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CHANGES AT CAIRNS HOCKEY OVER SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

Cairns Hockey is just letting people know some of the changes in place during school holidays. With the representative program in full swing and the changes we schedule in junior and some secondary competitions, it is important to have a quick read and take note of the changes. The Cairns Hockey Office will be open as usual and Megan and Julie will be available across the 2 weeks of school holidays if you need any matters addressed urgently. HAPPY HOLIDAYS AND SAFE RETURNS ... [read more]

TERM 4 – Recruiting Boys to Play Hockey Program

Following on from the advices given to all Club President’s at the last Club President’s Meeting – CHA has begun its preparation and development for the Term 4 Recruitment Program for Boys and the agreement of all 4 President’s that CHA would drive this and work with clubs to deliver using the $7500.00 grant monies received for this purpose QAS 4 SCHOOLS is an important opportunity that can be used to align and support this initiative ... [read more]

All Smiles at Cairns Hockey Under 13 Uniform Presentation 2017

Cairns Hockey celebrated all that is good about the future of hockey in the Cairns Region at the uniform presentation for Under 13 Rep Team travelling to the State Championships in 2017.   The Cairns Clubhouse was packed with parents, friends, family, staff and supporters of hockey in the region as Cairns and Queensland Reps, DANIEL PITTENDREIGH AND HAYLEE BRODIN began the evening with some stories of their journey in hockey sharing with our Under 13 group. These opportunities are all about MAKING MEMORIES. It was also an opportunity to unveil our new Cairns Hockey uniforms reflecting all that is good about our beautiful region and all that makes us proud of our connection with REEF AND RAINFOREST ... [read more]

CAIRNS HOCKEY IS CELEBRATING NATIONAL HOCKEY WEEK

National Hockey Week runs from June 17 – 25 and includes Olympic Day which takes place annually on June 23. In Cairns, the highlight of National Hockey Week will be the unveiling of the new Cairns Hockey Uniforms and Travelling Shirts designed to highlight all things great about Cairns and FNQ. WHEN - WEDNESDAY 21ST JUNE 2017 TIME - 6.00PM WHERE - CAIRNS HOCKEY CLUBHOUSE WHAT - UNDER 13 UNIFORM PRESENTATION - Join in the celebrations. The aim of the week is to celebrate all aspects of the sport from the players, to volunteers, umpires, coaches and families who give up their time to support their loved ones who are involved in hockey. It is the time to celebrate all that is good about being involved in hockey. Cairns Hockey is proud of its history with families being involved in the sport for decades. 2017 provides Cairns Hockey the opportunity of respecting its past 90 years and the history and traditions forged through adversity and necessity while at the same time celebrating all that is great about the emerging youth who are the future ... [read more]

Thanks TOWNSVILLE, thanks MACKAY – The inaugural CAIRNS/TOWNSVILLE/MACKAY inter-city challenge a success

This event is all about opportunity and learning. It's all about preparation and development. Results were not recorded for trophies but an unofficial check of the game results indicated of the 24 games played the following WINS   16 DRAWN   5 LOSSES    3 - There were many highlights (I) wonderful sportsmanship showed by the Cairns Teams (ii) respect and responsibility on and off the field (iii) supporting other Cairns Teams in a positive way (iv) fantastic parent and family support ... [read more]

FINAL TEAMS UNDER 18 AND UNDER 13 STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS

Congratulations to Under 18 and Under 13 Players, Coaches and Umpires travelling to State Championships this year. Information about uniforms and competition draws included. Thanks to all the volunteer coaches, managers, umpires who are supping these teams, thanks to the hard work of the CHA staff mentoring, supporting and organizing and a big thanks to the families who support the players. GO CAIRNS ... [read more]

JUNIOR UMPIRING CLINICS THIS SATURDAY

Kathy King will be conducting Junior Umpiring Clinics this week at Cairns Hockey Clubhouse This will be a general rules sessions designed to benefit everyone interested in umpiring. It will also serve as a rules revision for some. The clinics will be held at 9.20am and 10.30am - upstairs in the CHA clubhouse and everyone welcome. Clinics will run for about 30-40 minutes - please spread the word  Give it a Go ... [read more]

WHATS COMING UP IN JUNE AT CAIRNS HOCKEY

Coming up to midway of the 2017 local competition and in June we will be looking forward to Under 13 and Under 15 Intercity in Townsville, Under 13 and Under 18 State Championships, Masters State Titles. We have the unveiling of the new uniforms, we have competition forums and workshops, we have announcements relating to the future improvements across the facility and we have the opportunity to take advantage of some funding applications. There is lots happening and we thank everyone involved. ... [read more]

CURRENT AND UPCOMING FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Under the Cairns Hockey Strategic Plan 2020 - one of the pillars identified was membership services and club support. To this end, Cairns Hockey Board has been identifying the areas where funding could be obtained and then join with clubs to apply and if successful deliver a broader range of services. The GET GOING FUNDING received in the last round was an example of this where CLUBS and CHA got together and identified the need for more young boys and made an application for funding support around this. WE RECEIVED support and we have identified TERM 4 2017 as the time specifically targeted programs for boys will be delivered - planning due to begin in Term 3. There is further opportunities in this and many other areas ... [read more]

GREAT BARRIER REEF MASTERS GAMES -HOCKEY COMPETITION BEGINS ON THURSDAY

The Great Barrier Reef Masters Games was first held in Cairns, Queensland in 2013. Now in its third Games, the Masters will be held from 25 to 28 May 2017. Cairns is the ideal location to host the Games, being one of Australia's most popular holiday destinations with a myriad of local attractions, dining, adventure sports, reef activities and entertainment within close proximity to the city centre. 2,000 masters-aged men and women from Australia, Oceania and South East Asia are anticipated to compete in 20 individual and team sports across the four days of competition with sports for all masters ages and interests. Welcome Hockey players to Cairns ... [read more]

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