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Spring Development Program

The Jr. Pioneers Hockey Spring Development Program offers a competitive, off-season development environment for players to prepare for the following season. Players will develop hockey skills, game strategy, team systems knowledge and athletic training.

The Spring Development Program is open to players of all ages and from any regular-season hockey association. The 2017 program will include teams at the 2001 through 2009 birth years, which includes U8 teams. There will be a Major team and a Minor team at every level, dependent on tryouts.

Each team will have a roster of 14-17 players with the potential to add up to five additional practice players. Players not selected for U10 and U12 Major or Minor teams will have the opportunity to participate in skill sessions throughout the spring. U8 teams will not have a maximum number of players.

Program Information

o Tryouts: March 20-26

Ages: Birth years 2001-09

Tryout Cost: $50

Team Cost: $375-500

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Practice

Teams will have 20 practices (15 practices for U16) beginning April through June. Depending on the week, the schedule will include approximately two practices during the week and one game on the weekend (generally Sundays). There may be some travel to the other local rinks for games.

Practice Calendar

To view only one team’s practice schedule:

  1. Click on “Filter Events” underneath the month name.
  2. Click on “All” and select your team.
  3. The calendar will refresh to only show practices for that team.

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Tryout Dates

U8 (Birth years 2009 and younger): March 25 and March 26 from 8:00-9:00 a.m.

U10 (Birth years 2007 & 2008): March 20 and March 23 from 5:15-6:15 p.m.

U12 (Birth years 2005 & 2006): March 20 and March 23 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

U14 (Birth years 2003 & 2004): March 21 and March 24 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

U16 (Birth years 2001 & 2002, 2000 also welcome): March 20 and March 23 from 7:45-8:45 p.m.

Cost

Tryout fees: $50 (all ages)

Team fees: $375 (U16) & $500 (U8-U14)

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