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Youth Leagues

Canterbury Ice Hockey Association's youth leagues are for players under 18 years of age. We offer four youth hockey leagues with refereed games in winter, shown below.  

  • New to ice hockey? Visit our Learn To Play section. Over 18 years of age? Visit our Adult section.

  • Experienced and competitive? Players can play in the leagues below and also try out for a Canterbury Representative Team and compete against other regional teams in New Zealand.

Under-12
(Super League)
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Under-15
(Bantam League)
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Under-18
(Midget League)
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High School
League
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YouthU12
YouthU15
YouthU18
Under-12 (Super League)
2024 Schedule & Fees
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Need help registering? See our Registration Guide or Contact Us. See "Player Info" for the latest printable schedule.

The coed U12 Super League is open to all players under age 12 who have gained experience in our Learn To Play program. Through fun, engaging, and active games and exercises, U12s learn hockey fundamentals such as skating, controlling a puck, passing, and shooting.

 

U12s operates all year round during the four school terms. Players can attend weekly training sessions and are assigned to a superhero-themed team in winter with jerseys to match and play refereed cross-ice games.

Term 1 (Feb 8-Apr 11)

  Thursdays 5.30-6.30p:  Practice

  Saturdays 12.30-1.30p:  Practice (no session March 30)

Terms 2-3 Super League

  TBA:  Practice

  TBA:  Super League Game

Term 4

  TBA:  Practice

  TBA:  Practice

Registration Fee: $179 (10-use concession card good for any session)

2024 Membership Fee: $TBA (good for one year starting April 1)

Annual memberships in CIHA and NZIHF are required to play in winter Super League and this fee is separate from the registration fee.

Schedules and fees are subject to change.

Under-15 (Bantams)
2024 Schedule & Fees
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Need help registering? See our Registration Guide or Contact Us. See "Player Info" for the latest printable schedule.

The coed non-checking U15 league has players with a range of ability levels, from those new to the game to skilled players with years of experience. We structure sessions to enable players to develop at the pace that's right for them. Ice sessions are focused on skill development through fun and engaging activities, but with an increasing focus on team play.

U15s typically have one practice per week in Term 1 (Feb-Apr). In Terms 2 and 3 (May-Sep), U15s have one practice per week and one refereed game on the weekend. In Term 4 (Oct-Dec), U15s again have one practice per week.

Term 1 (Feb 6-Apr 9)            

  Tuesday 5.30-6.30p:  Practice  (10 practices)

Registration Fee: $199         

            

Regular Season: Terms 2-3

  TBA: Practice

  TBA: Refereed game

Early Registration Fee: $TBA

Regular Registration Fee: $50 more than Early

Term 4

  TBA: Practice

Membership Fee: $TBA (good for one year starting April 1)

Annual memberships in CIHA and NZIHF are required for this league and this fee is separate from the registration fee.

Schedules and fees are subject to change.

Under-18 (Midget League)
2024 Schedule & Fees
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Need help registering? See our Registration Guide or Contact Us. See "Player Info" for the latest printable schedule.

The coed U18 league is typically a full-contact checking league and most players have played hockey for several years. Continued enjoyment in this age range often stems from increased intensity of practices and games, as well as a heightened sense of competition and achievement. 

U18s typically have one practice per week in Term 1 (Feb-Apr). In Terms 2 and 3 (May-Sep), U18s have one practice per week and one refereed game on the weekend. In Term 4 (Oct-Dec), U18s again have one practice per week.

Term 1 (Feb 8-Apr 11)            

  Thursday 6.45-7.45p:  Practice  (10 practices)

Registration Fee: $199         

            

Regular Season: Terms 2-3

  TBA: Practice

  TBA: Refereed game

Early Registration Fee: $TBA

Regular Registration Fee: $50 more than Early

Term 4

  TBA: Practice

Membership Fee: $TBA (good for one year starting April 1)

Annual memberships in CIHA and NZIHF are required for this league and this fee is separate from the registration fee.

Schedules and fees are subject to change.

High School League
2024 Schedule & Fees
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Need help registering? See our Registration Guide or Contact Us. See "Player Info" for the latest printable schedule.

The coed non-checking High School League is for players of all abilities who are attending High School. This league has an emphasis on camaraderie, sportsmanship, and fun.  

 

Practices include all high school players. For league games, players will play for their regular high school team (or be assigned to a combined team if their high school has too few players to field a team). 

Regular Season: Terms 2-3

  TBA:  Practice

  TBA:  Refereed games

Early Registration Fee: $TBA

Regular Registration Fee: $50 more than Early

Membership Fee: $TBA (good for one year starting April 1)

Annual memberships in CIHA and NZIHF are required for this league and this fee is separate from the registration fee.

Schedules and fees are subject to change.

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