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INFORMATIONAL GUIDE

FLRHA "Central Outlaws" INFORMATIONAL GUIDE 2022-2023 SEASON

FLRHA “Central Outlaws” Information guide for 2022-2023 season
Practices & home games hosted at  “CRC- The Rink” & “JM McDonald Center”

2022-2023 Travel Team Tryouts (Squirt 10U through Midgets 18U):

This includes all Squirt through Midgets trying out for the Outlaws- tournament bound and non tournament bound (independent travel) teams

April 23 & 30 ($150.00 tryout fee made payable by check: Finger Lakes Regional Hockey Assoc./FLRHA)

  • If selected for the team $100 will be removed from season fees. Those not selected there will be no refund granted.
  • Players attending tryouts that were not registered as Central Outlaws last year are not required to show proof of player release form. However, if appear on the Central Section player obligation list you will not be permitted to tryout.  
  • There will be a $200.oo jersey fee for any new player or current Outlaw needing a new jersey prior to the end of the April 30th tryout.

 Selection Process and announcement of Travel teams:

  • Monday May 2, 2022 team rosters will be posted with selected players for the 2022-2023 season on www.fingerlakeshockey.com.
  • Player/Association Commitment forms are to be signed immediately at the end of the second and final tryout. Any player leaving the final tryout without a signed commitment form will not be considered for team rostering.
  • Players not selected for the team- will not be posted on the website and commitment forms will be terminated at this time.   
  • Without the signed commitment form you cannot be considered for the 2022-2023 season. This policy has been set forth by NYSAHA Central Section President- Kirk Avery- USA Hockey Central Section District Director

 

Objective: To balance home and away contests while scheduling competitive games. This will minimize travel costs as well as have a 3:1 / 4:1 ratio of practices to games.

Travel Season and Schedule (tournament bound and independent travel teams):

  • Practice & Season begins September 11, 2022 (3 practices per week, plus 1 home game slot every weekend)
  • Speedskills w/ Mike Radja training begins September 14, 2023 (1 session per week)
  • Games begin September 25th and conclude by March 2th (1 home ice slot every weekend per team at CRC) (Teams advancing to States will continue thru March 19th)
  • Midget 16u/18u teams will begin season no later than August 21st to satisfy USA hockey game count requirements
          ~10 team practices, required before the first game
          ~8 individual practices, required before first game

Game limit guidelines per level per season:

  • Bantam      30   +  3 Away Tournaments or overnight event
  • PeeWee     30   +  3 Away Tournaments or overnight event
  • Squirts        30   + 3 Away Tournaments or overnight event
  • 16 u            20    + 2 Away Tournaments or overnight event
  • 18 u            20    + 2 Away Tournaments or overnight event

Fall sport seasons take the precedence over the beginning of hockey season. Parents should manage participation accordingly and work with coaches.

Guidelines for athletes:

  • One practice “option” per day allowed, (any Fall school sport)  “Fall” In policy – “Spring Out” policy
  • Recommended one game per day per team (tournaments excluded)
  • One day off per week
  •  Three hockey game weekends are not recommended unless roster size is a minimum of 16 player quantity. Tournaments and Midget programs are exceptions.  

Tournaments or overnight Events:

  • SQ , PW, BANTAMS travel teams may schedule a maximum of three tournaments and one overnight event. Away tournaments or overnight event weekends are funded 100% by parents.  
  • The scheduling tournament or overnight limitation excludes advancement in tournaments such as Sectionals or NYS State Tournament. Parents/Guardians and coaches will be responsible to fund additional advancement tournament play.
  • 16u and 18u two overnight events are permitted and are the financial burden of each team.
  • Squirt, Pee Wee, Bantam NTB travel #2 teams three tournaments and one overnight event are permitted and are the financial burden of the team.
  • All Tournament entry fees will be paid directly by Finger lakes Regional Hockey Assoc. Team managers will be responsible for collecting fees from parents submitting to Finger Lakes and then payment will be made directly from Finger Lakes to Tournament director or company. 
  • The board of directors and its tournament director with coaches will work together to select proper tournaments of all age divisions.

School attendance is important: Therefore, scheduling efforts will be made to eliminate the need for athletes to be absent from school (this is not always possible as many tournaments begin on a Friday).

MITE AND LEARN TO PLAY (I.P.) PROGRAMS:

Mite and Initiation programs:
Mites ages 7 & 8 will be separated into two division first year players and second year players.

  • First year - Practice training and in-house games against one another and randomly other teams
  • Second year – Practice training and games against other associations some travel
  • Move Up Policy- If a first- year player shows exceptional skills he will be moved to advanced second year age division.

