions, all teams represented their provinces in spectacular fashion. For podium results and for more information, please click here  

Field Hockey BC Office HAS MOVED! - Sunday, August 10, 2008
Please note the Field Hockey BC Office has moved effective March 31st, 2008. Phone numbers remain the same and our new address is: 202-210 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC, V5Y 3W2.  
 

U14 Girls Club Championships - Thursday, August 07, 2008
Congratulations to the Vancouver Gold Hawks who won the gold medal over the West Van Eagles in the Tier 1 category at the U14 Girls Club Championships hosted by West Vancouver.  read more ...

U16 Boys Club Championships - Wednesday, August 06, 2008
Congratulations to the Vancouver Gold Hawks who won the U16 Boy's Club Championships 1-0 over St. George's. Burnaby-United Brother's picked up the bronze medal by defeating the West Van Marauders 2-1.  read more ...

Head of the Class 2008 - Wednesday, August 06, 2008
Five Field Hockey BC grade 12 student athletes were highlighted in the Vancouver Province's Head of the Class 2008 article. Please also click here to view a slideshow of the girls. Congratulations to Jackie Trautman, Kaela Barker, Kelly Newton, Carly Dickson and Georgia McGillivray! 

Surrey Cup International Hockey Tournament - Monday, July 28, 2008
The Surrey Lions are hosting the First Surrey Cup International Hockey Tournament July 25 - 27th. For more information on this exciting event please click here

U18 Women's Club Championships - Monday, July 21, 2008
Congratulations to the West Van Eagles who defeated the West Van Cheetahs 2-1 in the final of the Women's U18 Tier 1 Club Championships in Delta. The West Van Eagles placed first in the Tier 2 division in a close 1-0 win over the White Hawks. For final standings and photos please click here. 

Men's JWC Open Trial - Friday, July 18, 2008
FHC has announced that there will be an open trial for the Men's Junior World Cup Team.  The selection camp will be held from July 30 - August 3, in Vancouver.   read more...  

U12 Boy's Festival - Wednesday, July 16, 2008
Congratulations to all participants of the U12 Boys Festival held on June 14th at Eric Hamber Field. A big Thank you to all umpires (a few who umpired 6 in a row!), The Hawks Club Tournament Hosts, coaches, managers, parents and players. The players were especially lucky to have members of the Men's National team dazzle them with a lunch hour display of terrific skills. To read more please click here. 

World Hockey Champions Trophy - Thursday, July 10, 2008
The elite Men's World Hockey Champions Trophy will begin on Saturday, June 21st in Holland. Please click here for more information and to view photos and results on their official website. 

U14 Boys Club Championships - Thursday, July 10, 2008
Congratulations to the Delta Falcons 1 team who defeated India Club in the final 4-1 to win the gold medal at the Club Championships hosted in Victoria. The Red Hawks won the bronze medal in a close 3-2 game over Cowichan. For full results please click here. 

U16 Women's Club Championships - Thursday, July 03, 2008
Congratulations to the Delta Falcons for winning the U16 Womens Club Championships held in Surrey. The Falcons beat the West Van Bobcats to be named the Tier one champions. The Surrey Shark Attack defeated the Okanagan Owls to be named the Tier two champions. For final standings and photos please click here. 

U18 Men's Club Championships - Thursday, July 03, 2008
Congratulations to Saints A who won the U18 Mens Club Championships in an exciting game against the Hawks. For full results and photos please click here. Everyone involved should be congratulated for a successful weekend of hockey that displayed skill, speed, grit and desire. 

Field Hockey Match Videos - Wednesday, July 02, 2008
To watch European Field Hockey League matches in high definition, please click here. This link can also be found with other useful videos under Coach Resources on our website. 

Vancouver International Tournament (VIT) - Wednesday, July 02, 2008
Congratulations to all teams who participated in last weekend's VIT! For tournament podium results, please click here.    

Junior Tournament-India Club - Wednesday, July 02, 2008
Please click here for information regarding the upcoming Junior Tournament hosted by India Club June 28-July 1st. Please direct enquiries to the contacts listed here.    

