Eligibility to Tryout in a Higher Division
OMHA Manual of Operations - Regulation 3.6
- A player shall be eligible to try out, and if qualified by ability, may register and play for a Representative team in the next higher division of his Home Center or Home Center Zone. OMHA Centers and Zones cannot prevent underage players from attending tryouts in the higher division.
- Centers may establish criteria that players would be required to meet in order to play on a higher division Team.
- For additional entry teams the Center can restrict players from playing in a higher division.
BMHA Rules for Eligibility to Tryout in a Higher Division
Any player that wishes to tryout in a division above that outlined in the OMHA Age Reference Chart must submit a request to attend the tryouts of the division one above his own, two (2) weeks prior to the start date of the above division. Based on the evaluations of an independent assessor present at the tryouts they must be ranked in the Top 3 Forwards, the Top 2 Defence, and ranked the Top Goaltender.
Underage players are eligible to tryout at the AA level only
Please Note: The Coach will have final say on all underage players regardless of evaluations.