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The BGHC would like to thank our sponsors and encourage our membership to support them as you can. See our Sponsor page for a complete list of our association and team sponsors.


HOUSE LEAGUE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

Registration for the 2016-2017 house league season is NOW OPEN.  We encourage all of those registering to ensure you are fully informed by reading both the House League Details page HERE and reading the House League Registration page in full HERE.  Please use this website as your main resource; we will keep you informed.

Early registration is open from now until June 30th.  Final registration will be open July 24th through August 24th.  Final registration closes August 24, 2016 at midnight.  Please note this is one week earlier than in past years.  Register early to save - prices increase for the final registration period.


FALL SKILLS SCHOOL WITH BECKY KELLAR - ITS BACK!!!

The BGHC is pleased to announce that our popular Fall Skills School, led by head instructor Olympic Gold Medalist Becky Kellar, is returning in September 2016. Girls will be divided into 4 age categories and will get 8 - 50 minute sessions spread over 4 weeks in September.  

The schedule should be finalized shortly and registration will open shortly after that.  Please watch our registration page HERE for further details.

 


ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Thursday, May 26 at 7:00 p.m.
Appleby Arena Multi-Purpose Room

The Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) of the Burlington Girls Hockey Club (“BGHC”)  will be held Thursday, May 26th at 7 PM at Appleby Arena in the multipurpose room.  Registration for members attending the meeting will commence at 6:30 PM so please arrive early to allow the meeting to commence on time.  

Note:  Following the adjournment of the "official" component of the AGM, there will be an informal period for discussion, led by the Chair.

Nominations for Board positions have now closed.  The AGM Handout is below, including the agenda, slate of nominees for the Board of Directors and the 2015 AGM minutes for approval.  The audited financial statements for the year ended April 30, 2015 and the financial results for the year ended April 30, 2016 will be available at the meeting.



PEEWEE AA CAPTURE OWHA PROVINCIAL TITLE!

It's been a banner year for our Peewee AA team who capped the season with Lower Lakes Female Hockey League and OWHA titles!

The team won eight straight playoff games to capture the LLFHL title with a 4-0 victory over Oakville in the final. Our CUDAS carried that momentum into last weekend's Ontario Women’s Hockey Association (OWHA) Championships in Vaughan.

Our players allowed just three goals in six games. In the gold medal game, the Barracudas met the Sudbury Lady Wolves.  Locked in a 0-0 game, Barracuda goalie, Mae, stopped a Sudbury breakaway midway through the second period. Then with 16 seconds left in the period, the Sudbury goalie made a big save but forward, Kyla, was there to gather the rebound and fire a shot into the top corner. It would be the only goal in Burlington’s 1-0 victory as they claimed the Provincial Gold Medal.

Overall, the team's season record was: 57-5-5. This is an incredible accomplishment to cap off the 2015-2016 season!

Well done CUDAS - display your banners with great pride!

READ the Burlington Post feature story here: http://bit.ly/1VW4BAx


LLFHL CHAMPIONSHIP!

The BGHC picked up two GOLD medals and one SILVER medal at the Lower Lakes Female Hockey League (LLFHL) Championship Weekend, April 1-3, 2016 in North York.

An incredible showcase for Canada's girls minor hockey players, the BGHC had four teams participate in the LLFHL including Peewee AA, Bantam AA, Peewee BB and Midget A, a team who came out victorious in their division after three rounds of pre-championship playoffs.

These medals are the product of hard work from a great group of athletes and dedicated volunteer staff.  The Lower Lakes Female Hockey League is one of the largest girls minor hockey leagues in the world. Simply making the final weekend is a major achievement due to the challenging multi-week playoff format.   To bring home three LLFHL medals is an incredible accomplishment.  All our BGHC teams have proudly represented our community and together, we celebrate their achievements during the 2015-2016 season!

 



House League Championship Day! 

Our House League celebrated the end of the 2015-2016 Season with a Championship Day filled with 17 hockey games and fun team events! Visit the photo gallery of team photos, coaching spirit and two-time Fast Pitch Softball Gold Medalist Steve Mullaley, a rep of our major sponsor, FirstOntario Credit Union.

The BGHC extends a huge thank you to the Head Coaches that stepped up this year to make this all possible. Thank you to the parents and all of the support staff, assistant coaches and trainers that volunteered this year to support women's hockey.

Congratulations to all the teams for a year filled with new friendships and personal development! Registration for the 2016-2015 Season will be announced shortly. Please continue to visit www.bghc.ca for updates.

We look forward to seeing you at the rink next season!

Daryl Vanbesien

Director of House League


BGHC - Girls Hockey Feature Story on TV Cogeco Halton Insider

Featured story on Girls Hockey aired on TV Cogeco's Halton Insider, this past week.  It is an excellent profile on the growing importance of girls hockey and provides a number of perspectives (parents, players, coaches and even the OJHL commissioner).


2015 RECEIPTS FOR INCOME TAX PURPOSES

Members,

Your receipt for fees paid for the 2015-2016 season was emailed to you at the time of registration, assuming that you paid online at that point in time.

If you cannot locate the emailed receipt OR if you paid via cheque, you can locate the receipt within the ITSports Members Area ie. the online registration system.  This is a self-serve process.  The BGHC will not be emailing any receipts to members.

Please click HERE and you will be directed to another page on this website with a link to the online registration system and instructions for retrieving your income tax receipt.  

BGHC Board of Directors


CUDAS Hard at Play!


CUDAS In the Community!



Link to OWHA website


Link to Hockey Canada website