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Last updated 11 Mar 2018
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General Information Girls

Introduction to Turf Hockey for U13s

For those girls aging up to U13s next year you will have the option to continue playing on grass or choose to play turf hockey. Turf hockey is a fast and fun game and girls wishing to trial for representative hockey are encouraged to play turf hockey.

Please find below a link to all the information you need to know about turf hockey.

NSJWHC Transistion toTurf Info 2023

What Age Group Will I Play In?

Age GroupAge as of Jan
Year Born
(2023 Comp)
Under 7Over 4 but under 7 years2016 - 2018Grass, 1/4 field
Under 9Over 8 but under 9 years2014 - 2015Grass, 1/2 field
Under 11Over 9 but under 11 years2012 - 2013Grass, full field
Under 13Over 11 but under 13 years2010 - 2011Grass or turf, full field
JuniorsOver 13 but under 17 years2005* - 2009Grass or turf, full field

Note. New players will need to provide proof of age, as the Club is required to provide a copy of the players birth certificate or passports to BWHA. Please bring to the Club, or scan and email a copy of age ID (birth certificate or passport) to

*Girls born in 2005 must be at school in 2023 to be eligible.

When Do I Start My Games?

U7 and U9Training: Wed 22 February 2023
Fixtures: Saturday 22 April 2023
U11 A, B, C and D

U13A and J Grass 1 and 2
Training:  Wed 22 February 2023
Fixtures: Sat 22 April 2023

Training: Wed 22 February 2023
Fixtures: Sat 22 April 2023

Training:  Mon 23rd January 2023
Fixtures: Fri 10 March 2023
Training:  Mon 23rd January 2023
Fixtures: Sat 11 March 2023
JT2, JT3Training:  Mon 23rd January 2023
Fixtures: Fri 10 March 2023

Please note there may be grading games held prior to these dates. For more information please refer to the BWHA calendar here. 

When and Where Will I Play My Game?

DivisionCompetition DayVenue/s
U7 and U9Saturday morningsRasey Park, Herston
U11 and U13 GrassSaturday mornings
Downey Park, Windsor
U13 TurfU13T1
Friday evenings
Saturday mornings 
State Hockey Centre, Colmslie
Burringbar Park Turf, Chermside
Redcliffe League Hockey Turf, Redcliffe
Easts Hockey Tiger Turf, Carina
University of Queensland Turf, St Lucia
J Grass (JG)JG1 11am
JG2 11am
Downey Park, Windsor
J Turf (JT)JT1, JT2 and JT3
Friday evening
State Hockey Centre, Colmslie
Burringbar Turf, Chermside
Redcliffe League Hockey Turf, Redcliffe
Easts Tiger Turf, Carina
University of Queensland Turf, St Lucia

Exact locations for these venues and maps of the fields can be found at the BWHA website. 

What Will I Wear When I Play My Games?

The colours worn by all Norths players are sky blue, red and black.  The junior girls are required by BWHA to wear black skirts.  Uniforms will be available at training before the season starts, as well as during the season as needed. The Uniform Co-ordinator will be available on training nights to assist you with any uniform needs.

Norths Shirt
Norths Turf Singlet
For Grass Teams & 13T2
For JT & 13T1 Teams
Norths Socks$15Free pair for new players to the club
Available at Online store
Black Skirts$35For grass teams
Black Skorts$40Mandatory for ALL turf teams
Kukri brand with bike pant inserts

What Equipment Do I Need To Play Hockey?

  • You will need a hockey stick, mouthguard (recommended) and shin pad (compulsory)
  • Purchase a Norths Uniform

If you require a fitted mouthguard, a Dental Technician will be at the clubhouse on Sign-On Day between 10am and 2pm for fittings.

What Can We Do To Help?

Hockey is a great spectator's sport, so there will be many opportunities for them to support you on the sideline. However, there are many other opportunities to help out in the club as well. This include:

  • Canteen Co-ordinator
  • Uniform Co-ordinator
  • Coaching or Assistant Coaching role*
  • Team manager
  • Age Group Coordinator
  • Volunteering at the canteen/BBQ/bar on Wednesday night
  • Co-ordinating Fundraising activity
  • Baking for annual cake stall
  • NSJWHC Committee member

Indicate your interest at Sign-on day or drop an email to the NSJWHC Committee. The club is run by volunteers, and it really is a case of many hands make light work.

Blue Card Application for Team Officials

To ensure the safety of our children, it is now a requirement that all team officials have a Blue Card.

Please download the application form via the link provided then either scan and email to or drop your form off in the 'Blue Card Application' box situated on the Bar at the Club House.

Blue Card Application