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  • Delfina Merino, Argentina - 2018 FIH Player of the Year

    Living life the Leonas way

    Delfina Merino has just been voted the FIH Female Player of the Year. As she accepted the prize earlier this month at the Hockey Stars Awards in Berlin, the Argentinian forward and regular captain was visibly emotional. More

  • Camila Caram (Chile) and Scott Tupper (Canada)

    Looking back and moving forwards  

    This year is all set to be another exciting year for hockey across the PAHF region, with opportunities for the national teams to excel at all levels of competition. More

  • 2017 Indoor Pan American Cup - Canada vs USA

    Canadian Kathryn Williams selected to Indoor Coaching Course in Berlin  

    Canadian coach Kathryn Williams has been selected to attend a High Performance Indoor Coaching Course organized by the FIH Hockey Academy during the Indoor World Cup in Berlin, Germany. More

  • PAHF Year 2017 in review

    PAHF Year 2017 in review  

    As the year draws to a close, it is time to take a look back at some of the events and players that have made hockey shine in the Americas over the past 12 months. More

  • Renata Carneiro

    PAHF hires new Managing Director

    PAHF is pleased to announce that Renata Carneiro will be joining the PAHF as the new Managing Director starting January 15, 2018. More

  • Guatemala winner of the 11th Central American Hockey 5 Games in Managua  x 4

    Guatemala’s women and men team were the main protagonists of the last day in Managua after defeating their respective rivals, Costa Rica and Nicaragua, hanging the precious gold medals of the XI Central American Games (Hockey 5). More

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FIH Quality Programme for Hockey Turf

FIH Quality Programme for Hockey TurfEnsuring the sustainability, affordability and accessibility of hockey turfs worldwide
A new hockey field is a major investment and it is therefore important that it meets the expectations of hockey players, associations and clubs. To help ensure good quality fields are built for all levels of play, from elite level competition to community development, the FIH has developed an internationally recognised quality-assurance programme:


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