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Provincial Teams

2024 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

U18 Boys & Girls, U23 Women's National Championships

Date: July 23-28, 2024

Location:  Surrey, BC

U16 Boys & Girls National Championships

Date: August 7-11, 2024 

Location: Calgary, AB

CALL FOR COACHES

Coaches interested in applying for FHO's Team Ontario U16 Girls, U18 Girls, U18 Boys, and U23 Women teams for the 2024 FHC National Championships are asked to complete this form by end of day March 3, 2024. You will be contact the following week regarding the coach selection process.

PLAYER EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

Ontario athletes are invited to complete this form by end of day March 1, 2023 to indicate their interest in representing Ontario at this year's National Championships in Surrey or Calgary.  Trials will be held in early/mid-April (dates TBC). 

You will be contacted for a further information session at a later date. 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Q1: WHAT AGE GROUP DO I TRY OUT FOR?

 

Field Hockey Ontario (“FHO”) teams will use these age groups for teams in 2024:

  • Athletes born in 2001 or later should try out for the U23 Age Group

  • Athletes born in 2006 or later should try out for the U18 Age Group

  • Athletes born in 2008 or later should try out for the U16 Age Group

 

Q2: CAN I TRY OUT FOR A HIGHER AGE GROUP THAN MY AGE?

 

Yes, if you want to, you can try out for a higher age group than your age. However, each athlete may only try out for one team.

 

Q3: HOW MANY TEAMS CAN I TRY OUT FOR?

 

Each athlete may only try out for one team.

Q4: HOW MANY TEAMS PER AGE GROUP WILL THERE BE?

 

The number of teams Ontario brings to the National Championships will in part depend on the number of athletes that attend trials.

Q5: Do I have to register for FHO membership to try out for FHO?

Yes, you need to be a registered member of FHO to tryout. Please register here. If you are not affiliated with a club, please select “no club affiliation.” Upon checkout, if you do not already have an FHO membership, a membership fee will be automatically applied.

 

Q6: Why do I need to be a registered member of FHO to try out?

All players that try out must be a registered FHO member to ensure that all athletes are covered under FHO’s insurance policy in case of injury.

Please find additional information on member benefits here: https://www.fieldhockeyontario.com/membership

 

Q7: What are the expected costs of playing provincially?

More details regarding the budget will be released after selection. FHO will be working with teams to ensure that they can fundraise and make Nationals as affordable as possible.
 

We would love to have individuals and clubs involved in the fundraising process, and if you're interested in participating please email info@fieldhockeyontario.com with the subject ‘Fundraising for Nationals’.
 

Q8: Can a club enter the National Championships?

No, only provincial organizations may enter a team into the National Championships.
 
 

Have a question that wasn't answered above? Email us your question: info@fieldhockeyontario.com