All players intending to play with Essex Youth Hockey for any program (Newbee, House or Travel) must first register with USA Hockey. The fee for registering with USA Hockey is $46 which includes a $5 Vermont State Amateur Hockey Association fee. (Players with a birth year of 2013 or younger are not charged the $46 fee).
Travel Program Fees: In addition to registration fees, travel program participants pay the following travel fees:
Travel : 8U $910
All Other Travel Programs (10U, 12U & 14U) $1060
Registration Fees: Travel program participants may choose to pay travel program fees in full at the time of registration or through a payment plan of 4 equal payments throughout the season.
Travel : 8U $208
All Other Travel Programs (10U, 12U & 14U) $238
18U Preseason $238
Payment Schedule: The dates for the travel program payment plans are as follows:
Payment Date Travel - 8U All other Travel
September 30th $175 $205
October 30th $175 $205
November 30th $175 $205
January 15th $177 $207
Total $910 $1060
Practice Jerseys & Game Socks- Players will need to purchase through our EYHA online store for the 2019-20 season.
Travel Jerseys - All Travel Players must purchase a home and away jersey ($92/pair). Payment for the Jersey will be collected at the time of registration. These jerseys may be reused in subsequent seasons.
Goalie Payments: 14U goalies (must have their own equipment) will receive a fixed discount in the amount $300. 12U goalies that have a full set of their own equipment and play in goal full time will also receive a fixed discount in the amount $300. *Note goalie discounts are given at the end of the season.
Any 14U goalies that makes a high school team and discontinues play will not be eligible.
VPA Dual Roster Policy: 14U players that make a HS team but wish to remain on an EYHA roster are responsible for travel payments as scheduled. No discounts or refunds are awarded.
14U HS Policy: Players that make a HS team and elect to discontinue play with EYHA (including state and regional tournaments) will be responsible for registration fees and 40% of travel payments. A refund will be provided for 60% of travel fees.
NGIN Transaction Fees: NGIN registration payment system charges registrants 2.75% +$1.00 per transaction fee (from NGIN) for online Credit / Debit card processing. This is required for each payment processed through the EYHA website and not included in the payment amount.
Example 1: Travel program members that select the payment plan will pay $1 at registration and $1 for each of the 4 travel payments at the time of each payment.
Example 2: Newbee, House and Travel participants who decide to pay all fees in a single payment will pay a single $2 transaction fee.
Late / Cancelled Payments: There is a $25 charge for late or cancelled payments. Please ensure all payments are on-time and credit or debit cards used for online payments are valid through the final January 15th, 2020 payment..
"No-pay no-play" policy: EYHA has a "no pay no play policy". Nonpayment of a late fee or travel installment will prevent a player from participating in practices, games and the State Tournament.
Special Arrangements: Please contact the treasurer directly for any special payment needs (ie alternative payment plans) - see contact section of Board Members.
A. Pre-season (starts mid-October)
All players will be required to register with USA Hockey and pay registration fees. The program includes approximately twelve on ice sessions between mid-October and HS try-outs (Thanksgiving 2019).
B. Regular Season (Starts immediately after HS teams are announced)
Program cost ($495) if paid in full at the time of registration or a payment plan as follows:
Registration Fee $275 due at registration
One travel payment of $220 due December 30th.