2019-20 AAA Tryout Information (Hamilton Huskies)

Print2019-20 AAA Tryout Information

Hamilton Huskies AAA 2019-2020 Tryout Information

Welcome to the 2019-2020 Hamilton Huskies AAA Tryout page. All players registering for the 2019-2020 Hamilton Huskies Hockey Club AAA tryouts must pre-register online through the Hamilton Huskies website by April 12th, 2019 by using the link below.

The cost for Hamilton Huskies AAA Tryouts is as follows:

· The cost of the AAA Tryouts will be $90.00 (this is a one skate guarantee)

· This is a flat rate, no pro-rated fees, all fees are non-refundable. 

Online Registration  2019-2020 AAA Tryout Registration

Upon completion of the tryout registration form (link above) a confirmation email will be sent to the email address you provided.

Online Payment - payment of the AAA tryout fee is made through PayPal, you do not need a PayPal account. You will be directed to the PayPal site when you click the submit button for the 2019-20 AAA Tryout Registration form. The PayPal page will show a balance owing of $90.00 and you should proceed to submit this payment using a PayPal account if you have one or any of the major credit cards listed. If you do not make a payment at this time and just close out the PayPal page you will receive payment reminders via email.


You will be issued a tryout jersey and you will receive your Tryout Identification Code for AAA tryouts at your first tryout.

All players must sign in at their designated table for every tryout they attend to ensure they appear on the coach’s Player Evaluation List.

All tryouts take place at Chedoke Twin Pad Arena, 91 Chedmac Drive, Hamilton. 


There will be six (6) on ice evaluations for AAA teams. The Hamilton Huskies reserve the right to add additional on ice evaluations where/when necessary. Tryouts will begin April 15th.

Each player attending AAA tryouts is guaranteed one (1) on-ice evaluations after which the player may be released at the discretion of the head coach.

NOTE: Players joining the tryout after the first tryout date are guaranteed one (1) on ice evaluation at the AAA level.


Who may tryout for AAA?

· Coming into effect for the 2019/20 season players within the residential boundaries of the Hamilton Huskies (Alliance) and the Hamilton Jr. Bulldogs (OMHA) have freedom of choice between the two Hamilton AAA organizations. This means that the current territories of the Huskies and Jr. Bulldogs are to form one singular Hamilton Zone encompassing the two organizations offering AAA hockey. The new zone includes the territories of the following Minor Hockey Associations: Hamilton (Alliance), Ancaster (OMHA), Caledonia (OMHA), Dundas (OMHA), Flamborough (OMHA), Glanbrook (OMHA), Hagersville (OMHA) and Stoney Creek (OMHA).

· Prior to the start of the first tryout all players from Ancaster, Caledonia, Dundas, Flamborough, Glanbrook, Hagersville and Stoney Creek must provide an OMHA Permission to Skate form from their Home Centre.

· With regards to trying out, resident players within the Hamilton zone may attend tryouts for either of the Hamilton AAA teams, however they may only tryout for a single team at a time. Players must be either offered a roster spot or released by 23:59 of the fourth day of tryouts. Before undertaking movement outside of the Hamilton Zone, players must be released by one of the Hamilton AAA organizations- a player who tries out for both Hamilton AAA teams must obtain a release from both teams.

· Players who reside outside of the Hamilton Zone who have a valid OHF AAA Hockey Waiver will be allowed to try out at all Age levels. Players who do not reside in the boundaries of the Hamilton Zone must be released by both Hamilton AAA organizations before undertaking movement through Hamilton. Movement outside the Hamilton Zone is subject to OHF regulations for player movement.

· All returning players that played for the Hamilton Huskies under a 2018-2019 OHF AAA Hockey Waiver in their Minor year.


OHF AAA Hockey Waivers

As of the 2019-2020 season, all “AAA” teams, clubs and associations within the Ontario Hockey federation are to use electronic “AAA” Waivers which is a change from the printed waivers used to date.

· To be eligible for a “AAA” Waiver, a player must register for “AAA” try-outs, attend “AAA” try-outs in their appropriate age division and not have signed or been offered a card to sign with that club/association/zone team. For an adjacent AAA club/association/zone team to permit a non-residential player to try-out, the player must provide a copy of the Electronic “AAA” Waiver (may be presented in printed or electronic format). Players not signed or offered a card in accordance with OHF Regulation E32 are entitled to apply for a “AAA”Waiver.

· All electronic “AAA” Waivers must be emailed to the parent/guardian of the player, as well as the affiliated member.

· All electronic “AAA” Waivers must be emailed to the parent/guardian of the player, as well as the affiliated member “AAA” Waiver delegate, and must include the subject line of “AAA” Waiver – Player Name, and within the body of the email include the player’s name, player’s DOB, identified status of goaltender, address of habitual residence, division/team and who the “AAA” Waiver has been issued by.


Huskies “AAA” Waivers will be issued by:

Mike Spadafora – [email protected]

Kevin Williamson –  [email protected]

OHF AAA Hockey Waivers from the Hamilton Huskies Hockey Club will be issued in accordance with Ontario Hockey Federation and Alliance Hockey regulations. Please note that, as per Ontario Hockey Federation (OHF) Rules and Regulations, the Hamilton Huskies Hockey Club are not permitted to provide waivers until the completion of the OHF Championships. Furthermore, as an ALLIANCE Hockey Member Minor Hockey Association the Hamilton Huskies cannot issue waivers prior to an actual try-out.

Once a player is released during the tryout/evaluation process a list of players will be provided to the Hamilton Huskies GM and/or alternate. The GM and/or alternate will review the request for releases and issuance of the OHF AAA Hockey Waiver. Hamilton Huskies Hockey Club Head Coaches and Team Officials do not have the authority to grant or issue OHF AAA Hockey Waivers. OHF AAA Waivers will not be issued to players who do not register for or participate in the Hamilton Huskies Hockey Club AAA tryouts.

Players offered a position on a Hamilton Huskies AAA team will not be issued an OHF AAA Hockey Waiver. Furthermore, once a player signs an “Intent to Play” form with the Hamilton Huskies they will not be eligible for or granted an OHF AAA Hockey Waiver from the Hamilton Huskies.




For the upcoming 2019-20 season - players born in 2006

To comply with ALLIANCE Hockey Policy all players entering their Minor Bantam year at AAA or the first year where Body Checking is allowed, must attend an Introduction to Body Checking Clinic prior to going on the ice for a competitive level team’s tryout. To accommodate this, clinics will be scheduled prior to tryouts. 

Current HMHC House League players who are planning to attend Minor Bantam AAA / AA/A tryouts must pre-register for one of the early clinics by contacting the designated person.

Please note there will be NO EXCEPTIONS to this policy for players who live within ALLIANCE HOCKEY territory and are thus governed by their policies. If a player does not attend an Introduction to Body Checking Clinic they will not be allowed on the ice for tryouts.

Introduction to Body Checking Clinic for HMHC House League Players or any AAA/AA/A players who did not attend their scheduled clinic earlier in the season.

Wednesday, April the 10th at Chedoke Twin Pad.
In Class Presentation - Chedoke Room 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
On Ice Session - 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Pre-Registration is required by emailing the Hamilton Huskies Registrar at:

[email protected]

Please include:
Date of Birth
Current Team and Level




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