Girls Hockey Leagues (Kitchener Minor Hockey)

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GIRLS HOCKEY

Due to COVID-19 schedules and programs are tentative and may be altered. 

 

Girls Lady Rangers Local League


The Lady Rangers Local League is a community-oriented hockey program structured to provide development and competition at a recreational level. The Kitchener Minor Hockey Association is proud to offer the fastest and most exciting sport on ice to girls aged 21 and under in Kitchener. Our teams participate in the Kitchener Girls Local League and play against centers in and around the Region of Waterloo. This Program is designed to support the passion, commitment, and enjoyment of all its participants. The only requirement to play in this league is to have some skating experience and the promise to have fun! BE A PART OF OUR TEAM! 
 
Participating centres within the Kitchener Girls Local League are Ayr, Cambridge, Grand River, Guelph, Central Perth, Stratford, London, Twin Centre, Waterloo, Wilmot, Woodstock, and Woolwich. Travel from year to year will vary based on the number of participating centres per division and matchups made at the start of the season. 

On average teams will have one game and one practice per week. There will be a minimum of 10 shared practices (or 5 full-ice or a combination of the two) and 10 games starting October 1 and ending mid-December. At the end of this period, teams are ranked by points and will be pooled according to standings. The second half of the season is playoffs. Teams will play 10 games & have 10 shared practices starting the first Saturday of January and ending mid-March. The top four teams in each pool will play one semi-final game. The winners from these games will advance to the Kitchener Girls Local League Championships

DEVELOPMENT Note: Programs offered may be altered due to COVID-19
All Kitchener Lady Rangers Local League U7 to U13 teams will have Development Sessions scheduled throughout the season. Goalie Development sessions are offered on a biweekly schedule at the Rick Heinz facility in Cambridge.  Sign up for the Goalie sessions will be sent to all KMHA registered goalies and registration is on a first come first served basis. There is no cost to individuals for the development sessions or the goalie sessions.

EQUIPMENT
For a list of equipment required to participate, please click - Equipment_Required_for_Hockey_Player.doc

UNIFORM 
All Kitchener Lady Rangers Local League teams will have Home (White) and Away (Blue) jerseys. These jerseys are the property of the KMHA organization and must be returned in the same condition. Hockey socks are provided.

 
Girls Local League Development Stream (DS) 


Development  Stream  (DS)  is a  subset  of  the  OWHA House  League  Program, not another level of hockey, offering  a  tryout-based, enhanced opportunity for U11 to U18 House League players who are:
a)  Looking for a development bridge to competitive hockey or

b)  Do not wish to make the commitment, in time or cost, to competitive hockey but are seeking more competition and skill development than is offered by house league alone.

c) DS teams may only be formed from players registered within the House League in the same division within KMHA

d) DS teams may only be formed if there are 2 or more teams in the same division and there is enough interest from players/goalies and parents.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Tryouts for the DS program begins in November. There is a nominal fee associated for tryouts to cover the cost of the ice. Selected players from these tryouts will play on an additional team (i.e. U13 DS). There are additional DS fees for this team to cover the cost of practice ice, games, officials; and team fees to cover the cost of tournaments, additional practice ice and/or dryland training. Team fees will be included in a team budget and voted on during the team’s first parent meeting. 

For more detailed information please click here (link would take them to the manual)


Girls Lady Rangers Representative Program

The Kitchener Lady Rangers rep program was developed to allow for the potential development of a hockey player at the highest level of competition and at the caliber most suited to the individual hockey player's needs, abilities, and desires.  “To provide a hockey program that promotes the importance and understanding of work ethic, good sportsmanship, discipline, teamwork and the fair treatment of others under all circumstances and all conditions. To teach respect for others, regardless of race, place of origin, family circumstance, gender, or creed. To encourage players to uphold these principles and to become fine young adults, contributing to the community after their playing involvement is over.”
 
Kitchener Lady Rangers (AA, A, BB, B): Refers to the caliber of “representative hockey” under the Lower Lakes Female Hockey League from U11 to U18 divisions. LLFHL website - www.llfhl.ca   The KMHA Over 22 team participates in the Golden Horseshoe WHL website - https://www.leaguelineup.com/welcome.asp?url=goldenhorseshoewomenshockeyleague

On average teams will have one game and one practice per week. Girls Rep 1st teams will have a minimum of 2 hours of practice per week, 2nd and 3rd teams have a minimum of 1 hour of practice per week.  Regular season games will begin on October 1st and end on January 31st.  At the end of the regular season qualifying teams will play in the LLFHL elimination playoff rounds.  Winners of the LLFHL playoff rounds will advance to the Championship weekend in Toronto.  As well teams will participate in the OWHA (Ontario Women’s Hockey Association) Provincials Round Robin versus surrounding area teams in their same division category.  If successful teams will advance to the OWHA Provincials weekend in Toronto.

DEVELOPMENT Note: Programs offered may be altered due to COVID-19
U11 Lady Rangers rep teams will have Development Sessions scheduled throughout the season.  As part of their rep fees the U11 and U13 teams will have 6 sessions of powerskating scheduled in the first half of their season.  All Lady Rangers rep teams except for the Over 22 team will have sessions with Laura McIntosh as part of their practice schedule.  Goalie Development sessions are offered on a biweekly schedule at the Rick Heinz facility in Cambridge.  Sign up for the Goalie sessions will be sent to all KMHA registered goalies and registration is on a first come first served basis.  There is no cost to individuals for the goalie sessions.

UNIFORM 
All Kitchener Lady Rangers Representative teams will have Home (White) and Away (Blue) jerseys. These jerseys are the property of the KMHA organization and must be returned in the same condition.  Lady Rangers Home and Away socks will be provided.

For more detailed information please click here (link would take them to the manual)

 

KMHA Program Requirements:

Anti-Bullying Sessions
As part of our commitment to keeping the sport of hockey safe, KMHA has made mandatory anti-bullying session for all of it participants U13 aged and new KMHA participants that are older. This session must be taken once by all participants. KMHA works with the teams’ schedules to set up sessions for full participation.  Those not participating will not be allowed to attend all team functions which include games, practices, dryland training etc. until they have attended a session.  KMHA uses a Hockey driven program created by Hockey professionals with the intent to make the Hockey environment a safer and more fun place to play. 

Rowan’s Law, Fair Play and Code of Conduct
Rowan’s Law, Fair Play and Code of Conduct will need to be completed as part of the registration process.  Hockey Canada has made these mandatory for all participants from U7 to U21.  Registration will not be finalized until Rowan’s Law, Fair Play and Code of Conduct have been completed. 

Volunteers
Volunteers are always welcome whether you choose to help out a team or help with an event. Opportunities can be found on the following link.

 

 

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