Anthony • 15 mins


Competition Venue

The 2017 PSG Hockey competition will be held across three of Adelaide's premier Hockey venues:

Age Groups

12 Years and Under Boys
12 Years and Under Girls
16 Years and Under Boys
16 Years and Under Girls

Technical Delegate

Michelle Cassidy
Hockey National Secretary, School Sport Australia


1 Saturday, 2 December Arrival and Practice Arrival and Practice
2 Sunday, 3 December Arrival and Practice
Opening Ceremony                     Pre-Event Meeting, 5:00pm
Opening Ceremony                 Pre-Event Meeting, 5:00pm
3 Monday, 4 December Competition Competition
4 Tuesday, 5 December Competition Competition
5 Wednesday, 6 December Education Excursion Education Excursion
6 Thursday, 7 December Competition Competition
7 Friday, 8 December Competition                                  Post Event Meeting, 4:15pm Competition                                    Post Event Meeting, 5:45pm
8 Saturday, 9 December Competition
Closing Ceremony, 2:30pm
Teams Depart
Closing Ceremony, 2:30pm
Teams Depart

It is compulsory for all competing and officiating students to attend the Educational Excursion. This year at the Pacific School Games the Educational Excursion will have two components.

Component 1 – Will be a session at the University of Adelaide which will provide a fun, informative and interactive session. More details to come.

Component 2 – Either before or after component 1, each team will travel to a chosen sport to support their fellow state/territory/national teams. They will also receive an education session on that particular sport and hear from a high achiever in the sport.


Wednesday 6th of December

For the full hockey schedule Click Here

At the conclusion of the each days play results will be posted on the Pacific School Games website as well as our app.

All participating athletes will participate in Opening and Closing Ceremonies.

The Opening Ceremony will be at the Adelaide Showgrounds on the afternoon of Sunday, December 3, 2017. All States, Territories and International teams will parade on to the arena to their chosen song. To read more about the Opening Ceremony click here.

Each sport will have their own Closing Ceremony where each team is recognised for their performance during the week and the three top place teams will be awarded medals. There will be a 16 Years and Under Boys and Girls All Australian team selected at the Closing Ceremony. All selected players will be rewarded with a plaque for their selection in the team. The Closing Ceremony will be conducted at the conclusion of the last match on Saturday, 9 December, 2017.

School Sport Australia Hockey Rules and Guidelines

School Sport Australia Policy and Guidelines

Click here to view the School Sport Australia Policy and Guidelines.

Social Media, Website, Live Streaming
Join the conversation with all the PSG community online and get all the news!
When you are posting make sure you use the PSG Hashtags #PSG17 & #Adelaide.

Instagram- @pacificschoolgames
Twitter- @PSGSSA
Snapchat - psgadelaide
* Use the appropriate icon as the lead for the above social media apps
The Pacific School Games website has all the information you will need before and during the PSG.

Watch all the action live:
Hockey will be live streamed on You Tube from 8.00am – 2.30pm on Tuesday 5 December. Highlights will also be aired on You Tube and Facebook.

The PSG App will be a key source of information during the Games with constant updates of photos, stories and schedules.
The free app is designed to deliver all the latest Games news direct to parents, student athletes, coaches, team managers and fans.
Follow your chosen sport easily with information about the rules, venue facilities, and location, plus the full schedule. This includes the full details on when each sport is being live streamed. All results will be made available as soon as they are verified.

Full details regarding the informative sessions held at the University of Adelaide with the education program presented by the University of Adelaide, ASADA, AOC and the PSG Ambassadors.