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Golden Oldies 2019

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We are proudly hosting the Golden Oldies Festival this September and around 500 players from around the world will converge at our field for a week-long mix of field hockey and socialising.  Please help us host these international teams by signing up for 1 or more volunteer shifts. 

Days16, 18, 20 September
LocationRutledge and Ambleside fields
Time Commitment: Shifts are 4 hours long and take place between 8am-6pm on each of the dates.  We can work around your schedule!
Roles:  We need volunteers for a number of roles including the beer garden, information & event operations. Shifts are 4 hours and at various time slots between 8am-6pm on.  Positions will be assigned nearer to the date.

What's in it for me?
1. Meet teams from around the world as they come to play and enjoy our beautiful facilities.

2. Be part of the fun - as well as games across 5 fields, there will be a beer garden, food trucks, music and lots of socialising!  We promise you a good time!

3. **SPECIAL OFFER** - Volunteers may take advantage of an exclusive offer to be part of the WVFHC team at 50% of the regular cost. Play 3-4 games for our team plus attend either the Opening Ceremonies or the Finale Dinner at a cost of only $190.   (Note: this benefit is available on a first come -  first served basis.  To participate in our team you must be age 35 years or older.)

4. Our eternal gratitude - we know we have the best volunteers & we are looking to show you off to our international guests! 

Join the WVFHC team at the Golden Oldies

We are excited to enter a WVFHC team into the Golden Oldies Festival this September!  Games will be played September 16th, 18th and 20th at Rutledge and Ambleside.   The ticket price options are outlined below.

Ticket Option 1 - $785 per person

This comprehensive local package includes:

  • Opening Ceremony including a Parade of Nations and welcome speeches
  • Welcome Party at the Nest featuring substantial finger food, excellent local entertainment and three complimentary drink vouchers
  • A minimum of six games of hockey including official umpires
  • Finale Dinner and Awards Evening at the Sheraton Wall Street Vancouver including a three course meal, outstanding entertainment and a selection of beer, wine and juices
  • A Souvenir Gift Pack
  • Festival Handbook

(Excluded: accommodation, transportation to fields and events, participation in the mid-week Picnic Day at West Coast Railway Heritage Park).

Ticket Option 2 - $390 per person

This is an exclusive offer for WVFHC members because we are hosting the festival!  This option allows you to split the local package listed above with another player so that you get 50% of games, and half of the social events.

If you are unable to take all three days off work, this option will still allow you to be part of the festival.

Sign up with a friend or sign up as an individual and we will match you with someone to share the pass. 

For more information on the festival visit the website at

NOTE: To participate in Golden Oldies you must be age 35 years or older.

Golden Oldies Vancouver

Check out the full program and all the event info here.

Introducing West Vancouver to the world!