2008 Rutledge Super League - Thursday, June 26, 2008
In memory of Ross Rutledge (1962-2004), the Super League continues to showcase the best male field hockey players in our province, including current and former National Team Members. A reminder that applications are due May 9, 2008. Rosters will be posted May 13th.   read more...  

U18 Women's High Performance Tournament - Thursday, June 26, 2008
The U18 High Performance Tournament gets underway this Friday at 8:30am. The tournament runs from Friday May 9th to Sunday May 11 and all games are at Wright Field at UBC. A special thanks to all the Umpires, Technical Officials as well as the volunteers. Best of luck to all the teams!!! 

PanAm Umpiring Seminar - Tuesday, June 17, 2008
The PanAm Umpiring Seminar held in Victoria during the Olympic Qualifier was a great success, thanks to Denise McGeachy for organizing the seminar. Please click here for more information. 

Under 16 Women's High Performance Tournament - Tuesday, June 17, 2008
Congratulations to the North West Tsunami who won the gold medal at the BC U16 Women's High Performance Championships. The Tsunami had a tight 0-0 final against North West Herons, however the Tsunami won 4-1 in penalty strokes. For full results and photos please see the tournament page

Vancouver Mens League Champions - Monday, June 16, 2008
Congratulations to India A who were named the 2008 Premier Championships after a close match against Hawks A. India A scored in overtime, for a picture of the championship team please click here. 

Women's Under 14 High Performance Tournament - Monday, June 16, 2008
Congratulations to the North Shore Titans who captured first place at the U14 Women's High Performance Tournament. Titans' Kylie Nabata, the leading scorer for the tournament, scored two goals to beat Fraser South in the final 2-0. Please see the tournament page for results and photos.    

Provincial Coaching 2008 - Tuesday, June 10, 2008
Coaching opportunities for both Men's and Women's Provincial Teams this summer are now available. Please click here for more details.  

National Schools Program - Tuesday, June 10, 2008
Coaching opportunities within the 2008 National Schools Program have now been posted.  Please click here and scroll down to the appropriate window for more details on these exciting and rewarding introductory coaching options.    

Congratulations to Anthony Wright - Thursday, May 29, 2008
Congratulations to the 2008 UBC Bobby Gaul Memorial Trophy Award winner Anthony Wright of UBC Men's Field Hockey. Anthony was honoured at UBC's Annual Athletic Banquet as the Outstanding Graduating Male Athlete of the Year. To read more about Anthony's accomplishments please click here. 

Injury and Attendance Policy - Tuesday, May 13, 2008
Did you know that the High Performance Program has an injury and attendance policy for Regional and Provincial team selections?    read more...  

Children's Fitness Tax Credit - Thursday, May 08, 2008
Starting with the 2007 tax year, the Government of Canada allows a non-refundable tax credit based on eligible fitness expenses paid by parents to register a child in a prescribed program of physical activity. The children's fitness tax credit allows parents to claim up to $500 per year for eligible fitness expenses paid for each child who is under 16 years of age at the beginning of the year in which the expenses are paid.

Tax receipts for participation in the FHBC's Developmental, Regional and Provincial Excellence Programs in 2007 have been issued by email to all eligible athletes. If you did not receive the tax receipt, please contact info@fieldhockeybc.com.  
 

A Dear Friend Passes Away - Monday, April 21, 2008
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Judy Broom. For so long the heart and soul of field hockey in British Columbia, Judy will be sadly missed and our thoughts and best wishes are extended to Judy's husband Eric and the entire Family. Judy's career with the BC Women's Field Hockey Federation and more recently Field Hockey BC spanned twenty-seven years in which time Judy helped build the sport of field hockey in British Columbia and across the Country. A Celebration of life was held at St. Mark's Anglican Church on Friday 8th February, 2008. Judy touched the lives of many within our community. She will be remembered always.    

