Masters Men’s Player Information Sheet
Hockey Victoria are now accepting nominations from eligible Men’s Masters players for the 2017 state teams to compete in the National Championship in Hobart, TAS.
AUSTRALIAN MEN’S MASTERS CHAMPIONSHIPS
Over 35’s, 40’s, 45’s, 50’s, 55’s, 60’s, 65’s, 70’s & 75’s
PLAYER NOMINATIONS CLOSE COB Sunday May 21st, 2017
Late nominations after the close date will incur a $15 late nomination fee.
PLEASE NOTE: You MUST be registered with Hockey Victoria in order to nominate for the 2017 Men'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.
Critical Dates for Teams:
|Age Groups||Over 35s, 40s, 45s||Over 50s, 60s, 65s, 70s, 75s||Over 55s||Div. 2 45/2||Div. 2 50/2, 55/2|
|Accommodation In||Thurs 21st Sep||Sat 23rd Sep||Thu 28th Sep||Thurs 21st Sep||Wed 27th Sep|
|Training in Hobart||Fri 22nd Sep||Sun 24th Sep||TBC||Fri 22nd Sep||TBC|
|Competition Start||Sat 23rd Sep||Mon 25th Sep||Fri 29th Sep||Sat 23rd Sep||Thu 28th Sep|
|Competition End||Sun 1st Oct||Sat 7th Oct||Sat 7th Oct||Sun 1st Oct||Sat 7th Oct|
|Accommodation Out||Sun 1st Oct||Sun 8th Oct||Sun 8th Oct||Sun 1st Oct||Sun 8th Oct|
** TBC – To be finalised after team entries have been received.
Trial Dates / Times / Venue
|Sunday May 28, 2017||55s age group||8am - 10am||Footscray Hockey Centre No 1|
|Sunday May 28, 2017||60s age group||10am - 12pm||Footscray Hockey Centre No 1|
|Sunday May 28, 2017||65s age group||8:30am - 10:30am||Footscray Hockey Centre No 2|
|Sunday May 28, 2017||70s age group||10:30am - 12pm||Footscray Hockey Centre No 2|
|Sunday May 28, 2017||75s age group||10:30am - 12pm||Footscray Hockey Centre No 2|
|Sunday June 4, 2017||35s age group||8am - 9am||Footscray Hockey Centre No 1|
|Sunday June 4, 2017||45s age group||9am - 12pm||Footscray Hockey Centre No 1|
|Sunday June 4, 2017||50s age group||8:30am - 11:30am||Footscray Hockey Centre No 2|
|Sunday June 18, 2017||35s age group||8am - 10:00am||Footscray Hockey Centre No 1|
|Sunday June 18, 2017||40s age group||9am - 12:00pm||Footscray Hockey Centre No 1|
KEY DATES, ANNOUNCEMENTS AND TRAINING COMMITMENTS
Training dates for each team will be finalised with coach and players on team information day.
|Friday 3rd March||Nominations Open|
|Sunday 14th May 2017||Coaches & Officials Nominations close|
|Friday 19th May 2017||Coaches, Team Managers, Selectors, Physio, Medical & Massage Therapists Announced|
|Sunday 21st May 2017||Player Nominations close|
|Sunday 28th May 2017||Trials for Over 55s, 60s, 65s, 70s & 75s|
|Sunday 4th June 2017||Trials for Over 35s, 45s & 50s|
|Sunday 18th June 2017||Trials for Over 35s & 40s|
|Wednesday 28th June 2017||Teams announced|
|Sunday 2nd July 2017||Information/Team Meetings & Uniform Orders, etc.|
|Sunday 16th July, 2017||Uniform Orders Cut-Off Date|
|Sunday 16th July, 2017 17th September, 2017||Training Session each Sunday.|
|Sunday 27th August, 2017||Planned Uniform Delivery.|
** Training dates for each team will be finalised with coach and players on team information day.
AGE ELIGIBILITY & INFORMATION:
Players must be either of or over the age of their team on December 31, 2017
|Age Group||Birth Date||Age Group||Birth Date|
|35+||DOB <= 31/12/1982||60+||DOB <= 31/12/1957|
|40+||DOB <= 31/12/1977||65+||DOB <= 31/12/1952|
|45+||DOB <= 31/12/1972||70+||DOB <= 31/12/1947|
|50+||DOB <= 31/12/1967||75+||DOB <= 31/12/1942.|
|55+||DOB <= 31/12/1962|
Players will generally be selected in their age group.
The estimated playing cost to cover all playing levies and team accommodation is $1,500 for the 35s-50s age groups and $2,000 for the 55s-75s age groups, this includes team entry, training sessions, medical support, AMHC levies and basic uniform items.
You are responsible for other personal expenses which include meals, travel, extra uniform items and other incidentals.
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.
SELECTION OF STATE TEAMS:
State teams will normally consist of between 16-18 players unless the selection panel considers otherwise.
1 or 2 Trials. This may change if there are a large number of players for an age group. This can be in the form of games, skills or fitness based training.
All nominated players must be able to attend all designated Trials.
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 Coordinator 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 positionally for their inclusion into the team if injury occurs at the selection table and this information included onto the official sheet.
The following form part of the selection criteria for all Hockey Victoria State teams.
Distribution skills (e.g. pushing, slapping, hitting and overheads)
Defensive capabilities (e.g. tackling, marking and positioning)
Elimination & ball carrying ability
Penalty corner skills (attacking and defensive)
Trial attendance, current playing level and recent playing history maybe considered as part of the selection process, not just the trial itself.
A player’s attitude, behaviour, leadership and communication skills may also be taken into consideration during all parts of the Trial process.
$40 nomination fee applies (this includes pitch hire, transaction processing fee, HV administration).
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 firstname.lastname@example.org prior to the trials commencing. HV reserve the right to not accept holiday’s 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.