(Updated July 2019)
We are a friendly, inclusive hockey club based in Gloucestershire, UK, with strong and successful senior (mens and ladies) and Junior/Youth sections. We pride ourselves at being at the heart of our local community.
The club runs 4 Men’s league teams and 3 Ladies league teams all of whom play in the regional league structure with matches played on Saturdays from September to March.
Men’s 1st XI: West of England - Premiership
Men’s 2nd XI: West of England – De Cymru & Marches Div 1
Men’s 3rd XI: West of England – The Marches Div 1
Men's 4th XI: West of England - The Marches Div 2
Ladies 1st XI: West Women’s Hockey League – North Division 1
Ladies 2nd XI: West Women's Hockey League - Berkeley Division 2
Ladies 3rd XI: West Women's Hockey League - Berkeley Division 3
In addition both men and ladies play in local, friendly Summer leagues from May – July
The club also play an increasing amount of Indoor hockey, with the Mens section entering the local Bristol Indoor League on Monday evenings, and the county indoor competition in December, with hopefully progression through to the regional competition also in December.
We run a number of junior teams, who play regular outdoor and indoor matches throughout the year. Catering for all abilities
Our U8 – U12 teams play in tournaments – usually on Sundays – organised by the Gloucestershire HA throughout the winter. We also run our own home tournaments to run alongside these with invited teams from across the West.
The club has nurtured numerous JDC & JAC players (County Level), several JRPC (West Level) players, one U15 National Age Group player in recent years.
WuE HC's juniors act as part of the England Hockey Single System, more information about which is available here
The club is run by a group of dedicated volunteers, headed by a management committee that meets monthly during the season. The club holds an Annual General Meeting each Spring.
There are a variety of social events run throughout the year, and the club holds an end of season dinner dance and awards presentation every March/April.
**Winter Training runs from September 2019-March 2020**
Training is supervised by accredited coaches and takes place on the new sand dressed pitch at Wotton Community PARC, Wotton under Edge adjacent to KLB School! For details and times, please click on the 'Training Times' tab on the homepage
Annual Subscriptions & Match Fees 2019/20:
Annual subscriptions are to be paid online (see payment tab, above). Match fees are paid by rolling standing order (running Oct - March)also payable via online gocardless 'product', with refunds at the end of the season for matches not played/missed.
Senior £110 subs + £8 match fee (£32 s/o Oct – Mar incl)
Student/unwaged/U18s £85 subs + £6 match fee (£24 s/o Oct – Mar incl)
Juniors (U14s/16s) £85 subs + £5 match fee (£20 s/o Oct – Mar incl)
Juniors (U10s/12s) £85 subs (£3 match fees per tournament, PAYG)
Umpires who officiate at a match on the same weekend they play will receive a match fee credit
For those families who have several (and several generations of!) playing members, there are also the following for ‘family membership’ discounted annual subscriptions products– you will still need to purchase the correct monthly payment product, where relevant.
Wotton-under-Edge HC plays in Royal blue and white shirts, white shorts (Men) / Black Skirts (ladies) and Royal blue socks. The change shirts are red and provided by the club. Blue playing shirts and socks, as well as a range of other clothing are available for purchase.