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2020 Oshawa Ball Hockey Association
“ Serving Oshawa Durham for over 37 years “

UPDATE – April 5 / 2020

Due to the recent closures of all
Oshawa Recreation facilities ( Arenas )

Please note that both Players Drafts Scheduled for April 7th and 8th, along with the Referee Clinic scheduled on April 18th, have now been Cancelled.

More Information in regards to the upcoming season will be provided in the near future. Please bare with us as we navigate through this difficult time.

Doug Smart – CEO Oshawa Ball Hockey



The City of Oshawa is closely monitoring the developments and updates in regards to the COVID -19 Virus from government health officials. In support of the governments efforts to reduce the spread of this virus, City Council approved to the closing of all Arenas and Municipality buildings for a 3 week period starting March 14 / 2020. The Arenas and Municipality buildings are anticipated to re-open April 6 / 2020.

The Oshawa Minor Ball Hockey Associations foremost priority is the the health and safety of our players, families, volunteers and our community. Due to the situation with the COVID 19 Virus, We have decided to re schedule the start of the 2020 season to Tuesday April 21 / 2020 for all divisions. Please be aware this date remains tentative and the league will revisit the situation as time moves forward. I am sure everyone is aware the league cannot run while our recreation facilities remain closed and this virus continues to endanger our wellness to enjoy life as we are accustom to, in a safe environment for everyone. We will continue to monitor this situation and keep you informed of any updates or changes.

Below you will find updated dates for the 2020 players Draft and referee Clinic. please note only coaches are asked to attend player drafts

Thank you

Doug Smart – CEO Oshawa Ball Hockey Association

2020 REGISTRATION:  Player Openings by Division

Tyke Division ( 2012,13 & 14 )
Novice Division ( 2010, 2011 ) – Full Wait list only
Atom Division ( 2008, 2009 ) – Full Wait list only
Peewee Division ( 2006, 2007 )
Bantam Division ( 2004, 2005 )
Junior Division ( 2002, 2003 ) Note: 2001 born players can play in Junior if they choose
Intermediate Division ( 2001, back to 1995 )

Call Doug Smart @ 905-576-7840 for further information


2020 Oshawa Ball hockey Coaches Draft date and times ;

Tuesday April 7 / 2020 – Cancelled due to facility closures
Tyke – 6pm – Novice – 7pm – Atom – 8pm
Civic Fields complex – Meeting Room # 4

Wednesday April 8 / 2020 Cancelled due to facility closures
Peewee – 6pm – Bantam – 7pm – Junior – 8pm
Civic Fields Complex – Bobby Orr Lounge

Cancelled due to facility Closures

Click on “ Registration “ drop down for additional information
Saturday April 18 / 2020, Civic fields complex, 9am – 3pm
Contact Dave Bryan 905 – 576 – 0887

Note:  Schedule has 2019 info; this will be replaced once 2020 schedule is completed

New for 2020 – Rowans Law

  As of July1, 2019, every sport organization in Ontario must adhere to the Government of Ontario’s enactment   of ROWANS LAW  (Concussion safety).  If you are an Ontario Ball Hockey Association athlete under 26 years of age, the parent of an athlete under the age 18, a coach, manager, trainer or a game official, you need      to follow the rules of ROWANS LAW, which includes:

 1. Review the Ontario official Concussion Awareness Resources or serving with the OBHA.  The Concussion Awareness Resources can be found at the following website:     www.ontario.ca/concussions   ,

10 and Under Concussion Awareness

   11-14 Concussion Awareness Resource

   15 and Over Concussion Awareness Resource

 2.  Review the OBHA’s Concussion Code of conduct that is provided for you, found on the Ontario Ball Hockey website at www.ontarioballhockey.ca under the ROWANS LAW Tab.

 3. Removal from sport and return to sport protocols to ensure that an athlete is immediately removed from Sports team function if they are suspected of having sustained a concussion and providing the correct time to heal properly.

  4.  Confirm that you have reviewed both of these resources every year with the Ontario Ball Hockey Association through your Membership league, the “OSHAWA BALL HOCKEY ASSOCIATION”

Reminder:  Parents of an athlete under the age 18, the Coach, Manager, Trainer or Game officials must submit a signed form before they are eligible to participate / play in the 2020 Oshawa Ball Hockey Season

 Acknowledgement of Review forms available on the www.ontarioballhockey.ca   Web site.

**  The Oshawa Ball Hockey executive will assist at Registration  with the above process  **

For Further information regarding CONTACTS, GENERAL INFORMATION, PROVINCIALS, 2020 REGISTRATION and WOMENS INFO.  Please use the drop down menus above at top of page