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FIH Academy - Videos

Posted by Astros Field Hockey Club at Nov 29, 2022 10:42AM PST

FIH Academy has a number of video resources for both skills and tactics, as well as a “How to Hockey” series that introduces basic rules of the game
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdEi1DnOcZ4IImB5_Y6A60Q

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ASTROS FALL/WINTER INDOOR PRACTICES – September – March

PARKING AT U of C

  • There is free parking on the road by the movie theatre near the field
  • There is also 3-hour free parking in the underground lot by the STAPLES near the field (remember to register your license plate on the main level before you exit the lot)

REGISTRATION STEPS

  1. Astros Registration – https://www.astrosfieldhockey.com/forms/11087-Astros-Club-Registration
  2. Get 2022-23 FHA/FHC Membership, which includes Insurance
    o Select SENIOR (>18) or JUNIOR (<18) and 2022-23 Season
    o https://www.rampregistrations.com/login?v3=1052d84f
    o Valid from Sept. 1/2022 – Aug. 31/2023
    o This is only required to be done ONCE per year for each athlete and covers ALL programs

CLFHA FALL/WINTER LEAGUE – October – March

  • INDOOR LEAGUE GAMES are SUNDAYS at MNP Community and Sport Centre, starting October 16th
  • MIXED UP TOURNAMENT – January 7/8, 2023
  • Players will need an INDOOR stick
  • COST is TBD
  • Club training/practice costs and uniforms are not included
  • Payment can be made via e-Transfer to astrosfh@telusplanet.net

PLAYERS WILL NEED

  • To wear T-shirt, shorts, indoor stick and running shoes
  • Shin guards (soccer ones will be fine to start), mouth guard (MANDATORY; available at Sport Chek), water bottle

Contact(s) to purchase field hockey equipment – sticks, shin guards, gloves, bags

FUNDING/GRANTS (U18 AGE ATHLETES)

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Experienced and novice athletes (ages 12 – 17) are all welcome.

ASTROS FALL/WINTER INDOOR PRACTICES – September – March

PARKING AT U of C

  • There is free parking on the road by the movie theatre near the field
  • There is also 3-hour free parking in the underground lot by the STAPLES near the field (remember to register your license plate on the main level before you exit the lot)

REGISTRATION STEPS

  1. CLFHA U18 Indoor Registration – http://clfha.com/forms/24646-CLFHA-U18-Girls-Indoor-Boot-Camp-League-Mixed-Up-Tournament-Registration
  2. Get 2022-23 FHA/FHC Membership, which includes Insurance
    o Select JUNIOR and 2022-23 Season
    o https://www.rampregistrations.com/login?v3=1052d84f
    o Valid from Sept. 1/2022 – Aug. 31/2023
    o This is only required to be done ONCE per year for each athlete and covers ALL programs
  3. e-Transfer payment to clfhatreasurer@gmail.com

CLFHA FALL INDOOR BOOT CAMP, LEAGUE, TOURNAMENT – October – December

  • INDOOR BOOT CAMP – Sun., Oct. 2nd, 10am – 2pm, at MNP Community and Sport Centre (formerly Repsol Sport Centre)
    o Run jointly by Astros, Bluestreaks, and Cougars Clubs
    o For experienced athletes, this will be used for “seeding” to determine suitability to play in ladies’ league (with discussion with respective club)
    o For new athletes, this will introduce them to indoor skills
  • INDOOR LEAGUE GAMES on SUNDAYS at MNP Community and Sport Centre, starting November 6th for 5 weeks
  • MIXED UP JR. TOURNAMENT – Sat., Dec. 10th
  • Players will need an INDOOR stick
  • ALL-INCLUSIVE COST is $125 includes the boot camp, league, and tournament
  • COST is $25 per player for each of the INDOOR BOOT CAMP or MIXED UP JR. TOURNAMENT, if you cannot/do not play in the league
  • Club training/practice costs and uniforms are not included
  • Payment can be made via e-Transfer to clfhatreasurer@gmail.com

