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2022 18U Tier-2 BYHA Team

  • All practices and home games will be held at Family Ice Center in Falmouth
  • Games will be on Sundays in the MEAHA league from late August through early November (it will conclude prior to the start of the high school season)
  • We are expecting to have (1) 1:30 Full Ice practice each week beginning mid-August.
  • We are working to keep the total cost per player around $800 (includes 12 - 16 games, approximately 15 practices, uniform, and possibly a tournament) This fee has not been finalized.  The cost should be less than most if not all 18U travel teams.

 

2022/2023 GIRLS HOCKEY PROGRAMS

8U Girls Supplemental Games

The BYHA 8U girls will not be a program, but we will set up games against other local associations that have 8U girls in their programs. These will be cross ice games and played for fun, when ice is available.

10U T4 Girls Supplemental Program - $275.00

The BYHA 10U girls program consists of 5 home games, 5 away games and a girls only tournament. This team is meant to be an introduction to girls hockey, and would be in addition to the coed program. The games would be scheduled so that they do not interfere with the coed schedule.

12U T4 Girls Program - $900.00

The BYHA 12U girls team will play in the MEAHA Tier 4 league against girls and occasionally coed teams from Casco Bay, Maine Inferno, Maine Gladiators, Maine Jr. Black Bears and the MidCoast Jr. Polar Bears. They will also play games against the Granite State Wild girls, Back Bay Girls and the newly formed Northwoods Witches, all from New Hampshire.

The 12U girls program will run as a 20 game, 40 practice schedule with 1 girls tournament.

14U Girls Program - $1,350.00

After a great 21/22 MEAHA season (15W, 1L, 3T and won the New England Bay State Tournament), Coach Bre Sanderson and the Jr. Nor’ Easters 14U Girls will be playing in the New England Girls Hockey League this coming season! The NEGHL is the strongest, most competitive girls and womens hockey league in the United States. The 14U girls team will play 20 home games, 20 away games, 40 practices (1 weekly skating/skills practice, 1 weekly team skills practice) and bi-weekly shooting clinics, as well as goalie training by Goalie World. They will also play in 2 tournaments. More information on this program will be released shortly.

 

 

Please reach out to Girls Director Doug Sanderson with any questions - dsanderson@biddefordyouthhockey.org

Biddeford Youth Hockey Association has come up with guidelines for this upcoming season which will provide steps and recommendations that all members will follow to create a great season of hockey.
Face covering requirements will be evaluated on a regular basis with CDC recommendations in mind as well as case numbers. Members must follow the rules of the rink they are practicing and playing at. Coaches in their weekly emails will update parents and players about any rinks they will participate in and their requirements pertaining to COVID-19.

What happens if a skater or household member has a positive test or is exposed to anyone with COVID? 
1. Has your skater been identified as a close contact to someone with COVID-19 in the past 2 weeks?
    •    If YES, the player is withheld from team activities for 10 days after last contact with that person.
    •    IF YES and fully vaccinated, the player can return immediately with proof of vaccination. Player needs to wear a mask (on & off ice) in accordance with Maine CDC. See Maine CDC guidelines here on when the mask can come off.
2. How long does a player that tests positive for COVID 19 have to wait before returning to hockey?
    •    At least 10 days since symptoms first appeared and
    •    At least 24 hours with no fever without fever-reducing medication and
    •    At least 24 hours symptom-free
 *each case subject to review
-On-ice COVID exposure will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

-All positive COVID cases requires notification to BYHA via byhacovid@biddefordyouthhockey.org
-After the email is received there will be a review of the information and situation and with that, a decision will be made on how the situation will proceed. Privacy and safety are BYHA’s primary goals in this pandemic and if at any point you have any questions please reference the link above or below on this page and/or email byhacovid@biddefordyouthhockey.org and your questions will be answered in a timely manner.

Links:
USA Hockey Player Safety and Health: https://www.usahockey.com/playersafety
Maine CDC: https://www.maine.gov/dhhs/mecdc/infectious-disease/epi/airborne/coronavirus/index.shtml

Last updated 9/9/2021
 

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