Registrations Close: Monday 1st April 2019
WHAT: Small Sticks Hockey is a competitive Hockey league run at both Unison, Hastings and Park Island, Napier. Small Sticks Hockey begins in Term 2 (Saturday 11th May) continues through into term 3 (Saturday 24th August) meaning children get 2 terms of winter sport (13 weeks total). The game is played on 6-a-side, quarter field for Mini Sticks & Kiwi Sticks Development grades and half field for Kiwi Sticks grade with 20 minute halves. The grades are mini sticks (Y3&4), Kiwi Sticks Development (Y5&6) and Kiwi Sticks (Y5&6).
Trials for Blue Sticks and White Sticks are on Thursday 4th April, 3.45-5.30pm on HNPS Turf. To trial students need to have registered and paid before the closing date.
VENUE: Mini Sticks Development, Mini Sticks and Kiwi Sticks Development teams from Hastings & Havelock North area's will play at the Unison Hockey Stadium, Hastings and will play against Havelock North and Hastings Schools.
Kiwi Sticks teams will play at both Unison Hockey Stadium, Hastings & Park Island, Napier and will play against Hastings, Havelock North and Napier Schools.
WHEN: Saturdays from 11th May continues until Saturday 24th August 2019 (no game on 1st June, Queens Birthday).
FEES: $70.00 per child This needs to be paid online using the registration and payment system (or at the school office if you prefer EFTPOS or a payment plan).
UNIFORM: Players wear an HNPS performance shirt (avilable to purchase from the HNPS uniform shop), navy blue shorts, shin pads with long blue socks over the top, a mouth guard and a hockey stick. Please note that shin pads and a mouth guard are compulsory.
COACHES: We need coaches and managers for all teams, we welcome new coaches and previous coaches. All help is greatly appreciate as we couldn't have our sports teams without our parent support. Coaches will be supplied with gear and resources to help coach.