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Registration

Registration For 2022-23 Season NOW OPEN for the following levels:

Mite/8U --> Open until 12/15

All other levels (10U/Squirt, 12U/PeeWee, 15U/Bantam and Junior Gold) are CLOSED for the 2022-23 Season

Please direct any questions to registration@ephockey.com

 

IMPORTANT DATES

Travel Teams: Ages 9-14 (typically 4th-9th Grade)

Girls Teams: 10U, 12U, 15U

 Youth Teams: Squirts, Peewees, Bantams

Important Deadline Dates:

Aug 29th: Preseason clinics begin.  While optional, fees for these clinics are already included in Registration.  Must register by midnight, August 28th to be included.

Sept 17: Goalie Tryouts begin.  Optional for goalies interested in being evaluated for team placement, an additional fee is added during registration.  Goalies must register before this deadline and check the box in the form to be included.  Goalies opting out will be placed at the lowest level team offered for his/her age classification.  Goalies will also participate in all remaining tryouts.

Sept 18: Registration Closes for Travel levels of Squirt/10U, PeeWee/12U, and Bantam. 15U and Junior Gold will remain open. If interested in registering for one of those levels after September 18, please contact registration@ephockey.com to determine if there is space available. 

Sept 24: Tryouts begin.  Optional for those interested in being evaluated for team placement, an additional fee is added during registration.  Must register before this deadline and check the box in the form to be included.  Players opting out will be placed at the lowest level team offered for his/her age classification.   * 15U Tryouts begin late October ahead of EPHS Tryouts.

Dec 24: Late Registrations received after Try Outs have begun, and up to this  EPHA deadline, will be accepted on a stand-by basis per the availability of open spots on teams and at the discretion of the Board.

Dec 31: Last Day for roster updates per USA Hockey.

Ages 14-19 (typically 10th-12th Grade):

November TBD: EPHA will make all attempts to field teams at 16U and Jr Gold if participation numbers allow.  Try Outs would be held after the conclusion of the High School Tryouts.   Players trying out for a High School team should still register with the EPHA and may participate in preseason clinics.  Refer to the EPHA Policy & Procedures for more information.

Mites/8U: Ages 5-9 (typically K-3rd Grade):  

Important Deadline Dates:

8/14: Registration Open
9/30: Registration Closes for Clinic Participants
10/6: Parent Meeting 8pm (via Zoom)
10/3-16: Mite/8U Clinics
10/11 Register by midnight to participate in evaluations
10/14-16: - Mite 3/4 and 8U3 Evaluations
10/20: Teams Posted
10/27-30: Practices begin, all levels
12/15 Final day to register for the season

First Time Players, Younger Players

Please refer to the "New to Hockey" tab on this website for the many programs available to first time skaters and any players younger than ages outlined here!


waivers

For more information on the waiver process, please review the waiver tab in the Registration drop-down menu. 

If you are not a United States citizen you must obtain a Youth Transfer Player form  which can be found on the USA Hockey website.

For more information regarding waivers please see the Participation Rules/Waiver Requirements web page.

Please contact the EPHA Registrar at registration@ephockey.com if you have questions about your eligibility or the waiver process. 

Important Information About Registration

  • When you create an account on the website, if the system gives you a message that says your email address already exists, that means you already have a NGIN account through another organization's website such as Velocity Hockey Center or your AAA team.  Please enter your username and password, or click the links provided if you forgot one or both.  Once logged in, go to any page and you will see a gray box in the left panel that says: Join the "Eden Prairie Hockey Association Network."  Once you click on this link, your account will be activated on the website.
  • All players must be registered through USA Hockey first. You will need to pay the USA Hockey fee (see graphic below for pricing) and the MN Hockey fee of $10 with a credit card before you register with EPHA - Per USA Hockey, these fees are Non-Refundable.  USA Hockey Registration is free for players 6 and younger. There will be a link to USA Hockey as you register on line with the EPHA.  
  • Our online volunteer system is called "Dibs," and you will be able to sign up for and track your volunteer hours on this tool.  Please keep all your volunteer hours under one "member" account, which is explained above.
  • Rookie Camp is free for EP residents, but you will still have to Register your child with USA Hockey first.  You will need to pay the USA Hockey fee (see graphic below for pricing) and the MN Hockey fee of $10 with a credit card before you register with EPHA.  USA Hockey Registration is free for players 6 and younger.
  • All Players that are not Eden Prairie Residents or do not go to Eden Prairie Schools, will be charged a fee for Rookie Camp.

EPHA Registrar