BALL HOCKEY MANIACS, LEND ME YOUR EARS...
Canada Ball Hockey Korea (CBHK) is once again recruiting a few good men and women for our 18th season of play, which will begin this February. Old and new players alike are welcome to start registering at www.cbhk.org now. The league is limited to the first 120 people to have registered and paid. If you register and complete your payment after the league fills up you will be put on a waiting list. Don't let this happen to you!
WHEN: The 2017 Spring League calendar is as follows.
February 19th (Sunday): The first MANDATORY (free) rookie camp.
February 25th (Saturday): The second MANDATORY (free) rookie camp.
Note: All rookies must attend one of these camps Failure to do so will prevent you from playing this season.
February 26th through to May 14th (Every Sunday): Regular Season Games begin.
Note: Game times are divided into 5 slots and each team will play in each time slot at least twice during the season - 10:00-12:00, 12:00-14:00, 14:00-16:00, 16:00-18:00 or 18:00-20:00.
Exceptions: Make-up games due to some unforeseen circumstances (usually weather) can be made up on Saturdays.
May 20th (Saturday): The preliminary round of the playoffs begins with the bottom four teams in the regular standings scheduled to play.
May 21st (Sunday): The two remaining teams from the bottom four join the top six for the first round of the playoffs.
May 27th (Saturday): The four remaining teams from the first round will play in the semi-finals.
May 28th (Sunday): The two remaining teams from the semi-finals will play for the championship.
June 3rd (Saturday Evening): League Banquet and Award Ceremony. Season Ends.
LOCATION OF THE RINK: Sports Complex, Seoul. (Central and very convenient to get too.).
DIRECTIONS TO THE RINK: A map with full directions to the rink are provided on the main page of our website.
LOCATION OF HOCKEY/OTHER SUPPLIES SHOPS: They can be found on our website under the Forum section.
CLOTHING NEEDED: Team Shirt (provided) and then whatever other exercise gear you feel comfortable in and running shoes. Nothing more. We RUN.
GEAR NEEDED: You will need at least a hockey stick. Other gear is up to you. There are league sticks that you can use if you are coming out for the first time.
TEAMS, SPONSORS AND CAPTAINS: Names of teams, sponsors and captains vary from season to season. Please refer to our website.
REGISTRATION FACTS: (What You Get)
1. Eligibility for the Spring, 2017 Entry Draft which will take place on February 25th, 2017 at one of our sponsors bars. Each player will be drafted on to one of 10 teams and be provided beer at the draft party.
2. Team Shirt and a Mouth Guard.
3. Four months (up to 15 weeks of ball hockey INSANITY from February to June).
4. Weekly stats of all players (Goals, Assists, Points) and goalies (GAA, Wins, SO) displayed on our website.
5. Use of a communal stick when you first come out, full goalie equipment (if you are a goalie) and world class rink facilities (boards/ official size nets/faceoff circles located on the site of the 1988 Olympic Games).
6. Discounted prices from our league sponsors. Please refer to the website for updates on this year's sponsors.
7. Bragging rights, if you outperform your mates.
8. A forum to build solid relationships, friendships and networking via league members and our website.
9. Being part of one of the largest expat groups in all of Korea.
10. Being part of the largest Ball Hockey Organization in all of Asia and a member of the International Street & Ball Hockey Federation (ISBHF).
11. The chance to win the CBHK CUP!!!
12. A night out with your fellow rookies, a pub crawl and team events will take place at a future date.
13. The League Banquet (Award Ceremony, Buffet, Beer and Hard Liquor) will be held on Saturday, June 3rd, following the Championship Games.
14. 150,000W (160,000 won if you are paying after February 6th ) worth of dead weight removed from your wallet and invested into something that will DRASTICALLY improve your quality of life in Korea, socially, emotionally and physically.
Register at the league's website - www.cbhk.org ASAP to reserve your spot for this season. All league payments must be received by February 25th, (NO EXCEPTIONS). Payments can be made to:
Name: Cory Robert Pettit
Shinhan Bank (신한은행 ) Account #: 110-361-331157
PETTIT CORY ROBERT
After transferring the money, please let him know so he can confirm receiving your payment. He can be reached at 010 6687 8144 or via kakao: . Please provide your full name, payment details and position that you would like to play.
League numbers are limited to the first 120 people to register and pay. For further information please refer to our website or email us at [email protected] .
Once that's done your world just got a whole lot better.
Don't miss out on this opportunity and be ready to play some ball hockey this spring. We guarantee that it will be one of the best things you will ever do during your stay in Korea.
Check out the publicity we have received locally and internationally, which includes player testimonials regarding the league and for additional information about us as well. This is who we are.
1. Hockey For Expats Goes Beyond The Ice
2. Big Rock Teams
3. Sticks Clash In Seoul Season Finale
4. Hockey Holds Preseason Draft
5. Ball Hockey Season Set to Commence
6. Hockey Season Starts Sunday
7. New Ball Hockey Season Starts
8. Hockey League Oasis in Korea Is Platform for All
9. Hockey League Hits Its Stride
10. Where Canadians Go, So To Does Hockey
11. Still Got Game - Age Doesn't Stop Player From Giving His All In Hockey by league member Jon Rabiroff
12. Canada Ball Hockey League Set To Start Fall Season
13. Ball hockey Cup Brings Korean, Hong Kong Expatriates Together
14. Canada hockey league gets ball rolling for spring season
15. Canadian Stories - Embassy of Canada Newsletter
16. Hockey Community Grows in Seoul
17. Ball Hockey In Korea Gears Up For Season 10
18. A Brief History of Canada Ball Hockey Korea (CBHK)
19. Hockey Day Spreads Love of Sport to Kids
20. Korean Team Wins Asia Ball Hockey Tourney
We have also been featured in the following printed and online publications:
1. Eloquence Magazine
2. Groove Magazine (in print and online at www.groovekorea.com ( ball hockey links can be found at http://groovekorea.com/search/node/ball%20hockey )
3. 10 Magazine: www.10mag.com
4. Seoulist: seoulistmag.com
5. KBS Radio
6. TBS Radio
7. FM Radio
VIDEOS and PHOTOS: (Numerous clips/videos and photos of league members and league games can be found online)
1. www.youtube.com Type " CBHK " into the search box. You will find clips of league games, promotions and events by a number of current and past league members as well as interviews by Rajnesh Sharma.
2. www.facebook.com – CBHK – Canada Ball Hockey Korea (photos and videos).
AWESOME AWESOME POWER!!!!