News and Announcements

On behalf of the Tigers Field Hockey Club, we would like to invite you to join our Field Hockey skills camp starting Tuesday July 4th. We are looking to build on the success of last year with a few new things added. We have 8 sessions total this year, 2 more than last year!

This year the camp with take place on Tuesdays from 5:45 pm to 7 pm at the University of Victoria Water Based Field. Additional details are on the poster attached. If you require any gear (stick, shin pads, etc.) let us know. If you have a stick from last year, that will work just fine!

If you would like to register send participant’s names, ages, and youth shirt sizes to: tigersfieldhockey@gmail.com

The document Tigers Camp Info 2017 was attached to this post.

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The 2017 Westerly Tournament is being hosted by the Cougars on the Sept. 9-10, 2017 at the Cowichan Sportsplex in Duncan.
This is an extra-special year for this tournament as it will be the first competitive games held on Duncan’s resurfaced water based turf surface. In addition to the field hockey on Saturday and Sunday there will be a social dinner on the Saturday evening with the customary games of skill (more details to come).

The registration fees are due Aug. 1 with relevant payment details in the attached document. If you have any questions please contact: jillalexthompson@gmail.com.

What: Westerly Field Hockey Tournament
When: Sept. 9-10, 2017
Where: Cowichan Sportsplex
Who: Ladies teams (Age 19+)
Cost: $300 per team (due Aug. 1)

The document 2017 Westerly Tournament INFO was attached to this post.

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Summer Drop-in Field Hockey dates and times have been confirmed for Tuesdays and Thursdays this summer. See below:

SAILORS FHC SUMMER DROP IN
Dates: Tuesdays (July 4 – August 29)
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $5.00 per player (must pay before playing)
Age: 14 and up
Contact: Ronnie Lee ( 250-727-6033 or leeronnie19@gmail.com)

Everyone must have valid and active FHBC insurance.
Newcomers can try for 3 games without insurance, but must sign a waiver.

REBELS FHC SUMMER DROP IN
Dates: Thursdays, (June 29 – August 27)
Time : June 29th to July 13th – 8:00pm-9:00pm (due to turf booking conflict)
Time: July 20th to August 27th – 7:00pm-8:30pm
Cost: $5/session or $30 for the whole summer (10 sessions total)
Contact: rebelsfieldhockey@gmail.com

All ages welcome, but kids under 12 should have a parent present. We will split up the players and field to allow for different games at different levels of play. FHBC registration is desired (and is a requirement for children/minors), but adults wishing to try the sport out can sign a waiver.

For general questions, please e-mail VILFHA@gmail.com

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VICTORIA, B.C. – At the annual Vancouver Island Ladies Field Hockey general meeting, on Apr. 10, the major award winners, division winners, playoff winners and all-star teams were announced. Third division Demons goalkeeper Theresa Kennedy was named the most outstanding player of the season. Kennedy was a force for several teams in the league in all three divisions, most notably, she played four games for four different teams one weekend and won all of four games. Lynx 1 defender and junior national team member Anna Mollenhauer was named the league’s top Under 18 players as Lynx 1 finished first in the league and playoffs.

Julie Williams was named the Christine Trophy winner as she plays for the Lynx club in Division 1 and 2, coaches Lynx 3, umpires in both the men’s and women’s league, coaches in the junior league and is the league umpire coordinator. Long-time official David Auld was named Foley Shield umpire. Auld’s commitment spans across the women’s league and high school league and he continues to show dedication and an eagerness to improve year after year.

The Division MVPs were Ali Lee, of the Mariners in Division 1, Brecken Sales, of Lynx 2 in Division 2, and Hayley Picard, of the Kestrels, in Division 3.

