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PRE SEASON – 9TH MARCH 2019 OPTIONS – PRE-SEASON/SOFT OPENING BEING REVIEWED

We understand the building schedule is currently running a possible 2 weeks behind original schedule due to the tropical monsoon wet in Jan/Feb across the region. This now means there is a real likelihood the building may not be ready for the start of the 2019 season and the soft opening might well need to be delayed. We will be meeting on Tuesday and this should give us a full understanding of the building schedule and anticipated finishing and completion. In the mean time we have developed 2 options for the 9th March 2019. We will continue to keep members and clubs advised. ... [read more]

BEST WISHES TO OUR TOWNSVILLE FRIENDS AND COLLEAGUES

We have included the recent Hockey Queensland announcement relating to potential funding sources so our friends and colleagues in Townsville can look to play hockey in 2019. Remember - if we can help we will - let us know if there is something we may be able to assist with- Best wishes from all of us at Cairns Hockey and FNQ ... [read more]

CHA BOARD MEETING JANUARY 2019 – SUMMARY

Every month the Board of Cairns Hockey meet to oversee and provide direction across the Cairns Hockey Competition. Dr Rob Pozzi is the current President and he is joined by John Watts, Cheryl Overlack as Director of Finance, Sonja Noonan and Wayne Duda. Cairns Hockey has a full agenda ensuring the capital facilities are progressing, the competition is being prepared, increase in awareness and recruitment programs being delivered, looking at future issues across membership, juniors, aspire, talent pathways and much more. We thank the contribution of all our volunteers and we are all excited about what the 2019 year will bring. NEXT MEETING 26TH FEB 2019 ... [read more]

Nominations Open for 2019 Cairns Hockey Sub Committees

Are you looking for a challenge - do you want to volunteer and help advance Cairns Hockey? We are looking for volunteers to be part of our sub committees for 2019. There are currently vacancies on Indoor Committee, Higher Performance Advisory Group and Aspire Advisory Committee. Information is contained in this post and for further information contact Julie on 07 40532308 or ops@cairnshockey.com.au Closing Date 20th February 2019 ... [read more]

Applications Open Now for 2019 Representative Teams – Coaches and Managers

NOMINATIONS ARE OPEN NOW FOR COACHES AND MANAGERS for the 2019 Cairns Representative Program. This is your opportunity to get involved or progress through the representative program and be part of a great pathways program. Mentor Programs are available for support, Education and Training provided and with Hawthorn Shield played in Cairns in 2019, its a great chance of coaching and managing a home event. Please contact Wes for more information. Send your expression on interest in now. ... [read more]

REGISTER NOW FOR COME AND TRY HOCKEY 2019

REGISTER HERE FOR COME AND TRY HOCKEY FOR FREE FRIDAYS IN FEBRUARY HOCKEY IS FUN, SAFE AND AFFORDABLE COME AND TRY HOCKEY AT CAIRNS HOCKEY ON THE 1ST, 8TH AND 15TH FEBRUARY 4:30PM - 6:00PM COME AND TRY HOCKEY AT PEZZUTTI PARK ON THE 8TH FEBRUARY 4:30PM - 6:00PM SIGN ON DAY 22ND FEBRUARY 2019 AT 4.30PM - 6.00PM This introduction to hockey program is affordable. exciting and a fun way for a junior beginner to be introduced and learn new skills. The program is designed for boys and girls aged five and over, and allows these younger children to get to know the game of hockey through an organised and structured game-based program that is both safe and fun ... [read more]

I WANT SOME OF THIS – NEW PRE -SEASON COMPETITION 2019 – PART OF THE REFRESHED CAIRNS ACADEMY PROGRAM-

PRE SEASON -It's time to try some-thing new - focus on skills, fitness, intensity and game strategy- coordinate with some facility testing prior to the season proper starting Hockey Queensland Board is currently deliberating options regarding our State Senior Men and Women’s competitions. There is a distinct possibility, that the current Super League competition will remain however revert to an Association based event. In short that means we go back to Cairns sending a Senior Men and Women’s teams to State Championships. To assist in the preparation of the above and to expand our training programs through the Cairns Regional Hockey Academy, the following will be in place pre-season 2019. These programs will replace the previous President Cup format however will still be played for the Presidents Cup. ... [read more]

2019 Information Workshop for Cairns Clubs and Supporters

Saturday 2nd February 2019 beginning 9.30am, Cairns Hockey Season 2019 Information Workshop will be delivered and all interested people/club reps are invited. The draft agenda was shared with clubs and after comments received, the final agenda has been settled and all details can be found herein. Sharing information is the key outcome for this workshop to ensure clubs have information they require to begin the season on a positive footing. The completion of the new improvements will impact the new facility and changes will be necessary. Communicating and managing these changes clearly and limiting any disruption is important so clubs are encouraged to ask questions and ensure they are clear on the way forward at the conclusion of the workshop. Exciting times ahead at Cairns Hockey ... [read more]

PLAY HOCKEY IN CAIRNS IN 2019

COME AND TRY HOCKEY in 2019- Its fun , its affordable and you make friends for life. This year Cairns Hockey and Clubs are collaborating and driving multiple programs with COME AND TRY HOCKEY FOR FREE ON FRIDAYS IN FEBRUARY delivered at 4.30pm - 6.30pm Cairns Hockey Cairns North 1,8,15, 22nd February 2019 and 8,15 at Pezzutti Park Woree. SIGN ON GALA 22nd February 2019 from 4.30pm PLAY HOCKEY IN 2019 and bring a friend or more ... [read more]

2018 Wrap Up at Cairns Hockey

Thanks everyone who came and was involved in the 2018 AGM. It was the best attended in many years and pleasing to see members taking an active interest in the association's future. We welcome the 2019 Cairns Hockey Board. We thank the departing Board Members for their significant volunteer contribution to CHA. We take this opportunity of highlighting Cairns Hockey office will remain open until 12noon on 19th December 2018 and then will close and re-open on Monday 7th January 2019 with all staff returned by 22nd January 2019. We have shared the 2018 Annual Report and information from the AGM as well as information on major events coming up in 2019. We hope all our members and friends have a happy and safe Christmas and New Year and look forward to an exciting 2019 for Hockey in Cairns ... [read more]

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Date/Time Event
22/02/2019
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
CAIRNS HOCKEY GALA SIGN ON
Cairns Hockey – Rutherford St Entrance, Cairns North Queensland
26/02/2019
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
CHA February Board Meeting
Cairns Hockey Association, Cairns Queensland
02/03/2019
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Umpiring Workshop
Cairns Hockey Association, Cairns Queensland

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