CLFHA WINTER INDOOR BOOT CAMP, LEAGUE, TOURNAMENT – January – March

  • INDOOR BOOT CAMP – Sat., Jan. 14th, 10am – 2pm, at MNP Community and Sport Centre (formerly Repsol Sport Centre)
    o Run jointly by Astros, Bluestreaks, and Cougars Clubs
  • INDOOR LEAGUE GAMES on SUNDAYS at MNP Community and Sport Centre, starting January 22nd for 5 weeks
  • MIXED UP JR. TOURNAMENT – Sat., Mar. 11th
  • Players will need an INDOOR stick
  • ALL-INCLUSIVE COST is $125 includes the boot camp, league, and tournament
  • COST is $25 per player for each of the INDOOR BOOT CAMP or MIXED UP JR. TOURNAMENT, if you cannot/do not play in the league
  • Club training/practice costs and uniforms are not included
  • Payment can be made via e-Transfer to clfhatreasurer@gmail.com
  • Cost and team selections for possible Dinos Jr. Mixed Indoor Tournament in February are TBD

PLAYERS WILL NEED

  • To wear T-shirt, shorts, indoor stick and running shoes
  • Shin guards (soccer ones will be fine to start), mouth guard (MANDATORY; available at Sport Chek), water bottle

Contact(s) to purchase field hockey equipment – sticks, shin guards, gloves, bags

FUNDING/GRANTS

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Registration is open for the 2022 Fall Outdoor – https://www.astrosfieldhockey.com/forms/13244-Astros-Junior-Registration

COST (for FALL OUTDOOR PROGRAM)

  • If you have uniform package from Spring 2022: $200
  • If you do not have uniform package: $250
  • Payment via e-Transfer to astrosfh@telusplanet.net

REGISTRATION STEPS

  1. Astros U12/U14/U16 – https://www.astrosfieldhockey.com/forms/13244-Astros-Junior-Registration
  2. 2022-23 FHA/FHC Membership (choose JUNIOR and 2022-23 Season) – FHA/FHC Membership and Insurance
  3. FunStix should register on the FHA website – http://fieldhockey.ab.ca/content/funstix-programs-u8-u10

FALL OUTDOOR PRACTICES – September/October

  • Outdoor practices will WEDNESDAYS, 7:00pm – 8:30pm at U of C Hawkings Field, starting September 7th

FALL OUTDOOR LEAGUE GAMES – September/October

  • Outdoor league games will be on SATURDAYS at U of C Hawkings Field, starting September 17th

PARKING AT U of C

  • There is free parking on the road by the movie theatre near the field
  • There is also 3-hour free parking in the underground lot by the STAPLES near the field (remember to register your license plate on the main level before you exit the lot)

Contact(s) to purchase field hockey equipment – sticks, shin guards, gloves, bags

PLAYERS WILL NEED

  • To wear T-shirt, shorts, outdoor stick and running shoes
  • Shin guards (soccer ones will be fine to start), mouth guard (MANDATORY; available at Sport Chek), water bottle

FUNDING/GRANTS

PARENT VOLUNTEER TASKS

The CLFHA Casino is July 4th and 5th at the Elbow River Casino. There are NO ladies league games scheduled for either of these days!!!

See attached schedule.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0E4EAFAB2EABF9C25-clfha

The Astros Club has a long tradition of having lots of volunteers helping with the CLFHA casino, which is fantastic; it helps the club (and league) to keep practice and league fees fairly reasonable, even as field rental and other costs keep going up.

As field rentals and other costs to run the leagues go up, then your league fees need to increase as well. So, working a casino shift or two may help to alleviate the overall cost to play … and we definitely want you to play!

Volunteers from the Astros Club will get $100 volunteer credit per shift for each shift that you work. This may be applied to your outdoor or indoor fees. The credit may also carry over to future seasons if you are unable to play for a season for whatever reason. You will also be provided with food and beverages (non-alcoholic) during your casino shift.

Please note that casino funds for the quarter are pooled and CLFHA must then wait until the AGLC allocates the pooled $$ to each group that works a casino (and FHA, in turn, will allocate to each club depending on who volunteers from each club), so for this casino, you would apply the credit to the 2022 winter indoor or 2023 outdoor season.

You MUST bring photo ID to the casino to work your shift. For our junior athletes, if you are not yet 18 years of age, your parents, siblings, friends, etc. can work on your behalf.

If you are not able to make your shift, please find a replacement AND let Heather Ramsay (CLFHA Casino Coordinator) know – (403) 370-2503.

The document 2022.07_CLFHA_Casino.xlsx was attached to this post.