OMHA Changes to Regulations, News (Markham Waxers)

PrintNews Article
Click to view full-size image
OMHA Changes to Regulations
Submitted By Waxers Admin on Tue 10 30, 18
The OMHA Board passed the following changes to Regulations as they appear in the 2018-2019 OMHA Manual of Operations at its meetings October 20-21, 2018:  OMHA Manual of Operations. Regulation 7.3 a) – Affiliation – Restriction on Affiliation and Regulation 16.2 a) – Appeals – Decision.

Regulation 7.3 a) – Affiliation – Restriction on Affiliation

The Regulation will now read as follows:

Players registered on a team or affiliated to a team eligible for Hockey Canada National or Regional Championships, or OHF Championships (per OMHA Regulation 4.1e)) may participate as an affiliated player to a maximum of ten (10) games before becoming ineligible to affiliate. If a player plays an eleventh (11th) game as an affiliate while his registered team is still in regular season, OMHA Playdowns or League playoffs he is considered an ineligible player with his affiliate team and the sanctions, within OMHA Regulation 8.1i), for playing an ineligible player will apply. For goaltender participation see OMHA Regulation 7.2a).

Note: Tournament and exhibition games shall not count as part of the player’s ten (10) games.

This maintains consistency with OHF Regulation D-15 a):
For Junior Hockey and Regional and National Championship eligible Teams, a Player of a Team of a lower Division or Category may Affiliate to a Team or Teams of higher Divisions or Categories at any time, to a maximum of ten (10) games per Team.

The interpretation of this Regulation applies only to players affiliated to teams at the AAA Peewee, AAA Bantam and AAA Midget Divisions.

Regulation 16.2 a) – Appeals – Decision

The Regulation will now read as follows:

The hearer of the OMHA Appeal shall give its final decision in writing not more than fourteen (14) days after the hearing, fact finding and/or further investigation is completed and may:

  1. grant the appeal
  2. deny the appeal
  3. vary the decision appealed by:
    1. increasing or decreasing any suspension
    2. issuing an order prohibiting the continuation of any of the matters dealt with in the appeal
  4. grant a refund of up to fifty (50) percent of the appeal fee.

Due to the increasing complexity and volume of information being presented at Appeals, in some cases this necessitates involving expertise from outside the Appeal Committee hearing the Appeal, and as such may increase the time to arrive at and communicate a decision.

This article has been viewed 4480 times.
Other Team Sites
Social Networking
Follow Us On
Follow Markham Waxers on Twitter
- and -
Visit Markham Waxers on Facebook
- and -
Follow Markham Waxers on Instagram
Manage Subscriptions
Signup to receive email or text messages for the teams you want to follow.
News ArchiveOther Recent Articles
  • 13
    Aug
    Organization
    The Markham Waxers Hockey Development Team is currently accepting applications from individuals interested in joining the Hockey Development Team for the upcoming 2022/2023 season.  Interested individuals should click here for more information ...
  • 22
    Jul
    Organization
    The OMHA will be transitioning to a hybrid delivery model for Development 1 clinics beginning in August. Coaches will be responsible for completing the pre-requisite clinic modules, online content and 1-day in-person clinic to obtain their ...
  • 23
    Jun
    Organization
    At the OHF Semi-Annual meeting of the Members, the OHF Playing Regulations for the 2022-2023 season were passed which included the Seasonal Calendar amendments for Minor Hockey. 
  • 26
    May
    Organization
    Congratulations to this year's Neil Bullock Scholarship winners Brian Huang and Nathan Probert.
  • 25
    Apr
    Organization
    The Markham Waxers U18AA hockey team donned their lucky alternate jerseys at Centennial Community Arena on Sunday en route to achieving their goal of winning the 2022 OHF Championships.
  • 19
    Apr
    Organization
    The 2022 PTS forms are available online only.  U14 to U18 (except U18 AAA) PTS Jr PTS OMHA AAA PTS
  • 18
    Apr
    Organization
    Players and supporters patiently waited for the return of hockey and the 2021-2022 season looked promising.  With the challenges of a disrupted season and short on being battle tested in game play, the U15 Rostered Select team entered the Pickering ...
  • 14
    Apr
    Organization
    The Ontario Hockey Federation’s Board of Directors have made the decision to remove the OHF COVID19 Vaccination Policy (approved October 12, 2021) for the 2022/2023 hockey season. The OHF would like to emphasize that all programs, regardless of ...
Printed from waxers.com on Sunday, August 14, 2022 at 12:16 AM