JUNIOR GOLD LEVEL

West Fargo Hockey is proud to offer Junior Gold to all male and female players living within the West Fargo School District starting with the 2022-2023 season. 

JUNIOR GOLD LEVEL BORN ON OR AFTER BORN ON OR BEFORE
Date of Birth 6/1/2013 5/31/2007

WHAT TO EXPECT

  • Skaters should have 3-60 minute practices and up to 5 games (individual or tournament) per week.     
  • Continued skill development.  Improving skating, passing, shooting, positional play and tactical preparation.  Stress importance of working and developing the team concept.  Continue official game play with USA Hockey officials and rule application.  Ensure safe body-contact given and received. 
  • Bantam league permits checking. 
  • Coached by non-parent and parent coaches led by the Hockey Director. 
  • Teams will wear assigned home and away uniforms and be matching socks for both home and away games.  Skaters will also be given practice jerseys to use but goalies can come in their own jerseys.   All jerseys given to all players must be returned at the end of the season. 
  • Each team has team manager who helps with the off-ice activities such as photo distribution, team parties, etc.  This individual will fulfill their season requirement of 10 dibs (volunteer units) upon successful completion of this role. 
  • Each team also has a team scheduler who helps validate game schedules, referee schedules, track scoresheets, etc.  This individual will also fulfill their season requirement of 10 dibs (volunteer units) upon successful completion of this role. 
  • Parents/guardians are required to perform off-ice duties on a regular rotation for their team's home games. 
  • State league play will continue for all Junior Gold teams.  Leagues are defined by the NDAHA. 
  • Travel teams will have approximately 3 tournaments each season as well as participation in the North Dakota State Tournament (all teams).  More information about NDAHA can be found here: https://www.ndaha.org/
  • Formal tryouts will occur and players will be evaluated over multiple days to ensure appropriate placement. 
  • Goalies continue to develop their skills and often will play in-net for multiple games per day when required. 
  • Goalies at this level receive a 50% discount on regular registration during the registration process.

KEY DATES

July 1        Registration Opens
July 15     Last Day of  Early Bird Discount
Nov 20     First Practice (week of)
Nov 20     Registration Closes at Midnight
Nov 25     First possible games (week of)
Dec. 21-25     Holiday Break
*Dates subject to change. 

More information about Key Dates can always be found here on our website: https://www.westfargohockey.com/keydates .

COST OF HOCKEY FOR JUNIOR GOLD

Item Cost
USA Hockey Membership $70
NDAHA Membership $15
Early Bird Registration (7/1-7/15) $675
Regular Season Registration $775
Jerseys & Socks*

$0

Game jerseys and socks (home and away) along with practice jerseys will be provided by WFHA for player's use.