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Squirts & Mites Travel Hockey Tryouts ***PLEASE READ***
08/29/2016
NCWC Parents, Tryouts will begin for our Mites and Squirts...
NCWC U-18 Midget Majors - 2016 Doritos Tournament Champions
08/29/2016
Congratulations to the NCWC U-18 Midget Majors on their Doritos Tournament...
Mites & Squirts: Tune-up and Tryout Dates
08/27/2016
Members, As a reminder, below are the dates and times for the Mite...
Mite Development Program (MDP): Registration is Open
08/26/2016
Parents,   As a reminder, registration for our...
Winter Club: Team Colors (RED)
06/08/2016
Parents, As the summer sales season begins for hockey equipment,...
 
Squirts & Mites Travel Hockey Tryouts ***PLEASE READ***

NCWC Parents,

Tryouts will begin for our Mites and Squirts on Thursday, September 8 and Friday, September 9.  As in past years, our players will be assessed by a number of non-parent evaluators. These tryout sessions are mandatory for those who wish to play travel hockey at the NCWC this season.

Check In procedures for Tryouts:

Please follow the CHECK IN steps below for TRYOUTS:

Mites and SquirtsThursday, September 8 at the DARIEN ICE HOUSE.

  • Mites (last names: A-H):  CHECK IN begins at 4:40 PM
  • Squirts (last names: A-G):  CHECK IN begins at 5:50 PM

Mites and SquirtsFriday, SEPTEMBER 9 at the DARIEN ICE HOUSE.

  • Mites (last names: I-Z):  CHECK IN begins at 4:40 PM
  • Squirts (last names: H-Z):  CHECK IN begins at 5:50 PM

The CHECK IN process for each respective group will be CLOSED 15 MINUTES PRIOR TO THE START of their skating session.  Thus, please arrive early as we will not be processing any late arrivals.  

***We cannot make any exceptions if you do not follow all of these steps.

Please bring the following:

1)  Birth Certificate or Passport – If your son or daughter HAS NOT played travel hockey at the Winter Club, you will need to bring a COPY of his/her birth certificate or a COPY of his/her passport on September 8 and September 9 (Mites and Squirts).  This information needs to be verified by the CHC Registrar & USA Hockey; the Winter Club’s Registrar will immediately shred all of these documents after verification occurs sometime in September. 

*Exception:  If you are new to the Winter Club and are CERTAIN that your skater’s age has been validated by USA Hockey through a previous program's Registrar, you do not need to bring any age verification documentation to tryouts.  The Winter Club's Registrar will double check that this verification was correctly acknowledged by USA Hockey.   

Please note that all players, who played LAST season (2015-16) for a Winter Club TRAVEL team, do not need to bring any age verification documentation as USA Hockey has already validated the age of your children.  You will never be required to submit this information again to USA Hockey. 

2) Enrollment Check – You will need a separate check for EACH child you have trying out made out to New Canaan Winter Club. 

Pricing for Mites and Squirts is:  
$2850/CHILD

This pricing will cover the bulk of the fees for the entire season.  Depending upon specific team charges, there may be additional charges or a credit later in the season.  If your child does not make one of the travel teams, we will shred your check.  Please contact Glen Reid at   if you have any pricing questions. 


3) Consent to Treat - A Consent to Treat form must be on file before your children can step onto the ice.  Please submit to Jen Rayher per the previously posted registration instructions that are still listed on the Winter Club's homepage under Register Online

*Please note that registration for Lake Placid will take place after tryouts via a new online system.  Paperwork will not be collected at tryouts as it has been in past seasons. 

UPON SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF STEPS 1-3, EACH PLAYER WILL BE GIVEN A PREASSIGNED JERSEY TO WEAR FOR TRYOUTS.  Please note that these jerseys will be used after tryouts as their practices jerseys so each player can keep the jersey that was assigned to them.    

We are excited about this upcoming hockey season and appreciate everyone's cooperation in making the CHECK IN process a smooth one.

