Junior State Championships

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
Gippsland Bulls https://www.revolutionise.com.au/vichockey/events/61285/  TBC  TBC
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:

GOALKEEPER SMOCKS

MEN’S & CHILDREN’S PLAYING SHIRTS

WOMEN’S PLAYING SHIRTS


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 Nominationshttps://www.jotform.com/hockeyvictoria/2020-jsc-regional-coach

METROPOLITAN Zone Coach Nominationshttps://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 pagehttps://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 Tratford jscgippybulls@gmail.com
North East Country Knights Deb Lawrence northeastknightshv@gmail.com
North West Country Lightning Angela Poxon northwestcountrylightning@gmail.com
South West Country Eagles Mark Bridge southwestcountryeagles@gmail.com
Central Metro Flames Tammy A’Beckett co-ordinator@centralflames.com
Eastern Metro Hotshots Alex Wong easternmetrohotshots@gmail.com
North East Metro Red Devils Daniel Robertson & Sally Darmody northeastreddevils@gmail.com
North West Metro Tigers Melissa Fernandez NWMTigers@hotmail.com
Southern Metro Sharks Warren Davey semsouthernsharks@gmail.com
Western Metro Wildcats Simone Otterbach wstwildcats@outlook.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

 

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

BENDIGO ACCOMMODATION

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.

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