Girls U9 / U10
All U9/U10 Girls train together. Click Here for Training Details. Players can play Festivals and may be selected for England Hockey Club County U10 Cup matches.
Cheltenham Junior Hockey Club participates in monthly hockey festivals which are set up by Gloucestershire Hockey Association. The festivals are run on a Sunday with a series of friendly matches against other club teams in Gloucester, Worcester and Wiltshire. The tournaments are held locally to Cheltenham. Matches are generally round robin, 12 minutes / 1 way with the tournament lasting 2-3 hours.
U8s play as mixed team (boys and girls) with 5 a-side and no goalkeeper on a half size pitch. Combined U9/U10, U11/U12 play as same gender teams with 7 a-side and a goalkeeper on a half-size pitch.
Parents are encouraged to get involved and assist with umpiring or manager positions.
England Hockey run a Club County Cup series of matches which take place in March. These matches are played U10 and U12 separate boys and girls; younger talented players (U9 and U11) may be asked to play. The matches are play 5v5 with a goalkeeper on half-pitch. Winners/Runners up go forward in the West Regional competition in April. U12 series progresses to National Finals which take place in April.