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Watch Out Cairns the Masters Men Hockey Champs are back.

4th-7th May 2018 365 Lake Street Cairns North Phone 40532308 20 plus teams Over 450 players, officials and supporters. Cairns Hockey is looking forward to welcoming you all to our beautiful region. Our Association is working hard with plans to host a great event for you all. We have a great team of staff and volunteers working together to ensure we provide the services you need to challenge yourself on the pitch and enjoy yourself off the pitch. ... [read more]

Cairns Hockey Junior Umpiring Program – Passion and Patience

There is a significant focus of officiating and umpiring in 2018 at Cairns Hockey. It starts with the Junior Umpires Program and runs through the association to representative pathways. Our junior umpiring program (JUP) is designed to offer specialist training and mentoring for our younger members so they develop a solid understanding of the rules and how to officiating. This builds respect and responsibility from grassroots up. Cairns Hockey is offering accreditation and training from international umpires and officials 27 and 28 April 2018 with the chance of attaining accreditation to support this process. Contact Bruce Jones Walker or Janice Noonan for more information ... [read more]

What a great 2 weeks of holiday activities at Cairns Hockey

It was the busiest school holiday program Cairns Hockey has delivered. Between 8 goalkeeping sessions, 2 days of holiday hockey fun and excitement and the Trinity Stingers Junior Umpires Camp, the facility was being used to support community participation and that is exactly what we are aiming to do. During this time the Under 15 State Team training and preparation was being concluded. We now turn our attention to getting back to regular competition and we hope all our members stayed safe across the holidays. ... [read more]

Best of Luck to Cairns and FNQ Players representing Queensland in the upcoming National Under 15 Hockey Champs

Cairns Hockey will have its greatest representation across the Qld Under 15 Talent Squad as the Qld teams prepare for the upcoming National Under 15 Hockey Championships in Wollongong NSW. “The Cairns Players will be some of the best prepared athletes at the Australian Championships- the coach and players have been committed in their training and preparation. I am sure the hard work will pay off.” “Wesley Ferns has put in place a training program that will see our players at their very best come championship time” says Cairns Regional Coaching Director – David McNeil ... [read more]

Child Protection – 7 lessons for sport from the Royal Commission’s report into child abuse

'Child protection' is concerned with keeping all young people under the age of legal responsibility safe from abuse, discrimination and harassment. It also involves protecting young people from those who are deemed unsuitable to be working with children, and from potentially harmful practices. Sporting organisations have legal and moral obligations to protect all children who participate or attend their organised (and sanctioned) events and activities. It is important clubs and their members understand that they have a duty of care to keep children safe. There are also Qld laws and legislation that sporting clubs and associations must comply and knowing your obligations and putting processes in place cannot be underestimated. These are issues that must continually be included in conversations to ensure we are limiting risk to our children. If you require any further assistance contact Julie McNeil at Cairns Hockey. ... [read more]

BDO Aspire to be Deadly Hockey Program strengthening in 2018

Cairns Hockey is celebrating the BDO Aspire to be Deadly Hockey Program expansion and the collaborations with Aspire Schools and partner organizations that is becoming stronger and influencing greater number of indigenous young women and girls across the identified regions. Cairns Hockey is offering support programs through this program to individuals/clubs/schools and families who meet requirements and we welcome inquiry in this regard. Cairns Hockey continues to celebrate diversity and inclusion and through its social responsibility programs designs programs to drive positive social change through involvement with hockey programs. ... [read more]

UPDATE ON BUILDING SCHEDULE ACROSS CAIRNS HOCKEY FACILITY

It is anticipated that construction on the new amenities building behind the Reef Turf Dug Out and Technical Bench will begin within the next 2 -3 weeks. Cairns Hockey has approved the plan. The final costings and building schedules relating to the amenities facilities are being confirmed at the present time and when we have a final construction timetable available, it will be shared with all our members. Russell Keir - Keir Australia constructions will be undertaking this project. This will be stage 1 of a multi staged project designed to limit the disruption, provide as safe as possible environment as possible and drive the project so members can experience the high quality improvements on site as soon as possible. Full plans and details will be shared in the next update. ... [read more]

WISHING OUR MEMBERS A HAPPY AND SAFE EASTER

EASTER is so very important because it is the only time of the year we give ourselves permission rather we are encouraged to put all our eggs in the one basket. We have included a few special opportunities for our members thanks to some great supporters. Be safe Be happy and whether you are travelling or staying close to home LOOK AFTER ONE ANOTHER and don't forget to point the Bunny and anyone giving away chocolate in my direction. ... [read more]

NEW PROGRAM FOR THE GIRLS – ITS FREE – GET OUT GET ACTIVE – GET INTO HOCKEY

Calling out women and girls available for 6 weeks on Tuesday Morning 9am - 12 noon starting 17th April 2018. It's your chance to learn more about hockey with interactive introductory and skill programs. It's your chance to participate in 6 week healthy active program at Fit 360 FREE and its your chance to meet new people and make new friends and start r continue on the road to long term good health and well-being. It's new and it's free - CHILD CARE AVAILABLE - FREE - transport provided - FREE Learn more and call Megan 40532308 for more information ... [read more]

LIGHTING UPDATE ACROSS THE FACILITY

CHA OPERATIONS is working hard to avoid the early Lights Out on Reef Turf experienced across the recent weeks. We have apologised for the inconvenience suffered. Our investigations have highlighted some changes but there is some concerns that the shut‐down times might well be being changed intentionally. The new procedures will we hope avoid these inconveniences. In addition the replacement of bulbs has been on the schedule for 3 weeks but weather has impacted this. Here is an update on everything to do with the lighting. ... [read more]

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Date/Time Event
17/04/2018 - 22/05/2018
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
FREE GET OUT GET ACTIVE PROGRAM
Cairns Hockey Association, Cairns Queensland
22/04/2018
1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sunday Games
Cairns Hockey Association, Cairns Queensland
27/04/2018 - 29/04/2018
All Day
Umpiring and Officiating Accreditation and Mentor Training
Cairns Hockey Association, Cairns Queensland
04/05/2018 - 07/05/2018
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Qld Mens Masters State Championships
Rutherford Street entrance of Cairns Hockey, Cairns Queensland

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