U13 Evaluations

Evaluation Administrator

If you have questions about your childs grouping or anything to do with evaluations, please contact our U13 evaluation administrator - Roula Kherfan

BVHS Evaluations Policy and Guidelines

BVHS is committed to providing players an opportunity to grow as individuals and gain self-esteem through a positive hockey experience that emphasizes fun, participation, development, safety and respect.


Please reference the BVHS Evaluations Guidelines for the Grievance Process. Anyone wanting to file a Grievance, must complete the steps outlined in the document and submit the Grievance in person by XX pm on Sept XX, 2020.  Please slide the grievance under the Bow Valley Hockey Society’s office door.


U13 Pathways Sessions

The U13 Pathway Sessions provide players with the opportunity to take part in two development sessions run by BVHS Coaches prior to taking part in the Skills Session # 1.  These sessions are 100% optional to attend.

Skills Testing Information

The U13 Age Group will do the following drills for skills testing:

  • Transition Skate with Puck
  • Transition Skate without Puck
  • 75 Foot Skate Forwards with Puck
  • 75 Foot Skate Forwards without Puck
  • 75 Foot Skate Backwards without Puck
  • 75 Foot Skate Backwards with Puck
  • Agility Weave without Puck Forwards (Forwards Only)
  • Agility Weave with Puck Forwards (Forwards Only)
  • Agility Weave Backwards without Puck (Defence Only)
  • Agility Weave Backwards with Puck (Defence Only)

Goalie Evaluation Session Information

These are drills from World Pro, who are hired to run our goalie evaluations, designed for U13 goalies.

Goalie Parent Evaluation Meeting

The Goalie Meeting will take place September 8, 2020 at 6:00pm via Zoom - https://zoom.us/j/92549191940

We encourage all goalies and parents attend this online meeting.

After the meeting the PPT will be uploaded and available for down load using the button to the right under the Sync Folder.


U13 Schedules

BVHS Sock, Jersey Deposit and Volunteer Bond Cheque Deposit will take place at the time that players sign in for their Skills Testing Sessions.

Please note these schedules may change depending on registration numbers and the current situation regarding COVID 19.

Pertinent Information Regarding Evaluations

The BVHS website will be updated each night by 12:00am. It is your responsibility to check the website to confirm your child's ice times for their next session. We will be posting the Evaluation Groupings on the website.

Conditioning Skates- There are no conditioning skates.

Skills Session # 1, # 2, # 3 - Players will participate in timed drills to evaluate skills such as skating and puck handling.

Session # 4 - Cascade Skates-These skates provide players with the opportunity to move up or down based on their on ice performance. Players are permitted to be on ice for up to two hours and parents should plan accordingly.

Sessions # 5- This session will consist of two teams playing one another during a one hour game. Players will be evaluated during the session where they are the lower ranked grouping.  Ex.  In the Group 1 vs Group 2 Session- Group 2 will be ranked.  Players will be moved up or down based on their overall rankings from all 5 Sessions. Session # 5 is an evaluated ice time.


Session # 1 - Session # 1 Groupings will be sent out via email to all parents on or before September XX, 2020.

Please Click Here for Session # 4- Cascades Groupings

Please Click Here for Session # 5- Scrimmage Groupings

Final Placements and Coach Selections

The teams will be finalized on September XX, 2020.

Coaches will be selected and contacted on or before September XX, 2020.

Players will be contacted by their respective Head Coaches by September XX, 2020.

Practices could start as early at September XX, 2020

Coach and Manager meeting will be September XX, 2020 XX to XX pm at Trico

Team meetings will be on September XX and XX at Trico.