Referees and Respect (Ancaster Minor Hockey)

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Horseplay, Team Warm-ups and Vandalism at the Arenas

The City of Hamilton has requested that all rep and house league teams refrain from horseplay and the use of common areas of the arenas for team warm-ups. See the attached memo from the City.


Further violations of the City policy may result in ice-time being taken away from teams.

Zero Tolerance, Referees and Respect

Ancaster Minor Hockey would like to remind parents that they should respect all referees and linesman in rep and house league games and refrain from yelling at them.

The City of Hamilton has a Zero Tolerance Policy where verbal abuse of an official can be subject
 to immediate ejection from the property or facility and a mandatory suspension from all City recreational properties and facilities for a period of time not less than two months. Two months is a minimum period only, and may be extended by the City's Director of Culture and Recreation (the Director). 
Those individuals who are identified and suspended in accordance with this Policy shall further be prohibited from holding any positions within the City's affiliated sport community for a period of two years.

Zero Tolerance Incident Report
If you witness an incident, please complete the form below.
Zero-Tolerance-Incident-Report 2013-User-Groups

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