Tryout Dates

Thursday, September 8

Mites (last names: A-H) - 5:40 pm - 6:40p

*All Mite Goalies

Squirts (last names: A-G) - 6:50 pm - 7:50p

*All Squirt Goalies

Friday, September 9

Mites (last names: I-Z) - 5:40 pm - 6:40 pm

*All Mite Goalies

Squirts (last names: H-Z) - 6:50 pm - 7:50 pm

*All Squirt Goalies

***Group 1 and Group 2 designations will be posted in the evening for each age group on Friday, September 9.***

Saturday, September 10

Mites (Group 1) - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mites (Group 2) - 4:20 pm - 5:20 pm

Squirts (Group 1) - 3:10 pm - 4:10 pm
Squirts (Group 2) - 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Sunday, September 11

Mites (Group 2) - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mites (Group 1) - 3:20 pm - 4:20 pm 

Squirts (Group 2) - 2:10 pm - 3:10 pm
Squirts (Group 1) - 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Thank you,
Hockey Policy Committee


by posted 08/29/2016
NCWC U-18 Midget Majors - 2016 Doritos Tournament Champions

NCWC U-18 Midget Major Doritos Tournament Champions

Congratulations to the NCWC U-18 Midget Majors on their Doritos Tournament Championship this past weekend in Bridgeport.  The team went 5-0 on the weekend.  NCWC hockey is off to a great start.  Congratulations boys!


by posted 08/29/2016
Mites & Squirts: Tune-up and Tryout Dates

Members,

As a reminder, below are the dates and times for the Mite and Squirt tune-up and tryout sessions.  Please note that all sessions will be held at the Darien Ice House.

Tune-up Skates

Saturday, September 3

Mites (last names: A-H) - 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Squirts (last names: A-G) - 10:10 am - 11:10 am

Mites (last names: I-Z) - 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Squirts (last names: H-Z) - 1:10 pm - 2:10 pm

Sunday, September 4

Mites (last names: I-Z) - 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Squirts (last names: H-Z) - 10:10 am - 11:10 am

Mites (last names: A-H) - 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Squirts (last names: A-G) - 1:10 pm - 2:10 pm

Tryout Dates

Thursday, September 8

Mites (last names: A-H) - 5:40 pm - 6:40p

*All Mite Goalies

Squirts (last names: A-G) - 6:50 pm - 7:50p

*All Squirt Goalies

Friday, September 9

Mites (last names: I-Z) - 5:40 pm - 6:40 pm

*All Mite Goalies

Squirts (last names: H-Z) - 6:50 pm - 7:50 pm

*All Squirt Goalies

***Group 1 and Group 2 designations will be posted in the evening for each age group on Friday, September 9.***

Saturday, September 10

Mites (Group 1) - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mites (Group 2) - 4:20 pm - 5:20 pm

Squirts (Group 1) - 3:10 pm - 4:10 pm
Squirts (Group 2) - 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Sunday, September 11

Mites (Group 2) - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mites (Group 1) - 3:20 pm - 4:20 pm 

Squirts (Group 2) - 2:10 pm - 3:10 pm
Squirts (Group 1) - 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

HPC

 


by posted 08/27/2016
Mite Development Program (MDP): Registration is Open
Parents,
 
As a reminder, registration for our Mite Development Program (MDP) has begun.  Please register for one of these programs before Friday, September 9.  A late fee of $250 will be assessed after September 9.  Our season will start much earlier than it has it past seasons so we need everyone who has a 2008-2012 hockey player to register immediately so that we can plan accordingly. 
 
Full Season MDP – Open to players with 2008/2009/2010 birth years (select squirt age players who are new to hockey may also apply – please email directly if interested). Program will begin in late September (following conclusion of Mite Travel tryouts) and conclude at the end of February (following merger with Winter Session). Fall session will be focused on hockey skills / skating development via American Development Model (ADM). Sessions will be managed by our skilled travel hockey coaches, figure skating instructors, as well as parent volunteers. We will merge the group with Winter Session additions at NCWC opening.  Program will include 1 practice (skating based stations) per week, Saturday (station based practice), and Sunday House League Game per weekend for the MDP House League (team names and standings). 
 
Winter Season MDP – Open to all ages (2008/2009/2010/2011/2012). Beginning after the NCWC opening, this program will focus on skill development (2x weekly) with additional cross ice games (1x). Players will be divided by age / skill for practice sessions. We will merge the Winter Season with the Full Season in November so players do not need to enroll in Fall in order to play with older players registered in Fall session.  Program will include 3 ice sessions (weekday - heavy skating based, Saturday - station based skill session and Sunday - fun games) during the course of the season. 
 
THE WINTER SEASON REGISTRATION IS LIMITED TO CHILDREN BORN ON OR BEFORE 11/1/2012 AND WHO HAVE SOME SKATING EXPERIENCE.
 
In addition, we will continue to look at adding cross ice games with other local youth hockey organizations for our older players as the year progresses as a supplement to the existing program.  
 
Also, there will be skating evaluations periodically throughout the season.
 
We will have more information about jerseys, equipment and parent volunteers as we get closer to our first session in the coming weeks. 
 
If you have any questions, please email  .
 
