Permits


2021/22 - Travel for tournaments will be permitted! Welcome back to Hockey! 

  • ALL teams will log into their RAMP team websites to apply for permits.
  • Please contact your Registrar for your login ID and password.
  • Please CLICK HERE to login and apply. 

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT INFORMATION RELATED TO REP AND TRAVELLING!

Teams seeking permission to travel outside the Province of Alberta will be required to follow the guidelines listed below.  The team will be asked to agree to this and if for any reason the team in not prepared to agree to these guidelines, the permit will be denied.

  • Provincial REP-type guidelines, meeting at least the minimum requirements of Edmonton Zone, are in place and are being enforced.
  • Masking is being adhered to at all times, with the exception of participation in the activity or eating
  • Team meals outside of restaurant settings must be individually packaged or plated
  • There will be no sharing of beds in hotel settings
  • Alternate guardianship forms are completed for all players who will not be travelling with parents (this is pertinent for immediate medical decision making/consent)
  • Unvaccinated/exempt players are roomed with accompanying parents and not teammates - exempt players/coaches should send their exemptions to the tournament organizers in advance to ensure that they will all be accepted.  Some tournaments are listing that exemptions will be "considered"
  • For those without dual vaccination status requiring air travel - ensure that the testing facilities are available and potentially booked in advance for return flights

EFHL Guidelines for Travel and Tournament Permits

  • Rescheduling of league games will only be permitted in accordance with the Federation program guidelines (Found here)
  • SWAPPING OF GAME SLOTS IS PREFERABLE AND IS ALWAYS THE FIRST OPTION THAT SHOULD BE ATTEMPTED
    • Swapping needs to occur within the Tier to maintain the integrity of the assignment processes followed by the respective Referee In Chief.


EFHL BLACKOUT DATES ARE NO LONGER IN PLACE

  • Edmonton Federation Hockey League has removed historical blackout dates where absolutely no changes in league scheduled games were be permitted.  If teams are able to reschedule league games based on the Hockey Edmonton Calendar and ensure that all games are completed during the tiering or season round dates, permits can be approved.
  • Team requests for blackout dates will not be entertained

Please contact your Association Category Director if you have any questions.

IMPORTANT STUFF!

  • Please ensure your email address is correct.
  • You will receive an email when you submit the permit, when comments are added and when a decision on the permit is made. 
    • if there are questions related to the permit, Chris or Sharlene will email you directly at the email on the permit request.
  • Permits are reviewed within 2 business days.
  • Allow 72 hours when requesting the RIC to assign refs
  • No Tournament, Exhibition Game or Out of Town Practice permit will be approved until any game conflicts are resolved.
  • Once the permit is approved, the permit/sanction # will posted here APPROVED REQUESTS
  • All permit requests, EXCEPT LEAGUE GAME RESCHEDULE PERMITS are managed by Sharlene Cook.


REQUEST TO PLAY AN EXHIBITION GAME

  • A permit must be obtained for ALL exhibition games by the Home team. 
    • Note: if you are playing a team from outside Hockey Edmonton, but is part of EFHL, HE teams need to obtain a permit in Ramp and the team from outside Hockey Edmonton will need a permit through Hockey Alberta Zone representative.
      • for example, a SEZ (Hockey Edmonton) team is wishing to play an Enoch (outside Hockey Edmonton) Team
  • EFHL teams from outside city boundaries (Formerly called "Interlocks") participating against a non EFHL opponent need to apply to their Hockey Alberta Zone representative for a permit.
  • Permits will NOT be approved to play a non HAB sanctioned team.

REQUEST TO PARTICIPATE IN A TOURNAMENT

  • A permit must be obtained to PARTICIPATE in tournaments.
    • Any game conflicts MUST be resolved BEFORE applying for a tournament permit. If you have rescheduled a game, include the Reschedule Game Permit # in the comments section.
  • If after applying your team will no longer be attending the tournament please advise so the permit request can be cancelled.
  • Out of Province requests are reviewed by Discipline (Sharlene Cook) and require approval of Community Hockey Director and President of Hockey Edmonton.   

