2020 Junior State Championships – *POSTPONED*
In 2020 the eleventh edition of the Junior State Championships (in its current format) will take place in Regional Victoria. If you missed the announcement, further information is available here – https://hockeyvictoria.org.au/jsc-2020-to-be-hosted-in-regional-victoria/
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: PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO THE CURRENT COVID-19 SITUATION THE 2020 JSC HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL LATER IN THE YEAR. ONCE NEW DATES ARE ESTABLISHED, THEY WILL BE PUBLISHED HERE.
Where: Bendigo Regional Hockey Centre (All Girls Divisions) & Shepparton Hockey Centre (All Boys Divisions)
NOMINATIONS FOR PLAYERS AND COACHES WILL REMAIN OPEN FOR NOW.
2020 Zone Player Nominations – OPEN
As of Friday 21st February, Hockey Victoria will be accepting player nominations for the 2020 JSC Zone teams.
Please refer to the nomination link for your Zone for more specific information, such as cost of participating, trial details and FAQ’s.
WITH THE JSC BEING POSTPONED, SO TOO WILL ALL TRIALS. ONCE NEW DATES ARE ESTABLISHED FOR THE EVENT, WE WILL THEN DETERMINE THE NEW TRIAL DATES. NOMINATIONS WILL STILL BE ACCEPTED AT THIS TIME.
PLEASE NOTE: when completing the nomination, please ensure that you are logged in as the player that you wish to nominate.
|Zone||Nomination Link||Trial Date||Nominations Close|
|North East Country Knights||https://www.revolutionise.com.au/vichockey/events/61266/||TBC||TBC|
|North West Country Lightning||https://www.revolutionise.com.au/vichockey/events/61250/||TBC||TBC|
|South West Country Eagles||https://www.revolutionise.com.au/vichockey/events/61239/||TBC||TBC|
|Central Metro Flames||https://www.revolutionise.com.au/vichockey/events/61316/||TBC||TBC|
|Eastern Metro Hotshots||https://www.revolutionise.com.au/vichockey/events/61287/||TBC||TBC|
|North East Metro Red Devils||https://www.revolutionise.com.au/vichockey/events/61299/||TBC||TBC|
|North West Metro Tigers||https://www.revolutionise.com.au/vichockey/events/61300/||TBC||TBC|
|Southern Metro Sharks||https://www.revolutionise.com.au/vichockey/events/61301/||TBC||TBC|
|Western Metro Wildcats||https://www.revolutionise.com.au/vichockey/events/61315/||TBC||TBC|
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 – NOW OPEN
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.
The 2020 Junior State Championships will be held in Shepparton for the BOYS teams and Bendigo for the GIRLS teams.
Coaches will be responsible for the delivery of team training sessions (traditionally 4-5 on a 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
Event Officiating Opportunities – *EOI’s now being accepted*
Expressions of Interest are now open for Officiating positions at all of the 2020 Outdoor Events.
For further information, please visit the following page – https://hockeyvictoria.org.au/2020-outdoor-events-officials-expressions-of-interest-open/
*When completing your expression of interest, please check that you are completing the correct form as there are a separate links for all of the roles.
Expressions of interest will remain open until we have established new event dates, we will then determine a new closing date for applications.
2020 Zone Coordinators
|Zone||Zone Coordinator||Email Address|
|Gippsland Bulls||Alana Tratfordfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|North East Country Knights||Deb Lawrenceemail@example.com|
|North West Country Lightning||Angela Poxonfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|South West Country Eagles||Mark Bridgeemail@example.com|
|Central Metro Flames||Tammy A’Beckettfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Eastern Metro Hotshots||Alex Wongemail@example.com|
|North East Metro Red Devils||Daniel Robertson & Sally Darmodyfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|North West Metro Tigers||Melissa Fernandez||NWMTigers@hotmail.com|
|Southern Metro Sharks||Warren Daveyemail@example.com|
|Western Metro Wildcats||Simone Otterbachfirstname.lastname@example.org|
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
In 2020, we are looking to introduce a range of tournament merchandise and as such, we would love your feedback on which items you would like to see included. You can provide your thoughts through the above link (the same one as the mailing list).
Accommodation in Bendigo & Shepparton
The Bendigo City Council have a toll free service to assist visitors in sourcing appropriate accommodation. We strongly recommend you get in touch with them if you are looking for accommodation in the region.
https://www.bendigoregion.com.au/explore-bendigo/bendigo-accommodation/search or call 1800 813 153
EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNTS IN BENDIGO
The Bendigo City Council have set up an exclusive rewards program for all JSC participants travelling to the area.
Check out the following page for offers at a range of attractions, cafes and restaurants – https://www.bendigoregion.com.au/explore-bendigo/hockey-junior-state-champs-event-rewards
SHEPPARTON ACCOMMODATION & ATTRACTIONS
The Greater Shepparton City Council, through Visit Shepparton offer information on accommodation, places to eat and visit when visiting.
Please visit their website – http://visitshepparton.com.au/ or call their toll free number 1800 808 839 should you require any further information.