Registration Details - Please follow the following four (4) steps to register your Mite Development Program (MDP) Players for both General Registration and their respective MDP program (FULL SEASON or WINTER SEASON) at the New Canaan Winter Club.  This process looks more intimidating than it really is and the following steps have been provided to make the process an easier one for you.  Please follow these steps precisely as they will save all of us a lot of time.    
 
1.Go to www.usahockeyregistration.com and register each hockey player/coach in your family with USA Hockey that will be playing MDP.  Please make sure you register your player(s) by clicking "Ice Players and Coaches.”  Each player will receive a code that has nine (9) numbers and the first five (5) letters of their last name in it.  It is suggested that you print out the USA Hockey registration confirmation (complete with number and barcode) for your records.  At a minimum, please write down your USA Hockey confirmation number for each child and keep this information available for completing Step 4 in the Winter Club’s registration process.  You will need to pay the $47.50/player USA Hockey registration fee (Including $7.50 for the CHC) via credit card.  Children under the age of 6 are free but they must still be registered.
 
The fourth digit in your USA Hockey number must be a 7.  This indicates you are submitting a current registration for the 2016-17 season.
 
2. Please print out and complete the NCWC Consent to Treat and Waiver of Liability form (one per family), which is found on the Documents tab on the home page of the NCWC website.  Mail this signed form to:
 
% Jen Rayher
 
 
 
***Please note that we WILL NOT require a USA Hockey Consent To Treat/Medical History Form (one per player) to be completed until after final team rosters are announced.  Team Managers will collect these forms from each of their players as soon as the new season has begun.*** 
 
3. Register all family members for General Registration 2016-2017, who intend to skate at the Winter Club at anytime during the season, including general skating. 
 
Please follow these following steps:
•Click on Register Online on the left column
•Click the 2016-2017 General Registration button
•Log in by entering email address and your password; if you do not remember your password, then just type in your email address and hit submit.  Your password will be automatically sent to your email address.  PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOU ARE REGISTERING BY USING THE EMAIL ADDRESS THAT YOU SENT TO THE WINTER CLUB WHEN YOU FIRST JOINED THE CLUB.  DO NOT REGISTER USING A NEW EMAIL ADDRESS UNLESS THE WINTER CLUB HAS BEEN NOTIFIED ABOUT YOUR NEW ADDRESS AND HAS IT ON FILE AS YOUR PRIMARY EMAIL ACCOUNT. 
•Register Parents first as your information will automatically transfer to your children’s account information.  Click on each family member's name that you need to register and follow instructions for completing the Emergency Contact information, Code of Conduct, and Consent to Treat and Waiver of Liability form.  When you are completing the medical information for each child, please type the word NONE in the appropriate boxes if the particular medical issue does not apply to him or her.  If you do not do this, then the system will not register your child.  Please repeat this step again for each family member if you have not done so already.  Please verify that each family member has been successfully registered by seeing that 2016-2017 General Registration is listed next to or underneath each child’s name. 
 
***It is not necessary to print out Consent to Treat and Waiver of Liability form again as you have already completed this requirement in Step 2.***  
 
4.Finally, you need to register all skaters for their respective MDP program (FULL SEASON or WINTER SEASON), who intend to skate in this program at the Winter Club.  
 
***Please note that the system is set up so that you must successfully register for General Registration before you can complete this step***   
 
Please follow these steps:
•Click on Register Online on the left column.
•Click on your child’s respective link: FULL SEASON MDP or WINTER SEASON MDP.
•Click on your child's name that you need to register for each respective Travel Hockey program. 
•Enter your child’s USA Hockey registration number at the bottom of the Participant Information page after you have verified that the information is accurate.  The system will not allow you to finalize your registration unless you provide this information.   
•Double check the information and click submit.  USA Hockey instantaneously verifies that you correctly entered a valid USA Hockey number 
•Once you click submit, you will get an email confirmation that states that your registration is complete.     
 
Congratulations, you are finished with the entire registration process!!!
 
Registration for all other Winter Clubs programs (Senior House League, Figure Skating, Men’s Hockey, etc…) will be announced at later dates in October and November.  
 
If you have any questions about the registration process, please email the Winter Club’s Registrar at 
 

 

 

by posted 08/26/2016
Winter Club: Team Colors (RED)

Parents,

As the summer sales season begins for hockey equipment, we wanted to remind all members that our travel team colors are as follows:

-Helmet: Red

-Gloves: Red

-Pants: Red

*All Squirt travel players and above will wear a Winter Club shell over their hockey pants that will be ordered at Blue Line Sports at the start of the hockey season

-Game socks: to be purchased at Blue Line Sports at the start of the hockey season

Enjoy your summer!

HPC

 


by posted 06/08/2016
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