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New Year - New Names for Next Season
Submitted By Kate Hogarth on Monday, January 6, 2020
In reviewing our 'Coach Scoop' postings, you are seeing U13 or U15 - here's why...

Effective as of 2020-2021 season, Hockey Canada has changed the names of some divisions of female hockey. 

As such, all OWHA Regulations and subsequent Player Pathway documents that reference age-divisions will also be re-named. 

Please refer to the chart below for age division name changes and birth years for 2020-2021 season.

 Current Name    Birth Year     New Name
 Initiation (i.e. Tyke)    2014 & younger    Under - 7 (U7)
 Novice    2012 & younger    Under - 9 (U9)
 Atom    2010 & younger    Under - 11 (U11)
 Peewee    2008 & younger    Under - 13 (U13)
 Bantam    2006 & younger    Under - 15 (U15)
 Midget    2003 & younger    Under - 18 (U18)
 Intermediate    1999 & younger    Under - 22 (U22)
 Fundamentals (i.e., Ice Kittens)    Open age    FUNdamentals Open Age

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