Hockey Southland Calendar - 2018

Hockey Southland IMPORTANT DATES 2018 Draft

These are proposed dates at this stage and will be finalised before the pre-season briefing.


2nd March Southland Wide Team Entries Due


6th April                U18 Trials Dunedin

8th April                U18 Trials Gore

15th April              U18 Trials Dunedin

6-8th April             Southland Wide Club Competition Start

20-22nd April        NO CLUB HOCKEY (Middle Weekend on school holidays)

26th April – Information about boys playing in SW women’s competitions must be received by Hockey Southland &                                       Competitions committee) ????


30th April           Week one of 8-aside Secondary school hockey competition (Boys) ??

1st May               Week one of 8-aside Secondary school hockey competition (Girls) ??

2nd May              SW Team Registration Forms must be to Hockey Southland and SWCC

9th May               Week One Primary School Hockey Competition (week 2)

10th May             Week One Junior High Competition (week 2)

21st May              Week one 11 a-side Secondary Competition Boys

22nd May             Week one 11 a-side Secondary Competition Girls

27th May              Senior Men’s and Women’s Association Trials?? (QB tournaments then used as final trial for                                                            Southland teams??)


1st- 4th June         FINCH ROSE BOWL and IAN SMITH TOURNAMENTS     NO CLUB HOCKEY (Queens Birthday                                                                                                                                                                                                              Weekend)

5th – 12th June     Age Group Representative Trials Week

(Registrations will be open 1 month prior and all players MUST register online prior to the first trial.)

5th June -              Southland U15 Boys Trial # 1 5pm – 6:30pm (Invercargill Turf 2)

5th June -              Southland U15 Girls Trial # 1 5pm -6:30pm (Invercargill Turf 1)

5th June -              Southland U13 Boys (HATCH) Trial #1 5pm – 6:30pm (Gore)

7th June -              Southland U13 Boys (HATCH) Trial #2 5pm – 6:30pm (Invercargill)

7th June -              Southland U15 Girls Trial #2 5pm – 6:30pm (Gore)

12th June -           Southland U15 Boys Trial #2 5 – 6.30pm (Gore)

10th June              NHL Trials Dunedin (also Otago Seniors)

17th June              NHL Trials Dunedin (also Otago Seniors)


6-8 July                 End of Division 4 SW Competition ???

8-14th July –        National U18 Tournament Regional Dunedin

9-14thJuly –         National U18 Association Women’s Tournament Palmerston North

9-14th July –        National U18 Association Men’s Tournament North Harbour


11th August –      Southland Wide Club Competition Semi-finals (Gore and Invercargill)

18th August -           Southland Wide Club Competition Finals Day (GORE)


20th August – Invercargill Secondary School Boys Comp Finals

21st August – Invercargill Secondary School Girls Comp Finals

23rd August – Invercargill Junior High School Comp Finals

29th August – Invercargill Primary Competition Final Day (this may be earlier)


3rd – 7th September Secondary School Tournament Week

3rd – 7th September – Jenny Macdonald Cup Secondary School Girls Tournament Gore

3rd – 7th September – Audrey Timlin Memorial Secondary School Girls Tournament Invercargill

15th – 23rd September – Ford National Hockey League Wellington

16th – 22nd September – National Senior Tournament Wellington


1st – 6th October – National U15 Boys Premier Tournament Christchurch

1st – 6th October – National U15 Girls Premier Tournament Hawkes Bay

1st – 6th October – National U15 Boys Championship Tournament Dunedin

1st – 6th October – National U15 Girls Championship Tournament Carterton

8th – 13th October – National U13 Boys – HATCH Nelson

8th – 13th October – National U13 Girls - COLLIER North Harbour


19th – 25th November - National Masters Tournament or March 2019