News

Announcement of 2014-15 Calendar:

  • -Challenge Trophy 2014: New Zealand
  • -Beach WC Qualifiers 2014 : Australia
  • -Superglobe 2014 : New Caledonia
  • -Men's WC Qualifications 2014: New Zealand
  • -Women's WC Qualifications 2015: Samoa
  • -Men's Junior WC Qualifications: New Zealand
  • -Women's Junior WC Qualifications: New Zealand
  • -Men's Youth WC Qualifications: Samoa
  • -Women's Youth WC Qualifications: Samoa


XXXIV Ordinary IHF Congress Doha Qatar (25-28 October 2013)
During the Congress, the following Pacific nations were formally affiliated to the IHF:
  • Tuvalu
  • Tahiti (French Polynesia)
  • New Caledonia
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Kiribati
  • Federated States of Micronesia
  • Guam
  • Marshall Islands
  • North Mariana Islands
The OCHF welcome all new members and is looking forward to working with all of them towards the development of handball in the Pacific region.

OCHF Representatives. IHF Congress, Doha Qatar Oct. 2013


IHF Oceania Challenge Trophy Results - 13 December 2010
1st - Australia
2nd - New Zealand
3rd - Vanuatu
4th - Cook Islands
5th - Samoa
6th - Solomon Islands


OCHF Officials Elected - 13 December 2010
At the recent OCHF Congress held on 13 December 2010, the following officials were elected:

President: Paul Smith (Australia)
Vice President: Yan Dapang (Vanuatu)
Treasurer: John Calvert (Australia)
Chairman of Competitions Commission: Rev Daniel Fa'alimane (Solomon Islands)
Chairman of Methods Commission: Frank Stoltenberg (New Zealand)
Chairman of Beach Handball Commission: Dr Mark Dawson (Australia)
Delegate Commonwealth Handball Association - Oceania: Sir Geoffrey Henry KBE (Cook Islands)
Executive Committee member: Eric Mouhica (New Zealand)
Executive Committee member: Rev Hemi Fa'aeafaleupolu (Samoa)

Secretary General: Eric Mouhica (New Zealand) (non voting)

The OCHF Congress also agreed where the upcoming handball events will be hosted.

2011
Senior Women- May - New Zealand

2012
Oceania Region Men's Qualifyer: 2 - 23 June, 2012, at Dural Sport & Leisure Centre.
To be competed by New Zealand and Australia

also in 2012... (exact details to be advised)
Beach Men - Solomon Islands
Beach Women - Solomon Islands
IHF Challenge Trophy - Samoa