Einladung zu den Big Apple Indoor Championship 2014

08.08.2013 geändert vor 6 Monaten

Bei Interesse und Rückfragen bitte wendet euch direkt an Nigel Traverso (bigapplehockey@aol.com)

Hi All:

It may seem far away but it is not. Plans for the 2014 Big Apple International Indoor Championship is on its way and we are please to provide you with this information and hope you will have the time to visit us next year.

The event will be held on February 15 [&] 16, 2014 with your expected arrival no later that Friday, February 14.

We are extending this invitation to you as well as your fellow country men or women who might be interested in coming to America and meeting new and old friends.

The Big Apple International Indoor Championship is the Premier Indoor Tournament in the Americas, Sanctioned by USA Field Hockey and provide a surprisingly high level of competition. We are always looking to attract foreign Umpires and Technical people like you, who is interested in attending this event and working under the watchful eyes of the Umpire Manager Steve Horgan and Technical Director.

Should you decide to accept this invitation, we the organizers will provide the following:

  • Airport transportation on arrival and departure;
  • Hotel Accommodation - Double occupancy for up to five nights;
  • Ground Transportation from the Hotel to the venue and back;
  • Small Stipend;
  • Hospitality at the venue where refreshments, snacks and meals will be served;
  • Most of all, a great experience with new and old friends;

The Tournament Hotel is:

Crowne Plaza Hotel

4700 Street Road

Trevose, PA 19053


Phone: 215-364-2000

The Tournament will be held at the Sportsplex in Feasterville located just a short 5 minute drive from the hotel. This facility has three full size courts that we will be using, with a combined total of 54 men, women and youth team participating.

The two best airports to arrive at are, Newark Liberty International (EWR) or Philadelphia International Airport (PHL). John F. Kennedy (JFK) is also an option but is further away.

With the announcement of the New Indoor Rules by the FIH effective September 2003, we do plan on implement them at this event, and your knowledge and experience, will help all of the other Umpires from all different countries that are expect to be in attendance. Sharing each other knowledge and experience.

Please feel free to pass on this invitation to others in your country who might be interested in attending, and we hope that we will be able to continue to attract Umpires from all different Countries.

Should you decide to attend, we will appreciate hearing from you no later that November 1, 2013 with your interest and confirmation.

We appreciate you continued support and hope that your schedule allows you to return and in some cases, visiting us for the first time.

PS: All of the information on this event can be found on our web site at www.Bigapplehockey.com. Please feel free to pass on to clubs in your country that might be interested.


Nigel Traverso
Director, BAHF, Inc.
Manager, USAFH Indoor Program