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Monday 13th August 201818:30HA
DHA Committee Meeting
Dolphin Inn, Bovey Tracy
Saturday 1st September 201809:00HUA
The Devon Pre-Season Tournament 2018
University of St Mark and St John, Plymouth
The 2018 Tournament will take place over the weekend of Saturday 1st (Ladies) and Sunday 2nd September (Men). Entry details will be with all Clubs asap.
Friday 14th September 201819:30HUA
DHUA Umpire Development Officer Meeting
The Dolphin Hotel, Bovey Tracey
Monday 22nd October 201819:30HUA
DHUA Management Committee Meeting
The Dolphin Hotel, Bovey Tracey
Monday 22nd October 201818:00HA
DHA Committee Meeting
Dolphin Inn, Bovey Tracy
Monday 7th January 201919:30HUA
DHUA Management Committee Meeting
The Dolphin Hotel, Bovey Tracey
Monday 7th January 201918:00HA
DHA Committee Meeting
Dolphin Inn, Bovey Tracy
Monday 4th March 201919:30HUA
DHUA Management Committee Meeting
The Dolphin Hotel, Bovey Tracey
Monday 4th March 201918:00HA
DHA Committee Meeting
Dolphin Inn, Bovey Tracy
Monday 15th April 2019HUALast date for entry of details of umpired matches in personal area
All non DHUA appointed games need to be entered in your personal areas by this date
Monday 13th May 2019HUA
DHUA Management Committee Meeting
The Dolphin Hotel, Bovey Tracey
Monday 13th May 201918:00HA
DHA Committee Meeting
Dolphin Inn, Bovey Tracy
Friday 17th May 201919:30HUA
The Dolphin Hotel, Bovey Tracey
Monday 20th May 201919:30HA
DHA AGM 2019
The Ley Arms, Kenn

Latest News

18th AugLink to silver fx and umpires kit

The link above on the website has now been edited to take you straight to the DHUA section. On mobile devices scroll down the screen to see this.

13th AugClub UDOs and Chairs Meeting 2018 : September 14th

Devon HUA invite Devon Club UDOs plus Chairs of Clubs (or another Club Committee rep) to the annual meeting on Friday September 14th , 7.30pm at The Dolphin Hotel, Bovey Tracey.
Further details are being sent out to all Club UDOs, Secretaries and Chairs.
Bob Whitell, President DHUA

31st JulDHUA Social/match day shirts

For those who ordered these will be available to collect on both days of the pre-season tournament (September 1/2). Further distribution arrangements will then be shared for those who are not in attendance at that event)

31st JulAccessing club administration areas

Once your club webmaster/administrator has transferred (converted) your club the club area will then only be accessible via your personal area. If you scroll to the bottom of the page you will see this area should you have been given access by your club webmaster. If they have not given access you need please contact them in the first instance the club administrator can enable the access you may require.
3/8 - a document has been added to the download/handbook area under a GDPR heading with screen shots as guidance

10th JulWorld Masters Tournament in Barcelona -(Andy Harvey and Bill Goodridge)

Congratulations to Bill Goodridge from Isca HC for playing his part in securing a World Cup win for for the England Over 70s in an exciting final match with Australia.Bill made a number of crucial saves in the last quarter of the game to ensure that the England side secured a sweet victory!

Congratulations also, to Devon umpire Andy Harvey. Andy umpired many matches at this tournament and his efforts and performances were widely appreciated by all involved.
Well done Andy!

21st JunDevon Pre-Season Tournaments on Saturday 1st (Ladies) and Sunday 2nd (Men) Sept 2018

Entries for these Tournaments are now closed.
We have 12 teams taking part each day. Excellent!

24th MayThe 2018 Devon Pre-Season Tournament at University of St Mark and St John,Plymouth

The Ladies Tournament takes place on Saturday 1st September and the Mens Tournament on Sunday 2nd September 2018.
Entry forms have been distributed to Club officers.
Act soon in order to avoid disappointment, thank you.

