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									                                                                                     Slough Hockey Club
                                                                                       Upton Court Road
                                                                                                   SL3 7LT

SHC Badgers Tournament 2009
Sunday 29 March at Slough Hockey Club 10.30 – 16.30

The Tournament is organised under the auspices of the Slough Hockey Club – Junior Section.

   To provide the opportunity for young players aged between 11 and 15 to participate in competitive senior
    hockey within a safe and controlled environment.
   To provide a development step between junior and senior league hockey for all players.
   To provide the opportunity for new coaches and umpires to practice their skills.
   To have a great family day out. There will be full club facilities - drinks and food available all day.

All matches will be played in accordance with the current FIH rules of hockey. Matches shall be 30 minutes
(subject to change on the day) in duration one way. In the event of a colour clash the 2nd team named shall
change their kit as required. The games will be played on a round robin basis, 3 points for a win and 1 for a
draw. Final places will be decided as follows: Highest points, Highest goal difference, Highest goals scored,
Lowest goals conceded, Aggregate result of matches between the teams in question. Games will played on
a water based turf pitch.
Duration of tournament 10.30 – 16.30
Teams & Times: will be displayed on – select <fixtures calendar>; select <agenda>
and scroll to appropriate date to display times for games.

Teams and eligibility of players
All teams should consist of 11 players (squad sizes are not restricted), of which no more than 4 outfield
players aged 18 or over may play at any one time. Players will only be permitted to play for one team for
the duration of the tournament. Whilst there are no further restrictions, clubs are asked to aim for the
remainder of the players to be between the ages of 11 and 15, and that they try and balance the standard of
young players in their squads. All players MUST wear shin-guards at all times while playing. Mouth Guards
(Gum Shields) are strongly recommended.

Cost, Confirmation and cancellation
Team participation will be confirmed by completion of entry form or by email confirmation. Teams cancelling
will be liable for all costs.

Match officials
SHC will provide umpires however participating teams can nominate competent umpire for matches. The use
of young umpires is encouraged. Abuse of umpires will not be tolerated. (see - Fair

Fair play and Code of Conduct
The aim of this tournament is to introduce young players to safe, fair, competitive hockey and to produce
players who respect all others on and off the pitch. Careful consideration of appropriate adult members of
club teams should be made. All participants must abide by the rules of the game of hockey and are subject
to the Child Welfare Policy. All participants are expected to adhere to the principles of Fair Play, equity,
inclusiveness, tolerance, and responsibility. Clubs are expected to ensure that their players abide by this
code. All decisions made by the tournament executive shall be final and without appeal and reserves the
right to suspend any player or team from the tournament should it be deemed appropriate. The interests of
young people are paramount. Any issues arising that are not covered by the above rules will be decided by
the tournament executive.

Entry Form
Please complete accompanying SHC ENTRY form – and forward to
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                                                                                        Slough Hockey Club
                                                                                             Upton Court Road
                                                                                                       SL3 7LT

Entry Form: SHC Badgers Tournament – 29 March 2009

1/ Entry fee is £50 per team.
2/ The entry form and should be emailed to the Badger Tournament Organiser by 20 March 2009-

3/ Bring this form together with your cheque made payable to the Slough Hockey Club on the day of the

4/ Teams cancelling will be liable for all costs. By agreeing to play in the said tournament, the said Club is
agreeing to full cost which is non-refundable.

5/ Data Protection: The personal details given below will be used solely for the administration of the
League’s affairs.

6/ Waiver and Release of Liability By accepting to participate in the tournament and in consideration of being
allowed to participate in any way in the SHC Badgers Field Hockey Tournament, related events and
activities, the assigned said CLUB acknowledges, appreciates, and willingly agrees that they will comply with
the stated rules and conditions of the event and customary terms and conditions for participation. Fully
understand and acknowledge that each participant will be engaging in activities that involve risk of serious
injury, including permanent disability and death. By signing below the Club/team on behalf of all its
participants verify that they understand that SHC, its officers, officials, respective administrators, committee,
agents, coaches, volunteers, and other employees of the organisation, other participants, sponsoring
agencies, advertisers, and owners and lessors of the event to conduct the event, all of which are herein
referred to as “releasees,” with respect to any and all injury, disability, death, or loss or damage to person or
property, whether arising from the negligence of releasees or otherwise, to the fullest extent permitted by
law. Teams/Particiapants/Players are responsible for their own health and safety and are required to obtain
the necessary insurance. We have read the above Waiver and Release of Liability and agree to its terms.

Please complete this section and email to:

Number of entries < 1 >

Name of Club: <your club name here>

Club Contact Name : < your name here >

Signed:< your name here >

Date: <     05/03/2009 >

Address : < your club address here >

Tel No < contact phone number         >   Mobile : < contact phone number         >

Email : <     contact email >

Cheque for : < 1 > enclosed for < 1 > team/s.

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