OWHA U18 HIGH PERFORMANCE INVITATIONAL CAMP
The Ontario Women’s Hockey Association will be selecting two teams to represent Ontario at the U18 National Championship in Dawson Creek, BC from October 31, 2021 to November 6, 2021.
The OWHA will be hosting a U18 High Performance Invitational Camp from September 3rd to 5th, 2021 in Alliston, Ontario at Nottawasaga Resort. Roughly 80 athletes will be invited to this camp.
HOW MANY TEAMS WILL THE OWHA SEND TO THE U18 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP?
The OWHA will select two teams to attend the U18 National Championship in Dawson Creek, British Columbia. The teams will be identified as Team Ontario Blue and Team Ontario Red
WHAT AGE GROUP QUALIFIES TO BE INVITED TO ATTEND THE OWHA U18 HIGH PERFORMANCE SELECTION CAMP IN 2021?
Players invited to attend this camp will be born in the years 2004 and 2005 ONLY.
The U18 High Performance Invitational Camp is for OWHA registered players only, and will be by invitation only (athletes MUST have been registered with an OWHA team in 2020/2021 season and in the up coming 2021/ 2022 season). Selected athletes will be invited to attend this camp by no later than 23:59 on August 20, 2021. Only athletes selected to attend this camp will be contacted by the OWHA.
HOW WERE THE ATHLETES SELECTED TO BE PART OF THE OWHA U18 HIGH PERFORMANCE INVITATIONAL CAMP?
Athletes were identified and selected to be part of the OWHA U18 High Performance Invitational Camp through past scouting and evaluation of athletes performed by the OWHA Scouting Department
Athletes would have been scouted and evaluated at OWHA, Hockey Canada sanctioned events in past years
Only successful athletes selected through this process will be notified of their invitation to the camp
The OWHA reserves the right to bring athletes in at any time to the OWHA U18 HP program for a possible selection to Team Ontario Blue/Red, even if they were not originally selected into the process at the invitational camp
WILL SUCCESSFUL ATHLETES BE BROUGHT TOGETHER FOR A PRECAMP(S) BEFORE THE NATONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS?
POSSIBLY - the OWHA will have a pre camp(s)/ Date(s) for Team Ontario Blue and Team Ontario Red. Details of camp(s)/ Date(s) will be forwarded to athletes upon notification of being selected to Team Ontario Blue and Team Ontario Red.
Further to this, The OWHA will be hosting a Thanksgiving Weekend Camp for Team Ontario Blue/Red. Teams will play a series of exhibition games to prepare for the U18 Nationals.
Accommodations, meals, jerseys, ice time and all on/off ice programs are supplied by the OWHA through the athlete registration fee.
The OWHA reserves the right to cancel or reschedule camps/events at any-time due to possible Covid19 restrictions.
We will continue to follow the guidance of Ontario Public Health recommendations.