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Jr. Pioneers Hockey

Spring Elite

The Jr. Pioneers Hockey Spring Elite program offers a competitive, off-season development environment for players to elevate their level of play in preparation for the following season. Players selected will develop hockey skills, game strategy, team systems knowledge and athletic training.

Spring Elite hockey is open to players of all ages and from any hockey association.

The 2014 Spring Elite program will have teams at the 1998 through 2005 birth years, as well as a U8 travel and development teams. Each team will have a maximum of 24 players—17 on the tournament roster and seven on the practice roster. Each team will have a maximum of 12 forwards, eight defensemen and four goaltenders. U8 teams will not have a maximum number of players.

Program Dates

Practice

Practices begin April 1.

Teams will have 20 full-ice touches. On-ice practices will be held two or three times each week for at least one hour. Dryland practices will be held approximately twice a week, prior to or after regular on-ice practices, for at least 45 minutes.

Download the Bantam spring practice schedule (PDF) (updated May 14).

Download the Peewee Major spring practice schedule (PDF) (updated May 14).

Download the Peewee Minor spring practice schedule (PDF) (updated April 28).

Download the Peewee Developmental spring practice schedule (PDF) (updated April 17).

Download the Squirt Major spring practice schedule (PDF) (updated April 8).

Download the Squirt Minor spring practice schedule (PDF) (updated April 8).

Download the U8 Major spring practice schedule (PDF) (updated May 14).

Download the U8 Minor spring practice schedule (PDF) (updated April 8).

Tournament

May 23-26: Wildcats Memorial Day Showdown in Anaheim, Calif. (confirmation pending)

Cost

Program fees

$400/player

Tournament fees

$300/player*

*Tournament fees are estimated at $300 per player (for players selected to travel teams) and cover the tournament fee and coaches' travel fees.

Additional Program Information

For additional program information, please contact Shawn Reid at 303-871-3388 or shawn.reid@du.edu.