Changes will be implemented in the GTHL starting in 2020-2021.
|CURRENT NAME||AGE*||NEW NAME|
|Peewee||12 years old and under||Under-13 (U13)|
|Minor Bantam||13 years old and under||Under-14 (U14)|
|Bantam||14 years old and under||Under-15 (U15)|
|Minor Midget||15 years old and under||Under-16 (U16)|
What level of hockey is Bantam?
Following the recommendations of a task team, the age divisions will become U7, U9, U11 through to U21, impacting all minor and female hockey programs under the Hockey Canada umbrella.
What does Bantam mean in hockey?
an age level of between 13 and 15 in amateur sport, esp ice hockey. (as modifier)bantam hockey.
What age are junior hockey players?
Junior hockey is a level of competitive ice hockey generally for players between 16 and 21 years of age. Junior hockey leagues in the United States and Canada are considered amateur (with some exceptions) and operate within regions of each country.
What is U11 hockey?
Minor hockey designed for 9 and 10 year olds U11 hockey should be delivered through a progressive, learn-to-play teaching curriculum that is age-appropriate and skill-specific for 9-10-yearolds. When players continue on a positive note, they enjoy the game and will go on to have fun playing hockey for many years.
What age does AAA hockey start?
AAA Hockey starts at the Squirt Minor age classification ( 9 years old ) and continues up to the Midget Major age classification (18 years old). The wonderful thing about AAA hockey is the exposure to play in front of college and professional scouts at nearly every tournament.
What age is Mini Mite Hockey?
Registered teams play in the classifications of 8-and-Under (mite), 10-and-Under (squirt), 12-and-Under (peewee), 14-and-Under (bantam), 16-and-Under (midget) and 18-and-Under (midget), and USA Hockey’s Youth Council wants to emphasize these benefits.
What are the levels of hockey in Canada?
In Canada, minor hockey levels and associated ages are:
- Initiation – ages 5 & 6.
- Novice – ages 7 & 8.
- Atom – ages 9 & 10.
- Pee Wee – ages 11 & 12.
- Bantam – ages 13 & 14.
- Midget – ages 15-17.
- Junior / Juvenile – ages 18 & 19.
What are bantam eggs?
Bantam eggs are, of course, smaller than standard eggs, roughly half the size of standard eggs. The ratio for using them in cooking is 3 bantam eggs for every 2 standard eggs. Bantams tend to get a bad rap for laying. Bantams of standard fowl tend to lay slightly larger eggs and are more prolific than the true bantams.