1.12 That a player that does not maintain a 75% or greater attendance at practices and games on ort after December 15th of the current season will be removed from the Hockey Canada Registry (HCR) and will not be allowed to participate for the remainder of the season. The Board, at their discretion, may wave the attendance requirements on the exception basis for a valid reason(s) i.e. injury, extended illness, family emergencies etc. It is recommended that the team manager and or The Board be notified when a player is expecting not to attend for an extended period of time. No refund of fees will be provided for a player removed under this section.