What is the Polar select program?
We form a team at each eligible age group to represent the League in two competitive travel hockey tournaments.
What age groups are eligible?
10u, 12u, 14u, 16u/18u
Can my 8u player play up for the 10u team?
Unfortunately no. Carolina Amateur Hockey Association (our governing body) will not permit kids to play up an age group on a traveling team. So even if your 8u aged player is excelling in 10u so far this season, this is not a negotiable boundary.
What does the registration fee cover?
The registration covers practice ice time, new pair of jerseys and, tournament registration.
What does the Tryout fee cover?
The fee covers 2 one hour ice sessions for trying out.
Who are tryouts open to?
Any player registered in our Fall PHHL season. Advanced or Regular division.
How many tournaments does each team play?
Each team plays in two tournaments. One in Laurel, Maryland (Dec 28-Dec 30). One in Raleigh, Nc (Feb 16-Feb 19)
Does everyone who attends tryouts get selected to a team?
No, not everyone is placed on a team. We select one team for each age group after tryouts have concluded.
How many practices does each team get throughout the season?
Each team will get 7 practices throughout the season. They will be every other sunday and will not interfere with league events. Practices will be shared ice with another select team.
How many players and are selected on each team?
This will depend on the skill level at each tryout for the specific age group. We will take a minimum of 13 players and max of 17 players.
How many Goalies and are selected on each team?
This will all depend on the skill level at each tryout for the specific age group. We will take a maximum of 2 goalies.