Juniors

Please find below our key dates for Juniors:

  Key Dates
Term 2 Dates Sat 8th May – Sat 10th July
Term 3 Dates Sat 31st July – Sat 28th August
No Play Dates Sat 17th & Sat 24th July

Please note that there will be play on the first weekend of the July school Holidays.

Competition times will vary this year to allow us to space out our player and spectator numbers. ie Fun, Mini and Kiwi sticks may have some later games times and Kwik sticks could have some earlier game times.

 

Click on the Junior Skills Passport image below to find 6 key skills and videos to try at home!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FunSticks – 5-7 year olds new to Hockey

Please see the e- book on drop box for the FunSticks manual – this outlines all the sessions to be held each day of the programme.

 

FunSticks Guidelines and Manual

 

Venue – St Mary’s Ellerslie – equipment will be at the school turf on Saturday morning

Week 1 – AHA coordinator will be assisting the coaches with the programme

 

Venue – Diocesan School – equipment will be at the junior school turf area on Saturday morning.

Week 1 – Diocesan coordinator will be assisting the coaches with the programme


Auckland Hockey offer a Junior Competition for Year 1-8 students. You can enter this competition via an Auckland Hockey Club or via a school team.

To find the Auckland Club contact details please Click Here

We offer the following competitions:

Fun Sticks – Year 1 & 2

This is an exciting hands-on hockey programme designed for children 5-6 years who are new to hockey. We offer an advanced and beginner grade for Fun Sticks. They play with a modified ball (light balls)

The advanced grade is for kids who have played in this grade previously and this is now their 2nd year of hockey. In the advanced grade teams play 2 x 20 minute games in a 6 a-side format against other clubs and schools. They play on an 1/8 of a turf.

The beginner grade is for kids new to hockey. They do a fun sticks training session followed by a 20 minute game in a 6 a-side format against other clubs and schools. They play on 1/8 of a turf.

Our Fun Sticks normally play 8am-8.50am on Saturday mornings.

Mini Sticks – Year 3 & 4

We offer various grades from beginner to experienced in Mini Sticks. They play a 6 a-side format of 1 x match broken into 2 x 20 minute halves against other clubs and schools. They play on a 1/4 of the turf. During this time they should be rotating positions on the field. They play with a modified ball (light balls)

Our Mini Sticks normally play at 8am or 8.50am on Saturday mornings.

Kiwi Sticks – Year 5 & 6

We offer various grades from beginner to experienced in Kiwi Sticks. They play a 6 a-side format of 1 x match broken into 2 x 20 minute halves against other clubs and schools. They play on 1/2 a turf. During this time they should be rotating positions on the field. Goal keepers can be optional in this grade and hitting, penalty corners, auto pass and standard hockey balls are introduced.

Our Kiwi Sticks normally play at 8am or 8.50am on Saturday mornings

 

Kwik Sticks – Year 7 & 8 Beginner 6 a-side

This grade takes on the same rules as Kiwi Sticks but is for beginner level Year 7 & 8 students.

Kwik Sticks  – Year 7 & 8 11 a-side

We offer various grades from development to experienced in Kwik Sticks. They play the 11 a-side format of hockey on a full field. They have 1 x match broken into 2 x 25 minute halves and a 5 minute half time. The standard rules of hockey apply.

Our Kwik Sticks game start times are between 9.30-11.40am on Saturday morning.

 

Please find below our Junior Documents:

RULE CHANGES FOR JUNIORS 2021

Junior Handbook 2021

CODE OF CONDUCT 2021

Game Duration & Time Keeping 2021

Clubs and schools please contact admin@akhockey.org.nz for further information and entry forms.

If you are the winning team or you draw can you please enter the results on this form. If your game is a draw the managers could discuss who will enter the result to save having double ups.

Enter Results Here

Parents

AKTIVE Good Sports Parents Information

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