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West Central Wildcats - Female Hockey

The West Central Wildcats is a Female Hockey program made up of players from the following associations: Bentley, Caroline, Eckville, Rimbey, Rocky Mountain House, Spruce View and Sylvan Lake. The Wildcats play in the Rocky Mountain Female Hockey League (RMFHL) with teams from as far north as Whitecourt and as far south as Lethbridge, east to Brooks and west to Canmore.  The league has two tiers that allow teams to move to the most competitive tier after an initial tiering round.  The RMFHL is still growing rapidly, creating new opportunities to increase competitiveness each year.    


The Wildcats operate teams at the U11, U13, U15, and U18 levels, with two teams in some divisions allowing for A and B teams. 

Currently the U11 & U13 teams skate in Bentley and the U15 & U18 teams skate in Eckville. Registration for all Wildcats teams are through Blindman Valley Minor Hockey Association. 

The philosophy of the West Central Wildcats is simple.  We focus on:

·         Growth & Development

·         Increasing Participation

·         Skill Development

·         A Safe Environment

·         Fun & Enjoyment

Decisions are made with these principles at the foundation.   So sometimes that means welcoming players from outside our boundaries to help them find a team to play on.  Or reducing the size of our teams to make two tiered teams in the same division, allowing like skilled players to be on the team that provides the most opportunity for improvement and fun. 

We encourage players and parents to contact the Female Director with any questions. The Female game is growing and we are excited to have one of the best development models in Alberta! 


Carla Erickson

Female Director – SLMHA


Wildcats Prep & Recruitment Skates

Stay tuned, we hope to have Female Hockey prep skates again this fall! These skates are a great opportunity for those Female players who may be interested in joining our Female Minor Hockey teams.

Wildcats Registration

To Register for the West Central Wildcats Female teams, please visit the Blindman Valley Minor Hockey Association page:  www.blindmanvalleymha.com

If Blindman Valley Minor Hockey Association is not your Home Association, the player will be required to provide a Player Movement Form that has been signed by the President of your Home Association and then provided to the accepting Minor Hockey Association.

As of 2023-2024 season, Bentley, Eckville & Rimbey Minor hockey for U11 and up have merged to the Blindman Valley Minor Hockey Association. If you home association is of any of the above mentioned. You will not require a Player Movement Form.

West Central Wildcats Board of Directors

WCW VP Female/ SLMHA Female Director - Carla Erickson
Development Director - Darren Engen
RMFHL Director - Mandy Hallgren
U9 Director - Brandon Parson
U11 Director - Mandy Lueers
U13 Director - Blair Glasier
U15 Director - Bryna Boisvert
U18 DirectorLorissa McNutt