SportsEngine Registration: Centennial Ice Arena

2021-2022 League Registration

Welcome

WELCOME to the 2021-2022 League Registration!

This registration session will allow you to complete contact information, sign up for participation, and submit payment. Please read through each page carefully to ensure that all information is provided accurately. To complete registration through our secure site, please have your Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or checking account information available. 

Early registration discount code: Earlyreg

15% off of registration fees

PLEASE NOT THAT THIS CODE WILL ONLY DISCOUNT PROGRAM REGISTRATION FEES


Age Division Birth Years Registration Fees
8U MITES 2013-2014 $495
10U SQUIRT 2011-2012 $675
12U PEE WEE 2009-2010 $840
14U BANTAM 2007-2008 $1030
HIGH SCHOOL 2003-2007 $1190

Questions regarding which age group to register for - Please contact Eddie LaPera

director@centennialicearena.net

406-647-8861

Learn To Play (LTP): An Active Start
The Learn To Play program is for the beginning player. LTP is a USA Hockey Cross-Ice Instructional program based on USA Hockey's American Development Model (ADM). Learn to Play is designed to properly train young players with a "Hockey For Life" motivation. LTP will get the kids moving on the ice while practicing the most basic hockey skills as well as continuing with skating development. Drills will be movement based and age appropriate, meaning they are designed to be in tune with how kids learn. USA Hockey has done extensive research and has made the idea of age-appropriate learning a hallmark of the Learn to Play.
**All coaches are required to be background screened, and SafeSport & USA Hockey certified before taking the ice with the kids. If you or a family member are interested in helping to coach, please contact the hockey director before getting on the ice.
1. LTP runs in four 6-week sessions.
2. The first ever session for a skater is FREE! Each subsequent 6-week session costs $70.
3. Players should be able to stand on skates and perform basic movements on ice before joining LTP. Players are HIGHLY ENCOURAGED to participate in at least one session of Learn To Skate (LTS) before registering for LTP. In the event that a player is not a strong enough skater, the coaches may recommend the player participate in Learn To Skate for further skating instruction.
4. Players ages 4-12 can register for Learn To Play. Although 4-year-olds can participate in LTP, he/she must be 5 years of age by December 31st to advance to the 8U program.
5. Coaches will be evaluating the LTP roster on a weekly basis.
a. For players aged 5-8: At the end of the first 2 six-week sessions, the Head Coach, with input from the assistant coaches, will determine which skaters are ready to move into the 8U program
b. For players aged 9-12: Since LTP is designed more for players 8 and under, players over the age of 8 will be accelerated into their appropriate age division as soon as they are ready, which could be before the end of the 6-week session.
6. Cut off for moving into a regular division BAHL team for all ages in LTP is December 31st.
7. Players will receive 12 one-hour ice sessions (usually 2 per week) during each LTP session.
8. Jerseys will be provided for LTP players. The jerseys must be worn at every session as they will be attached to a number to help coaches evaluate the players.
9. Need gear? Please contact the hockey director to check out gear


8U (MITES): FUNdamentals
At the 8U level the main focus is centered around the development of fundamental skills. Players will learn basic hockey specific skills emphasizing skating development and introducing puck control. 8u skills are crucial as they lay the foundation for future skill development. Fun competition in a team environment is introduced and encouraged at this age.
**All coaches are required to be background screened, and SafeSport & USA Hockey certified before taking the ice with the kids. If you or a family member are interested in helping to coach, please contact the hockey director.
1. 8U (Mites) is for players 7-8 years of age by December 31st of the current season. Players ages 5-6 will be considered up on an individual basis.
2. Age appropriate LTP Skaters can move up or be placed in 8U as recommended from the LTP head coach, mites head coach and the hockey director through December 31st.
3. 2021-2022 Season: Mid October 2021 through mid-March 2022. Cost is $495
4. 3 ice sessions a week; two practice and one in house game. Practices will utilize the USA Hockey ADM format with an emphasis on skill development in stations using age-appropriate drills, and small area games. Players are encouraged to attend all available practices to maximize skill development.
5. The first 3 weeks of the season will be 2 ice sessions per week, with games starting the first Saturday in November.
6. 20-25 games throughout the season. Games will be played utilizing the Cross-Ice 4V4 format. There will be no official referees or score sheets, however score can be kept during the game.
7. No full-time goalies. Players will rotate trying goalie. Goalie gear will be made available for use at practice and games.
8. There may be a home 8U tournament with enough interest from outside organizations.
9. If there is enough player interest, 8U may travel for additional games with oversight of the Hockey Director. *Please note that all other costs for any travel to away games, jamborees, tournaments, tournament fees, coaches travel fees etc. will be covered by the players/families.*
10. Players are encouraged to acquire their own set of gear; however rental gear will be available for $100 for the season.


