NEW  Cupertino Rink and Program Update GSE South  11/30
On November 28, the County of Santa Clara issued revisions to the Health Officers Mandatory Directives for all residents and businesses within the county due to the steeply rising Covid cases and hospitalizations.

In accordance with these revised Mandatory Directives, the Ice Center of Cupertino and all ice rinks will close temporarily at the end of business November 29th. As it stands now, these revised Mandatory Directives are in effect until at least December 21.

We plan to resume programming as soon as possible once the revised Mandatory Directives are lifted. As always, we will be keeping up to date on local, county and state guidelines as they evolve to determine when we are permitted to resume on-ice activities. We will be pausing all ongoing programming, with the intent to continue once permitted to reopen. In the meantime, we encourage you all to stay home and stay safe!

For those players we were able to accommodate into the AA camp, you will receive a refund on Tuesday. The Digital Tryouts and Team Selections will continue as scheduled. GSE AA signings will take place on 12/4 and Cougar A/BB/B signings will take place on 12/11.

After teams have been digitally selected on the above dates, the regular season camps/practices for those teams will begin the week of 1/4/2021. Each team/cohort will have two weekday practices and one weekend practice. The schedule for those regular season times that begin on January 4th will be posted by 12/22.

We appreciate everyone's cooperation as we continue to work through these difficult and fluid times. Player safety is our main priority and we truly look forward to getting back to the new normal on January 4th with our new teams and cohorts!!

Cougars Coaches Announced and Digital Tryout Registration is Open!!  11/22
Cougars 2020-21 Season Coaching Staff
8U Darren Attebery
10U(1) Darren Attebery
10U(2) Kevin Nathan
12U(1) Brian Farrell
12U(2) TBD (if needed)
14U(1) Chris Benoit
14U(2) TBD (if needed)
16U Mario Morrissette
Goalie Coach Carson Murison

2020-21 Season Cougars Digital Tryout Registration and Information  11/22
Cougars Digital Tryout Registration and Information for the 2020-21 Season can be found here

At long last, some good news.

The rink will reopen for limited travel youth hockey classes beginning on October 18, and for Skating School, Rookie League hockey and Little Hockey Basic Training (LHBT) hockey on November 5.

In addition to the CDC, State of California and County of Santa Clara mandates for available hand sanitizer and wipes, we want you to know that we have installed two whole rink air scrubber systems that are well beyond anything that is currently mandated. We have posted information on how these systems work here.

They are called a Global Plasma GPS Needlepoint Bipolar Ionization system and V-MAX High Intensity UV Air Disinfection system.

Face coverings will be mandatory for everyone entering the rink, and must remain on at all times, including while on the ice. More information on Face Coverings may be found here.

There is also quite a long list of Rink Rules that are mandated items from either the CDC, the State of California or the County of Santa Clara; this list can be found here.

All payments, registrations and waiver agreement/signing must be done electronically. We cannot do any in-person transactions. Due to strict occupancy restrictions, only skaters may enter the ice rink. We have included a one-page document on Visiting the Ice Center of Cupertino in the COVID-19 Era here. For more complete details, please refer to the Rink Rules link above.

Every time anyone enters the Ice Center, they will be asked a series of questions to satisfy our Health Screening requirements. We understand this will be repetitive, having to answer the same questions every time you enter the building, but this is also a mandate.

The questions can be found here.

Thank you for your support.

Management and Staff
Ice Center of Cupertino

CAHA Tryout Calendar Update  9/16
CAHA is posting updated Tryout Dates, and the Cougars will conduct Tryouts for the 2020-2021 Season no earlier than per CAHA. Stay tuned.

A NORCAL meeting is scheduled for next week to set the actual NORCAL dates.

CAHA Tryout Calendar Update - September 12 (.pdf)

2019-2020 Season is Archived  5/24
Please note that the 2019 - 2020 Cougars Travel Season has been archived:

2019 - 2020 Season Cougars Travel Teams Archives

Please contact the Webmaster for any updates and corrections:

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Cougars 2019/20 Holiday Tournament Results  10/13
Schedules will get updated as new information becomes available.

Cougars 2019-20 Travel Teams and Team Practices  8/13
Tryouts are complete, and the classification of the Cougars Travel Teams is finalized.

Please make sure to visit the teams' home pages for ongoing updates and announcements, and practice times.
The Vallco master practice schedule can be viewed at:

2019/20 Cougars Practice Schedules

Cougars Pay Pal Payment Buttons for 2019/20 Travel Teams  8/9
The Cougars season fees for the 2019/20 season are:

8U Teams
Full payment plan of $1,749
5-month payments of $350 each for 5 months

10U and 12U Teams
Full payment plan of $3,249
5-month payments of $650 each for 5 months

14U and 16U Teams
Full payment plan of $3,299
5-month payments of $660 each for 5 months

Once your child has been selected on a team, please choose your child's team's online payment button:

2019/20 8U Team Pay Pal Payment Buttons
2019/20 10U and 12U Teams Pay Pal Payment Buttons
2019/20 14U and 16U Teams Pay Pal Payment Buttons

NORCAL Electronic Scoreboard - a Tutorial  9/5
Please note that Vallco, like all NORCAL clubs, uses the computer-based Electronic Scoreboard for all games.

The touch-screen computer remains at the rink at all times, and is hooked up to the scoreboard right before the game. It is quite easy to use, and we encourage all parents to learn the system.

For your convenience, we are posting a youtube video with detailed instructions on how to use the system.

Time To Score, Inc. Tutorial - Full Version

Support the Cougars with eScrip (id #5289256)  8/22
Interested in getting additional information or registering for the program?  Visit  We're Friends of the Cougars (id #5289256), and we'd love your support!

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