Watch Local Field Hockey on TV - Tuesday, April 15, 2008
Tune in Monday March 3rd between 7-10am on Live Eye, City TV, channel 13. The Vancouver Hawks Club will be highlighted throughout the morning show, live from Wright Field. Watch for familiar faces from the Hawks Club senior and junior teams and members of the Canadian National Men’s team.    

Lake & Bake Field Hockey Festival - Tuesday, April 15, 2008
The Lake & Bake Field Hockey Festival has been set for August 2/3 in Kelowna, BC. This Mixed team festival allows for a great weekend of field hockey with time to spare for visiting the local golf courses, wineries, and lake. Early bird registration is due June 15, please click here for more information.    

BC Junior Women's Indoor Championships - Thursday, April 03, 2008
Congratulations to Cowichan who won both the pool play and the final 5-1 over Fraser South. Third place went to Victoria over North Shore, Vancouver placed fifth. To view pictures from the tournament, please click here.    

Post Secondary Field Hockey Information - Thursday, April 03, 2008
Looking to play field hockey at university? Click here for information on field hockey programs at Canadian Universities.    

BC Boys Development Program - Friday, March 28, 2008
We are pleased to announce the 2008 Boys Development Sessions which start February 3 at UBC. The 7-session Development Program is open to boys between the ages of 12-16 interested in improving their skills in preparation for the Junior season.   read more...  

BC Indoor Championships - Friday, March 28, 2008
The BC Women's Indoor Championships will be held at the Cowichan Recreation Center. The BC Senior Tournament will be held on January 26-27 while the BC Junior Tournament will be on February 2-3. Registration is due on January 16 for the Seniors and January 23 for the Juniors, please click here for more information.    

The Jenny John Professional Development Award - Friday, March 07, 2008
The Jenny John Award is presented annually by the BC Women’s Field Hockey Federation and now Field Hockey BC for the promotion of technical excellence in women in sport. It is awarded to an individual who has a proven record in COACHING, UMPIRING, or JUDGING and who wishes to further her development in one of these technical areas. Please click here for more information    

2008 Coaching Seminar - Friday, March 07, 2008
A big "Thank You" to all the course conductors and participants that made this years Coaching Seminar a success.  Please continue to check the "NCCP" or "Coach Education and Mentorship (CEM)" pages of the coaching section for more coach education opportunities.    

High Performance Fitness Programs - Tuesday, March 04, 2008
Fitness and Injury Prevention Programs have been developed for U14, U16 and U18 female and U16 male high performance athletes. Programs are now available weekly on the sport science pages. The programs are designed by FHBC's physiologists: Sean Campbell, MPT, MSc. and Behnad Honarbakhsh, MPT, BHKIN, CSCS.   read more... 

Women's High Performance Selections - Tuesday, March 04, 2008
Over the last month, 460 high performance athletes have registered and trialed for 2007-2008 Regional and Zone Development Programs. Congratulations to all athletes who were selected to Regional and Zone Squads. Online payments are now available under HP Programs. For an update on communication and athlete packages, click here.    

Coach Education and Mentorship (CEM) - Tuesday, March 04, 2008
A variety of workshop oportunities from our Coach Education and Mentorship (CEM) program have now been posted.  Please click here for more details.    

BC Schools AAA Championships - Monday, February 25, 2008
Congratulations to West Vancouver (North Shore) who took home first place at the AAA Championships held at Burnaby lake from November 14-16th! Kelowna (Okanagan) placed second and Cowichan (Vancouver Island) rounded out the top three. For more results, please visit the BC School Sports website here.    

Canada-USA Men's Series - Monday, February 04, 2008
Our U16 BC Men and U20 Canada Men played very well against the USA at the 3rd annual BC Challenge and U20 Series this past weekend at UBC. Although the U16 Men finished strong with a win in their third game against the USA, the USA won the series based on goal differential. The U20 Canadian team looked strong throughout and beat the USA with two wins and a tie. For photos and detailed results, please click here.  

