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Nick Thain Novice Director


Novice is for players aged 9 and 10 yrs old born from 01/01/2009 through 12/31/2010.

The Novice season is set up as follows:

2019 Evaluations for Novice will take place between March 17th and the beginning of April 2019

  • Novice teams are created in ‘like’ skill groupings called Development 1, 2 & 3.
  • All Home games and Practices will play out of one of our home arenas in Airdrie, Crossfield and Cochrane.  Away games will be played in Calgary.
  • Novice players typically play games twice a week throughout the season between Monday and Thursday with the occasional Saturday.
  • Game days have yet to be determined for the 2019 Novice Boys season.
  • Novice teams can expect to practice each week as well.
  • Most Novice teams participate in tournaments throughout the season, tournament participation is determined by each team.
  • The Novice season goes from April until the end of June, with the city playoffs and Provincial competition going into the beginning of July.
  • Novice players require full gear. What Equipment is Needed?
  • Regular box rules apply
  • Play with the 30-second clock
  • Playoffs are played to determine city champions.

Teams play in a league and league statistics are kept to determine playoff positions.  Playoffs are played to determine city champions.


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