Using the hockey stick, the ball must be passed by all players in the air without it hitting the ground, with the last player passing the ball into the bucket (see age categories below for details on the number of players). Your Challenge must be recorded & timed. The winner is the team who complete the challenge in the quickest time. There can only be 1 entry per team, but a club or school can have multiple entries from different teams within the same age category.
Challenge is open to entries between April 30 to May 31.
Each recorded Video Entry must be posted on twitter or Instagram by an authorised teacher or coach with the hashtag #softcobucketchallenge and tag @softcogroup on Twitter and @softco_life on Instagram. The winners in each group (see age categories below) will be the team who complete the challenge in the quickest time.
Age Groups: No of Players
U12 Girls/Boys 4
U14 Girls/Boys 6
U16 Girls/Boys 8
U18 Girls/Boys 10
Each member of a Winning Team will receive an Official Ireland Hockey Jersey and the team will win an exclusive training session with players from the Ireland Women’s Hockey Squad (subject to Government Guidelines). SoftCo ambassadors, Katie Mullen and Ayeisha McFerran will be giving additional prizes to teams for “best skills” and “most fun”!
Everybody who takes part in the Challenge will receive a Limited Edition SoftCo HeadGame HG Sports Wristband
HeadGame HG Sports Wristbands are a sports psychology aid, using trigger words to improve all aspects of skill and mind control in sport. The SoftCo Wristbands have been exclusively produced with the trigger word “BELIEVE” to celebrate the amazing achievements of the Ireland Women’s Hockey Team.