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TEAMS/COACHES

Under 11


  • We currently field three Under 11 teams in the Hockey Ballarat competition.
  • Players must be under 11 years of age on the 1st of January 2020 to qualify for this age group.
  • The teams are known as "Gold" , "Blue" and "Green"
  • Teams are selected to ensure the level of playing skills are spread equally across both teams.
  • All players will be selected to play each week with all players being rotated on and off throughout the game.
  • 2020 Coaches are Nathan Hargreaves, Scott Hiller and Luke Pougnault and Sarah Stapleton




Under 14


  • We currently field two Under 14 teams in the Hockey Ballarat competition.
  • Players must be under 14 years of age on the 1st January 2020 to qualify for this age group.
  • The teams are known as "Gold" and "Blue".
  • Teams are selected to ensure the level of playing skills are spread equally across both teams.
  • All players will be selected to play each week with all players being rotated on and off throughout the game.
  • 2020 Coaches are Aaron Luttrell/Jack Blee and Jason Hargreaves




Under 16


  • We currently field two Under 16 teams in the Hockey Ballarat competition.
  • Players must be under 16 years of age on the 1st January 2020 to qualify for this age group.
  • The teams are known as "Gold" and "Blue".
  • Teams are selected to ensure the level of playing skills are spread equally across both teams.
  • All players will be selected to play each week with all players being rotated on and off throughout the game.
  • 2020 Coaches are Peter Roberts and Michael Poulton




Coaches for 2020


Under 11- Nathan Hargreaves, Scott Hiller, Luke Pougnault and Sarah Stapleton Under 14- Aaron Luttrell/Jack Blee and Jason Hargreaves Under 16- Peter Roberts and Michael Poulton Coaches contact details are available via Team App or via email egchockey@mail.com





PLAYING INFO

Training


  • Training for juniors is on Wednesday nights from 6pm-7pm during the hockey season, March-September.
  • Held at the Prince of Wales Park hockey pitch.
  • 2020 Training starts Wednesday March 4th at 6pm for Juniors




Games


  • Junior games are played on Saturday mornings. Round One 2020 is Sat 18th April
  • Players are to arrive 30 mins prior to start times (15 mins for Under 11s).
  • See Fixtures for exact times during season.
  • Games for Under 11s are held on 1/2 pitch at the Prince of Wales Park.
  • Games for Under 14s and Under 16s are full field and are held at either Prince of Wales Park or Ballarat Grammar School (enter via Norman Street).
  • Games consist of two 25 minute halves with a 5 minute half time break.




Fixtures


Round One: Saturday 18th July, 2020 For Under 11s Fixture click here . For Under 14s Fixture click here. For Under 16s Fixture click here.




Playing in Hockey Ballarat Tournaments


  • EGC players have the opportunity to also play in Hockey Ballarat representative teams which is made up of players from all three local clubs.
  • Tournaments include Junior Country Championships (JCC) in Melbourne, Geelong and the South West Games.
  • We will share any information regarding these tournaments as it comes to hand, through this website, Team App and Facebook.
  • Contact Hockey Ballarat for more details.




Hockey Victoria Hockey Handbook


Hockey Victoria's Hockey Handbook contains a lot of information for those new to hockey. Click here to view the Handbook pdf.




EGC Hockey Manual


This manual has been developed by our Junior's coaches for both players and parents. It includes explanations of positions, team goals and playing strategies. Click here to view the manual.





EQUIPMENT

Mouth Guards


  • Mouth Guards are manditory and must be worn by all players during training and games.
  • We operate a strict "No Mouthguard, No Play" policy, without exception
  • You can purchase over the counter mouthguards or have one custom-fitted.
  • Players with braces will need to purchase a REMOLDABLE mouthguard to ensure correct fit.




Uniforms


  • Playing shirts are provided by the club for the season. These need to be returned in good condition to the club after the last game. You will be asked to provide your childs shirt size when completing the EGC online registration form. Players number will be selected at random.
  • Navy shorts or skort.
  • Plain yellow socks for "Gold" team members.
  • Plain royal blue socks for "Blue" team members.
  • Optional club hoodies and jackets are available for purchase. Click here to view in Merchandise.




Sticks


Here are a couple of different ways to determine what stick length is required. Just Hockey also has an online calculator based on players height. Click here to view.




Shin Guards


  • Hockey specific shin guards are recommended.
  • They provide protection around the ankle as well as the shin.




Hooked On Hockey Van


Annie Anderson operates her own mobile business, Hooked on Hockey and is the region's agent for Just Hockey. Annie can be found at the pitch during the season and on various other occasions throughout the year. Annie has a great range of sticks, shin guards, hockey balls, hockey footwear, mouth guards, socks and accessories including headbands, visors, stick grips and more. Annie carries her stock around in her easily recognisable Hooked on Hockey van. If she doesn't have stock on board she can order most things. Contact Annie on 0412 031 067 or hookedonhockey@optusnet.com.au





FEES/REGISTRATION

Hockey Victoria Registration


All players need to be registered and paid up with Hockey Victoria to be eligible to play in the Hockey Ballarat Competition.

  • 2020 HV Junior ( 8 or less) Playing Member Fee $25.50 (Age as at 31 Dec 2020)
  • 2020 HV Junior (9-10yrs) Playing Member Fee $50.00
  • 2020 HV Youth (11-18yrs) Playing Member Fee $67.00
  • This registration covers players insurance
  • Click here to find out how to register and pay fees.




EGC Junior Club Fees


  • 2020 Junior club fees are $80.00.
  • Payment plans can be arranged. Please contact the club treasuer Stephen Kendall on 0409 331 384
  • Click here to find out how to register and pay fees





COMMUNICATION

Facebook


  • We also communicate via a closed Facebook page.
  • Click here to go to our page and apply to join the group.




Team App


  • We use the Team App for our day to day communication with our players and parents.
  • Download from your app store and sign up to team app. You will be sent an email to confirm your registration.
  • Log into the App and search for "Eureka Golden City Hockey Club"
  • Apply for the Access Groups for which you wish to receive notifications i.e. Juniors.
  • If you don't have a smart phone click here to sign up and view the App online.





 Let Kids be Kids

The Eureka & Golden City Hockey Club takes child welfare seriously and encourages all parents and supporters to view the video below, so everyone can enjoy our sport!

Fixtures:

> Under 11

>Under 14

>Under 16

> Women

>Division One Men

>Division Two Men

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