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Junior Program Information – 2020 Season   

PROGRAM INFORMATION

U10 DEVELOPMENT

The aim of the U10 program is to introduce the basic skills of field hockey. The groups are small so that the players have many opportunities to touch the ball.  Mini games will be played to introduce basic skills of field hockey.  The focus at this age is on fun, movement and safety.  

U11-U12

The U11/U12 program continues to develop field hockey skills as well as teamwork. Games play are 8v8 (7 players and a goalie) on a half-field. The full rules of field hockey are introduced, including penalty corners and goalies.  Teams join the Greater Vancouver Junior Field Hockey League (GVJFHL), and will play teams from other clubs.

U13-U18

From U13-U18 players play 11-a-side (10 players and a goalie) on a full field. Full rules of field hockey are played while continuing to develop and consolidate their field hockey skills.  Teams play in the Greater Vancouver Junior Field Hockey League (GVJFHL), with teams from other clubs.

**Richmond Field Hockey Club adheres to FHBC policies.  For more information please follow the link to read and understand FIELD HOCKEY BC


UNIFORM & EQUIPMENT INFORMATION

Equipment

All players in U11-U18 are responsible to provide:

  • Field Hockey stick - a list of suppliers can be found under Club Resources 
  • Mouth guard - standard plastic sports mouth guards can be purchased at many sports stores.
  • Shin pads
  • Runners or turf boots for artificial turf (Please note: soccer boots with multi-studs or blades are not permitted at many of the away games played on water-based turf)

All players with U10 Development are responsible to provide:

  • Mouth guard - standard plastic sports mouth guards can be purchased at many sports stores.
  • Shin pads
  • Runners or turf boots for artificial turf (Please note: soccer boots with multi-studs or blades are not permitted at many of the away games played on water-based turf)

*Loaner sticks are provided for U10 players*

Uniform U10

  • Receive 1 RFHC T-shirt with registration fee * given out on the first day of practice
  • Please wear black shorts, leggings or joggings bottoms

Uniform U11-U18

  • RFHC White & Green Jersey - cost of $36.00
  • Black Skort - cost of $36.00
  • Green socks - Receive 1 pair with registrations fee.  Additional pairs can be purchased for $8 per pair

 

SCHEDULE - 2020 SPRING SEASON    

PRACTICE SCHEDULE:

Practices take place on Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/ Thursday

Coaches will select the practice nights for their team, which will be announced closer to start of the season

  • U18/U17 Woodpeckers - Wed or Thurs 7:15 - 8:30PM ** Waitlisted**
  • U16 Sandpipers - Monday & Wednesday 7:15 - 8:30PM
  • U15 Ravens - Tuesday & Thursday 6:00 - 7:15PM ** Waitlisted**
  • U14 Owls - Monday & Wednesday 6:00 - 7:15PM
  • U12/U13 Sparrows - Monday & Wednesday 6:00 - 7:15PM
  • U11 - Monday & Wednesday 6:00 - 7:15PM
  • U10 Development - Tuesday & Wednesday 6:00 - 7:15PM

 

GAME SCHEDULE:

The Greater Vancouver Junior Field Hockey League (GVJFHL) traditionally schedules games on the following days OR on the set days as follows:

SATURDAYS: U11, U12, U14 and U16
SUNDAYS: U13, U15, U17 and U18

 


 

ALL PRACTICES AND HOME GAMES TAKE PLACE AT THE MINORU ARTIFICIAL TURF 2 (AT2)

Field Location:

RFHC Practices and Home Games are held at Minoru 2 Artificial Turf, located at:

Minoru Park
6820 Gilbert Road
Richmond, BC
Canada

Location: Between Tennis Courts, Baseball Diamond and Gateway Theatre parking lot.

Parking: Free parking off Gilbert Rd by tennis courts.  Paid Parking at Gateway Theatre


 

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PO Box 26602, Blundell Centre
Richmond, BC  V7C 5M9

General Inquiries: rfhcinfo@gmail.com