Juniors

UPDATE 15 MAY 2020

Auckland Hockey have been working with the Club Presidents to agree on our competition dates for 2020 pending the government announcements on Alert Level restrictions. Please find below our key dates for Juniors:

  Key Dates
Term 2 Dates 20th June  – 4 July
Term 3 Dates 25th July – 26 September
No Play Dates 11th & 18th July

Please note that there will be play on the first weekend of the July and September 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.

 


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:

2020 Junior Competition Structure

2020 Junior Competition Grading Guidelines

Junior Handbook 2020

CODE OF CONDUCT 2020

Game Duration & Time Keeping

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

 

 

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