Please find below our key dates for Juniors:
Junior Competition – Entries close Tuesday 4th April
|2023 Key Dates|
|Term 2 Dates of Play||Sat 6th May – Sat 1st July|
|Term 3 Dates of Play||Sat 22nd July – Sat 26th August|
|No Play Dates||
King’s Birthday: 3 June
Matariki Weekend: 15 July
Please note that there will be NO COMPETITION GAMES on Saturday 1 July.
Auckland Hockey will host a free Junior 6’s Festival at various venues on Saturday 1 July. This is an optional festival for all junior grades and team managers/coaches will be required to register their team no later than Friday 23 July.
Junior games will not be played on Saturday 8th and Saturday 15th July
Junior 6’s Festivals
Saturday 29 April @ LEP – $60 per team
Saturday 1 July @ AVON, KOLMAR, LEP & MRGS (Optional & Free for all teams)
Saturday 2 September @ LEP – $60 per team. Limited to Mini Sticks, Kiwi Sticks & Kwik Sticks
Saturday 9 September @ LEP – $60 per team. Limited to Mini Sticks, Kiwi Sticks & Kwik Sticks
Saturday 16 September @ LEP – $60 per team. Limited to Mini Sticks, Kiwi Sticks & Kwik Sticks
ENTER KWIK STICKS GAME RESULTS HERE
For login details please contact email@example.com
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
Fun Sticks Advanced Venue – St Kent’s Remuera – equipment will be at the school turf on Saturday morning
Week 1 – Gramma Windsor Junior coordinator will be assisting the coaches with the programme
Fun Sticks Beginners Venue – One Tree Hill College, Ellerslie – equipment will be brought to the school turf area on Saturday morning.
Access to One Tree Hill College (see map below) The best entrance closest to the turf is off Rockfield Rd. You may park in the front school carpark off Great South Road and walk to the sports field – DO NOT PARK ON THE GRASS
The turf is located within the netball courts on school grounds roughly 50m from the Rockfield Rd school carpark.
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.
Beginner Fun Sticks – 9am-10am on Saturday mornings at One Tree Hill College
Advanced Fun Sticks – 8am-8.50am on Saturday mornings at St Kents Remuera
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:
Junior Competition Handbook 2023-v01
Game Duration & Time Keeping 2022
Clubs and schools please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further information and entry forms.