The game of ice hockey
as the fastest team sport in the world. Children who participate in
hockey should be aggressive, competitive, and coordinated.
Today ice hockey varies by sex and
age group. Most programs are offered to both boys and girls,
however age divisions available may vary based on the league.
Travel hockey is organized in clubs and is a competitive program for
players whose hockey skills and interest in hockey are above average.
Travel players should plan on making this their primary commitment from
August through March.
This sport requires and
extensive amount of time and commitment for both the player and the
Travel hockey starts at the
squirt level or 9 years old.
All divisions are based on birth
date and your child must meet the restrictions to play the division.
Birth certificates are required for all players. There are five age divisions for youth
travel ice hockey:
||8 years of age
||9 and 10 year
||11 and 12 year
||13 and 14 year
16, and 17 year olds
Travel ice hockey is divided into
five levels of competition level AAA or tier1, level AA, level A, level
BB and level B. Level AAA is a very high level of competition and
Level B is for those just learning to play the game.