U12 Boys train together. Click Here for Training Details. Players may play Festivals and may be selected for England Hockey Club County U12 Cups.
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. U10, 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.
U14 and U16 players have the opportunity to play a more competitive match series against clubs in Avon, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire. Sunday matches run from October to March with play-offs in April which include semi-finals and finals. They are played 11 a-side (with a goalkeeper). Matches take place in Cheltenham, Yate, Bristol-UWE and Gordano.