Bid to Host National Indoor Tournament Qualifier

Aug. 23, 2012, 5:27 p.m. (ET)

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - USA Field Hockey is excited to release the 2013 National Indoor Tournament Qualifier bid material on The tournament leads to qualification to the annual National Indoor Tournament, the largest indoor field hockey tournament in the country. 

The qualifying tournaments will be held between December 15, 2012 and February 3, 2013. The 2013 National Indoor Tournament will be held on the first two weekends in March in Richmond, VA and Virginia Beach, VA. 

Qualifying tournaments must meet the following minimum requirements:

 All qualifiers must have a minimum of 2 courts with hard court surfaces that meet FIH Standards
 All qualifiers must have a minimum of 16 teams participating
 All qualifiers must play 25-minute games, and use format provided by USA Field Hockey
 All clubs will be limited to two teams at any one Qualifying Tournament
 All Clubs must hold a current club membership with USA Field Hockey
 All qualifiers must follow FIH requirements for Indoor Hockey

Tournament requirements, information and host application can be found on the 2013 National Indoor Qualifier event page. Host applicants are strongly recommended to read all requirements and information before submitting their application.

If interested in bidding to host a Qualifier for the 2013 National Indoor Tournament, please return a separate bid form for each Qualifier you are bidding on. Bid forms are due to Karen Collins by September 14, 2012.