The below was sent as an email to those registered in a team for the 2021 Summer League on 02/07/2021
Some questions have come into us a few times now and as over 100 of you have now signed up to play in our first summer league, we thought we best clear them up. For all the links below you will need to be logged into the Club Website to be able to see the page.
(A reminder to check out the Summer League page on the Club Website – https://www.leedshockey.co.uk/seniors/socials/summer-league-2021/)
How do I know what team I am on?
1 – Go to https://www.leedshockey.co.uk/my-teams/
2 – Go to the Summer League page on the Club Website and scroll down to Squads
When/Where are my games?
Games will be on Tuesday nights, either 7 pm or 8 pm. Fixtures can be found on the Summer League page of the Website or on the home page of the website.
Games will be played on the bottom pitch at Sports Park Weetwood.
How much will games cost?
Games will cost £5.
The fee will be added to your Club Account which can be found at https://www.leedshockey.co.uk/my-financial-activity/.
This page shows you what charges to your account are for and will let you pay by card from that page. Remember if your account tops £20, you will not be eligible for selection.
How will I know if I have been selected?
The captains will be asked to select their team via the Club Website by Saturday lunchtime. The website will then email those selected, possibly following up on Monday with those who have not confirmed.
You will receive an email telling you that you have been selected and asking you to confirm your availability or say you cannot play anymore. Please click the links in the email to tell the system.
This first week, we will select teams centrally, to ensure the system is running smoothly. and whilst we train the captains on how to use the system.
Who are the captains?
So far only two people have confirmed themselves as captains. A big thank you to Sophie Studholme for Team Minotaur and Danny Agar-Brennan for Team Yeti.
We ask that a volunteer from the other six teams (who is not a captain or committee member, because they have done more than enough this past season) please make yourself known. We will train you up on the system and any other requirements.
What if I can’t play because I am away or I have work?
That’s fine. It’s the summer and we are all hoping to get away. Just please let us know by creating an Omission on the My Profile page of the website (https://www.leedshockey.co.uk/my-profile/). If you know you will be missing a big block of games, let your captain know so that they can pick you for the weeks you are available.
What kit do I wear?
If you are the home team, a blue shirt, preferably your club one. If you are the away team, a white shirt should be work.
If you need a new blue shirt, please follow the instructions here. I am told there are some White Club Training Shirts still left with PC Sports.
Are there any rule changes to normal?
Yes, you can find the rules here.
You seem to be pointing us to the Club Website a lot. Is there a reason?
Yes. From next season, selection, payment and communication will be done through the Club Website. Part of the aim of the Summer League is to get you used to using it when the 2021/22 season comes. If you are having any issues using the Club Website please email [email protected].
Can I turn up if I am not playing?
Of course we hope you will come down and support your team when you are not playing! The current COVID rules allow for spectators and The View Bar should be open.
My friend wants to play, can they just come along with me?
We are afraid not. Over 100 of you have signed up for this and we are now oversubscribed. We are still subject to England Hockey’s COVID measures so these sessions are invite only. If they want to play, ask them to email [email protected] and we will add them to the waiting list. There will also be Thursday night knockabouts for which people who did not play on a Tuesday will be prioritised.
I feel ill, what should I do?
If you do feel ill, please let your captain know as soon as possible. They can then replace you in the team. If you feel that you are coming down after the session with something, and you have the symptoms of COVID, please contact [email protected] so we can follow the required procedures.
We apologies for another wordy email but rather than have 100+ of you asking similar questions, this makes our lives easier.