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Clinics & Tryouts

2019 - 2020 Clinics and Tryouts

Preseason clinics for all traveling levels will begin the weekend of September 7-8, 2019.   Specific schedule are posted on each level's respective website.

Preseason clinics for Mighty Mite/Mite/Girls 6U/8U will begin around October 1st.

NEW THIS YEAR: GOALIES HEAD OVER TO THE GOALIE ZONE FOR NEW INFORMATION AND PRE-SEASON SCHEDULES:  https://www.mplshockey.com/goaliezone 

Player evaluations for Squirt/10U and above will be held during late September and early October.  Please check this page frequently for updates.

The age level groupings are determined by your players birth date and gender.  Please see the chart below if you are unsure of your players age level.

Please click on the appropriate age level for information on preseason clinics and tryouts. 

Not Sure At Which Level Your Child Should Be Playing?

2019-2020 season hockey playing age-groups and birth dates (NOTE:  The MNHockey age classification change to June 1/May 31 does not take affect until 2020):

MN Hockey 2019-20 Age Charts

Junior Gold: 7/1/02 - 6/30/04

Bantam (Youth):7/1/04 - 6/30/06
15U (Girls): 7/1/03 - 6/30/06


Peewee (Youth): 7/1/06 - 6/30/08
12U(Girls): 7/1/06 - 6/30/08


Squirt (Youth): 7/1/08 - 6/30/10
10U (Girls): 7/1/08 - 6/30/10
 

Mites (Youth): 7/1/10 - 6/30/12*
*8U (Girls): 7/1/10 - 6/30/12*
 

Mighty-Mites (Youth): Born on or after 07/01/2012*
6U (Girls): Born on or after 07/01/2012
 

* Mite and Mighty Mite split is based on age and experience. Players new to hockey that are younger than 7/1/12 typically begin in the Mighty Mite or 6U program.  Please refer to the Mite Program Guidelines document on the website for more details.   If you have questions about where your child belongs, please feel free to contact the Mite or Mighty Mite coordinators listed on the "Mites" web page.