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Posted 9/8/2017 Ref # 3590

Hockey Day @ VMHA!


HOCKEY DAY AT VMHA


Saturday, November 4 th , 2017

The Countdown Starts Now!

57 DAYS TO GO

Over the next few weeks you will be hearing a lot about our 1 st Annual Hockey Day at VMHA, the most exciting, fun-filled family event your VMHA has ever put together. 

This event was designed to bring together everything our fantastic association stands for…competition, team building, friendship, family and most of all, the feeling of community inherent to hockey. 

Your VMHA has worked hard through the summer months to put together an all-day event designed to include and engage everybody in your family. We are SO excited!


When: Saturday, November 4 th , 2917 (All Day)
Where: Agrodome
What:
  • Photo Day
  • 3 on 3 Tournament
  • Skills Competition
  • Exhibition Games
  • Raffles, silent auctions, puck toss (Big $$$ to be won!)
  • Carnival Games
  • Gear Sale
  • Food Trucks
  • And to cap the day off, the 2017 Annual Puck n’ Party (sorry kids, this one’s for your parents)



HELP WANTED

WE NEED HELP in the following areas. All volunteer participation regarding Hockey Day at VMHA will qualify toward completion of your volunteer  
(so you get your $150 back!)

Those who join our team will be given a small and manageable task, working with several others to make each component of the event happen. Many hands make light work!

To sign up to help, please e-mail fundraising@vmha.com

1. 3 on 3 Tournament Committee
a. Registrar – handle inbound 3 player online team registration
b. Creating brackets, scheduling games
c. Team management – keeping teams to schedule
d. Timekeeping (7 min run time games) Scorekeeping (team and
individual totals)
e. On ice officiating

2. Fun Committee (Carnivals, draws etc)
a. Setup coordination
b. Game operators (can be mature teenagers too)
c. Financial controls – tickets sales, transactions
d. Cashiers

3. Gear Sale Committee
a. Procurement communication
b. Pickups
c. Pricing/Merchandising/ Cataloguing
d. Floor Sales

4. Puck n’ Party Committee
a. Ticket sales/marketing/ communications
b. Silent Auction Procurement
c. Silent Auction Merchandising
d. Bartending (Beer n Wine)
e. Cashiers/Financial Controls

As you can see, this is an extremely ambitious project with many moving parts.

Those of you who feel you have directly related skills that might make us more efficient, PLEASE raise your hand and help! Those of you who just want to help in whatever way you can, lift TWO HANDS!

Thank you, and let’s make this a fantastic beginning of a new tradition in our VMHA!

 
Posted 8/30/2017 Ref # 3589

Registration Deadline - August 31!

This is your last chance to Register for the 2017-2018 Season!
Registration closes for all levels (excluding Juvenile) on August 31

Get in touch with our Registrar ASAP if you haven't started the process: registrara@vmha.com

 
Posted 8/24/2017 Ref # 3588

NEW Last Minute Specialty Skill Camps - Next Week!

VMHA is excited to offer last minute specialty clinics NEXT WEEK.  

These clinics are for open to all players ('A' and 'C') to shake some rust off and have some fun working on focused skills.  Clinics will be coached by Johnny Mahovlich and Matthew Adams. Register for as many as you can, space is limited. 

All ice times at Britannia. 
Cost: $20 per session.


Shooting & Scoring Clinics 
Monday Aug 28
H3/H4 - 1015a - 1130a
Atom - 1145 - 100p 
PW - 130p - 245p 
Bantam/Midget - 315 - 430p

http://www.vmha.com/event?id=321



Battle Clinics
Tuesday Aug 29 
H3/H4 - 945a - 11a
Atom - 1115a - 1230p

Wednesday Aug 30 
PeeWee -  830a - 945a
Bantam / Midget - 1000a - 1100a

http://www.vmha.com/event?id=322

Small Area Games
Thursday Aug 31
H3/H4 - 830am - 945a
Atom - 1000a - 1115a 
PW - 300p - 415p
Bantam/Midget - 430p - 545p
http://www.vmha.com/event?id=323

Dangles 101

Friday Sept 1
Atom / PW - 145p - 300p
Bantam / Midget - 315 - 430p
http://www.vmha.com/event?id=324



 
Posted 8/21/2017 Ref # 3587

New Association Calendar

Our Website is now hosting a VMHA Association Calendar, full of events and listings of what's going on with VMHA

This calendar will not have team events, but will show VMHA events such as: Photo Day, Pre-season Camps, Upcoming Clinics, Hockey Day @ VMHA, and more

This is a Google Calendar, which allows you to import it into your own Calendar app easily.  Click the link on the bottom right corner of the calendar to begin this process

The VMHA Association Calendar is available here: 

 
Posted 8/18/2017 Ref # 3585

Midget Rep Tryouts

Midget

Wednesday  Sep 6

Trout Lake     

730 – 900 pm             Midget Group 1 - #1

915 – 1045 pm           Midget Group 2 - #1

 

Thursday Sep 7

Killarney        

630 – 800 pm             Midget Group 2 - #2

815 – 945 pm             Midget Group 1 - #2

 

Friday  Sep 8

Trout Lake     

800 – 915 pm             Midget Group 1 - #3

930 – 1045 pm           Midget Group 2 - #3


 
Posted 8/14/2017 Ref # 3583

Initiation & Novice Preseason Practice Times

Initiation/Novice Preseason Practices

VMHA has set aside a few ice times over the next couple weeks to kick start our Initiation/Novice (formerly known as H1-H4) programs. 

These ice times are open to all players registered for the upcoming season in these age groups and will be run by VMHA volunteer coaches. To split up the attendance, we have divided players by alphabetically by last name. Please try to attend your assigned session. 

Saturday August 19th - 700a - 815a  Last Name A - M
Saturday August 19th - 830a - 945a  Last Name N - Z
Sunday August 20th - 730a - 845a  ALL NAMES

Saturday August 26th - 700a - 815a  Last Name N - Z
Saturday August 26th - 830a - 945a  Last Name A - M
Friday September 1st - 700a - 845a ALL NAMES

All ice times at Britannia.

Questions? Email coach@vmha.com 

 
Posted 8/13/2017 Ref # 3582

Volunteer refund deadline - May 31

All Volunteer Refund Claims must be received by May 31 for the previous season.  Any claims received after May 31 will be credited towards the next season.  i.e. for the 2017/18 season the deadline is May 31, 2018.
 
Posted 8/8/2017 Ref # 3581

VMHA August 2017 Newsletter

Stay on top of everything VMHA this August: https://t.co/MY0bD9ndMF
 
Posted 8/3/2017 Ref # 3580

Welcome to the 2017/2018 Season!

The 2017/2018 Hockey Season will be starting shortly

Here's a Welcome Message from our President (Kevin):


 
Posted 7/31/2017 Ref # 3579

VMHA Hosts the First Shift!

First Shift Program This Fall for New to Hockey Players!



VMHA is hosting the First Shift program this fall for families new to hockey between ages 5 to 10 within the 2017 calendar year. 

We need your help to spread the word within the association membership, to your families and friends. 

The cost for this program is $199.00 which includes a welcome event, 6 ice times and equipment from head to toes, plus a hockey stick.  Best part, you get the keep the equipment and can continue a transition program for another 6 ices times for a similar dollar value. 

This program is designed for a 4 - 1 player to coach ratio.  You are not going to see this ratio unless you pay for private classes. 

Registration: http://www.firstshift.ca

Any questions or concerns please contact Nick Santorelli -  vp1@vmha.com