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GET READY FOR MONDAY FUNDAY

Cairns Hockey will be having their 1st annual MONDAY FUNDAY on Monday 4th December 2017 so lock in the date. IT'S ALL ABOUT CELEBRATING THE 2017 Hockey Year  - ITS ALL ABOUT INTRODUCING NEW FRIENDS TO HOCKEY - THIS IS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR CLUBS TO LINK ANY TERM 4 PROGRAMS TO THIS FUNDAY MONDAY CELEBRATION. ... [read more]

CAIRNS HOCKEY RETURNING TO PARTICIPATE AT STATE INDOOR CHALLENGE IN 2017

Cairns Hockey has a history of participating in and hosting Queensland Indoor State Championships in the past and with the assistance of committed people to the sport in Cairns , 2017 will see Cairns Indoor Teams - Under 13 Girls and Under 13 Boys travel  to Rockhampton to compete. In 2016 Cairns Hockey Board agreed to support the volunteer members committed to bring Indoor Hockey back into the Cairns Hockey calendar. These volunteers were passionate and energetic and wanted to see Indoor return. Cairns Hockey takes this opportunity to thank and acknowledge everyone that worked to make this happen in 2016. In 2017 a new Indoor Committee has been confirmed and we thank everyone who has committed to assist Indoor Hockey in 2017. Cairns Hockey Board is committed to supporting the growth of indoor across the region now and into the future. We wish our Teams all the best in the upcoming challenge and we thank all the volunteers who have made this possible. ... [read more]

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2017 NOTICE

Cairns Hockey Association Inc. wishes to advise all Clubs, Life Members, Members and Players of the Association that the Annual General Meeting of the Association will be conducted at Cairns Hockey Facility Clubhouse on Wednesday 29th November 2017 at 6.00pm In accordance with the current Rules of the Association nominations are being called for the following Board of Management positions:President and Board Member - 2year Term - Treasurer (Director of Finance) - 1year Term- Board Member - 2year Term Please be advised that the President and Board Member Dr Robert Pozzi has advised the Cairns Hockey Board that he is seeking re-election.Please be advised that the Director of Finance and Board Member Casey Sackley has advised the Cairns Hockey Board that she is available to hold the position for 2018.Please be advised that Board Member Anne Malone has advised the Cairns Hockey Board that she is not seeking re-election. Nominations are also called for Life Membership-Clause 5 of the Cairns Hockey Constitution and any Notice of Motion to be addressed at the AGM. Nomination Forms can be found in a link in this post. ... [read more]

CAIRNS ACADEMY AND SUMMER 6’S CANCELLED THURSDAY 19TH OCT

Due to the heavy rain and the forecast of more thunderstorms this afternoon, Cairns Hockey has taken the decision to cancel Under 13 Academy and Junior Summer 6's scheduled for tonight. This decision has been taken early to limit disruption and provide time to share the information to those people effected by the decision. Academy and Summer 6's will return next Monday night at Cairns Hockey. ... [read more]

THIS WEEK AT CAIRNS HOCKEY – INFORMATION FOR OUR MEMBERS AND SUPPORTERS

It's October 2017 and Cairns Hockey continues to offer and deliver some great Summer Programs for our members. Over 500 people are involved every week whether playing Indoor Hockey, Summer Social Hockey or are participating in our Cairns Regional Hockey Academy Programs. But it does not stop there, Cairns Hockey is working with Indoor Committee to send Under 13 Boys and Girls Team to State Indoor Challenge in Rockhampton in November 2017. Our sub-committees are working hard to prepare for the 2018 hockey year, Our Board is finalizing 2017 and looking forward to an exciting 2018 with preparations in hand for the 2017 AGM and finally the clubs requested a workshop to discuss in detail the competition challenges we are facing and lots of work has gone into this to be well prepared and ready to address these challenging issues. ... [read more]

HOCKEY PARTICIPATON IN THE CAIRNS REGION IS RISING AND STRENGTHENING

Recently the Hockey Queensland CEO was in Cairns discussing the state of play of hockey and reaffirmed that participation is the No.1 challenge to the sport state-wide. Cairns Hockey Clubs have recognized this and have joined with Cairns Hockey to include Growth Strategy as a primary objective in the 2016-2020 Cairns Hockey Strategic Plan. Through these collaborations and partnerships, we have addressed many difficult issues and together we are making progress. The stronger relationship with Atherton Tablelands Hockey has proved of mutual benefit in 2017. The progress is slow and we all must be patient and not take our eye off the challenge of growing our sport and making it relevant to our region and our supporters. Cairns Hockey is proud that our clubs, our supporters and our volunteers worked together and achieved 7% participation growth in 2017 - the highest increase in many years. ... [read more]

