2.0 Policy For House League Select Teams, Policies, ALLIANCE Manual of Operations (Minor Hockey Alliance of Ontario)

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.1   A House League Select team is a team formed from an affiliated House League and made up of players selected from teams in the affiliated House League.  Players must participate in their respective associations House League Program to be eligible for House League Select teams.


.2   ALLIANCE House League Select (roster) teams are not required to abide by HC, OHF or ALLIANCE residency regulations but may do so under ALLIANCE member association policies and procedures.

.3   Policies can only be amended at any time with Council and Executive Committee approval.




.1   All players shall be registered with the ALLIANCE on ALLIANCE Hockey electronic approved rosters. These rosters must be submitted by the associations registrar to the ALLIANCE office registrar for ALLIANCE approval.  Players are ineligible to participate in any form of competition and/or until official approval is given by the ALLIANCE office. Failure to do so may result in teams being deemed ineligible for sanctioned tournaments and ALLIANCE House League Select Championships.


.2   Registration ensures coverage of House League Select (approved rostered) participants in the HC Insurance Program. It is mandatory that every centre has HC insurance coverage before allowing players on the ice.  The registration deadline is September 1 prior to the House League playing season.


.3   ALLIANCE House League Select rosters will be released upon payment of entry fee, and upon approval of the team list by the ALLIANCE Executive Director, the team will be eligible for exhibition games with other affiliated centres and approved tournaments.

.4   ALLIANCE House League Select teams may affiliate players as per HC and ALLIANCE Affiliation  Regulations.




.1   ALLIANCE House League Select teams  and players  accepted  for sanctioned tournaments must be registered with the ALLIANCE and participating in the associations House League.


.2   ALLIANCE House League Select teams are not permitted to participate in any ALLIANCE or non- ALLIANCE organized league without the permission of the ALLIANCE Executive.


.3   House League Select teams shall limit play to a maximum of thirty (30) exhibition games per season including tournaments. The ALLIANCE House League Select Championships are not included in the thirty (30) game totals. No House League Select team shall play any game unless there is an approved numbered travel permit issued by the ALLIANCE for that game.  If a Select team surpasses the 30-game limit, a $200.00/game over the limit fine be implemented to the Association and the Head Coach be suspended five games for every 1 game over the 30 game limit. 


2.4     CERTIFICATIONS (see Appendix  A ALLIANCE Hockey Certification Requirements)


1.   To be eligible as a Head Coach on any House League Select team registered on a HC/ALLIANCE Hockey approved Roster, a person must have successfully completed a HC NCCP certification of CS or higher, the RIS Activity Leader Module with the exception at the levels of U9 and below where the HC Coach 1-Intro to Coach may be the minimum NCCP certification requirement.  A Coachs certification will be issued upon successful completion of the NCCP Certification and the RIS Activity Leader Module.


2.   To be eligible to be a Trainer or Assistant Trainer on any team registered with the ALLIANCE on a HC/ALLIANCE Hockey approved Roster a  person must have successfully  completed an HTO Hockey Trainers Certification Program at level 1 or higher and the RIS Activity Leader Module. Certification will be issued upon successful completion of the HTO  Level 1 and the RIS Activity Leader Module.




.1   The Recreational Council Chair may upon request, appoint convenors, to contact and assist the centres to operate House Leagues.




.1   Players registered and approved on ALLIANCE House League Select teams may affiliate to a team at BB-B or higher classification for a maximum of five (5) games per season.

.2  If a player is playing House League up an age category, the player must play House League Select at his/her own age category, unless the Association does not offer Select at that age category.

Example: An U12 age player plays House League at U13; the player must play House League Select at the U12 age level. Additionally, if a U11 player is playing House League at the U12 age category and the Association does not offer House League Select at U11, the player can play House League Select for the U12 team.



.1   All match penalties (league, exhibition and tournament) must be reported by the game officials to the ALLIANCE Office.




.1   All games shall be officiated by certified HCOP officials who have registered with the ALLIANCE for the current season. Officials for the House League program must be a HCOP Level 1 or higher.