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U17AAA  Program

The U16AAA (Minor Midget) Program was launched in the 2018 - 2019 season and included all 10 of the AAA draw zones. The program is open to all U17 aged players (16 years old within the calendar year).

Evaluation camps will be held in conjunction with U18AAA Spring ID Camps. At the conclusion of each evaluation camp, teams were eligible to commit a minimum of 11 skaters, to a maximum of 17 plus two (2) goaltenders.  Team will be finalized on August 31, 2020.

Program Operation

The U17AAA League is comprised of a 32 game season, and features two (2) Showcase Weekends.

At the conclusion of the season, an All-Star Team will be announced, along with the Coach of the Year and Player of the Year.

Program Fees

The cost to attend an evaluation camp is $325.00 and the cost to play in the U16AAA Program is $7,400.00. Teams are eligible to charge an additional fee to cover items such as additional training, food while traveling, and tournament expenses.

The evaluation camp fee is due at the time of registration for the camp and taxes are additional if applicable. The program fee is due either at the start of the season or by way of a payment plan during the season.  There are additional costs to the program for taxes, participant assessment fees and insurance premiums.  The program fee includes:

  • Accommodation and travel for season games
  • Administration of program
  • Equipment and jersey (helmet, gloves, bag, gym attire, team apparel)
  • Ice time
  • Officiating fees
  • On and off-ice training
  • Program website
  • Team staff expenses
  • Team staff honourarium
  • Tournament entry fee

Team Staff


Head Coach


Fraser Valley

Greater Vancouver

North Island


South Island


Valley West

Vancouver North East

Vancouver North West

Ryan Howse

Travis Oddy

Sheldon Baerg

Jason Dubyna

Tyler Mosienko 

Brett Vestby

Peter Schmid

Wes McLeod

Ken Guthrie

Stefano Ruscitti


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