Costs for each season are broken down into a few categories.

Registration Costs

Note:  ALL of these costs are required EVERY year a player participates)

1. USA Hockey Registration

  • $46 = USA Hockey (This fee is waived for players born in 2015 or after)
  • $9 = South Dakota Amateur Hockey Association (SDAHA) (This fee is waived for players born in 2015 or after)

NOTE: The USA Hockey & SDAHA fees are collected when you register online with USA Hockey.  Go to USA Hockey's registration page to complete registration.

2. Brandon Valley Hockey Association (one of the following).

Note:  All returning players will be charged a $50 late fee if their registration is not completed by midnight on September 1st.    This fee will be waived for any players registering with the BVHA for the first time.  Contact a board member for a discount code to use during the registration.

  • $105 - 6U, Learn-to-Skate & in-house only, NO Travel (Mini-mite)
  • $140 - 6U Travel (Mini-mite)
  • $155 - 8U Travel (Mite)
  • $250 - 10U Travel (Squirt)
  • $275 - 12U Travel (PeeWee)
  • $275 - 14U Travel (Bantam)
  • $305 - 18U Travel Boys Junior Varsity

Tournament Fees

Tournaments typically charge a fee for teams to participate.  These fees will be divided equally amongst the players on the team. The BVHA will pay any tournament team fees in advance and invoice each family towards the end of the regular season. All families’ tournament fees are due no later than 30 days from receiving the invoice.

Notes:

  1. Fees for any SDAHA sponsored Senior Showcase or other senior events will be paid by the families participating.
  2. Team fees for any SDAHA state league tournaments will be paid by the BVHA

Home Game Admission

An admission fee is collected for all home state league games (Squirt/10U and older teams).  Below are the admission fees.

  • 13 years old or older:  $6 per person per day
  • Senior citizens:  $3 per person per day
  • Students (with a current student ID):  $3 per person per day
  • 12 years old or younger:  FREE
  • Family season pass:  $30

Family season passes:

  • Covers the player's immediate family ONLY (parent/guardians & siblings)
  • Allows admission to ALL Ice Cat home games for the current season.
  • For players with split families, each parent group will need to purchase a separate family season pass.

Equipment Costs

Rented from BVHA = $60/season & $40/off-season (requires $120 refundable deposit)

Purchased new and used = prices start at approximately $100 - $200

**Only ONE of these costs is required


Volunteer Deposit

Each family is required to provide a minimum of 30 hours of volunteer time each season.  A deposit check in the amount of $450 is required at the beginning of the season.  Families also have the option to buy-out the Volunteer Requirement.  In this case, the deposit check would be cashed at the beginning of the season.


Fundraising Requirement

Families participating in their second and subsequent BVHA seasons are required to fundraise.  Each family will raise a minimum of $800.00 if they have one player and $1200.00 if they have two or more players.   All new players will be required to participate 100% in the fundraising events after their registration date and are required to participate in the raffle which starts at the completion of their first season, if they wish to participate in the next year's season.