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6U Mini Mite Divison Ages 6 and younger

MINI MITES | AGES 6 & Under

Mini-Mites is usually a player's first experience on a team
Mini Mites play half-ice or cross-ice games

 Our Mini Mite teams consist of 10-12 players  

We typically have 6-8 mini mite teams each season
 
The hockey season begins in August with pre-season skates
Teams are formed & begin after Labor Day

The season ends Mid March 

 
Teams skate a combination of Wednesday evenings, Saturdays and Sundays
 For the Wednesdays, since we are anticipating 6 teams, 3 Mini Mite teams will share a practice every other Wednesday.   The week they are not skating on Wednesday, they will skate on Saturday and Sunday.  For those days we are trying to keep the times as consistent as possible.
 
2 to 4 teams will share the ice at a time, depending on the event
Teams will rotate who they share ice with every week
Teams rotate within blocks of ice time
Approximate times are 530pm to 630pm on Wednesday and morning to early-afternoon on weekends
Each ice times is 50 minutes
 
All players must be registered with KVHA for the season before they are placed on a team 
Siblings are automatically placed on the same teams
Beginning in September, there is a monthly ice fee that is separate from the initial registration fee $139*/month for Mini Mites
The monthly ice fee is paid September through February
There will be a separate registration to set up your monthly ice payment via sportsengine.   This is available mid August.  

 
Please email office@kvhockey,org if you have more questions or would like additional information. 
 
We have a great program at KV and hope that you consider joining our hockey family.  
 
Parent coaches are welcome and needed on the ice to help run the skates.  All participants must be registered with USA Hockey and complete the necessary coaching modules.   
Everyone on the ice must wear a helmet! 
 
*costs listed here are from the current season and are subject to change every season. 

Season Timing

June 1 - KVHA registration for the Fall/Winter season opens
All players must be registered to be placed on a team   
  • June 1 thru June 30 $185* -  Early registration
  • July 1 thru July 31 $235
  • August 1 or later $285
    • Registration fees cover many things including your player jerseys and socks 

All players need full hockey equipment to participate   

Beginning  to mid -August -  Conditioning Skates 

These are basic skill skates to help players get acclimated, make sure their equipment fits and are all about about having fun! 

Mid to end of-August - Evaluation Skates

Mini Mite players are given one overall rating taking into account the following attributes or skills  

  • Skating overall
  • Stopping, balance and getting up
  • Basic stick and puck
  • Enthusiasm/Attention Span 

We "draft" Mini Mite teams based on the skill level of the kids to ensure that we do not have a stacked team, since all of our teams play eachother in-house we strive for even teams.   

Week before Labor Day - Team drafts
Coaches , KVHA Board Members and staff only need to attend
After the draft, players receive team assignments and ice schedules through Sept 
 

Wednesday after Labor Day - Teams first skate

September 1 - First Ice Payment due

Mid-September - the schedule for October through March will be posted and sent.  

2nd/3rd week in December - Holiday Jamboree

Last weeked in February - End of Season Jamboree

 

*costs listed here are from the current season and are subject to change every season.