Benefits of Membership

The Wild Rose Ball Hockey Alberta is a registered society in the province of Alberta with a Board of Directors voted in by the Member Leagues and is accountable for the growth and development of the sanctioned sport of ball hockey in the province. WRBHA is the oldest association in Canada and the official Provincial Sport Organization in Alberta recognized by the Canadian Ball Hockey Association. The CBHA is the National Sport Organization, (and an affiliate partner of Hockey Canada), who is recognized by the International Street and Ball Hockey Federation (ISBHF) who is the International Sport Federation (affiliated with the International Ice Hockey Federation IIHF) with the future authority to one day earn IOC Membership.

Leagues can apply for membership at the WRBHA Annual Fall or Spring Meetings.  Member Leagues pay a membership fee of $185.00 per team.
 All Members in good standing are eligible to benefit from features of membership including the opportunity to represent at sanctioned Provincial, National and International Tournaments.

WRBHA does not govern the day to day business of its Member Leagues.

As a Member Player in one of our Membership Leagues you can benefit from:
  • Men's and Women's Competitive and Recreational Divisions
  • Individual and Team Registration
  • Spring/Summer & Fall/Winter Season League play and Playoff Games
  • Rules and Regulations
  • Certified Officials
  • Opportunity to play in Provincial, National and World Championships
  • Indoor Facilities/Arenas
  • Online Team and Player Statistics
  • League websites
  • Insurance coverage

Membership with the WRBHA, provincially, leagues benefit from the following features:
  • Provincial Championships for Men and Women
  • Provincial certification program for Officials
  • Provincial bylaws and regulations
  • Insurance
  • Purchase and distribution of CBHA rule books and case books
  • Purchase and distribution of WRBHA crests and CBHA crests
  • Assistance in resolving disputes between membership leagues and/or between players
  • Advertising through the WRBHA website and poster mediums

Membership with the WRBHA, nationally, leagues benefit from the following features:
  • Associate Membership with the Canadian Ball Hockey Association
  • Affiliate Membership with the International Street and Ball Hockey Federation
  • National and World opportuntities for Member Players
  • National Insurance program including general liability, medical/dental accident insurance
  • CBHA National bylaws and regulations
  • CBHA National Referee Certification
  • CBHA regulation rulebooks and casebooks
  • CBHA product buying program for balls and equipment 

Other benefits and features of Membership with the WRBHA through Director services:
  • Assist in organization of Alberta Men's A, B, C, D and Women's A, B National Teams
  • Arrange provincial insurance certificates
  • Ordering through national buying program for regulation balls and equipment
  • Maintain a Provincial Association website promoting member leagues
  • Apply for grants and gain sponsorship
  • Promote the growth of the sport of ball hockey in Alberta through advertising mediums
  • Volunteer for Provincial, National and World Championship Events

WRBHA Play It. Live It. is the trademark slogan of the WRBHA
Wild Rose Ball Hockey Association

Wild Rose Ball Hockey Association Play It Live It