March/April 2017

Tournament details & nomination forms sent to schools in every state

June 19, 2017

Deadline for team nominations for all divisions

July 28, 2017

Team entry fees due
Umpire nominations due

September 25, 2017

“Stay & Play” package fees due

November 3, 2017

Draw released

November 10, 2017

Final deadline for teams lists to be submitted

December 3, 2017

Teams arrive

December 4 – 8, 2017

Australian Schools Hockey Championships

December 11, 2017

Evaluation forms sent out to participating schools


Premier Division $1250 per team
Division 1 – $980 per team

The higher figure for Premier Division is due to the longer game times, priority fields, plus more qualified umpires.

Each team is required to nominate and provide a suitably qualified umpire for the event. Any team failing to nominate an umpire will be charged a $795 Umpire fee, which will cover the costs for an umpire to be brought in for the week.



Teams that are based outside a 100km geographical distance from Canberra will be required to take up a “STAY & PLAY PACKAGE” which includes everything for your involvement in the event


5 nights accommodation (choice of options available)
All meals (Sunday dinner to Friday breakfast)
All transport, including transfers to hockey matches, educational and sightseeing activities

4 Educational visits :

2 evening activities
Appearance by Hockeyroo or Kookaburra player
Souvenir Program
Souvenir team photograph

For teams travelling from Sydney & Melbourne, as well as from regional areas in NSW & Victoria where there are multiple teams entered, group coaches will also be arranged for those who wish to take up this travel option. Flight deals will also be available from all major regional and capital cities. Transfers from Sydney airport for interstate teams can also be arranged to reduce travel costs of flying into Canberra.