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*Hello All, Surrey Lions have invited our juniors to there Tournament July 26-28. If you are a player or coach and are interested in registering a team or know of players who would like to join a team in the tournament please contact Guy Manwaring ( firstname.lastname@example.org ). See details below.
Surrey Lions field hockey club are having a Junior tournament to add on to their great high level senior tournament. Surrey Lions Junior Cup 2013 will be held at Tamanawis Park on (126 street and 64 avenue) on July.26, 27, 28 weekend.
There are lots of divisions available starting from U-10 to U-18 , both boys and girls. We are requesting that all teams enter into this tournament and show support for this club running a good event for the entire hockey community.
It is requested that Vancouver Hawks, Burnaby Lakers, West Vancouver, & Falcons ensure they bring teams as well as all the surrey-based clubs. If clubs are having a hard time fielding a team, let’s try working together and make one team between two clubs, for example Burnaby and West Vancouver could combine and make one team for the division desired.
Both the registration and invite letter are attached.
Sent by Gary Sangha (for forwarding to all men’s club contacts and umpires.)
A “well-disciplined” Falcons side took part in the Surrey 7-a-side this past weekend at Tamanawis! Some outstanding hockey was witnessed under gorgeous sunny skies and much fun was had by all.
Click here to go to the registration page:
What’s New: This year Falcons Field Hockey Club will field 2 Men’s teams in Winter League. We will be
entering a Premiere B team, and a Competitive team and want to invite players from the U-16 and U-18 teams as well as old vets and newcomers to join us. This season will be great for personal growth for the players who commit to full-time. A chance to play with veteran players with national and provincial experience as well as years of Men’s League experience. It’s an opportunity to play all year round and hone your skills and play against a stronger group of players than you are currently used to. Teams will consist of 6-10 veteran players, 6-10 Full-time Junior players. This will be adjusted as positions are filled.
Goals: To continue the process of rebuilding a men’s program and in so doing elevate the play of our U-16 and U-18 junior players for the following Spring League. This is also a chance to further develop those players who have been invited to play in the provincial program and to start a process of elite level player development. Finally to develop the men’s program so that it supports club level players in their personal development, as coaches, players and quality social members. This club had great players at all levels and that’s what made it special to everyone involved. ( Not everyone wants to be an elite level player, some want to be social members and play good competitive hockey. A club needs all of these people to be successful and grow. )
Eligibility: Players must be 14 by Dec. 31 2013 at minimum to be considered. (league rules). Must be able to commit to a full-time position and will be expected to make at least 80% of all games. Must be able to commit to at least 80% of all regular practice sessions scheduled once a week. Players will be evaluated to ensure their safety. Not every player who signs this availability sheet will be ensured a position.
Season: The season starts in early September and runs until April. Roughly twenty weeks plus playoffs. Games are on Sunday primarily, with home game time starting at 3:00pm. Players should arrive at least 30 minutes prior to start and communicate well in advance if they cannot make a game.
Home Field: Home field for both teams will be Tamanawis, Surrey. (20 minutes from Tsawwassen at 64th Ave. and 126th street. We will have home games at this field and 1 practice a week at the baptist church gym. Extra turf time for practices will be added for both teams once the season starts.
Costs: Player fees for both teams this upcoming year will include a one-time fee for new uniforms of 75$ including jersey, shorts and socks for a total of $285.00 pr player (This is includes turf times, umpires and gym times).
Players fees = 285.00$ (includes new uniform, gym times, league fees, and umpires)
FHBC Fees = Adult 66$ Junior 33$ (Not a club charge but must be up to date or league will fine us)
* Please Fill out the Online Registration form before August 22nd. Questions, call Guy Manwaring (604-671-3065)
Note: All FHBC fees must be up to date prior to start of the Winter League. Current FHBC expires in August 2013.
2013 U11 girls Falcon Chicks had an amazing season. They finished 1st in Tier 1. With an undefeated league record of 6 /0 /3 and 0 /1 /3 record in the U12 tier 1 Club Championship. That is 6 /1 / 6. Wow!!!! The U11 Falcon Chicks are an extraordinary group of 15 10 and 11 year olds with a maturity well beyond their years, outstanding attitude and work ethic, fantastic athleticism and a desire to be the best they can be. Coached by Corrie Guraliuk, Bob Childs and Ayla Van Agteren. Congratulations 2013 U11 Falcon Chicks.
Congratulations to the Falcons U14 Thunder. After going undefeated in round robin play, with no goals against, the Thunder lost a hard fought championship game 2-0 to a talented Cowichan team. Well done girls! Your parents and coaches are very proud of you. You have represented the Falcons Club with pride.