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Program Levels

Intro to Hockey

This program is for boys and girls ages 4 – 6 that are new to hockey but have some skating ability. Practices are once per week and allow kids to try hockey in a fun, casual environment without a significant time or financial commitment.   Registration is conducted through the FL Community Ed department.     You can find their info online or through the district wide media that is sent out.   

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Mite Program 2016-17

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Mite players will have successfully completed an intro to hockey or another equivalent program.     Mite players are generally ages 5-8 years old.     Mite hockey is a commitment to skill development and has very little to no game play situations.    Players may be moved levels only at the Mite directors discretion.  

Mite Registration

Mite Registration Guidelines 

*If you are a brand new hockey player please see our Intro Program description above.

Mite 1

This level is generally for 1st grade/ 5-6 yrs old/ or 1st year after intro players.  Practices will be held indoors typically 1-2 times per weekend.     There will be some pre planned game and jamboree days throughout the season. 

Mite 2

This level is generally for 2nd grade/ 6-7 yrs old/ or 2nd year after intro players.  Practices will be held indoors typically 2 times per week and possibly outdoor at team discretion once the weather permits.    There may also be some planned game days and jamborees.   Teams will be formed by area, skill consideration and coach input.  

Mite 3

This level is generally for 3rd grade/ 7-8 yrs old/ or 3rd year after intro players.  Practices will be held indoors typically 2+ times per week and likely outdoor ice availability as weather permits.    Outdoor ice will usually not be structured time and be for creative and game play time.     There will be predetermined ice time at the Lumberyard in Stillwater for games as well as full ice games.  Teams will be formed by Area, skill consideration and coach input. This level will provide all necessary skill building tools for children to move up to Squirts/u10.     

Mite 4

This level is by evaluation only.   This level is generally for advanced 3rd grade/ 7-8 yrs old/ or 3+ year players.    If your child does not evaluate onto a level 4 team they will be placed on an appropriate team at a lower level.    There will be NO refunds given if a child does not get placed onto a level 4 team.   There will be advanced fees associated with this level to cover ice time and other fees not budgeted in.  Practices will be held indoors typically 2+ times per week and likely outdoor creative/shinny ice once weather permits.   There will be predetermined ice times at the Lumberyard in Stillwater as well as Full ice games near seasons end.  

Girls Hockey

Registration for the 2017-18 will be opening soon


Girls 8U

PLEASE READ THE ABOVE DOCUMENT FOR A MORE DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE 8U PROGRAM

8U Level  1

This level is primarily for beginning skaters who have completed the Intro Hockey program or have some skating ability but no or very little experience playing hockey.   Primarily kindergartners and 1st graders.  This level will share practice ice with two or three other teams.  Practices will be on Saturdays and Sundays.  This level provides families with a new player a low cost/low time commitment option.   There will be no early season placement evaluation for this level. 

8U Level  3

                This level is for players who have played hockey 2-4 years. Mostly 2nd graders.  Less experienced skaters may play at this level if they can demonstrate the appropriate skill level.  This team will practice 2-3 times per week. They will have a few solo ice sessions for games at the Lumberyard.  Two team shared practices will most often be with the Level 4 8U team.  Three team shared practices will be with Level 2 and Level 3 mite teams.  This level will also have dryland training scheduled at the Tradewinds facility.

8U Level  4

                This level is for the most advanced players who have played hockey for 4-5 years.  Mostly 3rd graders.  This team will practice 2-3 times per week.  Some solo ice sessions will be scheduled at the Lumberyard in Stillwater.  These solo ice sessions are intended for games against other associations.  Two team practices will most often be scheduled with the Level 3 8U team.  Three team practices will be with Level 3 and Level 4 mite teams.  This level will also have dryland training scheduled at the Tradewinds facility.  An evaluation session will be held early in the season to place players at this level. 

The Level 4 and Level 3 teams will have the same number of two and three team shared practice hours.  The difference is the Level 4 teams will have a few more solo ice sessions and will be scheduled for three team practices with Level 4 and Level 3 mite teams.  The Level 3 team will have three team practices scheduled with Level 3 and Level 2 mite teams. 

Contact me if you have further questions.

Mark Kapphahn

girls-director@flhockey.org

 

 

 

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Girls 10U

MN Hockey age classification 2017-18:  July 1, 2006 - June 30, 2008

This season we are anticipating two teams - one A and one B

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Girls 12U

MN Hockey 12U age classification 2017-18:  July 1, 2004 - June 30, 2006

We will be fielding a 12U A and 12U B team.  Tryout information will be announced at a later date.

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Girls 15U

Birthdays between 07/01/2001-06/30/2004

This level is for girls age 13-15.  This season registration will take place BEFORE the high school tryouts.

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Squirts

This level is generally for boys ages 9 - 10 who have successfully completed the Mites program and have qualified for participation at the Squirt level. Tryouts are conducted at the beginning of the season to determine rosters for A team, B teams, and C teams.

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Pee Wee

This level is generally for boys ages 11 - 12 who have successfully completed the Squirts program and have qualified for participation at the PeeWee level. Tryouts are conducted at the beginning of the season to determine rosters for A team, B teams, and C teams.

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Bantam

This level is for boys age 13-14 who have successfully completed the Pee Wees and have qualified for participation at the Bantam level. Tryouts are conducted at the beginning of the season to determine rosters for A team, B teams, and C teams.

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