2017-2018 HIGHEST NUMBERS OF CAIRNS REPRESENTATIVES IN QUEENSLAND TEAMS AND SQUADS

Its a big Cairns congratulation to everyone involved in this great achievement. This success is built on a platform of strategic planning, supportive budgeting and underpinning mentor and support programs driven and delivered through our coaching and development department. This planning started in 2015 and step by step mentor support, revamping of Academy Programs, skill development and online and face to face upskilling was all integrated through the planning. We also take this opportunity to thank our friends across the Tableland who ae involved in these programs and support them. We are only part of the way to our 2020 goals but we take the time to celebrate and acknowledge good news stories and milestones along the way and the BEST IS YET TO COME. ... [read more]

ITS ON – CAIRNS REGIONAL UNDER 11 AND UNDER 13 HOCKEY ACADEMY – REGISTER NOW

CAIRNS HOCKEY JUNIOR REGIONAL HOCKEY ACADEMY IS OPEN FOR REGISTRATIONS. UNDER 11 BOYS commencing Monday 16th October 2017 UNDER 11 GIRLS commencing Tuesday 17th October 2017 UNDER 13 GIRLS commencing Wednesday 18th October 2017 and UNDER 13 BOYS commencing Thursday 19th October 2017. All Academy Programs will be held at the Cairns Hockey Facility - Cairns North starting 5.00pm and finishing 6.15pm. COST IS $50.00 FOR THE 6 WEEK PROGRAM including an Academy Singlet. To register email devofficer@cairnshockey.com.au and advise your availability and singlet size. For any further information contact Cairns Hockey on 40532308 ... [read more]

FANTASTIC FUTURE FOR CAIRNS HOCKEY – Wrap from State Under 15 Championships

11 Cairns Players in 2018 Under 15 Cairns Squads - Cairns Hockey is thrilled to highlight the progress of the Under Age programs and believes the future is bright for our region after the Under 15 Boys and Girls State Champions and have been finished. The results for all teams exceeded 2016 and we thank the whole coaching and development department for their planned preparation and the mentoring of the volunteer coaches and officials. We had 5 junior umpires officiating at these championships advancing their skills and Hockey Qld announced 11 Cairns Players in the Under 15 squads for 2018. Congratulations to everyone for being part of a great result. ... [read more]

THE POWER OF SPORT- CAIRNS HOCKEY UNDER 11 DEVELOPMENT TOUR TO KARUMBA

This report reflects the innovative participation programs that merge life experiences for the young and the young at heart with the social responsibilities of inclusion and reconciliation and opportunities for all. The commitment of Cairns Hockey Board, Clubs and Parents should be commended for supporting unconditionally this life changing program. Thanks to all our parents, the volunteer supervisors, coaches and officials, the community support partners across the remote communities and the Karumba Community itself because without this partnership innovations like this cannot be sustained. ... [read more]

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Date/Time Event
03/10/2017 - 05/12/2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Indoor Hockey Mens A and B Grade
Fretwell Park, Cairns Queensland
04/10/2017 - 29/11/2017
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
SUMMER 6'S WEDNESDAY SOCIAL HOCKEY
Cairns Hockey – Rutherford St Entrance, Cairns North Queensland
05/10/2017 - 30/11/2017
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
SUMMER 6'S UNDER 11 AND UNDER 14 HOCKEY FUN
Cairns Hockey – Rutherford St Entrance, Cairns North Queensland
05/10/2017 - 07/12/2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Indoor Hockey - Womens Competition A and B Grade
Fretwell Park, Cairns Queensland
06/10/2017 - 08/12/2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Indoor Hockey 10-13 Mixed Hockey
Fretwell Park, Cairns Queensland
09/10/2017 - 27/11/2017
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
SUMMER 6'S HOCKEY SHOOTOUT
Rutherford Street entrance of Cairns Hockey, Cairns Queensland
16/10/2017 - 23/11/2017
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Cairns Regional Hockey Academy Summer Program -Under 11 and Under 13
Cairns Hockey Association, Cairns Queensland

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