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CAIRNS HOCKEY AWARDS PRESENTATION – FRIDAY 25TH AUGUST 2017 – 5.30PM

Cairns Hockey is proud to be able to recognize all those in our hockey community that have excelled in 2017 and support the hockey community in Cairns and FNQ. As part of our 90th celebrations, we take the opportunity to acknowledge our great traditions and Awards and look forward to announcing 2017 winners during the Grand Final Week. Life Members and Special Guests will be invited and everyone is welcome to attend at the Cairns Hockey Clubhouse at 5.30pm and support your the nominees and winners. Cairns Hockey is very proud of the contribution our members and supporter provide and this is a great opportunity to say thankyou and acknowledge the very special efforts. Good Luck to all ... [read more]

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW AND MORE ABOUT CAIRNS HOCKEY FINALS

Cairns Hockey is moving into finals series and we take this opportunity to wish all the teams the very best of luck as they challenge to be premiers in 2017. We hope that everyone involved in considerate of the volunteers who spend their time officiating and ensuring the games can go ahead according to the rules and respect their decisions and understand everyone on and off the field is trying to do their best. We have set out all the relevant rules pertaining to semi finals and finals in an effort to ensure everyone is aware and informed. We know this can be a challenging time but we urge everyone mind their manners, put good sportsmanship and good behaviour above all else and prioritize encouragement over criticism this final series. Good luck to all ... [read more]

CAIRNS HOCKEY CELEBRATED 90 YEARS IN COUNTRY STYLE

Cairns Hockey members, supporter and friends all banded together on Saturday to celebrate 90 years of hockey in the Cairns Region in real style. It's not often that we can take the time and provide the resources to acknowledge and celebrate milestones in an organizations history but the decision by Cairns Hockey Board Members to deliver this opportunity in 2017 was a good one. With the invitation to members to come down to Hockey and enjoy themselves, Cairns Hockey was able to provide lots of great music, entertainment mixed with some acknowledgement of the commitment of our volunteers and members. ... [read more]

Be Super Excited – Cairns Under 15 Teams Named for 2017 State Championships

Congratulations to those selected to represent Cairns at this year's State Under 15 Hockey Championships  - A special thanks to parents and family for supporting our players in this challenge. Thanks to our coaches and managers who have given their time, knowledge and skills so our young people can have these opportunities.  Officiating Positions will be announced next week so stay tuned. Please check with your coaches and managers for training times. Remember - its all out respect, responsibility and having lots of fun. ... [read more]

GET OUT GET ACTIVE FUNDING APPROVED

Are you interested in being on a working group to create a fresh and exciting pilot program for Cairns Hockey? Minister Jones has advised that Cairns Hockey was successful in a funding application under the GET OUT GET ACTIVE PROGRAM. This is funding directed at women. The idea is to get women who are disengaged currently back into physical activity using the hockey facility and our partners. This is a real opportunity to engage with clubs and get a cross club working party together of interested people to identify what might be the best way to deliver the outcomes and clubs can have the ability to engage prior members as well as encourage new people to the program. The Queensland Government have policies to support getting women to play and using the funding, Cairns Hockey can work with clubs in planning a pilot for women and then look to make it sustaining by using the data we accumulate and apply it to programs that include everyone in the future. See your club if you want to be involved ... [read more]

Cairns Hockey mixes it with the best from around the world at Beyond Sport Summit and Awards

Cairns Hockey has been announced as a short listed finalist in 2017 BEYOND SPORT AWARDS . It becomes one of the 37 shortlisted organizations highlight a diverse portfolio of work, from organizations raising awareness of endangered marine habitats through sailing with fishermen in Vietnam; to the use of triathlon in empowering adolescent girls in Long Island; to a ground-breaking digital media training program which uses football to provide underserved youth with the skills, support and a public platform to make their voices heard. This year’s shortlist represents issues such as: health, gender, STEM education, equality, climate change, accessibility and inclusion, tech and employability. Cairns Hockey is now in the running to share in over $200,000.00 worth of prizes. Aspire to be Deadly is being recognized as best practice around the world and a huge congratulations should go to everyone who assists and supports the delivery and growth of this program ... [read more]

SAVE DATE 15TH AND 16TH JULY 2017 – UMPIRE TRAINING AND ACCREDITATION AT CAIRNS HOCKEY

CALLING ALL UMPIRES who are looking for upskilling and assessment for accreditations. LYNN COWIE MCALISTER - Hockey Queensland Umpire Mentor will be visiting Cairns on the 15th and 16th July 2017 and will be available to share her skills and knowledge through workshops, mentoring and assessment. Our Tableland colleagues and friends are most welcome. PLEASE CONTACT BRUCE JONES WALKER to register your interest. This is a great opportunity for clubs to invite their umpiring coordinators to get some extra mentoring, juniors to obtain mentoring and added assessment opportunities and overall increase the knowledge and understanding of current rule interpretations and current Hockey Australia and FIH rulings. There will be no better time to be part of discussion and engagement to gain greater understanding of the direction umpiring is heading and be ready. ... [read more]

Reviewing Cairns Hockey Year to Date

It's a busy time for everyone and during school holidays not everyone is around to push the information through - so Cairns Hockey thought they would highlight some of the programs, events and information impacting on Cairns Hockey over the next month and we invite you all to contact us if you would like to know more information. Remember Cairns Hockey office is open 9am- 5pm Monday to Friday to assist. ... [read more]

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