WAHA High Performance 16 (2007), 17 (2006) State High Performance Festival

Players are nominated by their High School Section Committee or their Tier 1 Program
to be placed in the WAHA Draft for an opportunity to be selected to represent the best of the best in the WAHA HP 16 (2007) and 17 (2006) State Festival on April 7-8 at Cornerstone Community Center in De Pere. The WAHA Draft will take place right after the conclusion of the high school section seeding meetings. Both birth-year festivals will have approximately 54 players (6 goalies 18 defenseman and 30 forwards).

The player's names that are selected in the WAHA Draft will be posted on the WAHA homepage at www.wahahockey.com with a deadline to register and make their payment to reserve their spot in a WAHA 16 or 17 State Festival.

To eliminate the back and forth emails, families will go to the WAHA homepage, click their player’s name, submit their registration and fee online ($125).

On Friday March 31st, the WAHA homepage will show the player names and group reporting times for Friday April 7th.

Both WAHA HP 16 & HP 17 Festivals will begin early- afternoon on Friday April 7th and conclude mid-afternoon - after their All Star Games on Saturday April 8th.

All drafted players must be registered as a current member with USA Hockey. If not, click HERE to Register.

Players must use a Credit Card, Debit Card or a Visa Gift Card to register for the tryout as No Cash or Checks will be accepted. No walk-ins will be accepted and there are No Refunds.

Players must tryout at the position they were drafted. No exceptions.

Approximately 20 players (7D, 11F, 2G) in both birth years will be selected from the WAHA tryouts to represent Wisconsin at the Central District HP 16 and 17 Festival May 5-7 at the Centene Community Ice Center, Maryland Heights, MO. The selected players will have their names posted on www.centraldistricthockey.org where player families can click their player’s name and register and pay submit their fee ($165).

The Wisconsin players will be competing with players from IL, MO, MW, (IA, KS & NE) to advance to a USA Hockey National Player Development Select 16 or 17 Camps. Wisconsin players that are selected to a USA Hockey National Player Development Camps will also have their names posted on www.centraldistricthockey.org and USA Hockey will handle all communications, going forward. The USA Hockey National Select 15, 16 & 17 Camps dates and locations are posted back on page 1.

Online registration/payment troubles, please contact Tom Slocum at tom.slocum@wahahockey.com.

Questions on the tryout process, please contact Mike Connor at mike.connor@wahahockey.com  or by phone at 715-977-1698