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Reinstatement Application from Non-Sanctioned League


Hockey Alberta may permit teams that are not eligible to compete for a national or regional championship to register players who have been previously deemed ineligible due to their participation in an Non-Sanctioned League after September 30 of the current hockey season.

Prerequisites for applying for reinstatement:

  • The player has participated in a Non-Sanctioned League after September 30 of the current hockey season; and
  • The player wishes to be reinstated with Hockey Alberta/ Hockey Canada in the current hockey season.

Criteria for Hockey Alberta to consider approving an application for reinstatement:

  • The accepting Member organization completes the Reinstatement Form.
  • The family/ player includes a letter of explanation of the special circumstances.
  • The team the player wishes to join includes a letter of support.
  • For Minor hockey, the accepting MHA acknowledges the potential impact on tiering that could occur through the reinstatement process.
Please Note:
  • A request from a team registered in the categories of U18 AAA, U18 Female AAA or Junior A will not be considered.
  • A request from a team that may be displacing another player will not be considered.
  • Hockey Alberta will work to provide a decision, if possible, within 72 hours (3 business days) of date of application.


  1. Complete the form in its entirety. Please do not attempt to complete the form in Internet Explorer.
  2. You may begin the application and complete the form at a later date by clicking "SAVE FOR LATER". Ensure you keep a copy of the link and password to re-enter the form.
  3. By hitting "SUBMIT", the application will automatically be forwarded to Hockey Alberta for review.

Reinstatement Application

Required Fields *

Player wishes to join the following Hockey Alberta team this season:

Player Details

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Player participated with this Non-Sanctioned League (NSL) team most recently this season:

Player supporting documentation:

Tiering Acknowledgement

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