HKHAUS 17-18 Circular No. 5 - Beginner Course
To: Convenor of Affiliated Clubs (Men’s, Women’s & Youth’s)
CC: HKHA Council Members
HKHA Sections Committee Members
Please find below details of our upcoming Beginner’s Course and it will be conducted in English.
The course will be split into 2 sessions.
Date: 23 October 2017 (Monday)
Time: 7 pm – 10 pm
Venue: King’s Park Conference Room and Hockey Ground
Content: Rules Talk + Practical Session
Remarks: Participants should prepare your own hockey equipment and umpiring kit (whistle and cards).
Date: 24 October 2017 (Tuesday)
Time: 7 pm – 10 pm
Venue: King’s Park Conference Room
Content: Rules Talk + Written Test
Course Conductor: Alistair Clark
Alistair has umpired at every level in the UK, from men’s/ladies’ lower XIs through to the men’s/ladies’ Premier Division teams that contain several recent male and female Olympians. His umpire coaching experience covers the same range of umpire levels. He has been coaching one female umpire on one of her first ever games, and then coaching her at each subsequent level until she became a ladies Premier Panel umpire.
For those who are interested at the course, please read the procedures carefully.
All participants MUST register online in advance.
Online Application Form: https://goo.gl/BGR74t
Online Application Period: 17 – 19 Oct 2017 (online application will be closed at 5 pm, 19 Oct 2017)
There are limited seats and seat will be assigned on the basis of UPT (Umpire per team). Clubs with lower UPT will be given higher priority. Successful applicants will receive an email and have to pay $100 to (The Hong Kong Hockey Association – (HSBC – 658-117619-838)) and email your bank in receipt to (firstname.lastname@example.org) on or before 22 Oct 2017.
To prepare for the course and help you pass the test, participants should read the following documents in advance.
1. Rules of Hockey http://www.fih.ch/media/12236728/fih-rules-of-hockey-2017.pdf
2. Byelaws of HKHAMS http://www.hockey.org.hk/Content.asp?Uid=29
3. Byelaws of HKHAWS http://www.hockey.org.hk/Content.asp?Uid=395
HKHA – Umpires Section