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Women's League

Welcome to Women's League! For 2019-2020 we have 9 teams registered in the Vancouver Womens' Field Hockey League which means that we have something for everyone – if you are starting field hockey, returning to play or looking for a competitive challenge, we have a team that can meet your needs. 

For the 2019-2020 season players must be 14 by December 31, 2019 (born in 2005).

VWFHA League Division WVFHC Team
Premier WV Premier High performance - high skill level, fitness and commitment (Field Hockey is #1 sport priority). 1 Practice a week including a fitness session + weekend games
Division 1 WV 1 High skill level, fitness and commitment (lower than Premier but still very competitive). 1 practice a week + weekend games
Division 2 WV 2 High skill level, fitness and commitment. 1 practice a week + weekend games
Division 3 WV3 & WV 4 More emphasis on social aspect, but still competitive. 1 practice a week + weekend games
Division 4 WV 5 & WV 6 More emphasis on social aspect, but still competitive. 1 practice a week + weekend games
Division 5 WV 7 More emphasis on social aspect, but still competitive. 1 practice a week + weekend games
Division 6 WV 8 Primarily social, basic skills required, not beginners. 1 practice a week + weekend games

2019-2020 Season - Key Dates & Registration

The 2019-2020 season starts the weekend of September 7-8 2019.

Try Outs & Team Selection
To find the best fit for each team, all players must attend a tryout. 

  • June 8th from 6-8pm on Rutledge
  • August 20, 22, 27 and 29 from 6.30-8.30pm on Sutherland

All players must be registered in order to attend team selections.. You can select the date that you would like to attend during the registration process.  

Teams are announced by Sunday, September 1st.

Registration will remain open until the teams are selected. Women's teams are generally capped at 18 players to ensure maximum playing time. Players will be placed on wait-lists after registration closes and will only be added to teams if space is available. 

2019-2020 Season - Practice Schedule

Team Practice Day Practice Time Location
WV P (Premier) Thursdays 8pm - 9:30pm Rutledge Field
WV 1 (Division 1) Thursdays 8pm - 9:30pm Rutledge Field
WV 2 (Division 2) Thursdays 7pm - 8pm Rutledge Field
WV 3 (Division 3) Thursdays 7pm - 8pm Rutledge Field
WV 4 (Division 3) Tuesdays 8pm - 9:30pm Rutledge Field
WV 5 (Division 4) Tuesdays 8pm - 9:30pm Rutledge Field
WV 6 (Division 4) Tuesdays 7pm - 8pm Rutledge Field
WV 7 (Division 5) Tuesdays 7pm - 8pm Rutledge Field
WV 8 (Division 6) Mondays 8pm - 9:30pm Rutledge Field

Registration Fees

  1. Early Bird (by June 15) - Field player or Goalie without own gear $300
  2. Early Bird (By June 15) - Goalie with own gear $100
  3. Regular - Field player or goalie without own gear $350
  4. Regular - Goalie with own gear $150

Please note that these fees exclude FHBC registrationFHBC fees ($55 for those born 2001 -2004 or $78 for all others) will be added during registration.

NEW - Strength & Conditioning Program!

New this season, we are excited to add an extra element to your Women's League training.   Join us for a weekly strength and conditioning program that will complement your practice and game play.  Level 10 Fitness will be offering the program using their extensive facilities, expertise and trainers.  

The program will run for 10 weeks on Wednesdays at 7-8pm from September to November.  

Please select this option during your registration for Women's League.  Please note that we require a minimum of10 participants to run this program.  

Day & Time: September 4 - November 6.  Wednesdays from 7-8pm

Location: Level 10 Fitness,  890 Harbourside Dr #140, North Vancouver, (near the Auto Mall)

Cost: $150 for 10 sessions


Team Guidelines & Expectations

Please review these team guidelines and expectations before registering.

PREMIER

  • High performance - high skill level, fitness and commitment (Field Hockey is #1 sports priority)
  • Core of experienced adult players plus other players that meet skill requirements
  • 1 practice per week including a fitness session
  • Players must attend at least 80% of practices and games
  • Minimum Age requirement at least Grade 11

DIVISION 1

  • High skill level, fitness and commitment (Field hockey is #1 sports priority)
  • Core of experienced adult players plus other players that meet skill requirements
  • 1 practice a week
  • Players should attend at least 80% of practices/games or they will not be considered for the Premier team
  • Minimum Age requirement at least Grade 10

DIVISION 2

  • High skill level, fitness and commitment.
  • 1 practice a week.
  • Players should attend at least 75% of practices/games or they will not be considered for movement to a higher division.
  • Minimum Age requirement at least Grade 10 (exceptional young players may be considered on an individual basis).

DIVISION 3

  • More emphasis on social aspect but still competitive
  • 1 practice a week
  • All players must attend at least 70% of games/practices or they will not be considered for movement to a higher division
  • Minimum Age requirement Grade 9 (younger players may be considered on a case by case basis)

DIVISION 4 & 5

  • More emphasis on social aspect, but still competitive
  • 1 practice a week
  • Players must attend at least 70% of games/practices or they will not be considered for movement to a higher division
  • Minimum Age Requirement Grade 9 (younger players may be considered on a case by case basis)

DIVISION 6

  • Primarily social - players should attend at least 70% of games/practices if they wish to eventually move up to a higher division
  • 1 practice a week
  • Minimum Age requirement Grade 9
  • Skill level - basic skills required (not beginner)

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