The Hibbert Trophy – Most Outstanding Player
Awarded to the most outstanding player in the association. Players in any division are eligible for this award. The Hibbert family, of Victoria, donated this trophy. Nita Hibbert played in the association and was the league’s social director.
2016-17 Winner: Theresa Kennedy, Demons

The Foley Shield – Most Improved Umpire
Awarded to the most improved umpire in the association.
2016-17 Winner: David Auld

The Christine Trophy – Ability, Sportsmanship and Service 
Awarded to a member of the association who best combines sportsmanship, ability and service to VILFHA. Joy Speight donated the trophy, which was named for after her daughter.
2016-17 Winner: Julie Williams, Lynx Club

The Trelawney Shield – Most Outstanding Under 18 Player
Presented to a young player (18 and under) who best combines ability, leadership and sportsmanship. Ruth Trelawney, who was a member of VILFHA and the Canadian national team that competed in Jamaica in 1968, donated this shield.
2016-17 Winner: Anna Mollenhauer, Lynx 1

SPORTSMANSHIP AWARDS
These awards are given out annually to the most sportsmanship team in each division (1, 2 and 3). Each team votes for a team in their division they felt was the most sportsmanlike.
2016-17 Division 1 Winner: Patriots
2016-17 Division 2 Winner: Swifts
2016-17 Division 3 Winner: Lynx 3

DIVISION MOST VALUABLE PLAYERS
These awards are given out annually to the player that is voted most outstanding within the division they are registered in. This player will impact the league through leadership, ability or service to their team.
2016-17 Division 1 MVP: Ali Lee, Mariners
2016-17 Division 2 MVP: Brecken Sales, Lynx 2
2016-17 Division 3 MVP: Hayley Picard, Kestrels

LEAGUE WINNERS
Division 1: Lynx 1
Division 2: Lynx 2
Division 3: Pirates

PLAY-OFF WINNERS
Division 1: Lynx 1
Division 2: Sailors
Division 3: Pirates

DIVISION ALL-STAR TEAMS
These awards are given out annually to the players that are voted most outstanding within the division they are registered in.

Division 1
Caitlin Evans, Flickers
Robin Fleming, Flickers
Sara Goodman, Flickers
Stefanie Sajko, Lynx 1
Anna Mollenhauer, Lynx 1
Kyla Kirby, Lynx 1
Kira Starr, Mariners
Ali Lee, Mariners
Emily Thomas, Patriots
Heather Wheatley, Patriots
Chelsea Marshall, Patriots

Division 2
Shon Lumb, Cardinals
Jill Thompson, Cardinals
Chloe Langkammer, Cardinals
Brecken Sales, Lynx 2
Janet Dawson, Lynx 2
Libby Hogg, Lynx 2
Sara Brant, Sailors
Jenna Lucas, Sailors
Jaime Sharpe, Blue Jays
Sandy Grimwood, Blue Jays
Emily Cherneff, Swifts

Division 3
Theresa Kennedy, Demons
Laura Kelly, Demons
Amanda Knoke, Devils
Juliana Rheault, Devils
Hayley Picard, Kestrels
Jill Dayton, Kestrels
Harkiran Khangura, Lynx 3
Caitlin Hastings, Lynx 3
Heather Crisp, Pirates
Tracey Varian, Pirates
Catherine Jones, Pirates
Helen Truan, Renegades

There are still tickets available for the April 9 event. See below!

When: Sunday, April 9th, 2017 1:30 – 3:30 pm
Where: Victoria Distillery, 9891 Seaport Place, Sidney, B.C.
Who: All VILFHA members, Men’s League, Umpires, Coaches and Friends
Tickets: $25.00 per person (includes tasting of distillery products, snack plate
and tour.)

Tickets must be purchased in advance by March 19th, 2017 from:
Kate Knappett – Demons/Devils
Ronnie Lee – Sailors
Heather Wheatley – Rebels

Cheques payable to: VILFHA (memo: Victoria Distillery Tour and Tasting)
E-Transfer: directly to: chwheat@gmail.com with a password as: VILFHA

Please note: If purchasing tickets by mail or e-transfer, tickets will be reserved at the door on April 9th. We will e-mail you a confirmation.