Rowan's Law, News (Nickel District Minor Hockey League)

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Sep 07, 2019 | Scott Fahey | 2760 views
Rowan's Law
The Ontario Government has enacted Rowan’s Law (Concussion Safety), 2018, S.O. 2018, c. 1 (“Act”).

Ontario Regulation 161/19, the Act requires all sport organizations as defined in the Regulation (“Sports Organization”), which includes the Ontario Hockey Federation (“OHF”), to have a Concussion Code of Conduct. This Concussion Code of Conduct must require participants, as set out in the Act, to review the Ontario Government’s issued Concussion Awareness Resources on an annual basis. 

A participant is subject to a Concussion Code of Conduct for each Sports Organization a participant registers with. Applicable age appropriate Concussion Awareness Resources are located at

The OHF Concussion Code of Conduct and the appropriate Concussion Awareness Resources must be reviewed before you can register/participate in the OHF. 
     • 10 and Under Concussion Awareness Resource
     • 11-14 Concussion Awareness Resource
     • 15 and Over Concussion Awareness Resource

Find the OHF Acknowledgment Form HERE