CornerShot - Official Newsletter
March 2015

Community & Provincial Umpiring Courses

Ever wanted to learn how to be an umpire? Do you want to upgrade your umpire rating? Field Hockey BC is currently offering both Community and Provincial Umpiring courses! 

The Provincial Umpiring Course will be held in Richmond from 6:30-9:30 pm on March 23 & 30. The deadline to register is March 18th.

There are currently two Community Umpiring Courses being offered. There will be a course held in Duncan from 6:30-8:30pm on March 24 & 31. The deadline to register is March 19th. The second Community Umpiring Course is being held in Victoria from 7:00-9:30pm on April 7 & 14. The deadline to register is April 1st.

For more information on all three courses, as well as the links to the registration pages, click here.

FHBC Regional Program - Discounted Equipment Offer through the Field Hockey Shack

The Field Hockey Shack is offering
 current FHBC Regional athletes a 15% in-store discount on all equipment from March 17-31! Island and Interior athletes will receive free shipping on any purchases over $100. 

For more information, please click here.

2015 Vancouver International Tournament


Register now for the VIT! The tournament is running from Friday May 15 to Monday May 18 at the Burnaby Lake West Complex. Come out and enjoy a weekend of field hockey and FUN!

Final deadline to register is April 7th. Get your applications in before it's too late!

Call for Officials - U18 Women's National Championships

Field Hockey Canada is looking for officials for the U18 Women's National Championships to be held in BC from August 5-9, 2015. Deadline to apply is April 10th.

If you are interested, please fill out the application form on Field Hockey Canada's website.


Canadian Women currently competing at World League Round 2 in Ireland


The Canadian Women's National Team are currently competing at the World League Round 2 in Dublin, Ireland. They opened the tournament with a 5-0 win against Turkey on Saturday. On Sunday, they lost a tight 2-1 battle to Ireland. The women will finish up pool play with a game against Ukraine on Tuesday. A top two finish at this tournament would send the team to World League Round 3 in either Spain or Belgium in June. From there, teams will have the opportunity to qualify for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Click here for Canada's schedule and results. For the official tournament website, click here.

Canadian Men finish 3rd at World League Round 2


Congratulations to the Canadian Men's National Team who finished 3rd at World League Round 2 in San Diego. They will now move on to World League Round 3 in Buenos Aires, Argentina from June 3-14, 2015. The top three finishers at that tournament will be qualified for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

For more information from Field Hockey Canada, click here.



2015 Pan Am Games Field Hockey Schedule Released

The schedule has been released for the 2015 Pan American Games that are being held in Toronto from July 10-26. The Canadian Women will open the tournament against the Dominican Republic on July 13th. The Canadian Men will begin their campaign with a game against Brazil on March 14th. Both teams will be seeking a first place finish and a berth into the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

For the full tournament schedule, click here




You may contact us at info@fieldhockeybc.com
In This Issue
Become an Umpire
Field Hockey Shack Discount Offer
VIT Registration
Officials for Nationals
Women's National Team at HWL2
Men's National Team at HWL2
Pan Am Games Schedule
In Short
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