Important Tryout Information

Complete these steps before attending Tryouts:

 

Step 1: Register for a 2021-22 USA Hockey Membership

Step 2: Register for a 2021-2022 SCAHA Pass Code

Step 3: Pre-Register at http://www.jrducks.com/tryoutreg

Step 4: Complete the Health Declaration

2021-22 USA HOCKEY MEMBERSHIP #

2021-22 USA Hockey Membership (available to purchase in April) is required to tryout.  2020-21 USA Hockey numbers are NOT valid. Please visit www.usahockeyregistration.com if you need to register.  Please bring your USAH number to every try-out

 

2021-22 SCAHA SEASON PASS CODE

Required for ALL SCAHA, Jr Ducks, Lady Ducks, and CAHA Tier I, II Teams in Southern California. Please visit www.scaha.com to create your account and get your SCAHA Passcode.   Please bring the SCAHA Registration confirmation email to every tryout.  This pass will confirm to the tryout personnel that you are registered for 2021-22 USA Hockey and SCAHA

 

TRYOUT FEES

The tryout fee of $35 per tryout will be paid online when you pre-register for tryouts.  Tryout fees are non-refundable and non-transferable so please make sure that you will attend before registering.  You WILL NEED to register and pay online before coming to the tryout session you are planning to attend.

 

BIRTH CERTIFICATES AND RESIDENCY DOCUMENTS

If you are a new player to SCAHA, ADHSHL, or are foreign born, you MAY be asked to provide a copy of your government-issued birth certificate and/or US Visa documents to the Irvine Ice Foundation Registrar.  Please make sure that you bring these documents to tryouts in the event that you are picked for a team

THE TRYOUT PROCESS:

  • Check-in at the tryout table, present the required documentation (see above)

  • Receive your tryout number and place it on the back of your helmet (some tryouts use jerseys instead of helmet numbers)

  • Proceed to locker room and be ready to get on the ice at the designated time for your tryout

  • Most tryouts will last about an hour. Upon completion of the tryout, proceed to the locker room and get dressed

  • Tryout results will be posted by your helmet/jersey number on a board at the rink tryout was attended shortly after the completion of the tryout. At that time, you will be instructed to do one of the following things:

    • Meet with the coach to sign up for the team

      • Players who have been selected for the team at the first tryout will be asked to return the following day for the second skate

      • Pre-registration and payment online is required to attend the second skate even if you have already made the team

      • Registration for the second skate will open after the 1st​ tryout has been completed and the coaches have made their selections 

    • Return to the next tryout for another look

      • Players who have been called back for another look will be asked to return the following day for the second tryout skate

      • Pre-registration and payment online is required to attend the second skate

      • Registration for the second tryout skate will open after the 1st​ tryout has been completed and the coaches have made their selections for call-backs 

    • You are excused to attend tryouts for other teams

WHAT HAPPENS IF I AM CHOSEN FOR A TEAM?

  • Immediately following the tryout, you will be asked to head to Rink 4 lobby and look for team representative to help with getting your player signed up with the club.

  • With help from a team representative, you will complete the Letter of Intent

  • Financial arrangements for payment of registration and dues must be completed online within 24 hours of making the team

  • Once you sign a Letter of Intent you may not tryout for any other team (exceptions: SCAHA players may also be on a High School team, girls may roster on both a girls team and boys team as long as it is not in conflict with league rules)​