The U17 (formerly U17 - Midget) age division is for players born 2007-2008. The 2023 registration fees are $555.00, plus a refundable volunteer fee of $100.00 (per family). In order to receive the refund, ten (10) volunteer hours are required.
The U17 season is set up as follows:
U17 teams have two practices per week (Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday)
U17 teams typically play two games a week (Sundays) between March and June
U17 teams will be required to travel within southern Alberta for approx. 50% of games
U17 player evaluations start in mid March
U17 teams participate in the LLA Floorbusters Tournament and may participate in other tournaments, as determined by the team
The U17 season ends in June, with the possibility of playing in Playoffs and Provincial Championships
U17 players require full gear. A visual representation of required gear can be found here
U17 players are encouraged to become officials. Game times for this division are scheduled so that players who have completed ALRA certification are available to referee younger division games throughout SALA. If you are interested in becoming a referee, please contact Director Tyrel White or firstname.lastname@example.org to register for pre-season ALRA training sessions.