2022-23 Competitive Program Info - U13, U15, U18


The information on this page is for our U13, U15 and U18 Competitive Program only. For more information on our other 2022-23 programs, please see the following pages:   

2022-23 Registration

Click here to access the OWHA Registration System or enter this address in your browser: http://BarrieWHA.rampregistrations.com

2022-2023 Competitive Season Overview

  • The information on this page is for our U13, U15 and U18 competitive teams for the 2022-23 season.
    Tryouts for the our U9 and U11 teams will take place in September, 2022 - more information about the U9/U11 tryout process an season will be posted in the summer of 2022.
  • Tryouts: April, 2022. See our Tryout Information page for more information.
  • Off-Season: May to August, 2022 (optional off-ice activities only)
  • Pre-Season: U18-AA, U15-AA teams may start on-ice activities by mid-August. All other teams will begin on-ice activities following Labour Day. For most teams, September normally includes 4-5 exhibition games and 1 tournament.
  • League Play: October 2022 to March 2023. Exact league format for the 2022-2023 season will be confirmed in September, but likely to include 22 to 26 league games. Opponents are typically located in the Central Ontario area and Greater Toronto. Higher level teams (AA) may travel farther for away games.
  • Tournaments: most teams will play 4 to 5 tournaments, including 1 preseason (September).
  • Post-Season: League playoffs and Championships in March 2023. OWHA Provincial Championships in April 2023.
  • Practices: typically most teams will have 2 practices per week, with an additional time assigned for home games on weekend (used for practices when not hosting games). Total hours of ice for each team depends on level and age group.

2022-2023 Competitive Fees

 The fees for our competitive teams are broken into two parts: ASSOCIATION FEES and TEAM FEES.

ASSOCIATION FEES

Association fees are paid directly by each player to the BHWA. These are the fees paid through the BWHA’s online registration system. Your association fees cover the basic and common expenses for each team, including:

  • Base ice allocated to each team (75-110 hours, depending on category and level)
  • Base referee assignments (15 home games)
  • Use of competitive team jerseys for the season, and two pairs of game socks for each player
  • OWHA and league registration costs and insurances
  • Association overhead and administrative costs.

The following table shows the final 2022-2023 Association Fees.

Team / Level Total Fees Payment 1
Due upon Registration (by June 7, 2022)

Payment 2
July 15, 2022

Payment 3
Sept. 15, 2022
Payment 4
Nov. 15, 2022
U18-AA
(Nagel)
$2,100 $600 $500 $500 $500
U18-A
(White)
$1,800 $600 $400 $400 $400
U18-A
(Taylor-Bolton)
$1,800 $600 $400 $400 $400
U18-BB
(Cotugno)
$1,700 $600 $375 $375 $350
U18-B
(Sayeau)
$1,500 $600 $300 $300 $300
U15-AA
(Eldridge)
$2,100 $600 $500 $500 $500
U15-A
(Rodd)
$1,900 $600 $450 $425 $425
U15-BB
(McKenna)
$1,600 $600 $350 $325 $325
U15-B
(Denomme)
$1,600 $600 $350 $325 $325
U13-AA
(Willard)
$2,100 $600 $500 $500 $500
U13-A
(Leigh)
$1,800 $600 $400 $400 $400
U13-BB
(Skwarchuk)
$1,600 $600 $350 $325 $325
U13-B
(Philbrick)
$1,600 $600 $350 $325 $325
  • Please note that a $50 late fee will be added for EVERY deadline missed.
  • Competitive registrations include a $365 amount that covers each player’s portion of league overhead and administration costs - including: association expenses (rent, salaries, etc.); OWHA registration and Hockey Canada insurance for players and team officials; use of Competitive jerseys sets, and socks for each player. This portion of the registration fee is 100% non-refundable once the season begins.
  • An additional $30 “Non-Resident Fee” is charged by the City of Barrie for all players who do not reside in Barrie or Springwater Township. This fee is collected at the time of registration and passed on to the City of Barrie.

TEAM FEES AND PAYMENT SCHEDULE

In addition to Association Fees, each team sets a budget which covers team-specific item for the season. This budget is covered equally by all players through the payment of Team Fees which are collected directly by the team. Team fees typically include: 

  • Additional ice time and referees planned for exhibition games and/or playoffs
  • Additional ice time and instructors for planned team development activities
  • Practice jerseys, practice socks, and team practice equipment
  • Administration costs, such as game sheet labels and banking fees

Each team will present a full team budget to parents for approval in May. The payment schedule for Team Fees will be set by the team.

Refund Policy:

  • Once tryouts commence, tryout registration fees paid will be non-refundable.
  • Competitive Program registrations include a $345 amount that covers each player’s portion of league overhead and administration costs - including: association expenses (rent, salaries, etc.); OWHA registration and Hockey Canada insurance for players and team officials; use of competitive jerseys and socks for each player.
  • Please review the BWHA’s refund policy for more information.

Player Eligibility:

  • In order to be selected to one of our U13, U15 or U15 competitive teams for the 2022-2023 season, players must register for and participate in the spring tryout process. (Health exceptions for those unable to participate will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please contact Competitive@bwha.ca for more info)
  • Spring Tryout registration is open to ALL players born in 2011 or earlier based on the following categories:

Birth Year

Category

2005

U18

2006

2007

2008

U15

2009

2010

U13

2011

  • Players who were registered with another OWHA association for the 2021-2022 season (or before) will require a valid Permission to Skate form issued by the current or last association. See our Permission to Skate form for more information.
  • If selected to one of our BWHA Competitive teams, registration with the BWHA will trigger a release from the player’s previous association and the transfer of their membership to the BWHA. Players must ensure that all requirements for release from their previous association are met.
  • Players who have previously played with an Ontario Minor Hockey Association team are eligible to tryout for registration, with no further action required, so long as they have never been registered with an OWHA association - otherwise a Permission to Skate form is required. 

Registration System Access:

Click here to access the OWHA Registration System or enter this address in your

Questions? Need more information?

For questions about the 2022-23 Competitive season please contact Competitive@bwha.ca

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