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Welcome to the 2013-2014 Season!!

How do I get signed up to play? 

ALL new & returning players (these steps must be completed every playing season):
Print and mail the documents below to the BVHA:
  1. Register each player online with USA Hockey (click here for instructions). Return the registration confirmation email with your registration packet. 
  2. Read the BVHA Volunteer Policy (click here) and submit the completed Volunteer Agreement form (click here)
  3. Completed Consent to Treat/Medical History Form (click here)
  4. Completed Participant Code of Conduct (click here)
  5. Registration Fee payment:  $50.00.  Check, money order or note indicating online bill-pay will be used.  Make payment payable to "Brandon Valley Hockey Association".     
New players only:
Complete and return the following:
  1. BVHA registration form (click here)
  2. Copy of a government issued birth certificate             
**Please contact the BVHA board if you would like to use a different form of payment OR 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, bryan.seaver@gmail.com.


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



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Leagues:

Recreational/In-House U8 League (8 and under):
Formerly called "Mini-Mite" & "Mite".  An entry level of play for skaters who wish to learn hockey skills in a non-competitive environment.  Beginning skating & stick handling skills will be emphasized.  Games will be played cross-ice in a scrimmage format.  There is NO TRAVEL outside of Brandon.

Recreational/In-House League (Over 8):
An entry level of play for older skaters who wish to learn hockey skills in a non-competitive environment.  All fundamentals will be taught.  Games will be played in a scrimmage format.  There is NO TRAVEL outside of Brandon.

Travel League:
The travel league is similiar to the In-House league except it also involves travel to surrounding cities.  This league is for the intermediate player who wishes to play more than 2 or 3 times a week and compete against teams from other communities.  Team age groups will depend upon the number of players interested.

Dates:
The 10-14 week season begins in late November or early December & lasts through February.  Season length, starting & ending dates will vary depending upon weather & ice availability.  

Practice Schedule (all age groups):
Mondays 6:30 – 7:30 PM
Thursdays 6:30 – 7:30 PM
Saturdays 10:00 – 11:00 AM
    **All practice times depend upon weather and ice conditions.

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

Location:
Outdoor hockey rink located on the corner of Aspen Blvd and McHardy Rd. in McHardy Park,  Brandon, SD.

Costs:
USA Hockey registration:  $40 per player (for players born before January 1, 2007)
SD Amateur Hockey Association:  $5 (collected with USA Hockey registration)
BVHA registration: $50 per player

Volunteer Hours:
5 Hours per family (Read the BVHA Volunteer Policy for more information)

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