Keystone State Games Field Hockey Championship
Friday July 26 – Sunday July 28, 2019
As of July 10 we currently have the following number of teams in each division: 5 U12 teams, 5 U14 teams, 5 U16 teams, 6 U19 teams - This is a great start to our new format! Registration closes on July 17, 2019 and we are open for more teams in each of the above divisions. A finalized schedule will be developed at the conclusion of the registration deadline.
General Roster form for teams: Click here to download the general roster form or you may use your own roster form as well. Roster forms are due the day of the tournament allowing for changes.
TOURNAMENT UPDATE FOR INDIVIDUAL ATHLETES: Athletes that do not have a team but would still want to play in the Keystone Games Field Hockey Championship are to contact State Director Sylvia Leffler-Shunk Swolf3648@aol.com directly and are to register as an individual to be placed on a team. This is only for U19 and U16 age groups and the online cost is $75 per athlete. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE AS AN INDIVIDUAL ATHLETE
Keystone State Games is excited to announce that the 38th Annual Keystone Games Field Hockey Championship will be taking place in Luzerne County with a NEW format that, for the first time, allows club and school teams from around the nation to compete for Gold! This is a USA Sanctioned Field Hockey Event and is run by an experienced staff and filled with high quality, professional officials.
This is NOT a Stay-to-Play tournament. It is very important that our athletes that require lodging for the 2019 Summer Games please consider staying at our sponsor / participating hotels to ensure the hotels that are willing to support the games are valued for their dedication to the Keystone State Games and all of our participants! UPDATED CLICK HERE FOR PARTNER HOTELS
ELIGIBILTY: Athletes based on divisions described below (Eligibility will follow the FIH Guidelines and male athletes are eligible to play in the divisions allowed by USA FH)
All players participating in the tournament will be covered under the USA Field Hockey sanctioned event insurance. To learn more about Participant Accident Insurance please visit USA Field Hockey’s insurance page: https://www.teamusa.org/usa-field-hockey/membership/insurance
We still encourage players to support USA Field Hockey by purchasing an annual membership, but it is not required for the Keystone Games Field Hockey Championship event. To become a member of USA Field Hockey please visit https://www.teamusa.org/usa-field-hockey/membership/types-of-membership
Wyoming Seminary, Intersection of Hoyt and Chestnut, Kingston, PA 18704
Kings College, Robert L. Betzler Athletic Complex, 221 Highland Park Blvd. Wilkes-Barre Twp
Friday, July 26, 2019 at Kings College Complex - U10 & U12 Competitions
Saturday, July 27 – Sunday, July 28, 2019 at Kings College Complex – U14 Competition
Friday, July 26 – Sunday, July 28, 2019 at Wyoming Seminary – U16 & U19 Competitions
DIVISIONS & FORMAT:
U10 Division – (6 teams) 7V7 playing on a turf 50 X 30 yard field – 30 minute games
U12 (12 teams) – (12 teams) 7V7 playing on a turf 50 X 30 yard field – 30 minute games
U14 (12 teams) – (12 teams) 11V11 playing on a full sized turf field - 30 minute games
U16 (12 teams) – (12 teams) 11V11 playing on full sized turf field – 50 minute games
U19 (12 teams) – (12 teams) 11V11 playing on full sized turf field – 50 minute games
U10, U12, & U14 will play two 15 minute halves with a 5 minute halftime. U16 & U19 will play two 25 minute halves with a 5 minute halftime. Click Here to view the tentative schedule.
Unlimited number of players and coaches on rosters with roster changes and updates available until check-in on the first day of the tournament (changes & updates after July 15, 2019 will not make the college coaches roster packets)
TEAM RANKINGS: Teams will have the opportunity to rank their own level of skill during the registration process and we will match as best as possible even level skilled teams within each pool.
Athletes may play in multiple divisions but must be listed on the roster at check-in before the start of competition. Director reserves the right to make changes to tournament and/or move a team to a different division, as needed
COLLEGE COACHES: Rosters and Player Profiles for college coaches
ALL U14, U16, & U19 ATHLETES ARE ENCOURAGED TO COMPLETE THE FIELD HOCKEY PLAYER PROFILE BY JULY 16, 2019 - PLAYERS THAT COMPLETE AND SUBMIT A FORM BY JULY 16, 2019 WILL HAVE THEIR INFORMATION INCLUDED FOR THE COLLEGE COACHES PLAYER PROFILE PACKET!
College Coaches can download the 2019 Field Hockey Rosters by Clicking on this Link - No personal information will be provided on the roster.
For more Detailed information College Coaches can request the individual player profiles. College coaches must register here and the player profiles for the scholastic division will be sent to you before the games begin. Click Here to register for College Coaches Access
UMPIRES: This event is open to all US rated umpires; Level I, Level II, Level III. We encourage strong Level I and II umpires to attend. Registration will be capped at 40 umpires. Contact Cindy Raney at email@example.com or 610-781-2124.
SCHEDULE: Final Schedule will be posted with pool assignments by Monday July 22, 2019 - View the TENTATIVE SCHEDULE – tentative schedule is based on full registration of teams.
COST: Online registration discounts and early registration discounts are available
U10 & U12 Divisions – $450 per team
U14, U16 & U19 Divisions - $1000 per team
ONLINE REGISTRATION DISCOUNTS: EXTENDED DISCOUNT TIMES
BEST SAVINGS: Register EARLY ONLINE by Monday July 1, 2019 and receive an automatic savings of $100 per team that is registered.
SAVINGS: Register EARLY ONLINE from Tuesday July 2, 2019 - Wednesday July 17, 2019 and receive an automatic savings of $50 per team that is registered.
MAIL IN REGISTRATION: FULL PRICE per team for mail-in registration as well as any team that registers online after Wednesday June 19, 2019 – Click here to download mail-in Application form – Mail-in form be counted on day received and not postmarked if a division fills.
ONLINE REGISTRATION: REGISTRATION WILL OPEN FEBRUARY 11, 2019
Click Here to Register Online for U10 Division
Click Here to Register Online for U12 Division
Click Here to Register Online for U14 Division
Click Here to Register Online for U16 Division
Click Here to Register Online for U19 Division
Mail In Entry: Send Entry Fee and Application to: Keystone State Games, Inc. PO BOX 1166, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18703 – DOWNLOAD THE MAIL-IN ENTRY FORM
UNIFORMS: Teams must supply their own like colored shirts with numbers and like colored shin guards. (Alternate color would be recommended for conflict, however vests will be provided, if needed.)
ADMISSION: There will be a general admission at both locations for spectators. For more information on admission and general information on the Keystone State Games please review our general information webpage.
AWARDS: Gold, Silver, & Bronze medals
DEADLINE: July 17, 2019 or until division’s fill, entries accepted on a first-in basis – register early to guarantee your spot in the tournament and get the early registration discounts!!!
KSG Field Hockey Director: Sylvia Leffler-Shunk Swolf3648@aol.com
Head Referee: Cindy Raney at firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-781-2124
PAS Field Hockey Director: Amanda Lee Costello, email@example.com
Event Director: James Costello 570-760-0352 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Cancellation Policy: If the competition is held, as scheduled or rescheduled, there is no refund of the registration/finals fee. The option is the individual’s or team’s as to whether to compete or not. If the competition is cancelled, and not rescheduled, and there is no opportunity for the individual or team to compete, then there may be a full or partial refund depending on the circumstances.
This policy is for all Keystone State Games and Premier Amateur Sports sporting events. Refund considerations may require additional paperwork and will be reviewed after the completion of the competition. Refund inquiries are to be emailed to: email@example.com