All Mite parents must register players through www.fingerlakeshockey.com prior to entering the ice surface. NO Exceptions.  All aspects of registration including payment must be completed by this time.

Initiation Program ages 4,5,6 begins October 1 and ends February 26. All players must register through www.fingerlakeshockey.com before entering the ice.

2022-2023 Season fees for Mites & Initiation

  • Initiation program begins: October 1st ages 4,5,6 $295.00 due 9/30/2022 (www.fingerlakeshockey.com). Two practices- Friday 5:00-5:45pm & Saturday 8:00-8:45am
  • Mites program begins: October 1st, 2022 ages 6,7,8  $480.00 due 9/30/2022 (www.fingerlakeshockey.com). Mites practice Saturday and games Sunday; also participate in two tournaments. Extra fees are paid by parents for tournaments

(Registration will remain open for this program until December 1, 2022)

Travel team fee’s:

All players must be registered online at www.fingerlakeshockey.com with payment in Full by 9/1/2022

  • Squirt Travel birth year 2013, 2012 – $1450 due 9/1/2022 applied tryout credit $100
  • Pee Wee birth year 2011, 2010 - $1450 due 9/1/2022 applied tryout credit $100
  • Bantam birth year 2009, 2008 - $1450 due 9/1/2022 applied tryout credit $100
  • 16u / 18u birth year 2007,2006,2005,2004 –
  • Full season - $1060 due 8/15/2022 applied tryout credit $100
  • Split season- $580 due 8/15/2022 applied tryout fee $100

** New Players a $200 uniform fee is due at registration**

2022-2023
Central Outlaws Coaching Staff

I.P. Director of Hockey - Trevor Bauer          
Staff: Jeff Petri, Mitch Stephens, Brad Pickard, Pat Cummings

Mite House: Director of Hockey – Trevor Bauer 
Staff: Jeff Petri, Jeremy Downs, Mitch Stephens, Dave Wrisley

Squirt Travel Program: Head Coach Jeremy Downs
Squirt Staff:  Mike Radja, Chad Totman, Brad Rickard, Issac Marmor

Pee Wee Travel Program: Head Coach Russ Johnson
Pee Wee Staff:  Mike Radja, Myles Gaines, Kevin Furman, Ben Syer

Bantam Travel Program: Head Coach James Sheehan
Bantam Staff: Mike Radja, Russ Johnson, Jeremy Downs, Chad Totman,

Midget Travel Program: 16/18 Head Coach Russ Johnson
Midget Staff:  Mike Radja, Jay Sciarabba

 

Weekly Practice & Home Game Projected Schedule

Initiation Program ages 4,5,6

  • Friday 5:00-5:45pm (CRC)
  • Saturday 8:00-8:45am (CRC)

Mite Program ages 7,8

  • Friday 5:45-6:30pm (CRC)
  • Saturday 8:45-10:00am (CRC)
  • Sunday 8:00-9:15am (CRC)

Squirt Team 1

  • Tuesday 5:30-6:30 (CRC)
  • Wednesday 5:30-6:30 (CRC)
  • Thursday 5:30-6:30 (JM)  
  • Sunday home games (CRC) 

Squirt Team 2

  • Tuesday 5:30-6:30 (CRC) 
  • Wednesday 5:30-6:30 (CRC) 
  • Thursday 5:30-6:30 (JM) 
  • Sunday home games (CRC)

Pee Wee Team 1

  • Tuesday 6:45-7:45 (CRC)
  • Wednesday 6:45-7:45 (CRC)
  • Thursday 6:45-7:45 (JM)
  • Sunday home games (CRC)

Pee Wee Team 2

  • Tuesday 6:45-7:45 (CRC)
  • Wednesday 6:45-7:45 (CRC)
  • Thursday 5:30-6:30 (JM) 
  • Sunday home game (CRC)

Bantam Team 1

  • Tuesday  8:00-9:00 (CRC)
  • Wednesday 8:00-9:00 (CRC)
  • Thursday  8:00-9:00 (JM)
  • Sunday home game (CRC)

Bantam Team #2

  • Tuesday 8:00-9:00 (CRC)
  • Wednesday 8:00-9:00 (CRC)
  • Friday 6:45-7:45 (CRC)   
  • Sunday home games (CRC)

Midget 16u/18u

  • Wednesday 8:00-9:00 (CRC)
  • Friday 8:00-9:00 (CRC)
  • Saturday 4:00-5:30 (CRC)  (midget away Sunday)

Friday practice and Sunday home games are subject to college reservations of Ithaca College and Cornell University Club hockey, these will be random conflicts during the season.

ALL TRAVEL TEAMS (except Midgets) WILL PLAY AWAY GAMES ON SATURDAY