Registration

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Winter 2021 Session 2 Hockey Registration

Registration Overview

Welcome to all new and returning hockey players.   We are pleased that you have decided to play hockey this season and to join in nearly 400 other players from within the Blackburn Minor Hockey Association (BMHA) boundaries in playing either house league or competitive hockey.

Should you be registering in the BMHA?  Check our BMHA Boundaries page or the HEO League Locator site here.


Registration for the second part of the 2020-21 hockey season is now open. The BMHA will be following the HEO/GHA guidance regarding the number of participants on the ice. This is subject to change as we progress through COVID-19 and respond to Public Health measures and protocols.

For those who were not registered during the September-December 2020 period, a one-time non-refundable base registration fee of $100 is required.

For those who were registered during the September-December 2020 period, there is no need to pay the base administration fee again.

To begin playing in the Winter 2021 session, Stingers players must be registered by February 18th. Players registered after the 18th may be placed on a waiting list.

 

REGISTRATION PROCESS

There are a details you should know about our registration process:

  • For those of you who may be interested, please click on the button below for "Help Pay for Hockey". This includes information about accessing free goalie and player equipment.
  • Registration will be for the period up to the end of March 2021.
  • There are no sort outs or tryouts this year. Teams will be formed based on the player's level last year.
  • Registration must be completed and paid before participating in on-ice or off-ice activities.
  • All registrations must be completed on-line (there is no paper registration form).
  • All registration must be completed on-line (there is no paper registration form).
  • Registration fees must be paid online through TeamSnap - cheques are no longer accepted.

BEFORE YOUR PLAYER HITS THE ICE (If you did not play during Sep-Dec 2020)

  • Medical Liability/Release Form - The completion of the Medical Liability/Release Form is required prior to the respective player being allowed on the ice for player evaluations at the beginning of the season.
  • Fair Play Pledge Form - The BMHA has created the BMHA Fair Play and Safety Program.  As part of the program, parents and players must review and sign the pledge form prior to the beginning of start of regular season games.  More details on the program can be found on our under our Parents page.
  • Respect for Hockey Parents Program  - At least one parent per player registering at either Initiation Program (IP) or Novice levels, or any new player at any level MUST have completed and be able to show evidence of such completion, the mandatory Respect for Hockey Parents Program prior to the respective player’s being able to play any regular season games – the cost of this program is $12 and is separate from the BMHA registration costs. For more information on the Respect for Sports for Parents program, please go to their website here.
  • HEO Rowan’s Law Acknowledgment Form - As of July 1, 2019Rowan’s Law concussion awareness rules came into effect as mandated by the Government of Ontario. The HEO/BMHA is required to have all registered players (and parents if player is under 18 years old) review the concussion awareness resource for their child’s age category and complete the HEO Rowan’s Law Acknowledgment Form. The form must be submitted to their respective convenor either before or at the first sort out session.

Please refer to our For Parents page for more information about playing minor hockey with the Blackburn Stingers.

We have partnered again this season with the Orleans Minor Hockey Association (OMHA) and Gloucester Centre Minor Hockey Association (GCMHA) to operate Rep B hockey for our respective players.   Once a player has made the Rep B team ("the Blues"), we will automatically forward all monies* received for that player.

If you have questions about the registration process please contact either the Registrar or a member of the BMHA Board of Directors.

Late Fees will be waived for any new player to hockey whose family is not currently or previously been a member of the BMHA.  In this situation, please contact the Registrar or VP Finance to request the manual adjustment the fees payable.

NOTE: Players will not be registered until all required forms and payments have been received.

*Transfer Monies: "All" does NOT include NSF Fees or Late Fees.

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***REFUND INFORMATION BELOW ONLY APPLIES TO WHEN HOCKEY ACTIVITIES RETURN TO NORMAL ***

REFUND POLICY

Please Note: No refunds will be issued unless there is another lockdown.

All refund requests must be made in writing to the: registrar@blackburnstingers.ca.


NEW TO THE BMHA?

All new players must provide proof of residence when registering.

If you HAVE played minor hockey outside of the HEO:

  • You will need to provide proof of residence and the contact information for the Association in which your player last played.
  • BMHA will request a transfer of your child’s records, based on your completed registration form.

If you HAVE played minor hockey inside the HEO, but not in the BMHA:

  • You will need to provide proof of residence and the contact information for the Association in which your player last played.
  • You will need to complete the Declaration of Residence process.  For more information, see HEO Minor website.
  • BMHA will request a transfer of your child’s records, based on your completed registration form and residence declaration.

 If you HAVE NEVER played in any Hockey Canada Association:

  • You must register online, and the registrar will contact with you for additional details needed

Questions regarding to registration may be directed to the Registrar


MOVING OUT OF OR INTO HOCKEY EASTERN ONTARIO?

If you are moving out of or into the HEO area, please refer to the HEO website for more information on the residency change and transfer process.

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