REGISTRATION


2022 - 2023 Whatcom Hockey Registration

Registration deadline is August 7 for U11 and older skaters. Prices increase after that date and a roster spot on a team can not be guaranteed. In the event that there is not a roster spot available for a player, registration fees will be returned or the player may choose to "practice only" with a team. Evaluation skate schedules have been emailed out. If you have not received, please contact registrar@whatcomhockey.com.

Link to register is at the bottom of this page.


NOVICE PROGRAMS

U7 - Novice House  (Birth years 2016 and younger)
$550 Registration Fee

U7 Novice House is for our youngest skaters. They will practice two evenings a week and have several fun jamborees during the season. The program starts in October and ends in March. Half season options are available at this level. Contact registrar@whatcomhockey.com.

 

U9 - Novice House Full Season (Birth years 2014-2015)
$550 Registration Fee

Novice House is a local-only hockey program featuring two evening practices per week.  In addition to practices, the U9 Novice House program will participate in a few local cross-ice jamboree games. The program starts in October and ends in March. Half season options are available at this level. Contact registrar@whatcomhockey.com

 

U9 - League Play (Birth years 2014 - 2015)
$850 - Registration Fee, must register before October 1, 2022.
$1,050 - Late Registration Fee.

U9 – Novice League Play is our first opportunity for a regular game schedule for players. U9 Novice league features two evening practices per week and approximately 12 league games in the PCAHA (Lower Mainland BC) league.  Games are played at the Bellingham Sportsplex and at rinks in areas such as Surrey, Langley and. Cloverdale. The program starts in October and ends in March.  Teams may choose to participate in Washington State or BC tournaments at an extra cost.


U11 (Birth Years 2012 -2013)
$1200 - Registration Fee, must register before August 7, 2022.
$1560 - Late Registration Fee.

U11 is our recreational league competition program for 9 and 10 year olds, featuring two evening practices per week and approximately 22 weekly league games in the PCAHA (Lower Mainland BC) league.  Games are played at the Bellingham Sportsplex and throughout the Lower Mainland.. The program starts in early September and ends in March.  Teams may also participate in tournaments in Washington and BC at an extra cost.


U13 (Birth Years 2010-2011)
$1400 - Registration Fee, must register before August 7, 2022.
$1820 - Late Registration Fee.

U13 is our recreational league competition program for 11 and 12 year olds, featuring two evening practices per week and approximately 22 weekly league games in the PCAHA (Lower Mainland BC) league.  Games are played at the Bellingham Sportsplex and throughout the Lower Mainland. The program starts in early September and ends in March.  Teams may also participate in tournaments in Washington and BC at an extra cost.

  • Registration is based on a C level team, should your skater be offered and accept a roster position on a higher level team, there is an additional $800 rep team fee.  

U15  (Birth Years 2008-2009)
$1450 - Registration Fee, must register before August 6, 2022.
$1885- Late Registration Fee.

U15 is our recreational league program for 13 and 14 year olds, featuring two evening practices per week and approximately 22 weekly league games in the PCAHA (Lower Mainland BC) league.  Games are played at the Bellingham Sportsplex and throughout the Lower Mainland. The program starts in early September and ends in March.  Teams may also participate in tournaments in Washington and BC at an extra cost.

  • Registration is based on a C level team, should your skater be offered and accept a roster position on a higher level team, there is an additional $850 rep team fee. 

U18 (Birth Years 2005 - 2007)
$2000 -  Registration Fee, must register before August 7, 2022.
$2600 - Late Registration Fee.

U18 is our recreational league program for 15, 16 & 17  year olds, featuring two evening practices per week and approximately 22 weekly league games in the PCAHA (Lower Mainland BC) league.  Games are played at the Bellingham Sportsplex and throughout the Lower Mainland. The program starts in early September and ends in March.  Teams may also participate in tournaments in Washington and BC at an extra cost.

  • Registration is based on a C level team, should your skater be offered and accept a roster position on a higher level team, there is an additional $850 rep team fee. 

U20 (Birth Years 2003 - 2004)
$2000 -  Registration Fee, must register before August 7, 2022.
$2600 - Late Registration Fee.

U20 is our recreational league program for 18 & 19  year olds, featuring two evening practices per week and approximately 22 weekly league games in the PCAHA (Lower Mainland BC) league.  Games are played at the Bellingham Sportsplex and throughout the Lower Mainland. The program starts in early September and ends in March.  Teams may also participate in tournaments in Washington and BC at an extra cost.


Before you begin registration please read the following:

  • All players need to obtain a USA Hockey number before beginning the registration process. This information is required.  www.usahockeyregistration.com This is done once a season for hockey players and is how our association is able to hold our insurance policy and offer a number of USA Hockey programs, including gear lease options.
  • All new-to-WCAHA and all players, who have not played in the Canadian league yet, will need to upload a birth certificate, passport or Nexus pass during the registration process.
  • All players, returning and new, need to use the registration link below to register.

 

Scholarships are available, please complete this form to request financial assistance.

Contact playerregistration@whatcomhockey.com if you have questions or challenges as you register your player.

Contact registrar@whatcomhockey.com if you have questions about the upcoming season.

 

CLICK HERE FOR 2022-23 REGISTRATION

 

 

Additional Information

  • Register in the applicable category (age group) If you are unable to register in your chosen category it could be due to player limits.  Please contact our Registrar for more information.
  • Checks can be mailed to WCAHA at PO Box 28938 Bellingham WA 98229

 

New to WCAHA

  • If you are transferring into WCAHA from another association, you will need to provide Release from your previous association. 

Scholarship:

The WCAHA scholarship program exists to help reduce the financial costs associated with participation in the sport of hockey.       

Scholarships are available to families who demonstrate financial need based upon a set of predetermined criteria.  The scholarship committee will make awards based on demonstrated need as well as other non-financial factors.  Click here for more information and the application for the scholarship program.

 

The application process steps must be completed as follows:

  1. Register with WCAHA and pay the $150 registration fee
  2. Register with USA Hockey
  3. Submit completed application by September 1 in advance of the current season.

 

Questions and applications can be sent to: scholarship@whatcomhockey.com.

For more season and team information: registrar@whatcomhockey.com

For help with registration: playerregistration@whatcomhockey.com

Try Hockey for Free:

Our next Try Hockey for Free Days will be on Nov 6th, 2021 and March 5th, 2022.

Registration typically opens one month before each event.

 

This fun, free event will be led by WCAHA coaches, letting the kids 4-8 years old experience first hand the fastest (and slipperiest) game in town.

Skates, sticks and pucks will be provided.  Full hockey equipment will be available for the first 60 kids to check in.  

Advance registration is required to participate in this event - there is no same day registration.  

Note: For those interested in taking the next step after Try Hockey for Free, we will offer a chance to keep playing with our Mites Play Hockey Mini Camps. More information is available at Try Hockey Day.

Cost for four additional ice sessions is $60 for the program and full hockey equipment is provided.

Questions? Please email: tryhockey@whatcomhockey.com

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PO Box 28938
Bellingham, Washington 98228

(415) 275-0616