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Apr 16, 2024 | Cindy Pryce | 1007 views
Tryout Information
As we end a successful 2023/24 season our focus quickly turns to getting ready for the 2024/25 season with tryouts starting Wednesday April 17th for U15 & U18, with the younger age groups to follow throughout the next week. 

We are excited to get the new season underway and hope that you feel the same. While teams were participating in playoffs, playdowns and provincials your Tryout Committee has been busy getting prepared for the tryouts and there are a few things that we wanted to let you know. Please be sure to read all the points below so that you are ready to navigate through the tryouts.

  • You should have received an email today from the Tryout Committee stating which group and time your daughter is to attend for the first skate.  Please check your junk folder prior to contacting the Tryout Committee, if you did not receive it.
  • While the executive has done their best to be sure the tryouts run smoothly there may be issues such as schedule changes that come up throughout the process. Please be sure to check the Huron Heat web site frequently to keep up to date with any changes that may occur. Once you are on the site, select the Team Finder and choose the appropriate team for you player.
  • The Team Calendar will show the up-to-date schedule for the team. It is important to remember that if/when your daughter gets released from T1 tryouts that there may be T2 tryouts that she wishes to participate in. If that is the case, you would need to check the calendar for the T2 team.
  • Again this year, we will be using the Tryout module on our web site. When each player signs in at their first tryout, they will be assigned a jersey number which is their tryout number for the duration of tryouts. The tryout number will be available under the Tryout Player List on the team page. This number will be used to let you know if you are continuing with tryouts with T1 or released to the T2 team/tryout. If you are continuing tryouts with a team, then this number will also be used to tell you what team your daughter will be on when playing games (either intra squad games or exhibition games against other teams).
  • The first two skates of the tryouts for all age groups will be Inter-Squad games.  Those handing out jerseys when you arrive will let you know which team you are on, Blue or Grey.  Please note, the jersey’s are double sided, so have your player flip the jersey to which colour you are told.
  • Please arrive 45 minutes prior to your timeslot to ensure enough time for collecting your jersey and making your tryout payment
  • Please remember that the tryout fee is $80 and is payable when you arrive for your first skate.  Payment can be made by cash or cheque, but no e-transfers will be accepted.
  • Those skaters coming from other female hockey associations, must bring their Permission to Tryout.
  • Last but not least, we all know that tryout season can be stressful on all those involved.  Please be patient with everyone helping with the tryout process and remember we are all volunteers trying to make your experience the best it can be.

We are looking forward to getting prepared for next season and want to wish everyone luck during the tryout process. If you have any questions, please reach out to the tryout committee at [email protected].