Womens Masters Nominations 2017
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Masters Women Player Nominations

Hockey Victoria are now accepting nominations from eligible women's masters players and officials for the 2017 state teams to compete in the

National Championship 29 September – 7 October in Newcastle, NSW.  

Sept 29 - Oct 7 2017, 
Newcastle, NSW

PLEASE NOTE: You MUST be registered with Hockey Victoria in order to nominate for the 2017 Women's Masters.

Please click here to register with Hockey Victoria for 2017 membership if you are yet to do so.

If you have registered with HV for your 2017 Membership, please use the same log in details to complete your nomination.





Sunday June 18 2017 35/40/45 age groups 7.30am – 11am Footscray Hockey Centre
Sunday June 25 2017 35/40/45/50 age groups 8am – 10am Footscray Hockey Centre
Sunday July 2 2017 50/55/60/65 age groups 8am – 10am Footscray Hockey Centre
Sunday July 9 2017 55/60/65 age groups 8am – 10am Footscray Hockey Centre

Please Note: 18th June trials, we only have one field at Footscray, therefore warm up drills will be from 7.30am and trial games from 8.00 – 11.00am




State teams will consist of no more than 14 players unless the selection panel considers there are circumstances that warrant a larger squad. 

Trial format

·         2 x 2 hour Trials. This can be in the form of games and skill based testing.

·         All nominated players must be able to attend all designated Trials. Players with known conflicting commitments including other sports, work and/or holidays should put this in writing to stateteams@hockeyvictoria.org.au prior to the trials commencing. HV reserve the right to not accept holiday absences as a reason for non-attendance.
If you are unable to attend due to an injury you must provide a medical certificate and a copy of your rehabilitation plan that confirms your availability for training and the tournament.

Final Team Selection

The designated Chairman of Selectors will chair the selection meetings.

Coaches are welcome to have input into decision making, but in a deadlock situation the final decision will be made by a vote of all on the selection panel

The HV State Team Manager or a designated representative will sit in on all final team selections to oversee the process, but will have no input into team selection. Their job is to ensure all procedures have been followed correctly and that all members of the panel complete and sign off on the team sheet.

The team sheet will be given to the HV CEO for final ratification.

All non-selected players can request a feedback report if they wish. This request needs to be made within the week following team announcements.

Teams will be announced on the HV website following ratification by the CEO. 

If Train ons are named, they must be ranked by position for their inclusion into the team if injury occurs at the selection table and this information included onto the official sheet. 


Selection Criteria

The following form part of the selection criteria for all Hockey Victoria State teams.

Hockey Competencies

·         Distribution skills (e.g. pushing, slapping, hitting and overheads)

·         Receiving

·         Defensive capabilities (e.g. tackling, marking and positioning)

·         Elimination & ball carrying ability

·         Game Awareness

·         Penalty corner skills (attacking and defensive)


A player’s attitude, behaviour, leadership and communication skills may also be taken into consideration during all parts of the Trial process.



Players must be either of or over the age of their team on December 31, 2017. E.g.: DOB 31/12/1980 = 35+;
Players will generally be selected in their age group.


$40 nomination fee applies (this includes pitch hire, transaction processing fee, HV administration).


COB Friday May 19th, 2017 

Late nominations after the close date will incur a $15 late nomination fee.


1. All players are required to bring a white and a black t-shirt to Trials. 

2. No State or Australian uniform is to be worn

3. All players are required to arrive to the trials 30 minutes prior to the scheduled starting time. 


Players with known conflicting commitments including other sports, work and/or holidays should put this in writing to eharbrow@hockeyvictoria.org.au prior to the trials commencing. HV reserve the right to not accept holiday’s absences as a reason for non-attendance.



It is anticipated that the training schedule will be as follows, however this will be confirmed with all players following selection:

Training in Melbourne:

Friday 14th July 2017 Teams , Coaches & Team Managers Announced
Sunday 23rd July 2017 Training Session &Uniform Orders, etc.
Sunday 6th August, 2017 Training Session
Sunday 20th August 2017 Training Session
Sunday 3rd September 2017 Training Session
Sunday 24th September 2017 Camp Day
Monday 25th September 2017 day Training Session and Contingent lunch

Travel to Newcastle

Wednesday 27th September 2017 - Players must be at accommodation by 6pm

Training in Newcastle:
Thursday 28th September 2017

Australian Women’s Masters Championship Dates: 
 Friday 29th September - Saturday 7thOctober, 2017 inclusive

Accommodation in Newcastle:
 IN: Wednesday 27th September, 2017
 OUT: Sunday 8th October, 2017

Nominees Please Note:
On selection a tailored fitness program will be provided to each team member. It is expected that all members will follow the regime, unless there has been consultation and agreement with the team coach and fitness trainer in relation to medical or other needs.

Estimated team costs will be approximately $2100 per player.
The team costs include team entry, all training sessions, vehicle transport and accommodation in Newcastle from Wednesday 27th September to departure on Sunday 8th October inclusive. 
Estimated personal costs for meals, uniform, flights & any other incidentals is suggested at approximately $1000-1200. 

All players must be financial with Hockey Victoria’s Invoicing, Fee Collection & Suspension Policy to be eligible for these teams. 

Click here to read this policy.

All the best with selection into these teams.




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