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DLYHA Registration Info


Questions Regarding Registration, please see information below.

DL Youth Hockey Registration will be on September 8th from 6pm-8pm at the Hockey Arena.

***ONLINE REGISTRATION is open now **



  • You will be able to Pay ONLINE when you register for DL Youth Hockey this year.  
    • You will be able to choose to pay in up to 6 installments if registered by August 26 (Termites and Mites will have a max of 3 installments)
    • Final installment/balance due:
      • Squirt/U10 - Bantam:  January 25, 2020.
      • Termites/Mites:  October 25, 2020
    • The number of installments is determined by the date upon which you register and begin payments (i.e. A person registering in Prior to August 25th will have 6 installments, while someone registering between August 26 and September 25 will have 5 installments, and so on.)
    • Initial payment due upon registration;  subsequent installments on 25th of the month Sept - January
    • The earlier you register the more installments you can schedule.
    • You will still be allowed to bring in checks during Registration
  • LATE FEE: $25.00
    • A $25.00 Late Fee will be assessed to anyone NOT REGISTERED  BY END OF DAY September 8th, 2020.  Any player not registered as of September 9th will incur a late fee of $25.00 (The only exception to this rule is someone new to DLYHA that has not previously participated).  


  • You will be required to print off and return completed the Registration Check Off List attached below.
    • When you show up for registration on September 9th, you can register for a prize drawing by placing your completed check off list into the drawing bin at registration.
  • Your registration fee will cover all Skate Sharpening throughout the Year.  More details available at Hockey Registration
  • Raffle Tickets:  Mites and above will sell 2 booklets per player ($400 hold check per player) and Termites will sell 1 booklet of tickets ($200 hold check per player)
  • We will no longer accept Cash for any registration fees or holds. 
    • a receipt will be given to you for any checks turned in on the night of registration
  • Equipment Handout will happen during hockey registration at the Hockey Arena - upstairs in Arena 2

Levels and Fees

Below are the Levels we are offering this year and the fees associated:

  • Termites - $125  (Anyone age 6 or under as of July 1 this year)
  • Mites - $225

  • Squirts - $525

  • PeeWee - $600

  • Bantams - $725

  • U8 - $225

  • U10 - $525

  • U12 - $600

NOTE: Any First Year Player 9 or under - Registration is Free

2018-2019 Level Birth-date Designation

Level Born on or after and... Born on or before
Bantam 7/1/2004 6/30/2006
PeeWee 7/1/2006 6/30/2008
U12 Girls 7/1/2006 6/30/2008
Squirt 7/1/2008 6/30/2010
U10 Girls 7/1/2008 6/30/2010
Mite 7/1/2010 6/30/2012
U8 Girls 7/1/2010 6/30/2012
Termite/LTS >7/1/2012 6/30/2014

2019 - 2020 Registration Instructions

Welcome to the 2019 - 2020 Detroit Lakes Youth Hockey Registration

Below are the Registration Instructions and the fee schedule for the upcoming year.

Registration instructions are listed below.  I have also listed  the Fee Structure for this year.
DLYHA will host Registration night on September 8 at Kent Freeman Arena  from 6pm - 8pm for returning players.  There will be a Special "Early Registration" from 5pm - 6pm for Families/Players new to DLYHA.
Online Registration will open August 8th with option to pay registration fees in a max of 6 monthly installments depending on when you complete registration.  Installments will be processed on the 25th of each month with final installment on January 25, 2020.  
We have opened online registration earlier this year to help establish participation numbers for each level.  The more people that register online the better we can plan for next season.
**If you register online, you still need to come to Registration on September 8th to pick up Raffle Tickets, Equipment, deliver Concession checks, and any other paperwork required prior to going on the ice.**

1. Register your child at USA Hockey

  • Go to
  • Under "Membership" select "Register Now"
    • Follow the instructions to complete USAHockey Registration for each player
  • Be sure to PRINT and SAVE their confirmation code(s). Remember to register EACH of your players with USA Hockey. Each player must have their own unique USA Hockey confirmation number.


2. Complete the Detroit Lakes Youth Hockey Registration

  • Click the link at Top of Page to register with DLYHA.
    • NOTE: If you get hung up on any page of the registration, hit "F5" and then continue. (this will just refresh your page and allow you Save and Continue again)
  • PAYMENT - This year you will have the option to pay online if you wish.  The registration site will walk you through your options.  
    • You will also be able to pay via check at Registration on September 9th (No Cash will be accepted) - you will have an option during your checkout process to select "Pay Offline"

NOTE: Please make sure to follow through all steps of the process – you will have an option to Pay via Check by selecting “Pay Offline” in your Shopping Cart.

  • Once you have completed the DL online Registration, you will receive a confirmation email per child registered.

