Timeline and Deadlines

Snowbelt Board Meetings and Other Events

Board meetings are held at 7:00 pm @ Cicero Twin Rinks, 5575 Meltzer Ct, Cicero, NY 13039 (Map).

Thu08/17/17Snowbelt Board Meeting (first of season)
@ Onondaga Nation Arena

2016-17 Important Dates

  • August 18, 2016 (Aug Board Meeting) – First board meeting of the season. Snowbelt Reps should provide contact info (name, e-mail, phone) for their association’s representative, scheduler(s), and treasurer.
  • September 15, 2016 (Sept Board Meeting)Tentative team numbers provided by Snowbelt Reps. (These numbers are best estimates, not commitments!)
  • October 20, 2016 (Oct Board Meeting)Final team numbers provided by Snowbelt Reps.
    • If you’re unsure of how many teams to submit, be sure to round down since it is easier for us to add a team later than to remove a team from the schedule.
    • Reps: Use the Snowbelt Division Selection Flowchart (or Snowbelt By-Law 2.01) to determine the default division for your team.
    • Associations may petition up/down (along with supporting information) if they determine a team is better suited in a different division. Reps: Obtain the Team Placement Waiver form from the Reps Only Page.
  • October 23, 2016 (Late at night) – The Snowbelt Scheduler will distribute the league schedule to each association scheduler so they can fill in their available ice dates
  • October 24, 2016 (Schedulers Meeting) – The association Schedulers are invited to meet in person to start scheduling games
  • October 28, 2016 – Fully completed team schedules (dates, times, & rinks) are due
  • October 29, 2016 – Regular Season officially begins
  • November 7, 2016 – Website will start posting standings (Updates each Monday night)
  • November 11, 2016 (Before 3rd weekend of play) – Interim rosters are due
  • December 31, 2016 – Final/official rosters are due, rosters are frozen — no additional changes after this date without a Snowbelt Board vote of approval
  • Februrary 19, 2017 – Last day for league regular-season play
  • Februrary 20, 2017 – Deadline for all game results to be submitted/reported
  • Februrary 23, 2017 (Feb Board Meeting) – Teams placed into Snowbelt JAM tournaments/locations
  • Februrary 27, 2017 – JAM tournament schedules released as they are finalized
  • March 10-12, 2017 – JAM tournaments (all levels)
  • March 16, 2017 (Mar Board Meeting) – Last Board meeting of the season