Registrations open Aug. 1 for this year’s Highland Storm Minor Hockey Association season.

The Storm said it is accepting players for the 2021-22 playing period until Aug. 15.

“We encourage you to register right away to avoid the late fee of $100 that will be added on if you have not registered by Sept. 1,” the association said.

The Storm said they have had some increases to their programming fees which have bumped up registration fees. These include ice rental up three per cent, referee fees going up 10 to 20 per cent, electronic game sheets and a longer season.

Regular season hockey will be playing until March 1 next year and the local league will finish around March 1. Also during March, rep teams will participate in games with MPS and the Georgian Bay Loop to determine who will move forward to the OMHA playoff weekends. OMHA playoff weekends will take place the first two weekends in April and will be tournament-style.

Meanwhile, development skates begin the week of Sept. 7.

The Storm said all teams will get one practice during the week and one practice or game on the weekends.

See the Storm’s website [highlandstorm. org] for more information, or for any registration questions with a new system, reach out to Highland Storm registrar Jessica Lloyd at Jessica.lloyd@tldsb.on.ca

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