10U (Squirts) Learn to Train
The 10U age is perhaps the most crucial window in development for young hockey players. The accelerated learning of coordination and fine motor skills makes this stage important for acquiring further hockey skills. Studies have shown that skills learned in this stage of development can have a significant effect on the level of play a player achieves long term. Group interaction and team building functions should start to be introduced and emphasized at this stage. Practices will emphasize skill development using principles of the USA Hockey’s American Development Model (ADM) and are directed by the Lead Coach. The Lead Coach is responsible for smooth operation, effective practice planning, and oversight of the 10U program.
**All coaches are required to be background screened, and SafeSport & USA Hockey certified before taking the ice with the kids. If you or a family member are interested in helping to coach, please contact the hockey director.
1. The 10U Division is for players 9-10 years of age by December 31st of the current season.
2. 2021-2022 Season: The beginning of October 2021 through mid-March 2022. 10U cost is $675 which includes all fees associated with all practice times and 10 home games.
3. Team formulation will be based on the number of registrations received by August 31st. Players will participate in 2 weeks of evaluation sessions during the second half of September. Players will be evaluated and divided evenly into teams in a collaborative effort between the 10U coaches, the hockey director and the coaches committee.
4. All players must attend all practices, in town and out of town games and tournaments, and team meetings. Absences from team functions must be approved by the Head Coach. Any unexcused absences could result loss of participation privileges.
5. 3 on-ice practice hours per week.
6. Players will be introduced to off ice training at a surface level with coaches.
7. Team(s) will participate in MAHA Treasure State League (TSL). TSL games are played against teams from all over the state. Travel throughout the state is required.
8. Games will consist of approximately 16 TSL games. MAHA recommends game to be played in a festival format, with game play on one weekend per month, with each team playing 4 games in a weekend.
9. Coaches and Team Managers will coordinate additional games home or away games with oversight from the hockey director. In town house games may also be scheduled. Please note additional out of town games, travel costs for any out-of-town games, and the coaches travel fees are not included in the program’s fee.
10. Games will be played utilizing the Half-Ice 4V4 format.
11. Goalie gear will be made available for use at practice and games.
12. Each 10U team will have a head coach.
13. The BAHL may host a 10U Tournament during the season with enough interest from visiting teams. The BAHL tournament will be played in a half ice format. The BAHL/CIA Director will establish the dates for this tournament with input from the 10U Team Managers. The 10U team managers, coaches, and parents will be responsible for administering this tournament and will prepare a tournament budget and format to be submitted to the BAHL/CIA Director.


