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         Welcome to the home of the Brandon Valley
                  Ice Cats Youth Hockey teams!

Upcoming Events

Try Hockey for FREE
Kids ages 4 to 9 can give hockey a try for free
Saturday, February 21st, 11:00AM-12:15PM
Scheels IcePlex, Sioux Falls, SD
Register by clicking here
*Limited equipment will be available for use

2015 TJ Cup
March 6-8
Scheels IcePlex, Sioux Falls, SD
Email Kyle Peska here for more information.
The TJ Cup is a tournament put together by friends and family of TJ Reinsch.   TJ passed away in  2010 from complications of an autoimmune disease, Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura. Since his passing, the TJ Reinsch Youth Hockey Foundation was formed to help promote the introduction of youth hockey to children and support those who currently play.  Please visit for more information.

**The hockey rink and skating pond are located in McHardy Park in Brandon, SD.  The hockey rink is reserved for groups during certain times during the week.   Check out the calendar to view reserved times.  The remaining times, it is open to the public.  Please contact us is you would like to reserve the rink for your group.

Hockey FAQs

  • How are volunteer hours tracked?
  • What equipment do I need?
    • Click here for USA Hockey's equipment explanation.
  • How does my child put on the equipment?
    • Click here for an explanation video provided by USA Hockey.
  • How much does it cost?
    • Current registration fees are:
      • USA Hockey
        • $40 ($0 for players born in 2008 or after)
      • South Dakota Amateur Hockey Association
        • $5 ($0 for players born in 2008 or after)
      • Brandon Valley Hockey Association (one of the following)
        • $60 - All ages, Outdoor only option
        • $80 - Mites (8 & Under), Indoor/Travel
        • $100 - Squirts (10U) & Pee Wees (12U), Indoor/Travel
    • Equipment costs:
      • Rented from BVHA - $40/season (requires $120 refundable deposit)
      • Purchased new and used - prices start at approximately $100 - $200
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