Permission to Skate for AAA/Junior
(updated Apr 11, 2022)
**NEW** - For the 2022-23 season players need to register with SMMHA in the Hockey Canada HCR to receive a Permission to Skate (PTS) form. There is no fee for the PTS registration.
A link to the SMMHA registration portal for PTS can be found here: https://page.hockeycanada.ca/page/hc/ohf/ontario-minor-hockey-association/region-1-b/st-marys/participant/1ecb6a99-f3a8-6142-8bda-0271a38f72ee
Please contact our OMHA Rep (Mike Johnson) at [email protected] and provide the following information:
- Player Name and Date of Birth
- Address (including 911 address number if rural)
- Residence Since
- Previous year's team and division
- Team and division they are trying out for
Players that are too old to play U18 do not require a PTS for Junior team tryouts.
Note: Please allow 48 hours for forms to be processed.
If you have any questions please email Mike Johnson OMHA Rep
TRYOUT FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
A list of FAQ's to get you through the tryout process
Q: When do tryouts for AAA usually start?
A: For the 2022-23 season the first date in which AAA tryouts may begin for U14-16 is April 25th, and for U10-U13 is Sept 10th.
Q: How long do the tryouts run?
A: 7 Days
Q: What does a player need to do to try out for AAA hockey?
A: First the player needs to acquire a Permission to Skate form from their home association.
Q: Is there a cost for the 'Permission' form?
A: No. Home Centres are not allowed to charge for providing a 'Permission' form.
Q: What do I do with the Permission form?
A: Ensure that the form is filled out in its entirety with all required information and signatures. Check the website for the AAA club at which you intend to tryout to obtain updated information about the tryout dates for the division in which you are interested. Tryout registration is usually done on-line or in person. The AAA club will provide instructions on how and when to register for tryouts. The Permission form will need to accompany your application for tryouts. OMHA regulations require that this permission form is submitted to the AAA club before the player is allowed on the ice.
Q:When will the AAA Centre/Zone advise if my son/daughter has been successful in obtaining a position on the team?
A: A player must be offered a position on a AAA team in writing by the end of the forth [4th] day of tryouts.