NOTE: First Year Players 9 or under have free registration (Just choose to pay offline in your shopping cart and we will waive your registration fee during Open Registration on September 8th)

3. Fees/Holds for registration (Fees listed below)

Please bring with you the 3 checks required for registration

  • Raffle Ticket Hold - $200 per booklet
    • Each Player will receive booklets of raffle tickets that must be sold to help raise money for the DL Youth Hockey Program and to help keep costs down.
    • Termite players will only be required to sell 1 booklet of raffle tickets, all other levels will be required to sell 2 booklets per player.
    • Dibs Deposits Checks (Concessions, Bingo, Meat Raffles, and Horse Races) - $500.00 per Player
      • This is a per Player check ($500 for 1 player, $1000 for 2, etc.)
      • Every player's family from Mite up, is required to fulfill various DIBS requirements throughout the season.
      • This check will not be cashed unless it is determined that your family has not fulfilled their DIBS obligation. 

4. Birth Certificate (if you are new to DLYHA)

  • If you are New to DLYHA you will be required to bring a copy of a “legal” birth certificate (not hospital issued certificate) to the registration at the DL Hockey Arena.

5. Come to Open Hockey Registration on SEPTEMBER 8th from 6-8pm (REQUIRED)

On the day of Registration:

  1. Proceed to Hockey Rink 1
    • If you didn't bring your Check Off List - Pick one up for one of our volunteers
  2. Have you Registered Online with both USA Hockey & DL Youth Hockey?
    • If the answer is No - Proceed to the Online Registration Table to complete Online Registration (You will see computers)
  3. Pick Up Raffle Tickets from Erica Germain - she will have a station table where tickets can be picked up and Hold Checks can be dropped off
    • Get your Check Off List "Checked"
  4. Go to Registration Table
    • Drop off Payment (If you didn't pay online), & Concession Hold Checks
    • Get your Check Off List "Checked"
    • Pick Up Player Level information
    • Pick Up First weeks Schedule
    • Pick Up Player Agreement (To be signed by player and brought back to the Team Meeting after teams are chosen)
    • Pick Up Parent Agreement (To be signed by parent and brought back to the Team Meeting after teams are chosen)
    • Pick Up DL Youth Hockey Booklet
  5. Proceed to Equipment Rental Table - if needed
  6. Proceed to Warm Up Ordering Table - Order your Warm Ups for this year
    • We will have samples available
  7. Drop off Check Off List at the "Drop" Table to enter your name into a drawing. 
    • Winners will be notified by email.

If you have any questions on registration, please contact Josh Branson at 218-850-8352 or email at 

Josh Branson

DL Youth Hockey Registrar

Phone: 218-850-8352

All Documents (Downloads)

Further Details on Held Checks


 Refundable Raffle Tickets:  $200/Booklet

All levels will be required to pay the raffle ticket deposit.  Each family will be required to sell 2 ($200) books per child with a limit of 6 books per family if more than 3 players. Termites will be required to sell only 1 ($200) book. Raffle ticket deposit checks will be cashed if tickets are not sold.

Held Dibs Deposit Check:  $500 / Player

There is a $500.00 concession deposit.  Everyone  will be required to fulfill Dibs (concessions, bingo, meat raffles, and horse races) no exceptions. 

Managers will receive a list of games and times where their team will be required to work at the concession stand.  Bingo, Meat Raffles, and Horse Races will also have times available to fulfill Dibs requirements.

Your check will not be cashed unless you do not fulfill your DIBS stand obligation

At the end of the year ALL Checks are destroyed (March following end of current season)



Skate Free

Registration Fee waived for skaters new to DLYHA 9 years and under OR new 10U Girls 

Family Discount

10% discount on Registration Fees for families with 3 or more skaters participating during season

Calculation Worksheet




(See above)



$400 /Per Player




Skater #1




Skater #2




Skater #3




Skater #4




  Total (Check #1) Total (Check #2) Total (Check #3)

Raffle Tickets / Ice Times / Skate Sharpening / Equipment Rental

Raffle Tickets:  You will receive your Raffle Tickets either at the Open Registration.  You MUST pick up your tickets at registration.
Call  Erica Germain (701) 388 - 9530 with any Raffle Ticket questions.

Ice Schedule: You will be receiving an email with the updated ice times once they have been finalized.  We will also post these on the DL Youth Hockey Website.

Skate Sharpening: Skate sharpening is included this year with your paid registration fees.

Equipment Rental: Equipment Handout will be DURING REGISTRATION  from 6p-8pm at the Hockey Arena  (Rink 1)

We WILL be handing out equipment the night of registration.

Hockey equipment can be rented from the DL Youth Hockey Association.  We have Skates, Helmets, Breezers, Shoulder Pads, Elbow Pads and Shin Pads available for rent.  We do not provide Mouth Guards or Hockey Sticks.  Equipment can be rented for $50 with a reffundable hold of $250 (check).  .

Josh Branson

DL Youth Hockey Registrar

Phone: 218-850-8352