Rural & Edmonton Minor Hockey League | U16 AA

Approved June 16, 2004
Revised & Approved June 25, 2016
Revised & Approved December 8, 2016


Article 1

The name of the league shall be known as the Rural and Edmonton Minor Hockey League | U16 AA (REMHL) herein after referred to as the REMHL or the League.

Article 2

The League shall abide by all the regulations, bylaws and rules of Hockey Alberta and Hockey Canada.

Article 3

The Objectives of the League shall be:

  • a. To foster and promote a high level of hockey for Alberta U16 players under its jurisdiction.
  • b. To control and administer the playing of the game of hockey in accordance with the rules and regulations and etiquette of the game.
  • c. To ensure keen competition within the League.
  • d. To promote the development of players and coaches.

For entire League Constitution, download Constitution.


Operating Directives

100 – Refereeing

  • a. The Referee Assignors for the LMHA will do assignment of on ice officials for League games.
  • b. Referees will be paid as per the fee schedule defined by Hockey Alberta.

101 – Scheduling

  • a. Scheduled league games have priority over exhibition and tournament games as provided by the Hockey Alberta Regulations.
  • b. Back-to-back games against the same team are not to be scheduled unless necessary.
  • c. Each member is required to bring to the Annual General Meeting a minimum number of game slots per team for scheduling as determined by the League.
  • d. The Vice President Administration will have a draft schedule sent to each member and team by August 30th and the final schedule completed by the September League meeting.
  • e. No games will be scheduled to begin after 9:00 p.m.

102 – Playing Rules

  • a. The playing rules shall be in accordance with the Hockey Canada playing rules as set out in the most current Referee’s Case Book/Rule Combination handbook.

For entire League Operating Directives, download Directives.