News and Announcements
Christmas Council Meeting
Just a reminder that the VILFHA December Council Meeting and Social will be held on Monday, December 12th @ 7:00 @ the Robin Hood Hotel.
Each team is responsible for providing food or refreshments for the evening.- Appetizers (Demons, Devils, Blue Jays, Patriots, Renegades) - Desserts (Lynx 1, 2, 3, Ravens) - Drinks, plates, napkins, and cups (Mariners, Sailors, Pirates) - Chips and munchies (Swifts, Cardinals, Kestrels, Stellars)
We will once again be collecting donations for the Mustard Seed Food Bank. Please bring your donations, in a box or bag, to be collected at the meeting.
Several "islanders" acknowledged at FHBC Annual Awards Dinner
The Field Hockey BC Volunteer Recognition and Annual Awards Dinner took place on Nov. 4 in Vancouver, B.C. and honoured several athletes and volunteers for their hard work over the past year. Field Hockey BC president Ian Baggott was on hand as the Master of Ceremonies.
Duncan-native Diana Roemer, a Cowichan High School graduate, was named the Senior Female Athlete of the Year. Roemer has amassed 71 caps following her most recent international competition – the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico. Roemer has also competed in the 2011 Champions Challenge and the 2010 XIX Commonwealth Games. Vancouver’s Scott Tupper was named Male Athlete of the Year.
During the Volunteer recognition awards, the 2011 Senior Nationals hosting committee in Victoria was honoured in the Event Hosting category. Honoured at the awards ceremony included committee members Ian Batey (Media), Susan Jobbins (Ceremonies), Ali Lee (Media/Communications), Mike Rodgers (Treasurer), Pat Hall (Hospitality), Alison Sweeten (Umpire Liasion), Lyndon Williams and George Kirkpatrick.
As well, the community club awards honoured Andrew Poland, the president of the Cowichan Field Hockey Club.
Congratulations to all the island athletes and volunteers who were recognized.
For more information visit: http://fieldhockeybc.com/Default.aspx?tabid=545
For awards ceremony on video visit: http://www.youtube.com/user/FHBC100
WANTED: VILFHA Action Photos
VICTORIA – The Vancouver Island Ladies Field Hockey Association (VILFHA) is currently looking for recent action photos from the women’s league games. In order to help promote the women’s league in each of its three divisions it is necessary to improve the variety, consistency and availability of media.
In particular, the league is looking for a photographer or anyone with recent photos from the 2011-12 season. We would like to encourage you to reach out to those you think might be interested in volunteering their time for a game or two on a weekend.
Photos will be used for the website and/or promotional and recruitment media.
If anyone has any current action photos or has interest in this position, please contact:
VILFHA Communications Director
Oct. 15 Game Changes
Please note the following game changes to the games being held in DUNCAN, B.C. for Oct. 15 only:
9:30am Lynx II vs Stellers
11:00am Pirates vs Kestrels
12:30pm Sailors vs Swifts
All games played at UVic turf on Oct. 15 remain the same.
Co-Ed 7-Aside League
Thursday nights is host to the Fall/Winter 7-aside league! This league has been running for several years and has been home for long-standing clubs such as the Rebels, the Sissies, Club Chub and the Wiseprankers! If you are interested in joining this mixed 7-aside league this is your chance!
- Must be registered with FHBC (www.fieldhockeybc.com)
- Over the age of 14
- Open to both men and women
8:00pm Start @ UVic Vikes Field
If you are interested please contact:
Mark Baggott (Baggott_Mark@yahoo.ca)
Several teams are looking for both men, women AND GOALIES in particular!!