CornerShot - Official Newsletter
January 2014

Happy New Year! 

Happy New Year from Field Hockey BC Staff and Board of Directors! We hope you have enjoyed your holidays and are ready to get back into field hockey! 

Field Hockey BC Coaching Seminar in Victoria 

Field Hockey BC Annual General Meeting 2014  

The 2013-2014 Field Hockey BC AGM will be held at the University of Victoria on Saturday, February 22, 2014, Room 150 McKinnon Gymnasium, at 12 noon. Notices as to the AGM agenda and motions will be circulated to the membership in February. Nominations are now being accepted for the Field Hockey BC Board of Directors with the following Board positions up for election: President; Finance Director; Business Development Director; Coaching Director; Umpiring Director. Should members wish to put forward a nominee, please click on the following link to download a nominations form
Membership registration with Field Hockey BC is as easy as 123!  

We know it's not as simple as 1 2 3 and with the Junior season approaching we thought we would share our detailed step by step guide for registering/renewing your (or your child's) Field Hockey BC membership. To check out our step by step guide and to register click here.

UBC guarantees Women's Field Hockey program 

The Women's Field Hockey program, among others, has be guaranteed to continue as a varsity sport for the foreseeable future after the first stage of UBC's sports review. For more information and to see the complete list of guaranteed varsity programs click here. 
2014 Vancouver International Tournament! 

We are pleased to announce the nineteenth annual Vancouver International Tournament, better known as the VIT! The tournament will be held at Burnaby Lake Complex over the May long weekend, Friday, May 16th to Monday, May 19th. With three artificial turf fields, a beer garden, clubhouse and catering, we are excited to welcome new and old friends to join in this year's event! For more information and registration forms click here.  
Field Hockey BC athletes named in Top 20 Valley Youth Athletes of 2013 


Field Hockey BC would like to congratulate Stefanie Langkammer, Claire Seeliger and Casey Crowley on being named to the Top 20 Valley Youth Athletes of 2013! These three athletes have excelled at the high school, FHBC regional, and FHBC provincial level in field hockey. Read about their proudest moments, role models, and more. 

Field Hockey BC Throwback Thursdays 


To celebrate all things field hockey over the years, we are sharing field hockey pictures through the ages on Facebook and Twitter. Our first throwback of 2014 sent us back to 1976 with the Team BC Junior Team. Many great field hockey players were on this team including Lynne Beecroft, Sandy Tufnail, and Nancy Moore, who all went on to play for the Canadian National Team! Have any vintage pictures you'd like to share with us? Send them to [email protected]    

Men's Hero Hockey World League Final  

The Netherlands take gold at the Men's Hero Hockey World League Final in Delhi after defeating New Zealand 7-2. England won bronze in a close fought match against Australia, final score 2-1. In 5th to 8th place are Belgium, India, Germany, and Argentina.  For more information and full tournament results click here. 


Highlights from the gold medal match between the Netherlands and New Zealand: 

New Zealand vs Netherlands - Men's Hero Hockey World League Final India Final [18/1/2014]
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In This Issue
Happy New Year!
Victoria Coaching Seminar
Field Hockey BC AGM
Junior Registration
UBC Women's Field Hockey
VIT 2014
Top 20 Valley Youth Athletes
Throwback Thursdays
Men's World Cup
In Short
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