General Information Girls

What Age Group Will I Play In?


Age GroupAge as of Jan
2020
Year Born
(2019 Comp)
Competition
Under 7Over 4 but under 7 years2013 - 2015Grass, 1/4 field
Under 9Over 8 but under 9 years2011 - 2012Grass, 1/2 field
Under 11Over 9 but under 11 years2009 - 2010Grass, full field
Under 13Over 11 but under 13 years2007 - 2008Grass or turf, full field
JuniorsOver 13 but under 17 years2002* - 2006Grass or turf, full field

nb. New players will need to provide proof of age, as the Club is required to provide a copy of the players birth certificate or passports to BWHA. Please bring to the Club, or scan and email a copy of age ID (birth certificate or passport) to nsjwhc@gmail.com.

*Girls born in 2002 must be at school in 2020 to be eligible.

When and Where Will I Play My Game?

DivisionCompetition DayVenue/s
U7 and U9Saturday morningRasey Park, Herston
U11 and U13 GrassSaturday morningDowney Park, Windsor, or
Rasey Park, Herston
U13 TurfSaturday morningState Hockey Centre, Colmslie
Burringbar Park Turf, Chermside
Redcliffe League Hockey Turf, Redcliffe
Easts Hockey Tiger Turf, Carina
J Grass (JG)Saturday morningDowney Park, Windsor, or
Rasey Park, Herston
J Turf (JT)Friday eveningState Hockey Centre, Colmslie
Burringbar Turf, Chermside
Redcliffe League Hockey Turf, Redcliffe
Easts Tiger Turf, Carina
University of Queensland Turf, St Lucia

Exact locations for these venues and maps of the fields can be found at the BWHA website. 

When Will I Train?

DivisionDay & LocationNotes
U7, U9, U11
U13 Grass, JG
Dorrington Park, Ashgrove
Wednesdays from 5:00 pm
U7, U9 and U11C / U11 D - 5-6 pm
U11 A / U11 B / U13 Grass / Junior Grass - 6-7 pm
Members will be notified of training times via email once teams are confirmed
TurfDorrington Park Ashgrove and 
Burringbar, Chermside
Monday / Wednesday / Thursdays
Times for turf teams is still being confirmed and will be provided.
Turf teams will train twice a week, once at Burringbar and once at Dorrington
Members will be notified of training times via email once teams are confirmed

What Will I Wear When I Play My Games?

The colours worn by all Norths players are sky blue, red and black.  The junior girls are required by BWHA to wear black skirts.  Uniforms will be available at training before the season starts, as well as during the season as needed. The Uniform Co-ordinator will be available on training nights to assist you with any uniform needs.

ArticlePriceNotes
Norths Shirt$35
Norths Socks$15Free pair for new players to the club
Available at Online store
Black Skirts$35For grass teams
Black Skorts$40Mandatory for ALL turf teams
Kukri brand with bike pant inserts


What Equipment Do I Need To Play Hockey?

  • You will need a hockey stick, mouthguard (recommended) and shin pad (compulsory)
  • Purchase a Norths Uniform

If you require a fitted mouthguard, a Dental Technician will be at the clubhouse on Sign-On Day between 10am and 2pm for fittings.

How Much Will It Costs For Me To Play Hockey?

Fee are comprised of two parts:

  • NSJWCH Fees
  • Hockey Queensland association fees - please pay via link to Hockey Queensland

Hockey Queensland Fees - To Be Confirmed for 2020

  • Under 10's (4 - 9 years at 31st December 2019) - $30
  • Juniors (10 - 17 years at 31st December 2019) - $70

Proposed NSJWHC Fees 2020
Age GroupFeeAge Group (over 13)Fee
Under 7$200Junior Grass$300
Under 9$250Junior Turf$620
Under 11$300Junior + Senior Grass$350
Under 13 Grass$300Junior + Senior Turf$670
Under 13 Turf$620"Sister" discount-$50

The fees will vary between age groups, and whether or not you are playing grass or turf. Your total fee is made up of:
  • BWHA membership
  • Norths Inc Club membership
  • Junior Women's Club levy - this covers the cost incurred by the club, for example training equipment, goalie gear, umpiring and administration costs
  • Turf match and training fees (only for U13T and J Turf)
  • The "Sister" discount applies to families of 3 or more registered girls, where the 3rd or more girl will each receive$50 off their fees

You must register onto the Hockey Australia database separately. 
Details on this process to be confirmed by Hockey Australia in 2020.

What Can We Do To Help?

Hockey is a great spectator's sport, so there will be many opportunities for them to support you on the sideline. However, there are many other opportunities to help out in the club as well. This include:

  • Canteen Co-ordinator
  • Uniform Co-ordinator
  • Coaching or Assistant Coaching role*
  • Team manager
  • Age Group Coordinator
  • Volunteering at the canteen/BBQ/bar on Wednesday night
  • Co-ordinating Fundraising activity
  • Baking for annual cake stall
  • NSJWHC Committee member

Indicate your interest at Sign-on day or drop an email to the NSJWHC Committee. The club is run by volunteers, and it really is a case of many hands make light work.

*Coaches, who are not parents of a child in the team, are eligible for a contribution by NSJWHC towards either their playing fees, up to $300 per annum, if they play for Norths Senior Womens or Senior Mens teams or travel costs up to $300 per annum, if they are not players.

Blue Card Application for Team Officials

To ensure the safety of our children, it is now a requirement that all team officials have a Blue Card.


Please download the application form via the link provided then either scan and email to nsjwhc@gmail.com or drop your form off in the 'Blue Card Application' box situated on the Bar at the Club House.