British Columbia well-represented at CIS Nationals in Toronto - Friday, February 01, 2008
Over 40 BC Athletes will be competing at this years CIS Championships in Toronto. For more information please click here    

Umpire Assessor and Course Conductor Courses - Thursday, December 20, 2007
BC will host both an Umpires Assessors Course and a Course Conductors Course (for the Provincial Award) on the weekend of November 10th and 11th 2007. For more information click here. Registration is now closed. 

FIH announces Olympic Qualifying Tournament Pools - Tuesday, November 27, 2007
The FIH has announced the pools for each of the Olympic Qualifiying tournaments to be held in 2008.  Victoria will be hosting one of the Women's Tournaments with the following teams:  Korea, Ireland, Italy, Malaysia, Cuba, and Canada.   read more...  

Official Opening of the Tamanawis Park Artificial Turf - Saturday, November 24, 2007
Field Hockey BC congratulates the City of Surrey and the local field hockey community for the official opening of Tamanawis Field, held on Saturday, Sept. 8.  Field Hockey BC Vice President, Ian Baggott, was on hand along with Kevin Wise, President of the Surrey Sharks, Narinder Sangha, representative of India Club, and Nick Sandhu, assistant coach of the men's National team, to join Mayor Dianne Watts in cutting the ribbon in the official opening ceremony.   read more...  

Scarborough Junior Indoor Tournament - Wednesday, November 21, 2007
Looking for an indoor tournament for your junior team? The Toronto Titans FHC invites you to enter their tournament this fall.   read more...  

Senior National Championships (Winnipeg) - Tuesday, November 13, 2007
BC win Silver (Men) and Bronze (Women) medals at the 2007 Senior National Championships. Previously.. BC Men overwhelm the hosts Manitoba 8-0 in their first pool match. BC Women below par as they open their campaign with 1-0 loss to Alberta 1. BC Women bounce back with convincing 5-1 win against Alberta 2. BC Men continue to hit the back of the net with 4-1 win over Ontario and 4-0 win over Alberta in their second and third pool games respectively. BC Men and Women dominate Manitoba 10-0 and 7-1 respectively. BC Men and Women both lose to Ontario, 1-0 and 4-2. BC Men secure a place in the final with 2-0 win over Alberta. BC Women to compete for the Bronze while BC Men go for Gold in the medal finals.    

Western Canada Games (Alberta) - Wednesday, November 07, 2007
Team BC win GOLD with repeat 2-0 victory against Alberta in the Games Final. Previously..Team BC began their campaign with a convincing win over Alberta 2-0 in their first pool game. Team BC goals scored by Pam Aldridge and Abigail Raye. The afternoon game against Saskatchewan proved to be a successful match! Pam Aldridge opened the score in the 4th minute of play on a penalty corner goal. Pam also finished an outstanding right side attack, slotting a field goal in the 7th minute. BC won the second match 11-0, and looked composed and strong as they moved the ball around their prairie counterparts. Team BC advance to the final with 4-1 win over Manitoba.   read more..    

2007 US Challenge (California) - Monday, October 29, 2007
BC close out the U.S. series with an extremely competitive and committed final performance. Both teams created opportunities, the best of which fell to the BC team, however, the U.S. goalkeeper managed to keep BC the wrong side of a 1-0 score line. Series score USA 2 BC 1. Previously... BC tie series 1-1 ahead of the weekends deciding match. The BC U19 Boys squad fought back extremely well to win the second match of this three match series 2-0. This is an especially encouraging result given the loss of a two goal lead in a 5-3 reverse in the first match. Click for match reports    

U19 Junior National Championships (Toronto) - Friday, October 19, 2007
Congratulations to the BC U19 Men who captured gold, and the BC U19 Blue Women who took home the silver medal.  Also on the women's side, the BC U19 White team placed fourth after Manitoba defeated them in sudden death strokes, and BC U16 White finished fifth after a hard fought victory over Alberta in their final game.  For photos and more details   read more...  

