Fall Championship

2017 NFHL Fall Championship

November 18-19, 2017
Virginia Beach Sports Complex, Virginia Beach, VA

 

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2017 FALL CHAMPIONSHIP TEAMS

  1. Virginia Tech - RSVP received
  2. University of Massachusetts Amherst - RSVP received
  3. University of Virginia - RSVP received
  4. Northeastern University - RSVP received
  5. University of Delaware - RSVP received
  6. University of Pittsburgh - RSVP received
  7. Georgetown University - RSVP received
  8. Temple University - RSVP received
  9. George Washington University – RSVP received
  10. Penn State University - RSVP received
  11. University of North Carolina Chapel Hill - RSVP received
  12. Messiah College - RSVP received
  13. Saint Josephs University - RSVP received
  14. James Madison University - RSVP received
  15. Rutgers University – RSVP received
  16. University of Maryland – RSVP received
Alternates

University of Pennsylvania – RSVP received
Virginia Commonwealth University – RSVP received

CHAMPIONSHIP REQUIREMENTS
  • Teams must be able to send a full team to the Championship (11 players minimum)
  • Teams must be available to play from 7am-8pm on Saturday AND from 7am-2pm on Sunday
  • ALL teams must RSVP (top 16 teams and alternates) by the deadline (TBD)

SCHEDULE

  • CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE (subject to change – updated 11/6)
  • All teams are required to be available to play between 7am-8pm on Saturday AND 7am-2pm on Sunday
  • Sometimes games need to be switched and rearranged – we need you to be flexible, patient, and open-minded
  • Teams must bring light and dark colored shirts/jerseys

 

PRE-ORDER TOURNAMENT SHIRTS

  • All shirts MUST be pre-ordered online will be available for pickup at the Registration Table at the tournament. We cannot ship shirts!
  • Order online here
  • Shirts must be ordered by Thursday November 9th.

HOTELS

The Westin

  • Located in Town Center of Virginia Beach - with 18 restaurants, 22 retail stores, and entertainment – all within walking distance!
  • 15 minutes from the fields
  • Free parking in the garage

Hilton Garden Inn Town Center

  • $99 – king room, $119 – 2 queen beds (rates guaranteed for reservations made by November 3rd)
  • Reserve rooms here or call 757-326-6200 and ask for the “National Field Hockey Fall Championship” rate
  • Teams that stay here will receive free breakfast, coupons to local restaurants, and more!
  • Breakfast: Saturday 6am-8am, Sunday 7am-9am
  • Located in Town Center of Virginia Beach - with 18 restaurants, 22 retail stores, and entertainment – all within walking distance!
  • 15 minutes from the fields
  • Free parking in the garage
  • $99/room (rate guaranteed for reservations made by November 7th)
  • For reservations, call 757-481-9000 and ask for the “National Field Hockey League” rate
  • Located on the beautiful beach! Oceanfront hotel!
  • 25 minutes from the fields
  • Free parking

FOOD

  • Outside food/beverages will not be allowed on the premises
  • Want boxed lunches for your team?
    • Delivered right to the fields
    • $8.00 per person – includes wrap, pretzels, fresh fruit, fresh baked cookies, and bottled water
    • Additional $2.00 for pasta salad
    • Additional $3.00 for a Tropical Smoothie
    • Boxed lunches must be pre-ordered by Monday November 13th. To order, contact: Haley Crandell- haley@beachsportsplex.com

WEATHER/CANCELLATIONS

  • We can never predict the weather! We may need to rearrange games and/or restructure the format of the tournament in extreme weather
  • Kristin will keep all teams informed of any changes via email – please check your emails on a regular basis!
  • Please be flexible – it’s up to you to make this tournament fun and successful

ALL STARS

  • All Stars at the tournament will receive a free tournament t-shirt
  • T-shirts must be picked up at the Registration Table before 12pm on Saturday November 19th
  • All Full Member teams (even those not attending the tournament) will still submit the names of their top 2 All Stars and their names will be posted on our website (we will send an email about this AFTER the tournament)

ROSTERS

  • Teams need to bring a copy of their complete roster to the tournament and submit it when they register
  • Rosters must be signed by the school’s Club Sports Recreation Department to verify that all players are allowed to play on the team
  • Please use the NFHL Roster Form

DIRECTIONS
Virginia Beach Sportsplex
www.beachsportsplex.com
2181 Landstown Road
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23456

  • Turf shoes only – NO spiked cleats
  • Free parking is available for all teams and parents

FANS

  • Teams are allowed to have as many fans as they like attend the tournament
  • Free admission and parking for all fans
  • Please do not give your parents Kristin’s cell phone number – it’s your responsibility to keep your fans updated if any changes are made
  • All fans are required to abide by all NFHL and Sportsplex rules
  • Fans who are disruptive and do not abide by the misconduct rules will be removed from the tournament and will jeopardize their’s teams entry in the tournament – we take this VERY seriously!

MISCONDUCT RULES

Players, coaches and fans must treat all other players, NFHL staff, spectators, other coaches and refs on/off the field with the utmost respect and dignity. Everyone is expected to compose themselves maturely and have sportsman-like conduct on/off the field at all times. Please read and review all misconduct rules here.

Anyone who fails to abide by the conduct rule will face:

  • PLAYERS:
    • The consequences stipulated by the NCAA.
    • If issued a red card, the player will be suspended for the current game and the following game.
    • If issued a second red card during a tournament, the player will be suspended for the remainder of the tournament and must leave the facility immediately (for the remainder of the tournament).
  • COACHES:
    • One verbal warning or green card from NFHL staff or referee.
    • Red card and suspension for the remainder of the day. They must leave the facility immediately.
    • If a second red card is issued at a tournament, the coach is suspended for the remainder of the tournament and must leave the facility immediately.
  • FANS:
    • Teams and team captains (or coaches) are ultimately responsible for the conduct of their fans:
    • One verbal warning from NFHL staff or referee.
    • If the misconduct persists, a yellow card (minimum 5 minute suspension) will be issued to the coach or team captain for the current game.
    • If the misconduct persists, the referee will stop the game and the fan must leave the facility immediately. Play will resume once the fan has left the facility. The clock will not stop during this time.

To read and review a summary of the NCAA, FIH, and NFHL misconduct rules click here: Misconduct Rules

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