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Men’s Outdoor Talent ID Camps Announcement 2021

Men’s Masters Update

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Men’s Talent ID Camps Announcement (Outdoor World Cup Teams)

Field Hockey Canada is pleased to announce that there will be talent ID camps for the Outdoor Canadian Men’s Masters 50+ and 60+ teams on Thanksgiving weekend in Vancouver.  This is an open call for competitive players.   Further details with signup instructions will be sent in early September.

Who: Players born 1972 and prior.

When:  October 9, 10, 11

Where: Eric Hamber Pitch – Vancouver, B.C.

For players born 1963 – 1972 (50+):

Saturday, October 9th, 9am-12pm
Sunday, October 10th, 12pm-3pm
Monday, October 11th, 8am-10am

Head Coach – John Sacre

For players born 1962 – prior years (60+):

Saturday, October 9th, 12pm – 3pm
Sunday, October 10th, 9am – 12pm
Monday, October 11th, 10am – Noon

Head Coach – Alan Hobkirk

This is advanced notice so players can make travel arrangements if necessary.   It is suggested that you show up fit for these camps.

October 2021
9-11th
FHC is hoping to send some national teams to the following World Masters Hockey (WMH) World Cup Tournaments:
  • Eligibility for the various age groups in 2022 will be assessed according to the players’ age on 31st Dec 2022.
  • FHC will only send Masters national teams within age groups where there are enough players to ensure a competitive selection process.

The upcoming tournaments represent a new cycle of national teams.

Field Hockey Canada’s Masters program is 100% self-funded by athletes selected for World Cup teams. Athletes will be expected to pay a team levy (approximately $2000-$3000) to cover the costs of uniforms, accommodations, some transportation and for the coaches’ cost for international airfare and accommodation. There may be additional costs for training and tournament travel before the 2022 World Cup events.

To be eligible to trial for Masters World Cup competition you must:

More information is contained in FHC’s Masters Athlete Selection Policy Document (Sept 2019)

Masters National Teams are selected to represent Canada in a World Cup, so we ask that you encourage as many people as possible to attend the camps because we want to send competitive squads. Please share this email widely with your network. Further details will be shared in due course.

Stay safe, be well, and join our awesome community of Masters hockey players!