**Costs for each season are broken

Registration Costs

Note:  These costs are required EVERY year a player participates)

1. USA Hockey Registration

  • $15 = birthyear 2018 and younger
  • $50 = birthyears 2017 - 2016
  • $61 = birthyears 2015 - 2012
  • $70 = birthyears 2011 - 2006
  • $11 = South Dakota Amateur Hockey Association (SDAHA)

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).

  • $140 - 6U In-House (Learn-to-Skate) or Travel (Mini-mite)
  • $160 - 8U Travel (Mite)
  • $260 - 10U Travel (Squirt)
  • $300 - 12U Travel (PeeWee)
  • $350 - 14U Travel (Bantam)
  • $450 - 18U Travel Junior Varsity/Varsity

NOTE:  All returning players are charged an additional $100 late fee if their registration is not completed by midnight on July 31st.  This fee will be waived for any new players registering with the BVHA through the Try Hockey for Free.

Home Game Admission

An admission fee is collected to attend any state league game (Squirt/10U and older teams).  The fee varies between each state league association.  Below are the admission fees for Ice Cats home games.  

  • 13 years old or older:  $6 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.

down into a few categories.

Tournament Fees

Most tournaments charge a fee for teams to participate.  These fees will be divided equally amongst the players participating.  The BVHA will pay these tournament fees in advance and invoice each family during the regular season.  All families’ tournament fees are due no later than 30 days from receiving the invoice.


  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.

Equipment Costs

Rented from BVHA = $90/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 $600 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.