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 2022 Winter Season 

 

INTRODUCTION:

​SBIHC is an affiliated club of Ice Hockey NSW, and competes in sanctioned competitions run by the association.

The Ice Hockey NSW Winter Season is the main season of competition for ice hockey in NSW. It runs from mid-March to late-September. Winter Season has leagues fit for all ages and skills of players.

There are different leagues, and in some instances grades/divisions within each league, please ensure you read the information carefully to determine which league is right for you.

The process for joining a team is as follows:

  • Attend team selections (dates advised below).

  • If you are successful in the tryout process, the club will offer you a spot on a team.

  • Register with Ice Hockey NSW and pay all associated fees.

  • Complete any transfer paperwork, if your transferring from another club, interstate or overseas.

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JUNIOR HOCKEY:
Junior Hockey Leagues based on age groups:​

Cross Ice / Development Format:
Half Ice for gameplay, non-contact, no slapshots, 3 on 3 ice hockey, no stats or scores recorded.
Mixed gender in Mites and Atoms.
7U (Mites)
7 & Under, born 2015 or later.
9U (Atoms)
8 to 9 Years Old, born 2013 & 2014
Full Ice Format:
Full Ice for gameplay, no scoring or stats in Squirts, slapshots only permitted in Pee Wees.
Mixed gender in Squirts and Pee Wees
11U (Squirts)
10 to 11 Years Old, born 2011 & 2012
13U (Pee Wee)
12 to 13 Years Old, born 2009 & 2010
Full Contact Format:
Full Ice for gameplay, full contact, full scoring and stats, slapshots permitted.
Mixed gender in Bantams. Male only in Midgets.
Squirts:
10 to 11 Years Old, born 2007 & 2008
15U (Bantam)
14 to 15 Years Old, born 2007 & 2008
Pee Wees:
12 to 13 Years Old, born 2005 & 2006
18U (Midget)
16 to 18 Years Old, born 2004, 2005 & 2006
Non-Checking Juniors:
Full Ice for gameplay, non-checking, full scoring and stats, slapshots permitted.
Juniors
14 to 18 Years Old, born 2004 to 2008 (Males)
14 to 20 Years Old, born 2002 to 2008 (Females)
 

WOMENS HOCKEY:
Women of all ages and experience have multiple avenues for playing ice hockey.
Kids beginning hockey can take part in all junior league grades, and is the best option for young women starting off hockey (see above).
Ladies can also participate in Senior Leagues which are mixed gender, see below.
Ice Hockey NSW also has a dedicated Womens league and SBIHC has a Womens team, see details below:

Womens League
Full Ice for gameplay, non-contact, full statistics and scoring kept, slapshots permitted.
Open to women only, 14-years and over, Born 2008 or earlier.
 

SENIOR HOCKEY:
Senior B Hockey is mixed-gender & non-contact (non-deliberate checking).
All players must be already 18 years of age (born 2003) or over to join a Senior Hockey Team.
There are multiple divisions based on skill; Senior 1 is the highest division.
SBIHC has five Senior teams.

Senior Hockey
Full Ice for gameplay, non-contact, full statistics and scoring kept, slapshots permitted.
Senior 1
Senior 2
Senior 3
Senior 4
Senior 5
 

SEASON INFORMATION: