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The 2018 IMHA Congress

This will be held at Hotel Don Candido, in Terrassa, Spain on Tuesday 31st July at 18h00. The Agenda can be found here.

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The new IMHA Masters Hockey Sports Sponsorship Plan

Raise the profile of Masters Hockey, encourage local businesses to help develop the sport and reach out to an audience of up to 300,000 people. Effective Product Marketing at a bargain price of €200.

Click the   ‘Sponsor Masters Hockey’ option in the website menu to the left.

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Hockey Related Sports Research Projects

IMHA are partnering a research project being carried out by highly qualified Dutch Dentists from a renowned university. The project is to determine the best design of mouth-guards to protect hockey players. They need data to complete the research and we are asking all members to contribute to this programme by filling in a survey form linked directly to this page. The results could impact upon the quality of future hockey equipment. Spread the word………..

Click on ‘SHOT Appeal Letter’ for background information. Click on ‘SHOT Survey’  or use your phone scanner on the QR Code to directly access the questionnaire.

SHOT Appeal Letter    –      SHOT Survey

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World Masters Hockey (WMH) 

Click ‘WMH’ on this website’s menus for updates on the setting up of the WMH which will replace the IMHA and WGMA in 2019. 

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Tournament News!

Click on the ‘Tournaments’ option on our website menus to learn about future & past tournaments, including those highlighted on this page.      

2018 IMHA World Cup (Update)

The match schedule is live. This tournament in Terrassa, near Barcelona from 27th July – 5th August is the largest ever international hockey tournament and it is unlikely that there will ever be another one of this size. Future Masters World Cups will be under the banner of the WMH.

2019 WMH Indoor World Cup date change:

This will be the first ever WMH tournament. It will be hosted by Hong Kong from 14-17 February. Invitations have been sent out. Registrations of interest required by 1st Sept. Click ‘Tournaments’ to see the ‘Flyer’ advertising the event.

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The International Masters Hockey Association (IMHA) was formed in 2007 to administer and to promote international field hockey for men and women for 35 years of age and over.

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Originally, countries around the Pacific Rim held fledgling Masters tournaments, but as European nations embraced the concept, it was realised that a global organisation was needed.

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 In 2008 the IMHA was formally recognised by the Federation International de Hockey (FIH) as the official body for Masters Hockey age groups from 35+.

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The main aim of the IMHA is to promote and develop international tournaments for Masters Hockey players of all hockey nations, not only for elite players selected for their country, but also for those who want to compete against Masters players of a similar standard from other countries.

From a starting point of a few teams from the original five Pacific Rim countries, the number of teams competing in IMHA tournaments has grown to over 120.

When IMHA tournaments take place close to venues for major events on the FIH Calendar, IMHA players can play in their own competitions and then watch world class hockey.
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In 2014 the IMHA became a limited company registered in Scotland in the UK.