Major Bantams hold Spring Identification Camp

ANTIGONISH: The Nova Major Bantam hockey team will be holding its Spring Identification Camp early next month.

This identification camp is open to all Bantam-aged players for the 2019-2020 hockey season who are members of the Antigonish Minor Hockey Association, the Strait-Richmond Minor Hockey Association, or the Cape Breton West Minor Hockey Association. From this camp, a list of players will be identified and invited to final tryouts and our Training Camp in August.


All first year Bantam players in the 2019-2020 season are required to attend a Hockey Nova Scotia approved checking clinic prior to participating in any Major Bantam Spring Identification Camp. Any first year Bantams or players have not participated in a Hockey Nova Scotia approved checking clinic and are intent on attending the Nova Major Bantam Hockey Spring Identification Camp, are required to attend a checking clinic.

The Novas checking clinic is scheduled for May 3 at the St. Andrew Junior School in Antigonish and May 6 at the Antigonish Arena. This clinic is not required for goaltenders.

Checking Clinic ($50)
Day 1: May 3, 2019
Location: St. Andrew Junior School, Antigonish
5:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. Registration
6 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. Video and Classroom Session
7 p.m.  – 8 p.m. Off Ice Clinic (Players In Full Gear)
Sneakers required for footwear.

Day 2: May 6, 2019
Location: Antigonish Arena
5 p.m.  – 7 p.m. On Ice Clinic (Players In Full Gear)

Checking Clinic registration must be completed and registration fees must be received prior to player participation (May 3, 2019).Contact president@novahockey.ca to arrange payment.

Spring ID Camp ($80)
Day 1: May 8, 2019
Location: Antigonish Arena
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Registration
5 p.m. – 6 p.m. – Goalie Evaluations
6 p.m. – 7 p.m. – Defenseman Evaluations
7 p.m. – 8 p.m. – Forward Evaluations

Day 2: May 13, 2019
Location: Antigonish Arena
6 p.m. – 8 p.m. – Inter-Squad Game #1

Day 3: May 15, 2019
Location: Antigonish Arena
6 p.m. – 8 p.m. – Inter-Squad Game #2

Spring Identification Camp Registration must be completed and registration fees must be received prior to player participation (May 8, 2019). Contact president@novahockey.ca to arrange payment.

Regulations of the Nova Scotia Major Bantam Hockey League require all registration forms must be received by the Nova Major Bantam Hockey Team and submitted to Hockey Nova Scotia prior to any player participating in the 2019 Spring Identification Camp. A player will not be permitted to participate in any aspect of the Checking Clinic or Spring Identification Camp until registration is received and submitted to Hockey Nova Scotia.
Additionally, Players must try out for the team within the region in which the player resides. Failure to participate in the identification camp of the team within the player’s residential region results in the player being ineligible to participate in Major Bantam Hockey in the province of Nova Scotia.
For information, contact Mike Stewart (902-870-2156 or coach@novahockey.ca) or Shane MacIsaac (902-867-7297 or president@novahockey.ca).