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Donations to U of C Turf!

Posted by CLFHA at Apr 2, 2018 4:57PM PDT ( 0 Comments )
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Hawkings Field is being re-carpeted during the summer of 2018. We are now set up to take donations directly to this project, and U of C will provide you with a tax receipt . Please follow the link below to donate to this project!

https://netcommunity.ucalgary.ca/hawkingsfield

This project is going to cost $1.4 million dollars, and is not possible without the support of all members of the Field Hockey Community. We are working closely with the University of Calgary during this project, and they have created an online donation link for us (which will also allow you to receive a tax receipt)!

For example, if 400 CLFHA players all donated $25 dollars, we would have an additional $10,000 to put towards the turf! Any and all donations will help us reach our funding goals and get our new turf! Please feel free to share this link with anyone who may like to make a donation (family, friends, past players, etc.).

Thank you in advance for your support for this project!

Dates for the CLFHA Casino has been finalized:

WHEN:

  • Monday, June 4, 2018
  • Tuesday, June 5, 2018

WHERE:

  • Elbow River Casino

Details to follow…

Please find the 2017 CLFHA Annual General Meeting (AGM) Notice and Proxy attached as well as on the CLFHA website under MEDIA | Documents.

Please ensure to bring any completed proxies to the AGM for quorum confirmation.

CALGARY LADIES’ FIELD HOCKEY ASSOCIATION
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2017
REPSOL SPORT CENTRE, RIVERVIEW ROOM
STARTING AT 6:30 PM

The document 2017 CLFHA AGM Notice and Proxy was attached to this post.

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CLFHA Indoor Umpiring Certification Clinics

Posted by CLFHA at Sep 25, 2017 8:49AM PDT

TO REGISTER:

To register, email the following information to CLFHA Administrator (clfhahockey@gmail.com)
• Name
• Email
• Contact Phone #
• Outdoor Team(s)
• Clinic Dates

INDOOR RE-CERTIFICATION CLINIC – Attend Part 1 (Tues., October 10, 2017)

OUTDOOR CERTIFICATION CLINIC (Part 1 and 2)

You need to attend one EACH of a Part 1 and a Part 2

CANCELLED PART 1: Tuesday, October 10, 2017… 6:30pm – 9:30pm (with breaks) – The Rules
CANCELLED PART 2: Thursday, October 12, 2017… 6:30pm – 9:30pm (with breaks) – How to Umpire

PART 1: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 … 6:30pm – 9:30pm (with breaks) – The Rules
PART 2: Thursday, January 18, 2018 … 6:30pm – 9:30pm (with breaks) – How to Umpire

WHERE: 4303 – 11 St. SE
HOW MUCH: $50 (Payable to CLFHA)
Umpire Shirt: $40 (Payable to CLFHA)
Course Conductor: Keely Dunn

If you are unable to attend these in-person clinics, there are now online versions of the courses, available at http://fhumpires-university.teachable.com/. Pricing for the online versions is $80 for certification, $40 for recertification.

WHAT’S INVOLVED:

1. Classroom
• Rules & interpretations
• Knowledge of the game
• What makes a good umpire?
• Video footage
• Become a more effective umpire
• Q & A

2. Written Exam:
• Exam is sent by email (open book) and examinees have 7 days to return it however they see fit
• Course Conductors will send as .DOC. which they will mark(up) them and send back

3. Field Assessment
• You will be scheduled or can request opportunities to shadow experienced umpires
• Then you will umpire with an experienced umpire or umpire-coach shadowing you
• Then you work with the League Coordinator and an Assessor to schedule a field assessment
• You get paid retroactive to the beginning of the season for games where you umpired (i.e. blow the whistle)

“Why Umpire”
• It’s rewarding, challenging and fun / helps you understand more about hockey
• You give back to the sport / become certified and get paid