Shooting Stars Tournament, Richmond, VA

Shooting Stars Thanksgiving Tournament

November 23-25, 2018

We are headed back to Shooting Stars Thanksgiving for a third year!

Shooting Stars provides a competitive opportunity to showcase our U14 and U16 players with outstanding coaching visibility. 

Name:  Shooting Star Thanksgiving Tournament

Location:  River City Sportsplex in Richmond, Virginia

Dates:  November 23 - 25, 2018

Age groups:  U14 and U16

Tour cost:   Approximately $2275 per player. 
Please note final costs are to be determined however WVFHC operates on a non-profit basis and is committed to ensuring the lowest possible price for our players

If you wish to be considered for these touring teams, you must attend at least one of the following tryout dates:

June 19, 2018 U14: 6-7pm 
U16: 7-8pm

June 21, 2018 U14: 4-5pm
U16: 5-6pm

Please note: we are combining the Shooting Stars touring team tryouts with the tryouts for the Fall High Performance program. Please register for BOTH tryouts if you want to also be considered for Fall HP. Registration for Fall HP can be found here: HP Tryouts 

What is Adanacs?


WVFHC Adanacs is named in tribute to Ross Rutledge, a former national team player and WVFHC coach who first introduced club players to the USAFH Festival. In 2004, Ross passed away after a battle with cancer. 

Adanacs tours offer WVFHC players the opportunity to travel to the USA or internationally to experience the unique hockey culture abroad and make lifelong friends. Tours may offer players the opportunity to be scouted by CIS or NCAA coaches.

Our touring teams have participated in USAFH Festival, Disney Field Hockey Showcase, Cal Cup, Shooting Stars and the Club India Tournament. 

Tours may vary year-to-year. 

2016 Tours:

  • U14 & U16 - Shooting Star Tournament, Richmond (VA) - 25-27 November 2016


In the last seven years, 68 WVFHC graduates have progressed to play at the University level in both Canada and USA.

Adanacs teams have participated in:

USAFH National Festival: Florida 2013, 2012, 2005, 2004 Phoenix 2011, 2010, Palm Springs 2014, 2009, 2008, 2006 Disney FH Showcase: Florida 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007 Club India Tournament: Surrey 2013, 2008

Cal Cup: California 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2006

Shooting Stars Festival 2015 



We acknowledge the Financial Support of the Province of British Columbia