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Mites Registration (U6/U8)

Mini-Mite(U6) / Mite(U8) Registration

Mini-Mite (formerly U6) birthdates 6/1/15 - 5/31/17

Mite (formerly U8) birthdates 6/1/13 - 5/31/15

Playing Mini-Mites / Mites:

What is different?

  • Coaches will have received USA Hockey training / certifications.
  • Players are required to register with USA Hockey which provides insurance for injuries.
  • Helmets must have a HECC sticker that has not expired. (New helmets may be purchased for $41 from OYHA.
  • There will not be 2 sessions - only 1 session beginning the end of October through the first weekend of March.
  • Mite parents will be required to do DIBs hours or make a donation to the program. DIBs hours can be completed by working in the OYHA Concession stand, working meat raffles or BINGO at our local gambling sites. (Mini-Mite parents will not be asked to complete DIBs hours.) 

What is similar to Park and Rec Hockey?

  • Depending on the age - players will skate most weeks on Wednesdays, Saturday mornings or Sunday afternoons.
  • OYHA will provide most equipment for a nominal fee.
  • Players will need to provide their own sticks and skates. (Skates are available to lease from Straight River Sports.)

Will my player be playing travelling hockey?

  • No, we do not currently have plans to have players play in travelling games with other communities. (It may be possible to do a few travelling games in January / February for those who would be interested in participating. Additional fees may apply for those choosing to play in travelling games to cover ice expenses, and referees.)

What do I do with the equipment I have from last year which is now too small for my player?

  • Contact Mikel Akers to make arrangements to get new, exchange equipment or return previously used.

How to register:

  1. Obtain Player USA Hockey Confirmation Number
    • Click Here to get your USA Hockey Confirmation Number
      • Select Register Now
      • Select Ice Player/Coach (There is a fee so have a credit card available. There are no refunds for any reason with USA Hockey.)
         
  2. Complete on-line registration
    • Click Here to start registration process. Registration for the 22-23 season will open soon.
    • MITE parents ONLY - print out volunteer commitment / donation form and bring along with check to registration/equipment rental night.
       
  3. Come to the rink on Mini-Mite/Mite registration/equipment rental night September 8th from 6-8 p.m.
    1. Bring birth certificate, if not previously scanned and emailed to oyharegistrar@gmail.com
    2. Bring check(s) - unless credit card payment was previously made
    3. Pick up equipment
      • We do not supply sticks, skates (available to lease from Straight River Sports) or helmets (must be newer than 5 years old - look at the HECC expiration date - will be available to purchase at equipment pick up for $41.)