2023 Grading Day

The 2023 season is nearly here! Come down to Grading Day on Saturday 18th February 2023 at Hockey ACT.

Women’s – 1pm to 4pm

  • Registration
    • 12:30pm: New players
    • 1:30pm: Returning players
  • Grading sessions
  • 1-2pm, Carter: New players (you will then be asked to attend either the higher or lower grade session)
  • 2-4pm, Carter: Higher grades (CL1-SL1)
  • 2-4pm, Powell: Lower grades (SL2-SL5)
  • Other important info
    • Please bring both a light and dark shirt
    • Aim to be there 30 minutes before your grading session to give yourself plenty of time to register and warm up
    • Attend the grading session that matches the grade you played last season
    • If you can’t make it, please email and let us know what grade you’re aiming for
    • All positions are up for grabs! We’ll create a higher, middle and lower grade squad based on grading day. More info about the grading process to come soon 🙂

Men’s – 1pm to 4pm

Watt field:

  • 12:45: Register
  • 13:00-14:00: Warm up + new to the club
  • 14:00-16:00: Games for all grades
  • Other important info
  • The day will cater for players at all levels and experience
  • New players to the club especially welcome
  • Make sure to attend if you are new to the club or aiming for a higher grade this year

If you cannot make grading but intend to play this year then please send us an email at

Everyone – Drinks at the Hellenic Club in the City at 6:30pm!

COVID-19 Update

Hockey has resumed competition in ACT with some restrictions but with a full-length season, running from mid-July to the end of October. Click here to view an up-to-date version of the Return-to-Play guidelines and restrictions.

Our clubs are following all the advice set by our governing body, ANU Sport, and the association Hockey ACT. Both of these organisations are in close contact with the ACT Government and AIS Sport about best practice in this uncertain environment.

If you are interested in playing hockey this season please contact our secretaries with your name, a brief description of your playing history and your preferred position.

2021 Grading Day

Hockey is back! Come down to Grading Day on Saturday 27th and 28th February 2021 at Hockey ACT. There is absolutely no cost for these sessions, our coaches use the time to grade you into training squads for the lead up to season start. Grading session times are:

Women’s – Sunday 28th February

  • New players to the club – 9am to 10am.
    • After this session we will ask you to join either the lower or higher grade session
  • Lower grades (SL2 – SL4 // 4th – 6th grade) – 10am to 11am
  • Higher grades (CL1 – SL1 // 1st – 3rd grade) – 11am to 12pm

Please arrive 30 MINUTES before your session to register and warm up.

After your grading session we welcome you to stick around! We will have a BBQ or pizzas to share…

If you can’t attend grading day, keep an eye out for a form coming soon so we can add you to a grading squad for following sessions.

Men’sSaturday 27th February

  • All grades – 12:30 to 16:00 Lyneham Hockey Centre, Mouat St Lyneham on the Carter field.

Starts at 12:30 for registration and 13:00 for warm-ups, drills and grading games, until around 16:00. There will be plenty of opportunity to get some game time, iron out the kinks from a summer of relaxation, measure your skills against other players, meet new (or old) people and take part in some socialising after the session with pizzas provided.

If you need a lift from campus or any equipment e-mail our President Charlie Barnes at or call 0410081095.

Missed/Can’t make Grading Day?

Send us an email with a bit of info on your playing history, what grade you’d like to play and what position on the field you play, and we’ll add you to a training squad.

2021 Market Day

ANU Men and Women’s hockey clubs will have a stall at the upcoming ANU market day, Wednesday 17th February. Come on down and meet members of the club and find out more about playing hockey with us in 2021!