Edinburgh Academy Pitches, ,Edinburgh, United Kingdom, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Stick it to Cancer 2023
What is Stick it to Cancer?
‘Stick it to Cancer’ (SITC) is a fun, 7-a-side hockey tournament designed to raise funds for the Maggie’s Cancer Centre in Edinburgh. SITC offers hockey teams the opportunity to participate in a Round Robin tournament. Teams are encouraged to dress as a super heroes and villains to unite in the fight against cancer. In addition to the festival there will be an after party for participants, spectators and friends.
When is it?
Saturday 8th July 2023 with the first fixture starting at 10.00am. The
tournament will run to 5.00pm. The evening celebration will start at 7.30pm with awards being
announced at 8.30pm.
Where is it?
The hockey tournament will be at Edinburgh Academy’s Hockey pitches on East Fettes Avenue. The
evening celebrations are yet to be announced.
Who can play?
Anyone aged 14+. Each team can have 10 registered players. This is a mixed tournament for all abilities. Please note the after party is only open to participants aged 18+ Sorry!
What do I need to take part?
You are expected to provide your own equipment. We would advise to wear shin pads, gum shield and appropriate sports clothing. Don’t forget your stick and remember fancy dress is encouraged!
Why do it?
All the money raised through SITC will go to Maggie’s Cancer Centre in Edinburgh. Maggie’s provides free practical, emotional and social support to people with cancer and their family and friends.
How do I get involved?
Information on how to register your team will be announced at the start of 2023.