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THE ARMY HOCKEY CUP COMPETITION MAJOR/MINOR UNITS SPONSORED BY FORCES FINANCIAL AT ALDERSHOT

THE ARMY HOCKEY CUP COMPETITION MAJOR/MINOR UNITS SPONSORED BY FORCES FINANCIAL AT ALDERSHOT

1.         The Forces Financial sponsored, Army Hockey Cup Competition will have the following format. The Quarter Finals will commence on 20 April, Semi Finals on 27 April and the Final will take place on 18 May 16 on the final day of the Inter Corps Outdoors Tournament.

a. Minor/Major Quarter Finals Day – Starting 0930 Weds 20 Apr 16

(i) There are 8 Major Units and 6 Minor Units who have qualified for this stage of the Army Cup. The order of play is at Annex B.
(ii)  Major Unit Teams taking part are:

(a) 8 Trg Bn REME
(b) Army HQ
(c) 11 Sig Regt
(d) 19 RA
(e) 26 Engr
(f) ATR Pirbright
(g) 27 RLC
(h) 42 Engr

(ii) Minor Unit Teams taking part are:

(a) 5 Med
(b) 47 RA
(c) 4 Med 
(d) HQ Londist
(e) MTMC
(f) Defence Animal Centre

b.         Major/Minor Semi Finals Day – Starting 0930 Weds 27 Apr 16

(i) The winning units of the Quarter Finals will take part in the Semi Finals. The order of play is at Annex B.

c.        Army Cup Finals –Weds 18 May 16 Timings  

SEE NOTICE FOR FINAL HERE

(i) Winning Units of Major/Minor Semi-Finals will play Weds 18 May 16 during the Inter Corps Outdoors Tournament. The order of play will be sent out in the Inter Corps Outdoors Admin Instruction separately.

3.         The pools were drawn independently at the AHA office. The order of play can be seen at Annex B.
                           
CHANGING FACILITIES

4.         Teams are to change in the Pavilion where individual team changing rooms are available on each day.

REFRESHMENTS

5.         A fast food van will be on site for each day of the competition.

CAR PARKING

6.         Vehicles are only to be parked in recognised car parks. The car park closest to the synthetic pitches will be reserved for team minibuses and officials only. Players and spectators are asked to park on the grass crete car park and the rear gate to the Pavilion area will be opened for easy access.

MATCH RULES

7.         All matches will be played according to the Hockey Association Rules for Competitions. Any games that need to have a result will go immediately to penalty strokes x 5, all 5 to count. If there is no result then 5 sudden death penalty strokes will take place. All games are 35 minutes each way, with a 5-minute half time.

UMPIRES

8.         Hon Secretary Army Hockey Umpires Association is asked to provide umpires for all matches. The Umpire Manager for this tournament will be confirmed before 20 April 16.

TEAM LISTS

9.         Team Managers are to complete the attached Team Sheet at Annex A, emailed to the Sec AHA as soon as possible. Amendments will be allowed on the day. Please note that shirt numbers are required and must be shown as appropriate on the Team Sheets. Only those personnel named on the Team Sheet will be allowed to sit or congregate on the player’s benches. Squads should consist of a maximum of 16 players. All teams are to bring an alternative team strip colour, particularly socks.

TRAVEL

10.       Travel for this tournament for players and officials are at public expense, quoting individual Unit UIN, followed by DIN 2013 10-014. The costs should be kept to an absolute minimum and cars shared wherever possible.  

ACCOMMODATION

11.       Accommodation is very limited in the Aldershot area. Charlotte Mills in the AHA Office will try to help secure accommodation. However, it is recommended to call CABS on 01252 352154 first to book accommodation for your squad if you need it.

2015 TROPHY WINNERS

12.       The following teams won trophies in 2015. 11 Sig Regt is to ensure the Major Unit trophy is returned to the AHA secretary clean and engraved by Weds 20 April 16. Exeter UOTC is to ensure the Minor Units trophy is delivered on Weds 20 Apr 16 (Already completed).

            a.         Major Units                  11 Sig Regt

            b.         Minor Units                  Exeter UOTC

TRI SERVICE CUP DATES

13.       The Tri Service Cup, Major Unit winners of all 3 services will play in the Tri Service Cup competition. This event will take place at RAF Halton, date TBC.

14. Many thanks.

A FLAVELL MBE
Lt Col
Secretary AHA

Annex:  

A.        Team Sheet
B.        Order of Play  | Major Units Minor Units

Complete Calling Notice with annexes

 

Calling Notice

ARMY INTER CORPS HOCKEY TOURNAMENT - OUTDOORS 16 – 18 MAY 16 AT ALDERSHOT HOCKEY CENTRE AND THE ARMY CUP MAJOR AND MINOR UNIT FINAL 18 MAY 16


AND REQUEST FOR AFFILIATION FEES

ARMY CUP REGION AND UNIT OFFICERS

ARMY CUP LIST OF WINNERS SINCE 1909

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