North Carroll Field Hockey

NORTH CARROLL STORM FIELD HOCKEY

North Carroll Recreation Council STORM Field Hockey is a member of the Maryland Youth Field Hockey League . Children entering grades K-8 (and 9th graders that do not play for any high school) are eligible for participation in the fall 2020 season.

North Carroll Rec Council Covid 19 statement: Effective 6/12/2020: NCRC Outdoor Programs are open under COVID-19 Return-to-Play guidance and limitations. Please contact your Program Coordinator for more information.


FALL 2020 REGISTRATION

Fall 2020 registration will open on July 1, 2020 and will close on July 29, 2020 so that uniforms may be ordered and received by the first fall games. Any registrations received after 11:59 pm on July 29, 2020 will be charged an additional $50.00 late registration fee and participants cannot be guaranteed a uniform prior to the first game. No registrations will be accepted after July 31, 2020. We will run registration as usual and will issue full refunds if the season would be canceled or partial refunds if the season is altered (The board will develop guidelines for the canceled or altered season). Refund requests will need to be submitted in writing and can be emailed to ncstormfh@gmail.com. New and experienced players welcome!!

ANTICIPATED FALL PRACTICE SCHEDULES & HOME FIELDS LOCATION (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

For grades Pre-K / K, it is anticipated that all regular season practices will be held at Leister’s Park in Hampstead, 5 sessions. The practice day will be Wednesday and/or Saturday.

For the grades 1-2, it is anticipated that all regular season practices will be held at Leister’s Park in Hampstead, MD on Monday and Wednesday evenings.

For grades 3-4, it is anticipated that all regular season practices and games will be held at North Carroll High School in Hampstead, MD on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

For grades 5-6, it is anticipated that all regular season practices and games will be held at North Carroll High School in Hampstead, MD on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

For grades 7-8, it is anticipated that all regular season practices and games will be held at North Carroll High School in Hampstead, MD on Monday and Wednesday evenings.

If your child is chosen to participate on a tournament team/elite team, there will be possible additional practices on Friday evenings or Saturday mornings (TBA).

FALL EQUIPMENT

Each player will need to purchase/obtain a field hockey stick, a mouth guard (cannot be white or clear), cleats, shin guards, and regulation goggles.

FALL UNIFORMS

Uniforms are required for all players in grades K-9 and are not included in the registration fee. Players may use fall 2018 storm uniforms (must provide jersey number) or may order new ones for the 2020 season. New uniform costs are as follows:

Jersey: $30.00

Socks: $5.00/pair

Kilt: $22.00

2020 Fall Season Registration Fees

Grades Pre- K / K: $50.00

Grades: 1-2: $85.00 (uniform not included)

Grades 3-4: $115.00 (uniform not included)

Grades 5-9: $140.00 (uniform not included)

Specific Information for Children Entering Grades 3-8

* Mandatory practices start on or about (August 17th or August 24th) and continue through the end of October/beginning of November each year. Failing to attend practice may impact playing time/starting during games. *Practices for these age groups are typically two hours long, are held twice a week and consist of running, stick skills, learning positions, and team building. Specific age group practice days and locations will be posted as soon as possible. *Team placement will be completed the first week of September. *Please note that we cannot guarantee any player/parent requests for a specific coach or team. Players must play in their specific age group unless their previous year coach recommends advancement in lieu of the player’s 2nd year in an age group and the board approves the same (cannot be parent or player request). * Grades 3-8 play regular season games on Sunday afternoons starting the Sunday after Labor Day each year. * Additional tournaments may be offered to select participants as an option at an additional cost per player/team at the coaches’ discretion. There is no guarantee of tournament play for any player and all tournament/elite players will be determined by coach selection. *Some travel is required (usually less than 45 minutes) as we play teams from Carroll County, Hereford County, Howard County, and Baltimore County.

Specific Information for Children Entering Grades PreK-2

*Practices start on or about (August 17th or August 24th) and continue through the end of October each year. Pre-K/K practices run 45mins - 1 hour. 1-2 practices are typically 1.0-1.5 hours long and are held once or twice per week and consist of running, stick skills, basic positions, team building and lots of FUN!*Please note that we cannot guarantee any player/parent requests for a specific coach or teams. * * 1-2 players have the opportunity to participate in league 'play days' and scrimmages on Saturday mornings . *Some travel is required (usually less than 45 minutes) for the play days. * Grades 1-2 are required to purchase only a jersey and black socks.

Refund Policy

Any refund that is issued will be subject to a $10.00 administrative fee.

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Thank you for your interest in Storm Field Hockey! For more information please contact the program coordinators.