2007 CanAm Challenge (Vancouver) - Thursday, October 18, 2007
Congratulations to the BC U16 Blue team and the BC Western Canada Summer Games team who competed against the USA U16 and U19 teams in the 4th Annual CanAm Challenge, held from July 24-28, 2007 at Wright Field.  For photos and results   read more... 

Pan American Games 2007 - Thursday, October 04, 2007
Canada Men win Pan-Am Gold and qualify for Beijing Olympics with sudden death win over Argentina match report 
Canadian Men win semi-final to advance to the Gold Medal Game against Argentina. Click for match report. Canadian Men advance to Semi-Finals with 2-0 win over Chile. Canadian Women win first play-off match 3-0. USA clinical in their finishing, defeating the Canadian Women's team 6-0 in their final pool match. Canadian Men draw with the USA in their second pool match 2-2. The Canadian Women's team lose in the last minute of their second match (1-0) to the Netherlands Antilles. The Senior Canadian Men's team open their Pan-Am campaign with a 2-0 win versus Netherlands Antilles. The Senior Canadian Women's team lose their opening Pan-Am game in a hard fought encounter with Cuba 3-1. Click here for match reports  
 

BC Provincial Teams enter phase two of the 2007 Program - Wednesday, October 03, 2007
Following the success of the BC U14 and U16 Boys and Girls teams at the BC Invitational Championships in Vancouver earlier this month; the Provincial summer continues with U19 and U16 Girls teams and a U19 Boys team traveling to Toronto for the Junior National Championships, July 25-29. Whilst these teams are away, FHBC will host the U.S. National U19 and U16 Girls squads in Vancouver for the annual Can-Am Challenge against BC Provincial U19 and U16 select teams, July 24-28 @ UBC. Phase three of the Provincial summer sees a second BC U19 Boys team travel to California to take on the U.S., August 2-5; the BC U19 Girls select team travel to Strathcona County for the Western Canada Games, August 7-11; and BC Men's and Women's Senior teams travel to Winnipeg for the Senior National Championships, August 16-19. We wish all the teams the very best of luck!    

BC Invitational Tournament 2007 - Wednesday, October 03, 2007
Congratulations to all athletes and coaches who competed in the BC Invitational on July 5-8 in Vancouver.  In the women's division, BC U16 White took home the gold, while the U14 Blue and U14 White teams finished 4th and 5th respectively.  In the men's U16 division, BC White captured the silver medal after losing to Ontario in the final, while BC Blue defeated Alberta 3-1 to win the bronze.  In the men's U14 division, BC White and BC Blue took home the gold and silver medals respectively.  For more information   read more...  

Voluntary Recognition Awards BBQ - Monday, September 03, 2007
FHBC hosted its inaugral Voluntary Recognition Awards BBQ on Saturday July 7th, 2007. The evening was a great success, enjoyed by all in attendance and we hope that this is just the start of an annual celebration to recognise the significant contribution made by volunteers in our community. The event owes a debt of gratitude to Richard and Nancy Self who generously agreed to host the awards evening at their home in Vancouver. Click for Photo's and Award Recognitions    

Tamanawis Field Grand Opening - Monday, September 03, 2007
Field Hockey BC congratulates the City of Surrey and the local field hockey community for the installation and soon to be officially opened world class field hockey facility at Tamanawis Park. Field Hockey BC encourages as many field hockey supporters to join the Mayor and official guests on Saturday 8th September 2007 to recognise this significant investment in our sport. read more ...

U14 Womens' Club Championship - Tuesday, August 14, 2007
Congratulations to all teams who participated in the U14 Club Championships on the North Shore.  Tier 1 winners - WV Bulls, Tier 2 winners - WV Thunderbolts, Tier 3 winners - Okanagan Blue Moose   read more...  

U12 Boys' Festival - Photos - Thursday, August 09, 2007
Congratulations to all teams who participated in the U12 Boys' Club Festival in Victoria.  To see some photos from the event   read more...  

U14 Boys Club Championship - Thursday, August 09, 2007
Congratulations to the White Hawks, winners of the U14 Boys' Club Championship held in Victoria on June 9/10.   read more...  

