Initiation (U-7) Player Pathway changes 2020-2021 season

Posted by Timmins Minor Hockey Assocation on Jan 13 2020 at 07:58PM PST in 2019-2020

Do you have a child playing U-7 Initiation in 2020-2021? Here is what you need to know about the new U-7 Initiation Player Pathways.

U-7 Player Pathways

U-7 Player Pathways Policy

U7 (Initiation) Player Pathway

*No tiering or evaluations from March through August. Preparation phase can begin the Tuesday following Labour Day.
*No tiering or evaluations the first week of school where school starts the week after Labour Day.
*Must offer a minimum of 4 practices / skill sessions prior to formal tiering or evaluations beginning.
*Must have a minimum of 3 formal tiering/evaluation sessions – Recommended – 1 skills session, 1 small area games session, 1 game.
*Must have a period of development time following team selection and prior to the start of the regular season.
*All U7 (Initiation) will be played at cross-ice or a maximum size of 100×60.
*U7 (Initiation) game play will be 4 on 4.
*Fair / Equal Ice Time in U7 (Initiation) game play.