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 2022-2023 season are 2014, 2015 & 2016


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 50-minute shared-ice practices per week.
  • Bi-weekly skills sessions (60-minute). 


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 funding for 1 tournament (up to $1000 per team).


Uniforms: Tuition includes player owned home/away jerseys and 1 pair of game socks (uniform package is expected to be worn for 2 seasons).

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 2022-Spring 2023.

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