Veterans Crawfurd Porter Tournament

Our Crawfurd Porter Veterans tournament started life 1971 when Adrian Gange, then 1st XI captain started a 1st team competition. Now named after Dr Crawfurd Porter, we will be celebrating our 50th anniversary tournament in May 2021. 

The Information
  • Key Dates: 14th, 15th and 16th May 2021

  • Format: Mens and Ladies Veterans Competition (over 40s)

  • Hockey: Plenty of competitive festival hockey over 2 days

We will kick off the weekend in style with live music and food served in the Clubhouse, it's a great start to the tournament and a chance to size up the opposition. Be like Stumpy and Les and strut your stuff on the dance floor. Or follow “high-viz” lady and get someone to go to the bar for you.


Saturday is when the hockey starts and we follow this up with dinner and a disco in the evening. Last orders at the bar will be 1.30am for a 2.00am close.

The hockey concludes on Sunday and the tournament closes with presentations and awards.

There will be sandwiches and teas available over the weekend at the club, and the bar will be open as usual during the day.

The cost of the tournament is £875.00 per team (up to 13 players) and £30.00 for each additional player / non-player, this covers:


  • All your hockey

  • Live entertainment and curry on Friday night

  • Evening meal and disco on Saturday night.


Come from far and wide to play at Harrogate Hockey Club.

Looking for a venue to hire, see our facilities here. 

Have any questions, drop us an email or call to find out more. 

New teams always welcome. Contact us for more information: 

Tel: 01423 565696