.1 In any ALLIANCE series, a team from a Centre/Zone may affiliate with nineteen (19) players who are registered in that centre on ALLIANCE or HC/ALLIANCE Hockey Team Rosters, but not playing in the same series. The affiliated player must be eligible for the team by age but cannot be from any team of a higher category.
Example: A U13 AAA/Seeded player could not be an affiliated player with any U14 BB Team.
NOTE: A team may wish to list only players from the team immediately below in age but of the same category (i.e.: vertical affiliation) or list only players on a team of the same division but team rostered as a lower category team (i.e.: horizontal affiliation). In all cases the affiliation form must he completed as stated below.
.2 A team from a Centre/Zone may affiliate nineteen (19) players from within that Centre/Zone who are registered on an approved electronic roster. Affiliated players must be eligible for the Centre/Zone by residence or home centre. A player is only permitted to participate as an affiliated player with one minor hockey team of a higher division or category during the playing season. Prior to participation as an affiliated player, the player's name must appear on the team’s electronic roster filed within the Branch. If a player is released off an affiliated player list, they cannot be assigned to another one in the same season. In the case of a minor-aged player participating on a BB-B team, the player will be allowed to affiliate with the same hockey Association's minor Representative team.
Example: A U12 player rostered to a U13BB team would be eligible to affiliate to the Association's U12 Seeded team.
.3 All affiliation must comply with Hockey Canada Rule E.
NUMBER OF GAMES A PLAYER MAY PLAY IN HIGHER DIVISIONS OR CATEGORIES