27th AprKIngsbridge And Salcombe HC: Team Astro row the Atlantic

Spectacular news!
Four members of Kingsbridge and Salcombe Ladies HC are building up to meet a fantastic challenge in a bid to raise funds for Devon Air Ambulance.
As "Team Astro to Atlantic", four hockey players from Kingsbridge and Salcombe Hockey Club, Devon are set to swap their hockey sticks for oars to row 3000 miles across the Atlantic from La Gomera to Antigua as part of the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge in December 2018.
In order to get to the start line they are seeking both product and financial sponsorship.
Can the hockey community of Devon help them to meet the challenge?
Please read on!
As part of the challenge, the ladies aim to break the world record for a female 4 crossing which currently stands at 34 days. They wish to empower women and prove that women are capable of anything, especially being 4 hockey players with no rowing experience!
The 2017 race has now reached its conclusion and of the 27 teams entered, only 3 were female. A scary statistic which they would love to challenge and inspire more women to step outside their comfort zones.
To cross the Atlantic is a huge physical and mental feat and requires significant preparation and training. The team will be charting it's training on social media platforms so would love any promotional support the hockey family in Devon and beyond can offer.
The team's chosen charity for the challenge is Devon Air Ambulance and once they have secured funds to reach the start line the team hopes to raise a significant amount of money for this very worthy cause.

Further details on the link below.

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17th AprDevon Pre-Season Tournament 2018

The date and venue for this years Tournament is now confirmed.
The 2018 Tournament will be held over the weekend of Saturday 1st September (Ladies) and Sunday 2nd September (Men). It will be based at the University of Marjon,Plymouth.
Please look out for your Club Entry details coming soon!
Bob Whitell

5th Nov (2017) Outstanding Club Appointments 11 November 2017

Could all of those clubs who have not updated their club appointments please do it as soon as possible - its unfair on the home clubs to leave it with less than 7 days to go. Any issues please contact Graham Woolcock as soon as possible.

1st Nov (2017) England Hockey Cup Matches

Could you please review you availability for 12 November as a number of England Hockey Cup games are being announced and currently we do not have enough umpires available to cover all of the games

22nd Oct (2017)Annual South West Colleges Tournament : Weds 8th and Weds 22nd November 2017

We have been asked to supply a small team of umpires for the 2 dates above.
The Tournament takes place at University of St Mark and St John.
Likely timings are 9/9.30am through to 2/2.30pm
Can you help? Please put your availability on to the website asap ( with any relevant notes ) and/or e mail Bob Whitell ( asap.
We are also looking for more umpires in Plymouth area to make themselves available on Weds afternoons to support appointments for the Plymouth BUCS games...every little helps!!
Many thanks
Bob Whitell

3rd Oct (2017)Umpires availability for Cup Matches

Could all umpires look at their future availability for evening cup matches. Early rounds of the Devon Cup's are being made and umpires need to review their availability on a regular basis.

Many thanks
Graham Woolcock DHUA Appointments Secretary

1st Oct (2017)Orders from Silver FX

Message from Silver FX
Unfortunately, back in August, we had some issues with our computer systems which has caused our orders to be up to 2 weeks late. We were hoping that by now it would have all been caught up but unfortunately because of the delays caused by our computer systems, it has now delayed the factory too. Orders are being completed as soon as possible but there is a chance that this could affect October orders too, but not to the same extent. You may also have received part orders, as we are sending items out as soon as we’re getting them in as to get the items out to you all as soon as possible.
We are hoping that all orders will be caught up by the end of the month, but any questions, please let Silver FX know direct and they will look into it for you asap.

20th Sep (2014)Devon Hockey Code of Contact for Players, Team Officials, Umpires and Spectators.

Devon Hockey Association and Devon Hockey Umpires Association have jointly produced a Code of Contact for all involved in hockey within Devon.

The complete document is available form the Downloads area of this web site or by following the link.

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10th Feb (2010)Claiming Expenses for Cancelled Fixtures

If a game is cancelled and your have been appointed to it by DHUA please DO NOT enter any Match Feedback, including any transport costs incurred for the fixture in question as it causes all sorts of problems when we try an reappoint to the fixture in the future.

If you do incur any transport costs (e.g. because you travelled to the game and it was then abandoned before it was completed, cancelled before you got there, etc.) then please email the DHUA Treasurer with details of your transport costs (if applicable).

Also copy me in the DHUA Appointments Secretary so that your appointment for this game can be removed.

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