Please use the below links to view the most recent statements released by Hockey Victoria in relation to the 2020 Junior State Championships:
28th May Statement – https://hockeyvictoria.org.au/jsc-statement-28-05-2020/
1st July Statement – https://hockeyvictoria.org.au/2020-jsc-update-1st-july/
The next update was due to be provided by on Wednesday 1st July. In light of the Premier’s announcement that ten Victorian postcodes will go into a 4 week lock down, Hockey Victoria will now delay our announcement until Monday 6th July.
2020 Junior State Championships
As part of Hockey Victoria’s announcement on 28th May (https://hockeyvictoria.org.au/jsc-statement-28-05-2020/), it was confirmed that the plans to hold the Junior State Championships in regional Victoria will be placed on hold until 2021.
Should the Event take place in 2020 the eleventh edition of the Junior State Championships (in its current format) would take place in Metropolitan Melbourne (exact venues TBC).
This event is the pinnacle junior hockey event for all aspiring junior hockey players and officials in Victoria. Six metropolitan zones and four regional zones will compete in both boys and girls divisions for Under 13, 15 and 18.
What: 2020 Junior State Championships
When: If the event is confirmed to proceed, it will take place in the Term 3 School Holidays (exact dates TBC).
Where: If the event is confirmed to proceed it will take place in Metropolitan Melbourne (exact venues TBC)
NOMINATIONS FOR COACHES AND PLAYERS WILL CLOSE TEMPORARILY (AS OF 22ND JUNE) SO THAT NOMINATION PAGES CAN BE UPDATED IN READINESS SHOULD THE DECISION BE MADE TO PROCEED WITH THE EVENT.
2020 Zone Player Nominations
As of Monday 22nd June the player nominations pages will be temporarily closed so they can be updated in readiness should the decision be made to proceed with the Event.
Please refer to the nomination link for your Zone for more specific information, such as cost of participating, trial details and FAQ’s.
*Please note that if the Event is to proceed all Zones will trial on the Sunday 26th July. The exception to this being the North West Country Lightning, who will trial on 19th July and the North East Knights who would have U15 & U18 trials in the late afternoon on 25th July and U13s in the morning on 26th July due to pitch availability. EXACT DETAILS WILL BE ANNOUNCED SHOULD THE DECISION BE MADE TO PROCEED WITH THE EVENT.
Provisional trial details can be viewed using the following link – Provisional JSC Trial Information (as at 2.07.20) *UPDATED 2ND JULY*
PLEASE NOTE: to nominate to participate in the 2020 Junior State Championships, you must have purchased your 2020 Winter Season HV Membership (https://membership.hockeyvictoria.org.au/). Once this is completed, please ensure that you are logging in as the player when nominating for the JSC.
|Gippsland Bulls||*Temporarily closed to be updated and will reopen in July if the event is proceeding|
|North East Country Knights||*Temporarily closed to be updated and will reopen in July if the event is proceeding|
|North West Country Lightning||*Temporarily closed to be updated and will reopen in July if the event is proceeding|
|South West Country Eagles||*Temporarily closed to be updated and will reopen in July if the event is proceeding|
|Central Flames||*Temporarily closed to be updated and will reopen in July if the event is proceeding|
|Eastern Metro Hotshots||*Temporarily closed to be updated and will reopen in July if the event is proceeding|
|North East Metro Red Devils||*Temporarily closed to be updated and will reopen in July if the event is proceeding|
|North West Metro Tigers||*Temporarily closed to be updated and will reopen in July if the event is proceeding|
|Southern Metro Sharks||*Temporarily closed to be updated and will reopen in July if the event is proceeding|
|Western Metro Wildcats||*Temporarily closed to be updated and will reopen in July if the event is proceeding|
Playing Shirt & Goalkeeper Smock Sizing Charts
In 2020, all JSC uniforms will be produced by GAME Clothing (the same supplier that manufacture the HV State Team Uniforms).
Those that have existing shorts, skorts and socks from the previous supplier can continue to use them. But those requiring new shorts, skorts and socks will need purchase them through GAME Clothing (further details provided once teams are selected).
All selected players receive a new playing shirt or Goalkeeper smock (as applicable) included in their fee to participate, these will all be produced by Game Clothing.
When providing your size through the nominations, please refer to the below sizing charts:
2020 Zone Coach Nominations
Hockey Victoria is currently seeking coaches for its 2020 Regional Zone teams that will participate in the Junior State Championships. WE WILL CONTINUE TO ACCEPT NOMINATIONS AT THIS TIME AND WILL SET A NEW DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS, ONCE WE HAVE ESTABLISHED THE NEW EVENT DATES.
Coaches will be responsible for the delivery of team training sessions (likely 3-4 sessions on Sunday morning) and management of players throughout the 2020 Junior State Championships.
All Zone coaches should at minimum have their Level 1 Coaching Accreditation (or be working towards achieving it in 2020) and will receive a gratuity payment for fulfilling the role.
Coaches will be responsible for sourcing their own accommodation, should they require it.
REGIONAL Zone Coach Nominations – https://www.jotform.com/hockeyvictoria/2020-jsc-regional-coach
METROPOLITAN Zone Coach Nominations – https://form.jotform.com/hockeyvictoria/2020-jsc-metro-coaches
*Please note that the coach nomination links are temporarily disabled while updates take place in readiness should the announcement be made to proceed with the Event.
JSC Officiating Opportunities
*Please note that the officials nomination links are temporarily disabled while updates take place in readiness should the announcement be made to proceed with the Event.
Further information in relation to all officiating positions at the Junior State Championships is available by clicking here – 2020 Junior State Championships Officiating Information
We are accepting expressions of interest for the following officiating positions:
- Tournament Directors & Assistant Tournament Directors
- Umpire Managers & Assistant Umpire Managers
- Umpire Coaches
- Technical Officials
All Officiating Expressions of Interest are due by 5.00pm Wednesday 5th August and links to nominate for all positions can be located in the link above. *Noting that links are currently closed until there is an announcement on 6th July*
All Officials will be required to submit an expression of interest again, even if you had previously submitted one.
2020 Zone Coordinators
|Zone||Zone Coordinator||Email Address|
|Gippsland Bulls||Alana Tratfordemail@example.com|
|North East Country Knights||Deb Lawrencefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|North West Country Lightning||Angela Poxonemail@example.com|
|South West Country Eagles||Mark Bridgefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Central Metro Flames||Tammy A’Beckettemail@example.com|
|Eastern Metro Hotshots||Alex Wongfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|North East Metro Red Devils||Daniel Robertson & Sally Darmodyemail@example.com|
|North West Metro Tigers||Melissa Fernandez||NWMTigers@hotmail.com|
|Southern Metro Sharks||Warren Daveyfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Western Metro Wildcats||Simone Otterbachemail@example.com|
Join the 2020 JSC Mailing List
If you would like to stay up to date with all the latest announcements and news relating to the 2020 Junior State Championships, please register to join our mailing list using the following link – https://form.jotform.com/hockeyvictoria/2020-jsc-mailing-list