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Registration Information




Please contact Todd Elmer or your Districts Associate Registrar with any registration questions.

USA Hockey Registrar
Minnesota District

Todd Elmer
12808 90th Place N
Maple Grove, MN 55369

Click here for a complete list of District Registrars and their contact information.

Step-by-Step Registration Guide

The USA Hockey playing season runs from Sept 1 through Aug 31 of each year.

Online registration for the 2017-18 season will be available starting April 1, 2017.

Every Participant (or Participant Parents) need to follow these steps:

1. Go to and click on the “register online” button.
2. You must be 18 years of age to process a registration.... Check the box that states that YOU are 18 or older.
3. Choose member type Ice Player/Coach or Ice Manager/Volunteer
4. Follow the prompts...fill in all data correctly.
5. Process payment if applicable – Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express (credit or debit card). A Visa gift card will also work.
6. You may print your Confirmation page at this time. It will also be emailed to you immediately after the registration is completed.

Make sure your members know the following:
Each participant registering to play or coach will pay the USA Hockey fee of $40 if age 7 or older. The USA Hockey fee is waived for age 6 (birth year 2010) and younger. Registration must be completed for all players and coaches.

Participants will also pay any applicable Affiliate fee. The Affiliate fees for players in Minnesota are as follows: $10 fee for players born in 1999 to 2010; No fee for coaches, players born in 2010 and after or players born in 1998 and before. 

If a participant plays and coaches he/she pays only one registration fee. Please Note: Official’s Registration (Referee) is a separate fee from Player/Coach.

Online registration is available for your program’s Team Managers and Volunteers. This registration is optional and provided for your program if you track their participation through your software. Instruct approved Managers and Volunteers to register online and submit their confirmation numbers to you. There is no charge for this registration. This registration does NOT allow on-ice participation.

Additional information:
The home address should be used for all participants. If a player lives in one state and plays in another, enter the home address and pay any applicable Affiliate fee. The confirmation page/number will be accepted by any USA Hockey program in the country.

Additional confirmation pages can be requested from the online registration site ( Click on the member option to ‘Request Duplicate Registration Confirmation’.

Roster Guidelines

General Guidelines
All rosters must be signed by the Registrar or Associate Registrar before a team participates in scrimmages, league games, or tournaments.

Each District will establish a roster sign-off date to be held before the start of the league schedule.  Teams that require approval before this date, MUST contact their Associate Registrar to make arrangements for an early sign-off.

Penalities for Not Meeting Registration Requirements
Teams with non-registered players or coaches, or playing against non-registered teams, or playing in non-sanctioned tournaments are subject to penalties up to and including no participation in District, Region, and State Tournaments.

Rec. League

The Minnesota Hockey Recreational League provides a low cost, low commitment alternative to association based hockey. Registration information on the Rec. League will be released in early September.

If you have questions about the Minnesota Hockey Recreation League, contact Glen Andresen at 651-602-5727.

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