HOW DO I APPLY AND NOMINATE A HOCKEY ASSOCIATION?

Visit the Nomination Page where you will need to submit a written story or a short video that demonstrates how the hockey association you want to nominate demonstrates at least one of the following 4 judging criteria:

ENABLE more youth to play
ENHANCE the sport experience for their members
EMPOWER youth to create impact in the community
ENCOURAGE multicultural participation in the game

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HOW LONG SHOULD MY NOMINATION BE?

Written stories should be between 150-1000 characters in length (including spaces). Videos should not be more than 2 minutes long, or larger than 100MB.
Supported video formats include: avi, dv, mov, qt, mpg, mpg2, mpg4, 3gp, 3g2, asf

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WHAT ARE THE JUDGING CRITERIA?

Story and video submissions will be evaluated and assigned points based on how the nominated hockey association demonstrates at least one of the following criteria:

ENABLE more youth to play
ENHANCE the sport experience for their members
EMPOWER youth to create impact in the community
ENCOURAGE multicultural participation in the game

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WHO CAN NOMINATE A HOCKEY ASSOCIATION?

Any individual who is the age of majority in their province/territory can submit a nomination. (This includes individuals who may be members of hockey associations.)

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HOW MANY TIMES CAN I NOMINATE A HOCKEY ASSOCIATION?

An individual can only nominate a hockey association once. However, the same hockey association can have multiple approved nominations/submissions from different, unique individuals.

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WHICH HOCKEY ASSOCIATIONS ARE ELIGIBLE TO BE NOMINATED?

In order to be eligible for nomination, hockey associations must be:

  • registered under Hockey Canada
  • have an existing financial assistance program for hockey families
  • provide sporting opportunities to at least 50 youth hockey players

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WHAT IS THE DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS?

Period 1 nominations must be submitted by January 31, 2021
Period 2 nominations must be submitted by June 15, 2021.

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WHAT DOES A WINNING HOCKEY ASSOCIATION RECEIVE?

Hockey associations who are selected as winners will receive $10,000 to help families who need financial assistance with hockey registration fees and/or equipment.

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I’M HAVING TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES. WHAT SHOULD I DO?

If you are having difficulty uploading your submission or any other issues with the Nomination Form, please contact us.

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I MOVED RECENTLY/CHANGED MY EMAIL ADDRESS. HOW CAN I CHANGE MY NOMINATION INFORMATION?

To modify information on a nomination you have already submitted, contact us.

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