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Who will be the NJ State Beach Field Hockey Champion?

Sticks in the Sand is field hockey like you’ve never seen before! All age groups are invited to come to celebrate the end of the summer by putting your Sticks In The Sand at the Wildwood, NJ beaches! This two-day tournament is a fun opportunity for old teammates to reconnect and reminisce or for current players to prepare for the fall while enjoying all that Wildwood has to offer! Throughout the event enjoy a true beach vibe along with contests like best team name and most creative uniforms. 

Included in your registration are 10 multi-day "Ride & Slide" amusement and water park passes to Morey's Piers that you'll be able to enjoy from open to close, Friday through Monday. With over five miles of white-sand beaches and a two-mile boardwalk full of games, dining, and shopping, you'll love sending summer off with this laidback tournament. Don't forget your sunscreen! 

Registration Details

Deposit Due: Upon registration

Full Payment Due: 7/30/20

Failure to meet the payment deadline will constitute non-acceptance of the tournament registration and forfeiture of the tournament spot and deposit fee.

10 multi-day "Ride & Slide" amusement and water park passes to Morey's Piers rides & waterparks (included in price). Coed open teams (18+) must have two members of the opposite sex.


  • 5v5 - 4 players on the field plus a goalie with a maximum of 10 players per team.
  • HS and Middle School Divisions are required to wear sneakers or shoes (no cleats), shin guards, and mouth guards.

  • Fields are 30 yards x 50 yards
  • 5-game guarantee - championship format
  • Games are 2 10-minute halves with a 3-minute half time.

Show us what you got!

This isn't your average tournament. We're here to soak up the last of the summer sun with music, giveaways, vendors, and field hockey fun! In addition to the championship trophies we're also giving away prizes for the following contests:

• Most original team name
• Most creative uniforms

Sign Us Up

We are now accepting registrations for the 2020 summer. Teams can follow the steps to registration by clicking below, or by reaching out to our Tournament Director. From here, parents can also complete their waiver!

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Schedule, Scores & Rules

Click here to view the whole schedule for this weekend. Plan your trip, and make sure you don't miss the match-up you've been waiting for.

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Travel Information

Area Activities

Chill or thrill? Crazy or lazy? Enjoy 5 miles of white-sand beaches and 38 blocks of boardwalk excitement with rides, waterparks, shopping, arcades, plus great dining and nightlife. 10 Pier passes are included in your team registration.

Stay Overnight

Want to stay and enjoy all that Wildwood has to offer? With many hotels in the Wildwood Crest and surrounding beaches, you'll be able to enjoy the beach all weekend long before saying farewell to summer!

Wildwood Beaches

3105 Boardwalk, Wildwood, NJ. 08260 / Spanning over 5 miles, in Wildwood, NJ, enjoy your love for the game on white-sand beaches. Wildwood features a 2-mile boardwalk with bathrooms, food and concession buildings, and plenty of parking! The tournament takes place between Mariner’s Landing and Surfside Pier.

Tournament Director
Director of Event Operations
Colleen Cormier