The health and safety of all members of DCYH is of utmost importance. As we all try to navigate the current environment of COVID 19, please refer to this page for any updates or resources throughout the season.
MN Hockey Return to Play Phase 6 updates (3/1/21):
Updates to the spectator limits, ice resurfacing, and three-official system for games.
Any player/person with any of the following symptoms should remain home and not participate in any DCYH in-person activities:
Any player/person with two or more of the following should also not participate in any DCYH in-person activities:
Parents/players are required to contact DCYH if a player tests positive, someone in the same household tests positive, and/or a player has been exposed to someone confirmed to have COVID-19.
DCYH will work with the Minnesota Department of Health and MN Hockey to determine the continuation or stoppage of practice/games for each team and the association.
These guidelines are to ensure the safety of everyone in the association! Please see the resources to the right for more information.
We all can contribute to limiting the impact of COVID-19 by doing these four things:
Tryouts are starting soon. If a skater(s) is unable to attend tryouts due to health/safety reasons, please know that they will have an opportunity to tryout once back on the ice. Should any player(s) at a level be unable to attend, a roster spot(s) will be let open at that level. Once the player is cleared to resume practice, they will practice with the top team at that level. Here they will be evaluated by the DCYH Director of Hockey (Ken Wilcox) and outside evaluators using the same method as during tryouts. This will give every kid equal opportunity to make the appropriate team. For any additional questions, please contact the DOH at DOH@dcyh.org. Remember if your player is unable to attend tryouts due to COVID reasons contact COVID19@dcyh.org
Dodge County Ice Arena COVID Policy:
--Masks are required by all individuals that enter the arena, including players--
Enter: 10 minutes prior to ice time for players, goalies can enter 15 minutes prior
Exit: ASAP, within 10 minutes of practice end time
*Players are to be dressed as much as possible prior to entering the rink. Come with everything but skates, helmet, and gloves on*
Goalies: allowed to get lower pads on inside the rink
Bags: Goalies are allowed only. Players/coaches can use a small drawstring bag or backpack. No hockey bags.
Locker rooms: Not allowed for practice, can be used for games.
Spectators: up to 200 spectators per game (see online check in process). 1 spectator per player for practices
COVID-19 Refund Policy
The DCYH Board has approved a policy to refund a pro-rated portion of registration fees should Minnesota Hockey or the State of Minnesota cancel the hockey season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The pro-rated refund will be based upon the amount of ice time/on ice hours completed for the organization. This does not apply to a pause in the season should an individual or small group of individuals require a temporary quarantine for testing or while individually recovering from the illness.