12U (PeeWee) Learn to Train
Much like the 10U program, 12U (PeeWee) is an age group where the opportunity for player development is at a high point. This age remains a window of accelerated development, therefore practices should still be focused on skill development. To foster the best environment for skill development, the principles of the USA Hockey’s American Development Model (ADM) will be followed as directed by the lead coach. The lead coach is responsible for smooth operation, effective practice planning, and oversight of the 12U coaches and 12U program.
Players will now make the transition from playing half ice in smaller areas to a full ice game. Dedicated team practice is now added therefore creating a great opportunity for players to learn more in depth about positioning and where they should be on the ice. Team building activities become more important to foster the relationships between players. At this age players will be introduced to basic off ice (dryland) training. Coaches will be given an age-appropriate dryland training program to implement with their team. To minimize additional trips to the rink, effort will be made to have dryland practice before or after ice sessions. The Lead Coach is responsible for smooth operation, effective practice planning, and oversight of the 10U program.
**All coaches are required to be background screened, and SafeSport & USA Hockey certified before taking the ice with the kids. If you or a family member are interested in helping to coach, please contact the hockey director.
1. The 12U (PeeWee) Division is for players 11-12 years of age by December 31st of the current season.
2. 2021-2022 Season: Mid-late September through mid-late March. Cost is $840 which includes all fees associated with all practice times, dryland sessions and home games.
3. Team formulation will be based on the number of registrations received by August 31st. Players will participate in 2 weeks of evaluation sessions during September. Players will be evaluated and divided evenly into teams in a collaborative effort between the 12U coaches, the hockey director and the coaches committee
4. All players must attend all practices, in town and out of town games and tournaments, and team meetings. Absences from team functions must be approved by the Head Coach. Any unexcused absences could result loss of participation privileges.
5. 3-4 ice hours per week for a total of 85 practice hours throughout the season. Practices will consist of all of 12U working on skill development together. Team breakout groups will be utilized for team development inside of joint practice times.
6. Up to 2 dryland sessions per week
7. 30-35 games
8. Team(s) will participate in MAHA Treasure State League (TSL). TSL games are played against teams from all over the state. Overnight travel throughout the state is required.
9. Dependent on registration numbers, each 12U team will play 8 in house games vs other BAHL team(s).
10. Coaches and Team Managers will coordinate additional games home or away games with oversight from the hockey director. Please note additional out of town games (tournaments, jamborees, day trips), travel costs for any out-of-town games, and the coaches travel fees are not included in the program’s fee.
11. Coaches and Managers will emphasize team building events (dinners, laser tag, etc).
12. Players are to dress at the rink in designated locker rooms with teammates and peers. Players will not home dress unless specifically instructed to. BAHL/USA Hockey locker room policy will be followed.
13. Each 12U team will have a head coach.
14. The BAHL may host a 12U Tournament during the season with enough interest from visiting teams. The BAHL/CIA Director will establish the dates for this tournament with input from the 12U Team Managers. The 12U team managers, coaches, and parents will be responsible for administering this tournament and will prepare a tournament budget and format to be submitted to the BAHL/CIA Director.
15. At the conclusion of the 12U season, all players will have the opportunity to try out for a spring hockey tournament team. This team will be coached by Eddie LaPera (Hockey Director) participate in 1 spring tournament. Fees for this team will be separate and are TBD.


14U (Bantam) Train to Train
At the 14U age, skill development is still a primary goal. Tools and resources from USA Hockey will be utilized to further advance already acquired skills, however players will also start more in-depth hockey specific skills; which include both individual and group tactical approaches to hockey. Players will be introduced to higher competition, while continuing with training to increase speed, strength, stamina, and flexibility. Team building and group interaction remain important, and coaches will continue to emphasize this with their team(s).
**All coaches are required to be background screened, and SafeSport & USA Hockey certified before taking the ice with the kids. If you or a family member are interested in helping to coach, please contact the hockey director.
1. The 14U (Bantam) Division is for players 13-14 years of age by December 31st of the current season.
2. 2021-2022 Season: Mid-September through mid-late March. Cost is $1,030 which includes all fees associated with all practice times, dryland sessions and home games.
3. Team formulation will be based on the number of registrations received by August 31st. Players will participate in 2 weeks of evaluation sessions during September. Players will be evaluated in a collaborative effort between the 14U coaches, the hockey director and the coaches committee.
4. All players must attend all practices, team meetings, in town and out of town games and tournaments. Absences from team functions must be approved by the Head Coach. Any unexcused absences could result loss of participation privileges.
5. 4-5 practices per week for a total of up to 120 practice hours for the season (based on 60 min ice sessions).
6. Coaches may designate times for off ice hockey education (chalk talk) as they see fit.
7. Players will participate in an off-ice training program, schedule TBD.
8. 40-50 games may be played, 20 of which will be MAHA games.
9. Team(s) will participate in MAHA Treasure State League (TSL). TSL games are played against teams from all over the state. Overnight travel throughout the state is required.
10. Coaches and team managers will coordinate additional games with oversight from the hockey director Please note additional games fees, tournament fees, travel costs for any out-of-town games and tournaments, and the coaches travel fees are not included in the program’s fee. Players are to dress at the rink in designated locker rooms. Players will not home dress unless specifically instructed to. BAHL/USA Hockey locker room policy will be followed.
11. Coaches and team managers will emphasize team building events.
12. 14U head coach(es) will report directly to the Hockey Director regularly throughout the season.
13. The BAHL may host a 14U Tournament during the season with enough interest from visiting teams. The BAHL/CIA Director will establish the dates for this tournament with input from the 14U team manager(s). The 14U team managers, coaches, and parents will be responsible for administering this tournament and will prepare a tournament budget and format to be submitted to the BAHL/CIA Director.