2007 U19 Junior National Championships - Thursday, August 02, 2007
Congratulations to the BC U19 Men who captured gold, and the BC U19 Blue Women who took home the silver medal.  Also on the women's side, the BC U19 White team placed fourth after Manitoba defeated them in sudden death strokes, and BC U16 White finished fifth after a hard fought victory over Alberta in their final game.  For photos and more details read more ...

2007 CanAm Challenge - Thursday, August 02, 2007
Congratulations to the BC U16 Blue team and the BC Western Canada Summer Games team who competed against the USA U16 and U19 teams in the 4th Annual CanAm Challenge, held from July 24-28, 2007 at Wright Field.  For photos and results  read more ...

U18 Women's Club Championship - Thursday, August 02, 2007
Congratulations to the Vancouver Red Hawks who won the tier 1 division for a second year in a row, and to the West Van Cheetahs who captured the tier 2 gold medal.  For more information and full standings  read more ...

U16 Men's Club Championship - Thursday, August 02, 2007
Congratulations to Saints 10 who captured the gold medal at the U16 Men's Club Championship this past weekend at Burnaby Lake.  read more ...

BC teams successful at Cal Cup - Thursday, August 02, 2007
Congratulations to the West Van Eagles who captured the gold medal and the Vancouver Hawks who won the bronze, in the U16 Women's division at Cal Cup, May 26-28.  read more ...

U18 Men's Club Championship - Thursday, August 02, 2007
Congratulations to Victoria who took home the gold medal at the U18 Men's Club Championship this weekend.  The tournament was held at UBC, and six teams from the lower mainland and island participated.  read more ...

U16 Women's Club Championship - Saturday, July 28, 2007
Congratulations to the West Van Leprechauns who captured the gold medal in tier 1 of the U16 Women's Club Championship, held in Victoria this past weekend.  The Leprechauns defeated Burnaby 3-0 in the final, after falling 2-1 to Burnaby in pool play.  Coach Don Bird was very happy with his team's play this weekend, and also commended tournament organizers on a very well run event.  Thank you to Pat Hall and all of her many umpires and volunteers for hosting the tournament.   read more...  

Fraser South wins U14 High Performance Championship - Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Congratulations to Fraser South, who defeated the North Shore Breakers in the gold medal game of the U14 High Performance Championship, held Apr. 27-29 at Tamanawis Field in Surrey.    

NW Kingfishers win U16 High Performance Championship - Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Congratulations to the Northwest Kingfishers who defeated the NW Herons 3-1 in the gold medal game of the U16 High Performance Championship, held May 11-13 at John Ferreira Field in Duncan.    

It's Official - Victoria awarded the 2008 Olympic Qualifying Tournament - Friday, July 20, 2007
 FIH Contract SigningThe International Hockey Federation (FIH) has awarded Victoria, BC a Women’s Qualifying Tournament for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. The tournament will be held at the University of Victoria April 26–May 4, 2008. The announcement was made this week by Field Hockey Canada; following successful talks between the International Hockey Federation (FIH), Field Hockey Canada, Field Hockey BC and the Canadian Organising Committee; the contract awarding one of the six world Olympic Hockey Qualifying Tournaments was signed by the FIH and Canadian representatives. The inset photo shows Mary Cicinelli (FHC President) and Cheryl Taunton (Organising Committee Chair) signing the contract awarding the 2008 Women's Olympic Hockey Qualifying Tournament to Canada. More..     

2008 FIH Women's Olympic Qualifier awarded to Victoria, BC - Wednesday, April 18, 2007
Saturday 14 April 2007 saw the completion of three days of talks between the International Hockey Federation (FIH), Field Hockey Canada, Field Hockey BC and the Canadian Organising Committee. The Tournament will be hosted by Field Hockey Canada and Field Hockey BC in the City of Victoria and will be staged at the new field hockey facility at the University of Victoria between April 26 & May 4, 2008. More.. 

