On Saturday the 20th of May hockey lovers from across the country will gather to celebrate the achievements of volunteers, umpires, coaches and players over the past year at the England Hockey Awards Dinner 2017.
This year’s event has moved location to the Athena in Leicester and is expected to bigger than ever. The dinner will see 13 awards in total including the 4 performance player awards. Some awards have been adapted from previous to make them more inclusive, you can find the award criteria here.
So if you know a volunteer who has gone above and beyond their role that deserves to have their hard work recognised or you have an umpire who, week in week out delivers excellent performances or a young person giving up their evenings to help at junior sessions then we want to hear from you. Get nominating them today!
The lists of the awards are;
Notts Sport Club of the Year
Men’s Team of the Year
Women’s Team of the Year
Unsung Club Hero
Men’s Senior Performance Player
Men’s Junior Performance Player
Investec Women’s Senior Performance Player
Investec Women’s Junior Performance Player
Coach of the Year
Umpire of the Year
To nominate someone or team please fill out the survey: see link, or go to the England Hockey Website
NOMINATION CLOSES ON THE 31st MARCH
End of season is fast approaching, which means only one thing...Easter is not far away and the place to be for any Easter hockey festival in the UK is Blackpool Hockey Festival 2017 (BHF2017). As the premier hockey festival in the UK we pride ourselves on our long 65 year history, our fabulous events and of course our unique end of season hockey atmosphere.
We are looking for qualified and experienced umpires to join our umpiring team.
If you fancy the thrill at Easter then what else do you get in return?
- BHF2017 branded umpiring shirt
- £100 expenses (based on umpiring over the four days at £25 per day)
- Festival event wristband (that allows you to free entry for all BHF2017 evening social events)
- Entitlement to exclusive low-priced hotel accommodation when you book with our Festival Partners 'Awesome Weekends'
If this interests you to coming and umpiring with the team at BHF2017 then please register your interest by heading to www.blackpoolhf.co.uk/umpiring and fill in the online registration form.
Please note you must be at least Level 1 Qualified to be eligible and we only have 25 available places. If you have any questions then visit our website at www.blackpoolhf.co.uk/about or alternatively contact us at email@example.com. Closing date for umpire entries is 28th February 2017.
We hope to see you in sunny Blackpool this Easter!
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North Hockey Association
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Greater Manchester Association
Lancashire Hockey Association
Lancashire Hockey Umpiring Association
North West Hockey Umpiring Association
North West League
Isle of Man Hockey Umpiring Association
Yorkshire Hockey Umpiring Association
Following the release of the Red Card & Match Day Misconduct Offence Regulations earlier this month.
Please see link to FAQ Document that has been compiled by England Hockey following questions they have received.
See below link to Doc:
Red Card FAQ's
This years North Young Umpire Challenge took place at Leeds over the weekend of the 16th / 17th April in conjunction with the North In2Hockey U10/12 Clubs Finals. We had 13 umpires selected from the event throughout the North, supported by current North Young Umpire Promising List umpires and umpire coaches. A huge thank you to all the umpires and the support team who made this event so successful.
Umpires: Clarke Abbott, Kirsten Abbott, James Beamish, Thomas Barber, Lauren Bowman, Alexis Fitzsimmons, Eleanor Garstang, Nick Gray, George Jones, Zak Longstaff, Mike Marsh (Mentor), Lucie Mulliss (Mentor), Sophie Parker (Mentor), Ellie Parkinson, Sam Williams, William Wilson
Umpire Support: Gemma Jones (TD), Simon Allen (UM), Annette Badger, Tom Copeland, Eunice Ellison, Gareth Mellor, Chris Regan and Mike Smith
Support Staff: Kim Bell, Robert Bradley, Chris Darling, Nigel Mulliss, Jane Turley
Congratulations to Lauren Bowman and Zak Longstaff who were awarded the Most Promising Young Umpire trophies at the event. Click the link to see them with their trophies.
Congratulations to Lucie Mulliss who was crowned the 2016 North Young Umpire of the Year an was presented with her trophy at the North Young Umpire Challenge. Lucie is the 10th winner of the Eunice Ellison Trophy and continues the tradition of North umpires winning the award and going on to achieve success at Regional and National level.
Having achieved her Level 2 last season, Lucie passed her National Young Umpire Promising List assessment in September, going on to complete a successful season indoors and outdoors by umpiring the National U16 Girls Schools Final between Repton and Cranleigh in March. She has also umpired at the U14, 16 and 18 Schools Finals and the U16 Girls Clubs Finals. Congratulations Lucie; very well deserved!
Click the link to see a video of Lucie's achievements this season.
England Hockey have updated the RCRF, PNF, disrepute form and appeal forms.
The forms and further information can be found on the below link:
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