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LBYH Sr. In-House (Pee Wee U12/Bantam U14) Program Description 2020-2021 Season

 

Eligibility/General:

  • Boys and Girls Pee Wee/U12 or Bantam/U14 age players from Lexington and Bedford
  • Goalies encouraged and welcome
  • Travel hockey experience is not a prerequisite
  • There will be no team practices – game only
  • This is a non-checking league
  • Players randomly selected for teams unless travel hockey evaluation data is available to ensure parity
  • Game jerseys will be provided
  • All players are required to have a valid USA Hockey registration. You can obtain a valid USA Hockey registration at https://membership.usahockey.com/. There is a $46 fee for a USA Hockey registration.‚Äč

Team and Game Format:

  • All games will be played on Saturday mornings from November to February at the Hayden Ice Rink.
  • 4 teams of 9 players each is proposed
  • 3 vs 3, plus goalies
  • Games will be played half ice utilizing the boards and glass behind each goal
  • Regulation size goals will be utilized
  • Portable boards will be utilized to separate the ice into two halves
  • Two games will be played simultaneously
  • In-house score keeping and refs will be provided for each game
  • Games will consist of two periods, 18 minutes each
  • Shifts will consist of buzzer hockey (1 minute or 1.5 minute shifts)
  • Lines will be formed based on skill level, similar to current in-house hockey format
  • Bench coaching will be performed by player parents

Playoffs:

  • Two rounds of playoffs will be played in a single day (e.g. Round 1 (first hour): 1 vs 4, 2 vs 3.  Round 2 (second hour): winner of Round 1 will play each other for championship, losers will play consolation game)

Sportsmanship:

  • LBYH will discourage any players from “running up the score” should a line not be competitively even
  • LBYH will discourage any club players from participation
  • LBYH will encourage passing and to utilize their linemates
  • Penalties will be assessed for obvious infractions (sit out the following shift and line is played 3 vs 2)

Cost:

  • $245 per player

Questions?

  • Parents with questions or concerns should feel free to contact the In-House coordinator ( ) or any LBYH Board Member before registering your player.