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Welcome to the 2014-2015 Season!!

How do I get signed up to play?  

ALL players (new & returning):

Print and mail the documents below.  These steps must be completed every playing season.

1.     Register each player online with USA Hockey (click here for instructions).

NOTE:  A registration fee of $45 is collected as part of the USA Hockey registration.  This fee is waived for players born in 2008 or after

2.     Forward a copy of the USA Hockey registration confirmation email to OR include a printed copy with your completed registration forms.

3.     Read the NEW BVHA Volunteer Policy (click here) and return the completed Volunteer Agreement form (click here)

4.     Completed Consent to Treat/Medical History Form (click here)

5.     Completed Participant Code of Conduct (click here)

6.     Registration Fee payment:  See below for fees.  Check, money order or a note indicating online bill-pay will be used.  Make payment payable to "Brandon Valley Hockey Association".     

 players only:
Complete and return the following:

7.     BVHA registration form (click here)

8.     Copy of a government issued birth certificate              

**Please contact the BVHA board if you have a financial hardship which would preclude your child from participating.  We want all children to have the opportunity to experience the fun sport of ice hockey.


If you have questions with registration, please email Bryan Seaver, Registrar,

Mailing Address:
Brandon Valley Hockey Association
PO Box 174
Brandon, SD  57005-0174

Age Levels

Mite (8U & 6U):  7/1/2005 – 6/30/2011 birthdates
Squirt (10U):  7/1/2003 – 6/30/2005 birthdates
Pee Wee (12U):  7/1/2001 – 6/30/2003 birthdates

Registration Fees

Outdoor only -- No Travel
àAll Age Levels:  $60

NEW! Indoor/Travel Teams
àMites:  $80
àSquirts:  $100
àPee Wees:  $100

**NOTE:  There will be an extra fee assessed at the end of the season to cover any games & tournaments.


Why have fees changed?

The Outdoor only fee has increased $10 to cover higher propane costs.  The Indoor team fee is higher to cover a portion of the indoor ice rental fee.  The remaining indoor ice rental fee will be covered by fund raisers held through-out the season.

Other Information

Practice Schedule

**Times shown below are when practice will START.  Please arrive 15-30 minutes BEFORE practice to allow time for players to put on their equipment.

 **For Outdoor schedules, start date, end date & all practice times will depend upon weather and ice conditions.

Outdoor  Only:

December 29th – March 7th
McHardy Park Ice Rinks, Brandon, SD

6:30 – 7:15 PM Mites (2 teams, 8U and 6U)
7:15 – 8:15 PM Squirts & Pee Wees

6:30 – 7:15 PM Mites
7:15 – 8:15 PM Squirts & Pee Wees

9:30 – 10:15 AM Mites
10:15 – 11:15 AM Squirts & Pee Wees




NOTE:  Season starts indoors and them moves outdoors when outdoor ice is available.

October 25th, Saturday
Scheels Ice Plex, Sioux Falls, SD (Indoors)

5:15-6:15PM Mites (2 teams, 8U and 6U)
6:15-7:15PM Squirts & Pee Wees

October 26th, Sunday
2:45PM – 3:45PM All Age Levels

November 1st, Saturday
1:30PM – 2:30PM  Mites (2 teams, 8U and 6U)
2:30PM – 3:30PM Squirts & Pee Wees

November 2nd, Sunday
2:45PM – 3:45PM All Age Levels

November 8th – December 27th
Scheel’ Ice Plex, Sioux Falls, SD

3:00-4:00PM Mites (2 teams, 8U and 6U)
4:00-5:00PM Squirts & Pee Wees

2:45PM – 3:45PM All Age Levels

December 29th – March 7th
McHardy Park Ice Rinks, Brandon, SD (Outdoors)

Follows the same scheduled as the Outdoor only option.


Volunteer Requirement
Each family participating is required to provide a minimum of 10 hours of volunteer time each season.  Families not fulfilling the volunteer requirements will be billed at the end of the season at a rate of $15.00 per hour.  Additional details can be found in the BVHA Volunteer Policy.

Practice & Game Cancellations
Information regarding cancelled practices, games or other activities will be communicated via email, posted on this website, Facebook and Twitter.   Read the BVHA Cancellation Policy for more information.

Equipment Rental

Equipment sets can be rented for a fee of $40 per season.  A refundable $120 deposit is also required.  The equipment set includes the following:

  • Helmet
  • Shoulder Pads
  • Breezers (pants)
  • 2 Elbow Pads
  • 2 Knee/Shin Pads
  • 2 Gloves
  • Bag


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