9.1 What is an ALLIANCE Travel Permit?
.1 A Travel Permit is an administrative form that is used for teams that wish to participate in games that are not a part of their regularly scheduled season. It essentially gives them “permission” to travel to participate in competition.
9.2 When is an ALLIANCE Travel Permit required?
.1 All non-ALLIANCE scheduled game.
.2 All Tournaments (ALLIANCE, GTHL, OMHA, NOHA, outside OHF, USA Hockey)
.3 All exhibition games
.4 ALLIANCE House League, Select and MD Championships
9.3 When is an ALLIANCE Travel Permit not required?
.1 Regular Season Games
.2 ALLIANCE Playoffs and Play-downs
.3 OHF and HC Championships
9.4 Why are ALLIANCE Travel Permits required?
.1 To ensure that teams are only participating against HC sanctioned teams (there were many circumstances in past seasons in which ALLIANCE teams participated against non-HC teams). Participation against non-HC sanctioned teams or unapproved travel may result in the forfeiture of HC insurance coverage. They are also used to track participation for ALLIANCE teams for local associations.
9.5 Must an ALLIANCE Travel Permit be used?
.1 Yes. These forms contain all of the relevant information per ALLIANCE Administrative and HC procedures. Please ensure that ALLIANCE forms are used, not local forms.
9.6 Payment – What does a Travel Permit cost?
.1 ALLIANCE Tournaments and Exhibition Game Travel Permits – are electronic permits and a one (1)-part form;
.2 Out of Branch (i.e. OMHA, GTHL, NOHA, etc.) or Out of Country Travel. This is a three (3)- part form that can be obtained from your local office or Operating Committee member;
.3 Some Associations may choose to charge an administrative fee for both forms of Travel Permits.
.1 ALLIANCE approval for both non-ALLIANCE as well as Exhibition and ALLIANCE tournaments has been pre-approved.
.2 ALLIANCE team forwards completed travel permit form to ALLIANCE Council Member or designate for final approval;
.3 ALLIANCE Council Member or designate reviews form – grants per- mission or denies permission (non-sanctioned teams);
.4 Each ALLIANCE Council Member is provided with a list of non- Hockey Canada Associations;
.5 Associations are responsible for tracking travel permits and will receive a rebate of $2.50 per permit once tracking is completed for the season (see Travel Permit Tracking Form);
.6 The Travel Permit Tracking Forms for non-ALLIANCE Tournaments only and must be submitted at the end of the year at the April ALLIANCE Council Meetings;
.7 Team Officials/Teams/Associations that do not comply with ALLIANCE Travel and Tournament Procedures may be suspended or further disciplined. Teams will not have HC insurance coverage if a Travel Permit/Tournament Travel Permit is not completed.