18.0 ALLIANCE OMHA Made In Ontario Plan Movement Below AAA Hockey, Policies, ALLIANCE Manual of Operations (Minor Hockey Alliance of Ontario)

Print18.0 ALLIANCE OMHA Made In Ontario Plan Movement Below AAA Hockey

18.1   Current Methods of Player Movement:

 

a) The waiver system will continue for the AAA hockey program as per the current OMHA/Alliance regulations

 

b) The current LOR regulations remain in effect

 

c) Players from an association that is unable to roster a team in a season may try out in the next nearest Centre per OMHA Regulation 3.5

 

Additional Method of Player Movement:

 

a) Movement to AA or A is only permitted for participants Minor Pee Wee age and above

 

Note: To be eligible the player is required to be the Minor Pee Wee age (11 years old) or older as at December 31 of the current playing season;

 

OMHA Regulation 3.6 is NOT applicable.


b) Movement is only permitted to a higher level for players from A and below base category Centres

 

Note: There shall be NO lateral movement (i.e.: A to A, AA to AA)

 

c) ALLIANCE seeded Centres will be categorized as AA for the purpose of player movement for OMHA players from BB and below

 

d) Maximum number of “Non Resident Players” (NRP) is three (3) per eli- gible team. Once a team has rostered an NRP then NO replacement NRP will be permitted.

 

e) Other than at a players Home Centre, the number of tryouts is limited to two (2) other categories. For his first opportunity, a player has the right to choose to tryout at AAA as per OMHA regulations, but this tryout is not mandatory. The second opportunity,   player must try out for a AA team at a AAA or AA base category Centre or an A team at an A base category Centre. A players tryout will only be permitted for the base category team in a Centre, any exceptions are listed below.

 

Player Movement from Specific Base Categories:

 

1. A player from an OMHA BB base category Centre and below may try out for:

 

a) AA Zone as per the current regulations

 

b) One (1) AA team in a AAA or AA base category Centre nearest to his residence OR one (1) A team in an A base category Centre nearest to his residence AND

 

c) Home Centre

 
2. A player from an OMHA A base category Centre may try out for:


a) AAA Zone as per the current regulations


b) One (1) AA team in an OMHA AAA or AA base category Centre nearest his residence AND

 

c) Home Centre

 

3. A player from an OMHA A A base category Centre without A programming may try out for:

 

a) AAA Zone as per the current regulations

b) Home Centre


c) If a players AA Home Centre does not offer A programming the player, after trying out for his Home AA team, may try-out for one (1) OMHA A base category Centre nearest to his residence

 

4. A player from an OMHA AA base category Centre with A programming may try-out for:

 

a) AAA Zone as per the current regulations

b) Home Centre


PROCESS FOR ATTENDING
TRYOUTS

 

a) As per current Regulations no tryouts or on or off-ice activities directly or indirectly (including skating parties, conditioning camps, refresher programs, etc.) may be conducted prior to the completion of the OHF Minor Hockey Championships.  (OHF Regulation G)

 

b) Eligible players, upon pre-registration with their Home Centre for the upcoming season, must request a Non Resident Player (NRP) Passport to be eligible for the process/tryout.  The Home Centre verifies that the player is eligible by age/residence for their Home Centre and authorizes the NRP Passport.

 

c) If the player attends his Home AAA Zone tryouts and is not offered a roster position he may then exercise the option to attend tryouts at a Centre as outlined under Additional Method of Player Movement and/or request an OHF AAA Waiver per current  Regulations.

 

d) If the player chooses to exercise his option to try out for a AA or A Centre as per Additional Method of Player  Movement,  that AA or A Centre  must validate  the players  attendance  at tryouts on the NRP Passport.

 

e) Should a players next nearest Centre categorized at AA or A choose NOT to allow an NRP to try out the player may continue to exercise his options.

 

f) If the player is not offered a roster position at his chosen option of AA or A he MUST return to his Home Centre.

 

g) If the player is offered a roster position at his chosen option of AA or A he MUST return to his Home Centre at the end of each season. (Permission is for one (1) season only)

 

h) The NRP Passport is retained by the Centre/Team for which the player rosters and MUST be uploaded to the players profile.

 

i) The Centre/Team with which the player rosters MUST notify the Home Centre by September 30th of the current season.

 

j) A team must offer a player the opportunity  to sign a  “Letter of Commitment” for the current season within 30 days of the commencement of the teams tryouts or September 15, whichever is earlier.

 

k) Any player signed after September 15 will require the agreement of the Home Centre, in writing.

 

l) A team cannot release a signed player after September 15, without the agreement of his Home Centre, in writing.  Any such release shall be to the players Home Centre only.

 

m) A player requesting his release back to the Home Centre must do so, in writing, to the Rostering Centre and the Home Centre.

 

n) There will be no movement of players after November 1st unless agreed by the players parents, the Rostering Centre and the Home Centre, in writing.

 

o) Player Movement and the process will be reviewed yearly.


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