Hockey Alberta has mandated a uniform province-wide tiering system, called the Alberta One Standardized Tiering Model. Details on this can be found on Hockey Edmonton's website. There will no longer be Atom AA or Atom A categories anywhere in Alberta.
The Hawks will be running Tier 1 teams in both Atom and Peewee divisions.
PLEASE NOTE THAT NO SPECIFIC TIER 1 TEAM TRYOUTS WILL BE HELD. These teams will be formed as part of the regular evaluations process that are anticipated to begin on or around September 6.
In the spring of 2017, Hockey Alberta announced that - effective for the 2018-19 season - Parents and Coaches/Team Officials would be required to recertify their Respect in Sport every four seasons. The requirement to recertify comes into effect on May 1.
For the 2018-19 season, the requirement to recertify affects Parents and Coaches/Team Officials who completed their Respect in Sport certification prior to the 2015-16 season. You should have received an email from Hockey Canada and/or Hockey Alberta in May informing you that you need to recertify.
To initiate re-certification, login to:
and select Program Access.
If you assumed that the message was spam, the Respect Group has set up a website for parents to check if their certification is still valid:
You MUST complete this prior to your child taking part in ANY ON-ICE ACTIVITY - including evaluations. This is a MANDATORY PROGRAM!
More information about the program is available from Hockey Alberta:
Tentative dates for the 2018 evaluations:
Check the Evaluations section of our website for skate times, locations - full details to be posted by early September.
Hockey Edmonton has mandated a transition to half-ice hockey for Novice aged players, as per Hockey Alberta and Hockey Canada requirements. This change is part of a larger trend motivated by the challenges of developing young hockey players on adult sized rinks.
For the 2018-19 season, the Hockey Edmonton Novice division will be divided into:
The Minor Novice will be following new Hockey Canada half-ice program, while the Major Novice division will be following the traditional Hockey Canada full-ice program (with a few minor modifications). Please see our letter to families of novice-aged players for more information:
Registration forms for the upcoming season are now posted - click HERE for details.
Online registration for the upcoming 2018/2019 season is open.
Register now to avoid the price increase! Early bird pricing ends on July 31!