Category Archives: Field Hockey

Schedule Set For 2016 Fall Rules Interpretation Meetings

The CIAC is announcing the schedule for the fall rules interpretations meetings provided to CIAC by officials’ organizations and league. CIAC rules and regulations require head coaches or their designee to represent your school at these important meetings. Other coaches are encouraged to attend, but it is not a requirement. If your coach cannot makeContinue Reading

2016-17 CIAC Handbook & Fall Tournament Packets Available

CHESHIRE, Conn. – The CIAC has posted the 2016-17 CIAC Handbook and Tournament Packets for all fall sports with all the information available for view and download on The CIAC Handbook contains all rules and regulations and policies, including changes voted on at the 2016 Annual Meeting and is effective as of July 1.Continue Reading

NFHS Fall Sports Rules Changes 2016

Each year the National Federation of State High School Associations and its rules committees present changes for the upcoming year, and send out a release. The rule changes will be included in the latest rule books when they are produced, but it’s nice to know about any changes in advance. CIAC does its best toContinue Reading

Follow The CIAC Championships On-Line This Weekend

Champions will earn titles in five CIAC sports this weekend, and for those who can’t attend the events, there are many ways to follow the action on-line. Here is an attempt at a comprehensive list of the various ways to follow the action if you can’t attend. Thirteen of the 16 events will be broadcastContinue Reading

Field Hockey Committee Meeting Minutes 11/6/15

CIAC FIELD HOCKEY MINUTES November 6, 2015 Members present:  Jane Capellini, Carol Janssen, Dot Johnson, Amy Labas, Michael Maltese, Babby Nuhn, Kitty Palmer, Maureen Perkins, Jenna Tuccio, Kathleen Bromage, Robert Hale – Chair, Dawn O’Neil – Tournament Director, Deb Martin – Officials Coordinator and Joe Tonelli – CIAC staff. The meeting was called to orderContinue Reading

Connecticut Student-Athlete Receives NFHS National Spirit of Sport Award

Connecticut Student-Athlete Receives NFHS National Spirit of Sport Award

Release courtesy of NFHS. Read the Hartford Courant story on honoree Grace Cummings View the WFSB profile on Grace Cummings NEW ORLEANS, La. — Grace Cummings, a student-athlete at Madison (Connecticut) Daniel Hand High School, was honored as the 2015 national recipient of the “National High School Spirit of Sport Award” by the National Federation of StateContinue Reading

CIAC Set For Fourth High School Bowling Invitational

CHESHIRE, Conn. – The CIAC, in partnership with the Connecticut Bowling Proprietors Association, is holding its fourth Connecticut High School Bowling Invitational on Saturday February 28. The event will take place at Bowl-O-Rama in Newington beginning at 10 a.m. and is open to all CIAC member schools. Registration for the event is now open, andContinue Reading

Linked Up – Fall Championships 2014

Linked Up – Fall Championships 2014

On October 25th the CIAC fall championships began with cross divisional championships as 12 teams earned trophies. Forty-nine days later the season concluded on a sunny and brisk Saturday in December with seven championship football contests. provided its own complete coverage of the football championships but for the sake of completing a task, Linked UpContinue Reading

CIAC Fall Championships Broadcast Live

CHESHIRE, Conn. – The crowning of 16 CIAC champions will be broadcast live online over the next three days on the NFHS Network. Finals in boys and girls soccer, field hockey, girls volleyball, and swimming and diving will all be shown live on the Network, which can be accessed at Viewing subscriptions can beContinue Reading

2014 Fall Championship Notes & History

The brackets have been whittled down and the fall sports season will conclude in five sports with a bonanza of championship events over the coming days. Below we have provided a historical breakdown of each team’s success in the respective tournaments, to provide some context for what will take place this weekend. Along with that,Continue Reading