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    Spring 2021 Registration Now Open!

    Click the link below for more information and to complete your registration! 

    2021 Battle on the Border Tournament

    Tryout Dates

    Spring 2021
    Tryout Schedule

    Age Group Birth Year Date Time Location
    Mite Tryout #1 2013-2016 Monday, March 15, 2021 5:10 PM RecPlex Green Rink
    Mite Tryout #2 2013-2016 Tuesday, March 16, 2021 5:30 PM RecPlex Green Rink
    Squirt Last Names A-L 2011/2012 Monday, March 15, 2021 6:20 PM RecPlex Green Rink
    Squirt Last Names M-Z 2011/2012 Tuesday, March 16, 2021 6:40 PM RecPlex Green Rink
    Squirt - ALL 2011/2012 Wednesday, March 17, 2021 6:10 PM RecPlex Green Rink
    Peewee 2009 2009 Sunday, March 14, 2021 8:50 AM Top Shelf Ice Arena
    Peewee 2010 2010 Monday, March 15, 2021 7:30 PM RecPlex Green Rink
    Peewee - ALL 2009/2010 Tuesday, March 16, 2021 7:50 PM RecPlex Green Rink
    Bantam Major 2007 2007 Sunday, March 14, 2021 2:10 PM Top Shelf Ice Arena
    Bantam Minor 2008 2008 Sunday, March 14, 2021 1:00 PM Top Shelf Ice Arena
    Bantams - ALL 2007/2008 Monday, March 15, 2021 8:40 PM RecPlex Green Rink
    U15 2006 2006 Sunday, March 14, 2021 4:40 PM Top Shelf Ice Arena
    U16 2005 2005 Sunday, March 14, 2021 5:50 PM Top Shelf Ice Arena
    Midget U18 2003/2004 Sunday, March 14, 2021 8:40 PM Top Shelf Ice Arena
    Midget - ALL 2003-2006 Tuesday, March 16, 2021 9:00 PM RecPlex Green Rink
    U14 Girls 2007/2008 Tuesday, March 16, 2021 7:50 PM RecPlex Blue Rink
    U19 Girls 2001-2004 Tuesday, March 16, 2021 9:00 PM RecPlex Blue Rink

    Bantam Checking Clinic

    Bantam Checking Clinic

    This is a mandatory requirement for all 2008 birth years

    Date: Monday, March 8 @ The RecPlex
    Time: 6:00pm- 8:00pm



    • 6:00pm: Check In
    • 6:10pm: Classroom session (Polar Bear Room)
    • 6:20pm - 6:40pm: Off-Ice Training
    • 6:40pm: Gear-up
    • 6:50-8:00pm: On-Ice Training

    Clinic is free, but pre-registration is required. Click the link below to complete your registration. 

      RecPlex Ice Arena COVID Guidelines

      • Players must wear a mask on the ice for all games and scrimmages (IHOA).
      • Spectators – 1 spectator per player.
      • Masks are required at all times while inside the facility per Wisconsin State Mandate, including when social distancing in the stands.
      • Parents may enter 10 minutes prior to an ice slot and must exit immediately after the ice slot ends.
      • Spectators are to proceed immediately upstairs after entering the facility - no standing along the glass of the rink during practices/games.
      • Bathrooms are available in the blue rink mezzanine area.
      • Players should enter no earlier than 20min prior to their ice slot.
      •  Locker rooms are limited to 10 people per room. Overflow can use chairs setup outside the locker rooms.
      • Teams are unable to use inside space to warm up.  Please warm up outside. 

      Thank you for keeping staff, coaches, players and families safe! 

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      Mailing Address

      Vipers Hockey Association
      5250 Grand Avenue #14-255
      Gurnee, IL 60031


      Our Partners

      These fine organizations make what we do possible. Please show your support  and thank them for their commitment to our organization. 

      Sponsored by RecPlex Ice Arenas

      RecPlex Ice Arenas

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      9900 Terwall Terrace
      Pleasant Prairie WI 53158

      Sponsored by Beyond The Edge

      Beyond The Edge

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      29850 N Skokie Hwy
      Lake Bluff IL 60044

      Sponsored by Rink Side Sports

      Rink Side Sports

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      6152 West Grand Ave
      Gurnee, IL 60031

      Sponsored by P. A. D. S. School of Goaltending

      P. A. D. S. School of Goaltending

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      915 Brush Hill Ln
      Lake Zurich IL 60047

      Functional Committee Members

      Role Name
      Travel Hockey Director Tim Kinsman
      Travel Hockey Registrar Julie Rodgers
      Travel Ice Scheduler / Online Calendar Tim Kinsman
      Travel Jerseys Scott Broman
      NIHL Representative Jessicca Maxwell
      Rules and Ethics Chair Kurt Carlson

      To contact the Vipers Rules and Ethics Committee Chair-Kurt Carlson, please click on the envelope icon below to send a message, or copy and paste the email address below into your email draft.

      Vipers Rules and Ethics Committee

      Additional Roles

      Role Name
      Age Specific Coordinator
      Apparel Brent Jablonski
      Coach CEP/IHOA/Safesport Liason Jessicca Maxwell
      Registration Specialist Kelsey Twigg
      Webmaster Brian Luburich