Grow Your Own is back!

GYO 2011 offers a range of supporting resources, guiding clubs to find new volunteers, players and funding. Any club to sign up for GYO will recieve a hard copy of four GYO resources, electronic copies can be found here, a selection of posters are also available

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We are also giving out a selection of other tools including volunteer recruitment beer mats, balloons to take part in a nationwide balloon launch for National Club Weekend etc! GYO runs on an annual cycle. Clubs spend the season playing, and the late spring and summer preparing for the coming season. England Hockey wants all clubs, existing members and new recruits (players, volunteers, umpires) to feel welcome at the start of every season. Club Weekend ran with over 200 clubs last September, make sure your club doesnt miss out this september!

There will be a number of electronic club support tools launched over the next few months also, so watch this space!

National Club Weekend

This year club weekend is the 10th or 11th September, it's a chance to show your community how great hockey is, and how friendly your club is! There are lots of ideas for GYO Club Day in the "what does your club need" pack.

This September, be in with a chance of having a GB athlete, GB staff member or England Hockey staff member visit your club day! Get involved in the nationnwide balloon launch - the 10th September will see a giant nationwide launch if red, white and blue balloons to celebrate the season of the London 2012 Olympics!Bobby Crutchley and Andy Halliday talk to Hugh Robertson, Minister for Sport and the Olympics, during a GB indoor training session at Aldershot Garrison Sports Centre

Sign up

To get all of the free reosurces, posters, packs, balloons, beermats, PLUS nationwide marketing and assistance with local marketing PLUS a chance to have a GB athlete at your club day, give us your details at the bottom of this page! You will hear from us shortly!