BC Hockey’s new policy on participating in non-sanctioned hockey leagues

South Delta Minor Hockey Members,

There is important new information regarding BC Hockey’s non-sanctioned hockey policy. https://www.bchockey.net/member-info/what-is-non-sanctioned-hockey-

Please read through the entire policy if your player participates in both sanctioned BC Hockey programming (ie: South Delta Minor Hockey) and non-sanctioned hockey leagues that do not fall under the BC Hockey umbrella.

Please note that any individual (players, coaches, managers, trainers or officials) who participate in a non-sanctioned game after the September 30th cut-off date will not be eligible for any BC Hockey sanctioned programs, games, or league playoff the remainder of the season in which the non-sanctioned participation occurred.

Notwithstanding the above, anyone who participates in a non-sanctioned game after the cut-off Date may seek early reinstatement of their eligibility for sanctioned BC Hockey programs by applying for such reinstatement based on there being special circumstances.  BC Hockey shall retain complete discretion in terms of granting, or not, early reinstatement if satisfied that special circumstances exist. The consequences described in this section of this policy will remain in effect even if the non-sanctioned program, league, or team folds and whether or not the participant is released, suspended or fired from that program league or team.

South Delta Minor Hockey is a member of BC Hockey and has a strong hockey program with the goal of developing players at all levels and to promote and provide a positive hockey experience here in South Delta.

If you have any questions regarding it, please do not hesitate to reach out to us at sdmha@telus.net .

Thank you,

SDMHA Executive