For boys and girls aged between 16yrs to 17yrs from 31st December that year. At this level of hockey in Australia it becomes full-contact and slap shots are allowed. Girls can and do continue to play in the Midget League or can choose to play in the Women’s league which remains non-checking.
Due to a shortage of players in this age division and in an effort to continue the development, the Midgets may combine with the Bantams and compete as one team.
Midgets can also to try out for the Midget Travel Team competing in Ice Hockey NSW’s Midget competition. This a separate team from local leagues and parents and players will need to be prepared for additional training and travel to and from Sydney regularly.
Midgets are able to represent the ACT in the Syd Tange National Championships. It is a national tournament and players will compete against other state teams. Tryouts are held for all state teams and players will be required to attend additional training sessions and purchase their state team apparel.
If you would like more information about joining our Bantams League please contact the Junior Delegate.
Please note: Training, game times and league structure are subject to change depending on player numbers.