REQUEST TO RESCHEDULE A LEAGUE GAME

Chris March, EFHL League Commissioner will manage LEAGUE GAME RESCHEDULING AND PERMITS.

         FOR GAMES SCHEDULED ON ICE PROVIDED BY HOCKEY EDMONTON

  • LEAGUE PLAY IS THE PRIORITY AND MUST COME FIRST
  • League games must be rescheduled prior to permit approval and attending tournament.
  • Swapping games within the same category is the MOST PREFERRED option and should be attempted before rescheduling of a game to a different time/location
  • If a game is rescheduled to a different time/location the team requesting the reschedule is responsible for securing refs for the new game
  • ONLY the team that is requesting the game swap/reschedule needs to apply for a permit.
    • Only one permit submission per swap/reschedule is required.
  • Steps to take BEFORE applying:
    • Contact the opposing team to inform them you would like to reschedule the game.
    • Team rescheduling must provide ice for the make-up game and must be suitable to the opposing team.
    • Opposing team MUST play an exhibition game and pay the referees on the original ice slot as Referees are already assigned and CANNOT be cancelled
  • The final decision on the date of the rescheduled game is that of Chris March, EFHL League Commissioner so both teams are accommodated.

        FOR GAMES SCHEDULED ON ICE PROVIDED BY ASSOCIATIONS OUTSIDE CITY OF EDMONTON (Formerly called "Interlock Associations)

  • LEAGUE PLAY IS THE PRIORITY AND MUST COME FIRST
  • League games must be rescheduled prior to permit approval and attending the tournament
  • Swapping games within the same category is the MOST PREFERRED option and should be attempted before rescheduling of a game to a different time/location
  • If a game is rescheduled to a different time/location the team requesting the reschedule is responsible for securing refs for the new game
  • ONLY the team that is requesting the game swap/reschedule needs to apply for the permit.
    • Only one permit submission per swap/reschedule is required
  • Steps to take BEFORE applying:
    • Contact opposing team to inform them you would like to reschedule the game
    • Team rescheduling the game must provide ice for makeup game and must be suitable to the opposing team
    • Opposing team has three options listed below which are to be INCLUDED in the Game Reschedule Request or provide notice to the Interlock Ice Allocator:
      • Opposing team must play an exhibition game on the original ice if Opposition can be found-Teams using the ice pay for referees
      • If Opposition cannot be found, opposing team is to use the ice slot for a practice and referees are to be paid by that team
      • If Opposing team cannot use the ice, it is to be returned to the Associations (Formerly called "Interlocks") Organization's Ice Pool and referees cancelled by the (Formerly called "Interlock") association
      • If Opposing team is a no show for a confirmed practice or exhibition game, they will be responsible for ice and referee costs

       FOR ALL GAME RESCHEDULE REQUESTS, PLEASE INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING DETAILS

  • In the comments section of the request provide as many details as possible preferably in this format:
  • Original Games: 
    Game #19999 - November 29 - SW999 @ EG111 @ RBA @ 17:15 
    Game #19998 - December 16 - SW999 @ SE222 @ MWB @ 19:30 
    New Games: 
    Game #19999 - November 29 - SW999 @ SE222 @ RBA @ 17:15 
    Game #19998 - December 16 - SW999 @ EG111 @ MWB @ 19:30
  • Note game #s stay with the arena and time. Only the teams move


REQUEST FOR OUT OF TOWN PRACTICE(S)

  • Permits are required for all practices outside the city of Edmonton.
  • Practices within the city of Edmonton (indoor or outdoor) DO NOT require a permit. This includes 'extra' practice ice your team may have picked up.
  • (Formerly called "Interlock") Association teams require a permit for out of town practices and should apply to their Hockey Alberta Zone Representative.

One permit request can be submitted if the same team will be using the same ice time at the same location over a number of dates. Please specify all dates permit will apply to.


OUTDOOR PRACTICES

  • Permits are not required for an outdoor ice practice on Edmonton Community League rinks.
  • However it is mandatory that:
    • the coach/team management inspect the facility and if it is found to be unsafe, the team must not be allowed on the ice
    • Full equipment must be worn

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