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- How do I register my child with Antigonish Minor Hockey?
- Click here for more Information on registering for AMHA
- I would like my child to try hockey, but we don't have any gear and not sure where to start.
Antigonish Minor Hockey has gear that can be borrowed. If you wish to borow gear please contact our Equipment Manager through the following email address.
Shelly MacDonald - Equipment@antigonishminorhockey.ca
- What equipment does my child require to play hockey?
- Click here for more information on what equment is required.
- I would like to help my beginner child on the ice, what equipment do I need?
- In order to go on the ice to help you must have skates, and a helmet. It is also recommended that you have hockey gloves and a stick.
- What is Parent Respect in Sport?
The Respect in Sport Parent Program is a one-hour online program designed to reinforce a parent’s role in their
child’s activities while encouraging positive sport behaviours and providing insight into the roles of coaches and
Hockey Nova Scotia rolled out the Respect in Sport Parent program as a mandatory requirement for the 2015-16
season and going forward; one parent of each newly registered player (regardless of playing level) will be
required to complete this program.
Contact Rob Boyd - Risk@antigonishminorhockey.ca or Click here to go to the HNS web site for more information.
- I just moved to Antigonish and I am told I need a Parent Declaration Form. What is it, and where do I get one?
“Parent Declaration Form” is the designated Hockey Nova Scotia form used by Players whose parent(s) change residence in
situations where the Player continues to reside with the parent and this change in residence results in the player residing in a different MHA Zone.
Click here to download a copy of the form.
- What are the different age groups for hockey?
- Click here to go to the HNS web site for more information..
- What is the "Learn To Play" program
- Our Learn To Play Program is for children wishing to try hockey. The program runs from January to early March. For more information on this program, click here.
- What is the Multisport program?
Antigonish Multisport is a collaborative project, for children in grades primary and one, between 10 community sport organizations and two municipal recreation departments, with the support of numerous community sport stakeholders (locally, provincially and nationally).
AMHA is a partner with the Multisport program. For more information click here to go to their web site.
Lottery and Fees
- How much does it cost to play hockey?
- The cost for playing hockey will vary depending on what level your child plays at. AMHA also has discounts for multiple child families. For more information on our registration fees, click here.
- Are there options for financial assistance to help with payments of hockey fees?
There are several options for financial assistance when it comes to Antigonish Minor Hockey. These options include Rinks To Links, KidsSport, and JumpStart.
- How can I see what I owe for fees?
- For instructions on how to view your current fees click here.
- What is the Skills Support Team?
- The Skills Support Team was previously known as the "Tech Team". For more information about the history, and the current role of the Skills Support team, click here.
- I would like to volunteer with AMHA, what opportunities are available?
- AMHA is a volunteer organization and as such we are always looking for people to take on positions. For more information on volunteering with AMHA, click here.
- Who is responsible for cancelling ice times due to weather?
- The AMHA Ice Coordinator does not cancel ice times due to weather. The decision to cancel ice times is done by either the teams (Coaches and Manager), or for House League it is the House League Coordinator for the group; the facility (Arena or KMC); or by the Officials Coordinator.
- Information regarding when fees are to be paid and how they are calculated.
- Information regarding refunds and how they are calculated.
- Information regarding AMHA 50-50 lottery. This includes the resposibilites of the parents and teams, as well as minimum ticket sales requirements and buyout options.
- Tryout Process
- Tryouts for rep teams occur in September. This document covers the policies and process in place to how rep teams are chosen.
- Injured Player Tryout Policy
- This policy covers when a player is injured at the time of tryouts.
- Ice Allocation
- This document covers how ice time is allocated. This includes how regular practice times are assigned, and how games are prioritized.
- This document covers the responsibilites of the teams, parents and players in regards to jerseys.
- This document covers the process a team must follow in order to take part in fundraising activities. This includes what fundaraising money can be used for.
- Affiliated Players
- Some players will be affiliated to higher level teams. This document covers the process for a higher level team requesting a player as well as the scenarios when a lower level team can refuse to allow a player to go.
- Code of Conduct
- This Code of Conduct identifies the standards of behavior that are expected of all AMHA members, including players, coaches, parents, directors, and volunteers. The AMHA is committed to providing and maintaining a minor hockey environment where all individuals are treated with respect.
Generally, Hockey Nova Scotia rules dictate the penalties and suspensions which may be levied against a player or team official for conduct on or off the ice.
Some types of conduct, whether on or off the ice, however, may warrant additional discipline or suspension. All HNS penalties and suspensions shall be considered to be minimum penalties and AMHA reserves the right to increase suspension beyond Hockey Canada, HNS, or HNSMC.
AMHA reserves the right to discipline any member and/or player of its association.
- Hockey Nova Scotia's Abusive Parent Dispute Resolution Policy
It is the policy of Hockey Nova Scotia (HNS) that there shall be no abuse or bullying, whether physical, emotional or sexual of any participant in any of its programs. Hockey Nova Scotia and Hockey Canada expects every parent, volunteer and staff member to take all reasonable steps to safeguard the welfare of its participants and protect them from any form of maltreatment.
Further, HNS expects that no volunteer should experience abuse or bullying, whether physical, emotional or sexual as a result of any parent or guardian of a participant.
To ensure the safety and enjoyment of all players and volunteers, whether coach, assistant Coach, trainer, manager or administrator, this policy will strictly be adhered to.
- Behaviour Guidelines Players
- These are behaviour guidelines for players. Failure to comply with these guidelines may result in disciplinary action as outlined in the AMHA Disciplinary policy.
- Behaviour Guidelines Parents
- These are behaviour guidelines for parents. Failure to comply with these guidelines may result in disciplinary action as outlined in the AMHA Disciplinary policy.
- Behaviour Guidlines for Team Staff
- These are behaviour guidelines for Team Staff. Failure to comply with these guidelines may result in disciplinary action as outlined in the AMHA Disciplinary policy.
- Behaviour Guidlines for Spectators
- These are behaviour guidelines for Spectators. Failure to comply with these guidelines may result in disciplinary action as outlined in the AMHA Disciplinary policy.
- Social Media
- This document covers guidelines for the use of social media by AMHA members as it relates to Antigonish Minor hockey. Failure to comply with these guidelines may result in disciplinary action as outlined in the AMHA Disciplinary policy.
- Issue Resolution Parents
- This document covers the process parents must use to resolve issues related to AMHA.