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Update September 7, 2014 

Refer to the specific Age Group page for detailed evaluation schedules.

The Evaluation Open Houses were held Saturday, September 6th please see links below for the presentations at each session:

Goalies (Atom and up)
Pee Wee and up


The Evaluation Guidelines as of the 2014-15 season are posted at the link below. Discussion on potential improvements to the Evaluation process began immediately following the 2013-14 evaluations.  Final decisions on adopting recommendations for the 2014-15 season was made at the August Board meeting (see event calendar)

Trails West has established this comprehensive set of guidelines for player evaluations to ensure fairness to all players.  These guidelines are now available for review by players and parents by clicking on the link below.  Please note that this document is a work in progress and can be reviewed and updated.

A number of our members participated in the development and preparation of these guidelines. The Trails West executive would like to thank all members who particpated in the review process as well as those who provided feedback from previous years.

Contents of the Evaluation Guidelines included:

  • Player Evaluation Objectives
  • Evaluation FAQs
  • Evaluation Team - Roles and Responsibilities
  • Pre-Evaluation Meeting
  • Initial Placement of Players
  • On Ice Evaluation Program
  • Player Movement
  • Ranking & Weighting Sessions
  • Evaluation Attendance
  • Lock & Pick Groups
  • Goaltender Evaluations
  • Process of Selecting Teams
  • Questions, Suggestions, & Concerns

Click here to view Evaluation Guidelines (PDF Format)

If you are unable to view/download these documents, please contact or requesting it be emailed to you.

Post-evaluation grievances will be addressed as quickly as practical. Members are encouraged to
consider the ’24-hour’ rule before indicating a grievance. Grievances should be submitted by
email and indicate:
1. The aspect of the TWHA evaluation guideline that wasn’t followed
2. The impact of the error
3. A proposed resolution.
Responses to member grievances will be subject to the ‘24-hour’ rule and will be reviewed by
another Board member. Grievance resolution will consider the impact on all players (not just the
player(s) included in the grievance).

Parents wanting to submit a grievance are asked to review the guidelines carefully, then use this form: (Word version) (PDF) .


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