Fraser Valley Thunderbirds
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Fraser Valley Zone Associations
Fraser Valley Thunderbirds
Selection of High Performance players from each association to make up a team that competes against other zones around B.C.
13 or 14 year old players
15 year old players
15 to 17 year old players
Many Thunderbird players graduating from Major Midget go on to play Junior A or WHL
Junior A players looking to get an NCAA Div 1 Scholarship from a U.S. University.
WHL players receive a U-Sports/College Scholarship for signing and playing WHL.
Players from Junior A / WHL may advance right to pro hockey and bypass College/University or play pro hockey post College/University.
European Pro Hockey
Older players who have exhausted their opportunity to make the NHL might play for a team in Europe to finish off their careers.
Bantam and Midget AAA Spring Identification Camps
Thursday, February 07, 2019
BC Hockey has announced the dates of the Spring Identification Camps for Midget AAA (Major Midget, Minor Midget) and Bantam AAA (Major Bantam). Details on the Zone Program Camps (Midget AA and Bantam AA) will be announced in the future.
SPRING IDENTIFICATION CAMPS - Major and Midget camps are held together
Teams are eligible to verbally commit to 11 – 18 skaters and two (2) goaltenders from their Spring Identification Camp. Teams will submit a list of players they have committed to within three (3) days from the conclusion of the camp.
*For Major Midget League (MML) only - Teams will not have any contact with players who did not attend their Spring Identification Camp until the start of the Prospects Camp. Spring Camp registration closes the day prior to camps starting.
Optional Spring Skate before tryouts. Most groups are mostly full.
'02/'03 - Completely full
'04 - We have one Defensive spot and one goalie spot open
'05/'06 - Completely full
'06/'07 - some remaining positions in goal, defense, and forward positions
"Family of Competitive Character Winners"
Fraser Valley Thunderbirds Evaluation/Tryout. Held during the weekend of May 3-5, this is BC Hockey's zone "Spring Identification Camp". All players who hope to earn a roster spot on a 2019-2020 Thunderbird team must register and attend this tryout. For more questions contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Fraser Valley Thunderbirds will commit to players after Phase 2 as well keep some top prospects that may be competing for the last few spots on the team. The team will skate together during Phase 3. This is an invite camp only and details will be given to those invited. There will be a mixture of skills, practices, ex games, dryland and team building activities. Phase 3 will begin post May 3-5 Identification camp and run till mid June. The T-birds break for 8 weeks after Phase 3 till mid August when the team meets for training camp. For more questions contact us at email@example.com.