OHF BULLETIN: 2022-2023 Seasonal Calendar Motions

Posted by Web Master on Apr 25 2022 at 09:33AM PDT in Season 2021-2022

OHF BULLETIN: 2022-2023 Seasonal Calendar Motions

Date: Mar, 03, 2022 12:00 PM EDT

At the OHF Semi-Annual meeting of the Members on Saturday, February 26, 2022, the OHF Playing Regulations for the 2022-2023 season were passed which included the following Seasonal Calendar amendments for Minor Hockey specifically:

The first tryout date for U11 and U13 AAA Programming is the first Saturday following Labour Day. Each Association individually or as a collective are to provide Preparation Skates the Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday for those Players that wish to participate.

The U13 Player Pathway requirements for Preparation Skates (MHA must provide opportunity to 4 skates), Player Evaluations (3 evaluations skates before cuts are made with a skills, small area games and scrimmage), Development Phase, Regular Season Phase and Tournament Style Play- offs. Please see the attached U13 Hockey Canada Player Pathway. draft for reference.

There are no tournaments for any programming held prior to September 30, 2022.

o U11 and U13 AAA Programs may begin tournaments on September 30, 2022; and o U11 and U13 AA and below can begin tournament October 7, 2022.

All competitive (not MD, House League, Local League and Select) programming at U15 and above have a mandatory Development Phase for the first 24 days following Labour Day Monday with a maximum of 4 Exhibition Games during this time frame (September 6, 2022 to September 29, 2022).

To host the OHF Championships the 4th weekend of April, April 21-23, 2023.

Players at U12 and below in the 2021-22 season are Registered Participants of their previous

season’s Team up to and inclusive of Labour Day for the 2022-23 season.

These adaptations to the Regulations are in line with the philosophy to give children and family back their summers at all Divisions and Categories with a longer overall season with significant and meaningful competition for all teams until March 1 of the playing season.

The document 22-06-2022-2023-seasonal-calendar-motions.pdf was attached to this post.


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