The Mite Travel program is for those players looking to play more competitive hockey. Players will continue to build on the foundations they learned in house league hockey and develop the skills needed to become the best hockey players they can be, on and off the ice. All teams will compete in the Chicago United Hockey League (CUHL).
Players 8 and under.
Preseason skates and tryouts begin mid August and the season runs through early March.
Practices will take place at the Northbrook Sports Center and Jet Ice. Home games will be played at the Northbrook Sports Center.
Teams will practice 3 times per week on average.
Teams will play 30-40 games throughout the season including seeding round, regular season, playoffs and tournaments. Each team will compete in 2-3 tournaments including the Wishbone Tournament sponsored by the Northbrook Bluehawks over Thanksgiving weekend.
Game Jerseys: $225/set
Game Socks: $25/pair
Team Warmups: $125
Practice jerseys will be given out at the start of tryouts.
Team managers will collect money at the beginning of the season for a team account or "slush fund". These funds will be used for team expenses such tournaments and any other special team events. The amounts can vary but are typically around $350. Any funds not used will be returned at the end of the season.
Each player is required to obtain an AAU membership before the start of the season. Memberships for the upcoming season can be purchased starting August 15 (please do not purchase before that date!).
Limited financial assistance is available. Applications are due August 15. Players must be registered to participate in preseason clinics and payment is required to register.
For questions about financial assistance, please contact:
Birth Years: 2014-2017
*Fees include a non-refundable $300 deposit or "tryout fee" which covers preseason clinics and tryouts.
Mite1: Ken Johnson
Mite 2: Ken Johnson
8/19 5:20pm-6:20pm NBSC Rink A
8/21 11:00am-12:00pm NBSC Rink B
8/23 5:50pm-6:50pm NBSC Rink B
8/24 6:10pm-7:10pm NBSC Rink B
8/25 4:10pm-5:10pm NBSC Rink A
8/27 11:40am-12:40pm NBSC Rink B
8/28 9:10am-10:10am NBSC Rink B
*Times subject to change