About the Yukon Rivermen

About the Rivermen Program

 Hockey Yukon has been approved to operate two teams within the BCHockey Zone Program next season (2018-2019)


U15 Bantam AAA Rivermen  (players born 2004/2005)

U16 Minor Midget AAA Rivermen (players born 2003)


About the Hockey Yukon Bantam AAA Rivermen

After a successful 2017/2018 season, the Bantam AAA Rivermen will continue to operate in a similar fashion inside the BC Hockey Zone Program.

-Players from Yukon, NWT, Nunavut, Northern Alberta, Northern BC and Alaska may be eligible to tryout

-Players who make the Bantam AAA Rivermen will have an opportunity to affiliate with the Minor Midget AAA Rivermen

-The Bantam AAA Rivermen will be on the ice +/-6 x per week with off ice development sessions as well


About the Hockey Yukon Minor Midget AAA Rivermen

**New this season** We are excited to have been approved to host a Minor Midget AAA hockey team inside the territory starting in the 2018/2019 season. 

 -Players from Yukon, NWT, Nunavut, Northern Alberta, Northern BC and Alaska may be eligible to tryout

-This team will be coordinated with consideration of the 2019 Canada Winter Games taking place in Red Deer, Alberta. (February 2019)

-Players from this Minor Midget AAA team may be eligible to affiliate with Major Midget AAA and other teams as opportunities arise.

-This team is booked for two AAA tournaments and events (Calgary and Edmonton)


Both Programs Offer

-Team events, showcases and league play

-Flexible options to incorporate distance and online courses to compliment course work requirements

-Proven hockey skills programming

-7 hours of on-ice instruction per week

-2 dryland training sessions per week

-Professional skating, conditioning and goaltending clinics

-Screened billet families for out-of-town players

-Strong sense of community and many opportunities for outdoor activities

-Ability to compete at the Tier 1 and AAA level


The Investment


Team fees for the new Minor Midget Team are being currently being calculated. 

The league fees to participate in the Yukon Regional Zone Program (Bantam Rivermen Team)  will be approximately $5,000 and can include, but not limited to:

  • Game and practice ice
  •  Tournament entry fees
  • Dryland training
  • Jerseys and equipment
  • League/team website
  • League administration
  • Coach honorarium
  • Showcase weekends
  • Team travel expenses
  • Team supplies and coaching software
  • Attendance at the Western Bantam Championship

Hockey Yukon will be permitted to assign or submit requests for additional fees to be collected.  These may include:

  • Travel
  • Additional expenses at tournaments
  • Selection and tryout camps



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