Division Name Changes

The following information was received from the NOHA:

 On Monday, November 18, 2019, Hockey Canada announced changes to the division names. See the press release available here: https://hockeycanada.ca/en-ca/news/2020-21-coach-changes-made-to-age-divisions. 

In the last couple of days, there have been questions as to the impact on the divisions moving forward. 

This change have zero impact on the operation of our programming – it is simply changing the names. 

Where Minor divisions exist, they will operate under the same name structure.


Current Name Age (As of December 31)  New Name 
Initiation Program  6 and under  Under-7 (U7) 
Minor Novice  7 and under  Under-8 (U8) 
Novice  8 and under  Under-9 (U9) 
Minor Atom  9 and under  Under-10 (U10) 
Atom  10 and under  Under-11 (U11) 
Minor Peewee  11 and under  Under-12 (U12) 
Peewee  12 and under  Under-13 (U13) 
Minor Bantam  13 and under  Under-14 (U14) 
Bantam  14 and under  Under-15 (U15) 
Minor Midget  15 and under  Under-16 (U16) 
Midget  17 and under  Under-18 (U18) 
Juvenile  20 and under  Under-21 (U21) 

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