FHBC Board Member Nominations (AGM) - Wednesday, April 18, 2007
The following FHBC Board Director positions are up for nomination at this years AGM: President, Finance Director, Coaching Director, Domestic Director, Men's High Performance Director. The above positions are for a two year term. Further details and terms of reference are available via the FHBC office and nominations should be sent to the FHBC Office c/o Ian Baggott, FHBC Board Vice-President to 214-1367 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC V6H 4A9 or via e-mail info@fieldhockeybc.com. Deadline: April 21, 2007 

Kelowna - FHBC Board and Staff Regional Visit - Wednesday, April 18, 2007
The weekend March 31/April 1 saw FHBC Staff and voluntary Board Members visit Kelowna for an open house community meeting to discuss regional strategic policy and answer questions regarding current service provision. On behalf of the Board and Staff, FHBC would like to thank all community supporters for their opinions, ideas and continued dedication to the sport of field hockey in their region. We have posted some of the photos of our visit on the following link; are you famous....? 

Men's National Team Fundraiser - Tuesday, April 17, 2007
The Patrons Committee and UBC Men's Field Hockey are hosting the 2007 Pan Am Gala Dinner in order to raise money for the Men's National Team's final preparations for this summer's Pan Am Games.  The event will be held on May 16 at UBC Cecil Green House, and will include dinner and an auction. read more ...

FHBC wins at 41st Annual Sport BC Awards - Sunday, March 25, 2007
March 16, 2007 - The 41st Annual Sport BC Awards held on March 14, 2007 at the Hyatt Regency in Vancouver were a great success for field hockey.  FHBC's Sumesh Putra was named Official of the Year, for his outstanding umpiring both domestically and internationally.  FHBC Vice-President Ian Baggott  received the President's Award for field hockey, in recognition of his great contribution to the sport in our province. Congratulations to Sumesh and Ian on what was an extremely enjoyable evening for the sports community in BC.  
 

FHC True Sport Youth Leadership Conference - Feb. 15-18, 2007 - Wednesday, March 07, 2007
On February 15 three BC athletes travelled to Ottawa to participate in FHC's True Sport Youth Leadership Conference.  To hear what Emma, Katie, and Iain thought of their experience click here... 

BC wins silver medal at FHC U19 Indoor Championships - Friday, March 02, 2007
Team BC took the silver medal at the FHC U19 Indoor Championships, held in Calgary from Feb. 23-25, 2007.  read more... 

The Vancouver International Tournament - 18-21 May, 2007 - Sunday, February 18, 2007
 Jan. 8, 2007 - Held traditionally over the May Long Weekend the VIT has enjoyed eleven years as one of the largest social field hockey tournaments on the West Coast. This year promises to be no different as we once again look forward to welcoming new and old friends alike.  2007 sees the VIT for its second year at the ‘Burnaby Lake Complex’. With three artificial field turfs, a beer garden, clubhouse and catering awaiting everyone,  the party atmosphere continues!  read more ...

2006 Premier's Sport Awards - Tuesday, February 13, 2007 - Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Congratulations to Mark Erickson and Christine De Pape who received the 2006 Premier's Sport Awards for field hockey.
read more...
 

2007 BC Sr. Indoor Championships - Feb. 3/4, 2007 - Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Congratulations to the Hawks for winning their second consecutive BC Sr. Indoor Championships!  read more... 

2007 BC Jr. Indoor Results - Jan. 27/28, 2007 - Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Congratulations to Fraser South, 2007 BC Junior Indoor Champions. A close final saw Fraser South defeat a spirited Mid-Island team 2-1.  read more... 

Jenny John Professional Development Award - Sunday, January 28, 2007
Dec. 11, 2006 - The Jenny John Award was established by the BC Women’s Field Hockey Federation on Jenny’s retirement in August 2000.  The Award honours Jenny for the unparalleled contribution she made to the Federation during her years as Provincial Coordinator from 1979-2000.  During that time she created and guided the technical and development programs of the Federation.  read more ...


  
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