Georgia Field Hockey Association

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Georgia Field Hockey Association (GFHA) promotes field hockey in Georgia, USA. It organizes a club hockey competition each year that attracts teams from around the world. The GFHA sends men's and women's teams to compete in tournaments around the country.

History[edit]

The GFHA was started by Nicolas Hammond and Kelly Brown in February 1991. It started playing at local parks but now plays on artificial turf surfaces.

Atlanta Cup[edit]

The annual Atlanta Cup has included teams from Barbados, Bermuda, Canada, England, Nigeria and Trinidad. The first Atlanta Cup was in 1993 and was sponsored by Dannon. From 1993 to 1996, the tournament was known as the Dannon Atlanta International Cup. There was no tournament from 1997 to 2000. From 2001 to 2004, the tournament was known as the Atlanta International Cup. Since 2005, it has been called the Atlanta Cup.

Atlanta Cup Winners
Year Men's Women's
1993 New York FHC New York Temps
1994 New York FHC New York Players
1995 New York FHC New York Players
1996 New York FHC New York Players
2001 Washington Mavericks Atlanta Peaches
2002 Houston FHC Lady Mavericks
2003 Mavericks Lady Mavericks
2004 Bermuda HA Speckled Hens (Atlanta)
2005 Combermere (Barbados) Lady Mavericks
2006 Chicago FHC Chicago FHC
2007 Toronto Lions Jnr. FHC Lucky Dragons
2008 Toronto Lions. FHC Miami FHC
2009 Toronto Lions Jnr. FHC Team Philly
2010 Bermuda Polecats Florida United

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