Club Championships FAQs

When are the Club Championships? 

For West/Central they are Oct. 25-27th, 2019, and for East region they are Oct. 18-20th, 2019. 

 

What is the West/Central region and what is the East region? 

East region constitutes as Durham region (Pickering), and eastward. West/Central will constitute Scarborough and westward. 

 

What are the Club Championships? 

The Club Championships are being used as qualifiers for the Ontario Winter Games. The top two teams of each regional tournament will qualify to compete at the Ontario Winter Games. 

 

Who will compete in the Club Championships? 

The Club Championships are only for U18 Girls, as that is the criteria mandated by Ontario Winter Games born in 2002 or later. The Ontario Winter Games take place every 2 years (i.e., 2020, 2022, etc...), however the Club Championships will take place every year. No OUA players will be permitted to play. 

 

How will it be played? 

The Club Championships will be an indoor field hockey tournament, following suit the Ontario Winter Games will be indoor field hockey as well. There will be 6 players on the pitch including goalie, and a maximum of 12 players on the roster. 

 

Where are the Ontario Winter Games? 

They are being hosted in Orillia, Ontario. 

 

Who qualifies for the Ontario Winter Games?

The top 2 teams from each regional Club Championship (total 4), will compete at the OWG wearing their club uniform and representing their club. 

 

Why are the qualifiers (Club Championships) so early?

The deadline to submit team rosters for the Ontario Winter Games is in November.  Player payments are due for the Ontario Winter Games in December. These deadlines have been set by the Ontario Government and the Games Organizing Committee.  As this is FHO's first year participating in the Ontario Winter Games in several years, it is extremely vital that we meet all the deadlines provided to us.

 

How much is the player fee for Ontario Winter Games?

The fee is $450 - these fees cover accommodations, transportation and food while at the Ontario Winter Games

 

When is registration for Club Championship?

Registrations will be up by August 31st, 2019 via athelink. More information regarding registration will be released in the weeks upcoming. Registrants must be valid members of FHO. REGISTRATION IS NOW LIVE ON ATHELINK

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