Mites (8U)

Mite Hockey is the entry point for CHA Travel teams for 8U ages in our program. Players have ideally completed Learn to Play Hockey, In-House Hockey or equivalent.


Birth years for the 2024-2025 season are 2016, 2017 and 2018.


Tryouts are held in March of the current year. Teams are finalized in April with the season beginning in late August and running through March/April of the following year.


Practices and home games are held at the Chelmsford Forum (2 Brick Kiln Rd., North Billerica).

Games are held at various rinks throughout the region as scheduled by the Valley Hockey League (VHL).


  • Two shared-ice practices per week.
  • Practice schedules subject to change based on ice availability.


All Mite Teams will play USA Hockey ADM half-ice games for the full-season per USA Hockey & Mass Hockey rules.

Teams will typically play 20-30 games over the course of the season and will usually fall on the weekends.

Tuition includes team tournament funding of up to $1000 per team.


Uniforms: Jersey order information will be provided prior to the start of the season.

Extra Costs

Any tournament fees over and above the amount granted per team are typically divided by the players. Travel costs are the responsibility of the participants.


Please reach out to Heather Hoffman (


Travel Mite program for Fall 2024-Spring 2025.

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