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By submitting this form, you are committing to be a member of the Central Penn Panthers Youth Hockey organization for the 2024-25 Season.

    This AGREEMENT is entered into in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania between
    born on () and jointly and severally by the Player’s parent and/or legal guardian residing at , (“The Parent”) and the Central Penn Panthers (“The Club”), a youth hockey organization for the 2024-2025 hockey season, which is defined as lasting from the date of signing of this agreement until the completion of the USA Hockey National Tournaments (“The Season”). It is understood that the Parties intend to be legally bound by this Agreement, and that this Agreement was signed in, and is enforceable, in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and that all references to the Player includes males and females.

    1. The Parent understands that if the Player resigns or otherwise voluntarily terminates his/her participation for any reason after signing this agreement, the Player is not entitled to a refund of the Player Fee and must pay the entire remaining balance of the Player Fee before a DVHL/Atlantic District Player Release Form will be issued.

    2. The player agrees to play DVHL amateur ice hockey exclusively for the above mentioned Club and may not register for any other club. The player may also participate with any school, or Atlantic District run program. Dual rostering is not permitted on any Tier I (AAA), Tier II (AA, A, B, C) or any Junior Programs; however, Girls are permitted to be dual rostered on any Tier II Girls team. If both teams are National or District Tournament bound, the player must declare, in writing, by 12/31/23, for which team she will participate should these teams qualify for Districts and/or leading to the National Tournament.

    3. The Player agrees that he/she will attend all of the Club’s ice practices, games, off-ice training, instructional sessions, and organized team meetings, except when prevented from doing so for educational or medical reasons, in which case, the player will request permission in advance (when reasonably possible to do so) to be absent. The club acknowledges that such permission will be granted for all reasonable requests. The player agrees that he/she will maintain his/her academic and educational course work at the/she highest-level possible.

    4. The Club will provide the Player USA Hockey and Atlantic District registration unless the player has been previously registered by another organization.

    5. The Player/parent agrees to obey the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and that he/she will maintain good citizenship and behavior at all Club events, as well as in his/her everyday life, recognizing that his/her behavior is a reflection upon the Club.

    6. The Player/parent agrees not to use vulgar or profane language, racial, ethnic or gender related slurs toward teammates, coaches, officials, opponents, or spectators.

    7. The Player agrees that alcohol, tobacco products, and all legally banned substances, which includes marijuana, cocaine, non-prescribed medications, including performance enhancing substances and other related drugs, have no place in hockey and Player agrees to not participate in such use.

    8. The Player recognizes that there is no place for violent or overly aggressive play in hockey where the obvious intent is to injure or harm another player and agrees not to participate in such conduct.

    9. The Parent agrees to respect and show appreciation for the volunteers who give their time to hockey. Parent further agrees not to yell, taunt, threaten or inflict physical violence upon any player, coach, official or spectator at any Club function.

    10. The Parent agrees to be responsible for the financial commitment made in this Agreement (which includes the payment of a Registration Fee and a Player Fee and the DVHL Code of Conduct Fines if assessed), even in the event that Player’s Club or playing privileges are suspended and/or terminated for any reason, including but not limited to disciplinary or academic issues, injury or illness, and understand this to mean that in no case will the Player Fee be prorated for any portion of the season.

    11. The Parent agrees that the Evaluation/Tryout fee is non-refundable and cannot be applied to the registration fee required by the club.

    12. The parent understands that by signing this agreement, the parent has up until 24 hours after the placement of your player on a team to withdraw from this agreement and not be held financially responsible.

    13. The parent shall be obligated to pay the Club tuition as established in Addendum. The Club’s Payment Schedule for participation as a member of the Club, with the understanding that if a payment is delinquent, then the Player’s playing and participation privileges with the Club and his/her team will be suspended until the delinquent amount is paid or an appropriate payment arrangement is made with the Club.

    14. The Parent understands that the DVHL and the Atlantic District requires member Clubs to report any player’s outstanding financial obligation to the District. The Parent and Player understands and agrees to allow my players name if we owe this club an outstanding financial obligation to be added to the Atlantic District outstanding financial list and cannot be placed on the roster of any other Atlantic District team (middle school, high school, in- house or travel ice hockey team) until the outstanding financial obligation to the Club is satisfied.

    15. The parent understands that if the player is not paid in full by the designated dates set by the club, the player will be taken off of the ice February 1 and placed onto the Atlantic District outstanding financial list.

    16. The Parent understands that the Club may, at their sole discretion, based on past payment history, or other sound business practice, elect to require the full payment of Player Fees once a player is placed on a team.

    17. The Player understand that he/she is responsible for fines or costs assessed for damage to facilities, locker rooms, DVHL Code of Conduct, etc., used in conjunction with Club’s practices, games or other team events which are caused by the above named player.

    18. The Parent understands that any discounts will be forfeited if any payments are not made on a timely basis.

    19. The Parent understands that the Club is entitled to assess a reasonable charge for any returned check or credit card charge.

    20. The Player and Parent agree to abide by all rules and regulations of USA Hockey, Inc., the Atlantic Amateur Hockey Association, the DVHL, and the Club.

    21. The Club does not guarantee nor promise that it can improve the college or professional hockey potential of the player or guarantee equal playing time. However, the club will provide, to the best of its ability, the best environment, coaches, and skill development, to assist the player in realizing his/her full hockey potential.

    22. The Player and Parent will sign the USA Hockey Waiver of Liability, USA Hockey Consent to Treat forms, and the DVHL Code of Conduct forms.

    23. The Player and Parent acknowledge that during the season to 48 hours after USA Hockey National Championships, the player may request a release from the club to participate with another club for the following season. The issuance of a release by the Club is totally within the discretion of the club. Further, under no circumstances will such a release be issued unless the Player and Parent have completed all financial commitments to, and are, in otherwise good standing with the Club at the time that the release is requested.

    24. The Player and Parent agree that the club/league may utilize the Parent’s e-mail / mailing addresses and Player photographs, pictures, and likenesses for promotional purpose.

    25. The Parent understands that the players name may be listed on the DVHL website in the roster section as well as his league schedule being posted for the team in which he is rostered.

    The Player and Parent acknowledge that failure to abide by the rules set forth in this agreement constitutes a breach of this Agreement and subjects the Player and his/her Parents to disciplinary action and expulsion from the Club. More detailed information regarding code of conduct, financial responsibility, and related consequences can be found in the specific club addendums.

    We hereby agree to the terms of this Agreement, acknowledge that we have read, understand, and agree to abide by the rules and regulations set forth herein, and agree to be legally bound by this Agreement.


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