Local League ( Novice to Midget) (Port Colborne Minor Hockey)

PrintLocal League ( Novice to Midget)

OUR LOCAL LEAGUE PROGRAM 
       A Non-body checking league


Novice

2010

$525

Atom

2008-2009

$550

Peewee

2006-2007

$625

Bantam

2004-2005

$625

Midget

2001-2002-2003

$640 (includes September tryouts)




GENERAL INFORMATION

   - Registration is expected to be between 35 and 60 players depending on the division

   - Players will be divided equally into teams of 15- 17 players  
   - Projected number of teams in each division

          Novice   2 teams of 14

          Atom     2 teams of 15

          Peewee  2 teams of 16

          Bantam  2 teams of 16

          Midget    2 teams of 17

   - Teams are allocated a shared 50 minute practice time at the Vale Health and Wellness Centre.  

   - Each team is allocated a 60 minute game time per week at the Vale Health and Wellness Centre.
           (Practices are tentatively set for Tuesday & Friday evenings and Sunday afternoon)

   - Home games can be MONDAY, SATURDAY or SUNDAY. 

   - Away games are determined by the opposing centres. 

   - The Niagara Distrct Local League (NDLL) consists of teams from the following centres.  

Beamsville, Dunnville, Fort Erie, Grimsby, Lincoln,   Niagara on the Lake, Pelham, Thorold, Welland and West Lincoln.  Wainfleet and Merriton may have teams in some divisions.



TOTAL ICE TIMES
   - Each child is generally on the ice twice a week (sometimes 3 times, if out they play an out of town game , or even a home game in the same week) 
   - Novice and Atom can expect to play Saturday and Sunday one day at home, and one day away. 
   - We try to get each team one shared practice per week.  

   - Each player will get between 19 to 21 shared practices per season  
   - Each team will have up to 28 regular season games

           - 14 Home games at the Vale Health and Wellness Centre.

           - 14 Away in any one of the other centres mentioned before.
   - Teams will be placed in sub-divisions based on regular season standings.

   - Playoffs will consist of a six (6) round robin play-down games.

            - 3 Home games at the Vale Health and Wellness Centre..

            - 3 Away in any one of the other centres mentioned before.
   - The local league season ends at March Break with only the top two teams from each sub-division grouping moving forward into the championship round. 

      All this adds up to approximately 57 hours of hockey  -  that's about $10 per hour!!!


   PCMHA provides each team not qualifying for the championship, one additional ice time for their use at the end of the season.  
 
This program is designed to further the development each player's individual skating skills and to teach them the basic game strategies. 

Participation in the local league program provides our players with the opportunity to play opposing teams of various ability levels, increasing the level of competition.

 

FAIR PLAY

     Port Colborne teams adhere to article 12 of the Niagara District Local League manual of operations,  
        EQUAL ICE TIME
        Article 12
        a)  All coaches must strive to provide equal ice time, period by period and game by game, except:
                i) In the last three (3) minutes of a closely contested game                           
               ii) when a coach is sitting out a player for disciplinary reasons as the result of an event that took place prior to or  during the game.

 

            The emphasis is on creating a fun team-building environment that promotes good sportsmanship


VOLUNTEERS
The  Convener positions for the Novice, Atom, Peewee, Bantam, and Midget divisions are all vacant.   
All interested persons should contact RANDY HUGGINS, our House League Director at their earliest convenience. 

We are also looking for coaches, trainers and other volunteers.  To volunteer, please fill out the Online coach and volunteer application under Forms and Apps on the PCMHA website  

Please note that all volunteers are required to have valid certification to the minimum of Respect in Sports (Activity Leader), and a Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC).
Please contact Randy Huggins by Email for more information. 

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