Instructed by Jesse Larson 

SPark Technical Director and former member of the USA Mens National Team



Objective

The spring outdoor season will include practices held twice a week at API and a minimum of 3 tournament events.  .  


Commitment

Similar to the indoor season, by signing up you are making a commitment to attend all practices and games/events that you are designated and agree to play in.   SPark reversible must be worn to all practices.  SPark uniform is required for tournaments and is an additional purchase if needed.  Dates and locations for tourney venues are subject to change.  There are no refunds.  See birth years below for appropriate age group. 

  • Age group determined by birth year
  • U19 - birth years 2001, 2002, 2003
  • U16 - birth years 2004, 2005
  • U14 - birth years 2006, 2007
  • U12 - birth years 2008, 2009
  • U10 - birth years 2010, 2011


Where

API, Gambrills, MD - Sports Dome (field turf)


When

U14/U16/U19

Mondays and Wednesdays

April 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29 and May 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 27 and June 1, 3

U14: 5:00pm - 6:30pm      U16: 6:30pm - 8:00pm      U19: 8:00pm - 9:30pm

U10/U12​

Tuesdays and Thursdays

April 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30 and May 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28 and June 2, 4

U10/U12: 5:00pm - 6:00pm


Tournaments

U16/U19 - Junior Premier Outdoor League

Players will be selected to play based upon ability and availability.  Players are guaranteed a minimum of 3 event dates. 

Sat, April 25 @ Garrison Forest School

Sat, May 16 @ University of Delaware

​Sun, May 17 @ University of Delaware

Sat, May 30 @ Garrison Forest School (opposite day as RFT)

Sun, May 31 @ Garrison Forest School (opposite day as RFT)

Sat, June 6 @ University of Delaware

Sun, June 7 @ University of Delaware

U14 - Junior Premier Outdoor League

Players will be selected to play based upon availability.  Players are guaranteed a minimum of 3 event dates. 

Sat, April 18 @ Garrison Forest School

Sat, May 9 @ Academy of Notre Dame

Sat, May 16 @ Proving Grounds

Sat, May 30 @ Academy of Notre Dame

Sat, June 6 @ Monmouth University

Sun, June 7 @ Monmouth University

U10/U12 

U10/U12 teams will play in three 7v7 tournaments: Saturdays April 11, May 9, and June 6.

Tournaments will be held at Spooky Nook on water-based astroturf in Lancaster, PA.  



Possible additional fees:

Hold the date for RCC (Regional Club Championship) - May 23-25.   The U14, U16 and U19 teams will be selected by our head trainer.  If selected, registration for RCC's will be a separate registration process and fee of $100/player. ​


There will be an additional registration fee of $250/player for all players that qualify for the National Club Championship to cover the tournament entry fee, additional coaching sessions, and turf time.


Questions: Email sparkfhc@gmail.com


ALL SPark Club Members MUST be a current member of USA Field Hockey



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