High School – Learn to Compete
At this age, skaters are now shifting focus more towards competition and preparing for competition. Skill development is still focus but it will start to be tailored to individual players and positions. Mental, physical and tactical preparation is emphasized by increases in training these each area’s intensity and volume. Competition becomes more important. Training will also focus on the development of position specific mental, technical and tactical skills under the competitive conditions.
**All coaches are required to be background screened, and SafeSport & USA Hockey certified before taking the ice with the kids. If you or a family member are interested in helping to coach, please contact the hockey director.
1. The High School program is for any BAHL player who is attending high school for the current league year. This includes players who are still eligible to play 14U by birth year. 14U Players trying out for the High School program may be placed on Varsity, JV, or Bantams depending on where they will best succeed.
2. The season will run mid-September through mid-late March. Cost is $1,190 which includes all fees associated with all practice times, dryland sessions and home games.
3. Team formulation will be based on the number of registrations received through August 31st. High school can have JV and Varsity teams. BAHL projections for 2021-22 indicate the BAHL will have both a JV and Varsity team. Players will be evaluated at tryouts in mid-September. Players will be evaluated in a collaborative effort between the coaches, the hockey director and the coaches committee.
4. All players must attend all practices, team meetings, in town and out of town games and tournaments. Absences from team functions must be approved by the Head Coach. Any unexcused absences could result loss of participation privileges.
5. 4-5 practices per week for a total of up to 130 practice hours for the season (based on 60 min ice sessions).
6. Coaches may designate times for off ice hockey education (chalk talk) as they see fit.
7. Players will participate in an off-ice training program, schedule TBD.
8. 50-60 games may be played, 20 of which will be MAHA games.
9. JV will participate in the MAHA Big Sky-High School League where they will play 20 games.
10. Varsity will participate in the MAHA Treasure State League where they will play 20 games.
11. Team(s) will participate in MAHA Treasure State League (TSL). TSL games are played against teams from all over the state. Overnight travel throughout the state is required.
12. Coaches and team managers will coordinate additional games with oversight from the hockey director. Please note additional games fees, tournament fees, travel costs for any out-of-town games and tournaments, and the coaches travel fees are not included in the program’s fee.
13. Players are to dress at the rink in designated locker rooms with teammates and peers. Players will not home dress unless specifically instructed to. JV will dress in regular locker rooms. Varsity will dress in the varsity locker room upstairs. This is a privilege not a right and will be revoked if the locker room is not taken care of to the satisfaction of the coaches and/or hockey director.
14. BAHL/USA Hockey locker room policy will be followed. Players who turn 17 by December 31st are required to complete SafeSport training. Locker rooms will always have a SafeSport Monitor unless either team has any skater 17 years of age or older who was required to participate in SafeSport training.
15. Coaches and team managers will emphasize team building events.
16. JV and Varsity head coaches will report directly to the hockey director regularly throughout the season.
17. The BAHL may host a High School tournament during the season with enough interest from visiting teams. The BAHL/CIA Director will establish the dates for this tournament with input from the High School team manager. The High School team managers, coaches, and parents will be responsible for administering this tournament and will prepare a tournament budget and format to be submitted to the BAHL/CIA Director.

 

USA HOCKEY REQUIREMENT

  • Each Player must register first with USA Hockey and then return to this Registration Session to sign up for the 2021-22 Season.
  • Step 1:  CLICK HERE to go to USA Hockey Registration and register your player(s). Be sure to PRINT and SAVE their confirmation code(s). Remember to register EACH of your players with USA Hockey. Each player must have their own unique USA Hockey confirmation number.
  • Step 2:  Return to this registration and proceed. Later in this registration session you will need to enter the USA Hockey Confirmation Code that you received in Step 1.

ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY

         Must be signed and returned to team manager before skater is allowed to participate in BAHL activities. 

 

USA Hockey Requirement

Each Player must register first with USA Hockey and then return to this Registration Session to signup for the 2020-2021 Season.

  • Step 1:  CLICK HERE to go to USA Hockey Registration and register your player(s). Be sure to PRINT and SAVE their confirmation code(s). Remember to register EACH of your players with USA Hockey. Each player must have their own unique USA Hockey confirmation number.
  • Step 2:  Return to this registration and proceed. Later in this registration session you will need to enter the USA Hockey Confirmation Code that you received in Step 1.

Questions?

Please direct any questions regarding this registration to:

Eddie LaPera

Inquiries

Phone: 406-647-8861