Empire United Soccer Academy

League Information

Welcome to the Upstate Premier Field Hockey League!

Open to all clubs in the Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse and Southern Tier. A summer league to offer U16 and U19 clubs weekly 11v11 games in centrally located Rochester, New York.

We are proud to announce the inaugural season of the Upstate Premier Field Hockey League, featuring the top Premier Field Hockey clubs from Central and Western New York.  League play is set to begin in June 2021 for U19 and U16 age groups.  

Additional information will be provided at this website in the coming days and weeks, and registration is set to open beginning April 1st, 2021.

League Information: 

Ages: U16 & U19

Location: Empire United Soccer Center (1520 John Street, West Henrietta, NY)

League Dates: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays beginning June 25th, 2020, and to include the following dates: June 25-27,  July 9-11, July 16-18, July 23-25, July 30-August 1, and August 6-8.

League Format: Seven teams per age group, playing a six-game Round Robin; additional championship game for the top 2 teams in each division.

Game Times:

· Fridays at 6:00pm and 8:00pm

· Saturdays at 9:00am, 11:00am, 1:00pm, 3:00pm, 5:00pm, and 7:00pm

· Sundays at 9:00am, 11:00am, 1:00pm, 3:00pm, and 5:00pm

Game Format: 11v11, games will be 4x15 minute quarters with a five-minute halftime period, officials provided

Cost: $1,295.00/team (includes referee fees, facility use, league admin, scheduling, and website)

League Play Rules:

· 11v11 format

· All games will be 4x15 minute halves with a five-minute halftime period

· All games will follow FIH and College Outdoor Field Hockey rules

· All players MUST wear shinguards and a mouthguard

· HOME teams will supply game ball/s and will wear WHITE, AWAY teams will wear DARK

· HOME teams will need to provide pinnies or alternate shirts in case of any duplicate colors; please try to wear same color shirt and socks if possible

Additional Information:

· League website and online registration is currently under construction; registration to begin April 1st

· Team waivers due by June 11th; will be sent to each individual team by mid-April

· Game scores are to be submitted electronically by the winning team; schedules and standings will be posted online on the league website

CLICK HERE to access a PDF verson of the 

Upstate Premier Field Hockey League Information Sheet

Questions?  Please contact Wendy Andreatta at empireunitedfh@gmail.com or League Administrator Jeff Oliver at jeffreyoliver16@hotmail.com.