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FYI: Select/Local/House League below Novice
Submitted By cboyd on Monday, April 16, 2012
POLICY (pg 151 ) 2.3 Program Below Novice:    
The following Policy will be in effect for Select/Local League/House League Competition:    
a) Age categories below Novice will be: Tyke-for players aged 7 and Initiation Program (IP) for players 6 and younger.
b) All Minor Hockey Associations and Teams must adopt the Initiation Program (IP) practice format, emphasizing skill development
c) No Initiation or Tyke Tournaments will be sanctioned by the OMHA prior to December 1st of the current hockey season. A team can only enter a maximum of two (2) Tournaments.

d) All coaches Novice and below must be Initiation (CHIP) certified and have attended a Prevention Services Clinic.
e) All Associations must identify an Initiation Program (IP) contact person.
f) The lightweight Blue Puck shall be mandatory for all hockey programs for players six (6) years of age and below. It is recommended for all hockey programs for players seven (7) years of age and below.
g) There will be no formal tiering (ie. Select Hockey below Tyke-7 years-old.    
Craig Lane
Regional Executive Member Region 1A
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