Mark the date! June 9th-11th 2017 Virginia Beach Oceanfront
Schedule and Standings
Registration is now open! order your own stick now, with our new exclusive stick manufacturer Harrow Sports! We will again be located around 11th street for 2017!
Stick rental will be available during the tournament for a nominal fee of $5, however sticks must be left on the pitch after the game. We lost sticks last year folks, and want to be able to provide a fun weekend for everyone! Limited quantities!
The National Sand Hockey Tournament is not a required stay and play, however we have contracted with the following hotels in conjunction with the North American Sand Soccer Championships. Click here for a direct link to reservations.
Join us for a fun filled tournament weekend as field hockey storms the beach for a second appearance as Virginia Beach Field Hockey's "National Sand Hockey Tournament" during the North American Sand Soccer Tournament at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront June 9th-11th 2017. Early bird registration per player through April 1st $70, and $75 thereafter.
Each player will register individually, and then choose a current team, house team, or create your own team. Email Dena and she will add your team name and division on registration options for you if not currently listed. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Each player is required to do individual registration and sign a participation waiver.
You can also choose house team or request to be placed on same team as. 9 players and a gk maximum per team.
Eligible age groups are NEW U12 division co-ed (must be 10 yrs old as of June 9th, 2017, U14 co-ed, U16 female, U19 Co-Ed.( must be equal male to female players on pitch at all times)
Adult teams 18+ we will have a co-ed division. If you are forming a co-ed team, you must have an equal number of male to female field players on the pitch at all times. Exception: GK can be male or female. We are enforcing this rule for good fair competition and your safety.
5 game guarantee. Each age group winner will receive awards. In case of a pool tie, we will first go to goal differential, and then a 5 minute sudden death playoff.
Basic sand hockey rules will be followed, but are adjusting, including NO charging at start of game, and a three foot perimeter is now in place surrounding the goal keeper for safety. Sand hockey sticks are only allowed no regular field hockey sticks. Each team starts with the ball per period. (3) 8 min periods for U14 up, and (4) 6 min periods for U12.
SPONSORS FOR THE 2017 EVENT INCLUDE:
VAULT ATHLETICS & FITNESS, HARROW SPORTS, BEYOND THE NET TRAINING, CHKD & BAY SCREEN AND GRAPHICS