Tryout Guidelines (Guelph Minor Hockey Association)

PrintTryout Guidelines

Below are guidelines for you to follow based on your child's age, and specific situation (ie: out of town Guelph Zone player, Out of Town F1 Waiver player, etc.).



YOU MUST REGISTER AND PAY PRIOR TO ATTENDING A TRYOUT SESSION. ALL PAPERWORK MUST BE PROVIDED IN ADVANCE. PLAYERS WILL BE TURNED AWAY IF YOU ARRIVE AND HAVE NOT PAID OR REGISTERED FOR TRYOUTS OR PROVIDED YOUR PROPER PAPERWORK.



2021-2022_GMHA_Tryout_Policy.pdf

REPRESENTATIVE TRYOUTS
U8

Tryout Cost: $200
Prep Skates: 4 sessions from September 7th - 13th
Tryouts: 4 sessions from September 13th - 20th
Teams: 2 teams of 18 players

U9
Tryout Cost: $200
Prep Skates: 4 sessions from September 7th - 13th
Tryouts: 4 sessions from September 13th - 20th
Teams: 3 teams of 18 players

U10
Tryout Cost: $200
Prep Skates: 4 sessions from September 7th - 13th
AAA Tryouts: Sessions from September 13th - 20th
AA & Below Tryouts: Sessions from September 20th - 30th

Teams: 4 teams

U11
Tryout Cost: $200
Prep Skates: Sessions from September 7th - 13th
AAA Tryouts: Sessions from September 13th - 20th
AA Tryouts: Sessions from September 20th - 26th
A-AE Tryouts: Sessions from September 27th - 30th

Teams: 4 teams

U12-U16
Tryout Cost: $120
AAA Tryouts: Sessions from September 10th - 16th
AA Tryouts: Sessions from September 17th - 23rd
A-AE Tryouts: Sessions from September 24th - 30th

Teams: 4 teams

U18

Tryout Cost: $120
AAA Tryouts: Sessions from September 10th - 16th
AA Tryouts: Sessions from September 17th - 23rd
Teams: 2 teams



OUT OF TOWN PLAYERS
Players that do not call Guelph their Home Centre will need to strictly follow these guidelines to ensure their eligibility for GMHA's Tryout Selection Process. You are considered an Out of Town Player if your residency does not indicate Guelph as your home city (with few exceptions. If you are unsure, email Bryan Smith: [email protected]).

Examples of Out of Town Players include:
- Centre Wellington Players
- Woolwich Players
- Hespeler Players
- Players that have their Home Centre outside of Guelph

Permission to Skate:
Guelph Zone Players (Players that have one of the following as their Home Centre: Centre Wellington, Arthur, Woolwich). This applies to U9-16 players only.
As a Guelph Zone Player, Guelph is considered your AAA Zone and you can tryout in Guelph for AAA with a form called, "Permission to Skate". You will need to obtain this form from your Home Centre and have them email a copy to you and Bryan Smith: [email protected] prior to tryouts.

NRP:
Players from a Centre that does not offer a AA program. This applies to U12-16 players only.
As a player living in an area where your Home Centre does not offer a AA program, you are eligible to tryout for a AA team in one Centre. If you choose Guelph, you will need to obtain a form call "NRP" from your Home Centre. Have your Home Centre produce this form for you and email a copy to yourself and Bryan Smith: [email protected]

F1 Waiver Players
Players from a AAA Zone outside of Guelph. This applies to ALL Centres for U10-13 players. This applies to Non-OMHA Centres for U14-16 players.
As an F1 Waiver player looking to attend tryouts in Guelph, you will need to provide all necessary F1 Waivers obtained to Bryan Smith: [email protected] to be eligible to attend Guelph Tryouts. You can contact your Home Centre on process to obtaining the appropriate documents.

OMHA Permission to Skate Players
As a player with a Home Centre within OMHA, you are eligible to attend GMHA Tryouts with an OMHA Permission to Skate form. You must obtain this from your Home Centre and email to Bryan Smith: [email protected] in order to be eligible to attend GMHA Tryouts.

Out of Town Players Attending Tryouts in Guelph
To attend Guelph Tryouts, you will need to follow the guidelines listed about based on your situation AND complete the: 
Out of Town Tryout Registration Form.
Once completed, you will be prompted with information on sending an e-transfer. Please forward your confirmation email to [email protected]



SELECT TRYOUTS
GMHA will be running Select Hockey Tryouts mid-October. Dates and times are still TBD. GMHA will run a select program for the following age groups:
- U10
- U11
- U12
- U13
- U14/15