Fall/Winter Season

Fall 2024 Eval Schedule

Goalie July 31 - August 1

6U August 1-2

8U August 15-18

10U August 5-14

12U August 3-12

14U August 3-10


Fall Program

2024/25 Important Dates:

Registration opens June 24

Registration closes JULY 24



Cost:

6U/8U = $900

10U/12U/14U Travel = $1,650

10U/12U House = $1,200

16U/18U = $600


Please visit our FAQ page for additional information https://www.meramecsharks.com/about/sharks-faq/16241


 

The evaluation process is explained here:


https://www.meramecsharks.com/parent-resources/evals/18698

Ages

6U Mites (Cross-Ice)

Children ages 5 and 6, as of December 31st of the applicable USA Hockey Playing Season, with at least one year of ice skating experience or the completion of two sessions of Intro to Hockey. The 6U program is designed to teach and improve upon basic hockey fundamentals, including skating (forward/backward, stopping, turning), stickhandling, passing and shooting, all in a safe, energetic and fun environment. The 6U program shall follow the American Development Model (ADM) recommended by USA Hockey. Teams will have one or two practices per week at the FSI Shark Tank or other local rinks.

8U Mites (Red, White, Blue) (Half-Ice)

Children ages 7 and 8 as of December 31st of the applicable USA Hockey Playing Season. The RWB program builds and improves upon skills learned in the Intro to Hockey and/or 6U Mites program(s), and follows the American Development Model (ADM) recommended by USA Hockey. Teams will have one to two practices per week at the FSI Shark Tank or other local rinks.

10U Hockey

Children ages 9 and 10 as of December 31st of the applicable USA Hockey playing season. 10U hockey continues to build upon skills learned in the 8U program(s), and follows the American Development Model (ADM) recommended by USA Hockey. Full-time goalies are allowed, however it is highly recommended that players balance skating out and playing goalie in order to develop important skating fundamentals. The 10U season begins in September and concludes in early March.

12U Hockey

Children ages 11 and 12 as of December 31st of the applicable USA Hockey playing season. 12U hockey continues to build upon skills learned in the 10U program(s), and follows the American Development Model (ADM) recommended by USA Hockey. The 12U season begins in September and concludes in early March.

14U Hockey

Children ages 13 and 14 as of December 31st of the applicable USA Hockey playing season. 14U hockey continues to build upon skills learned in the 12U program(s), and follows the American Development Model (ADM) recommended by USA Hockey. The 14U season begins in September and concludes in early March.


Where

Practices and home games are held at the Shark Tank or other local rinks. Away games can vary around the other rinks participating with MO Hockey.

Practices

House teams can expect 1-3 ice touches a week including league games.

Travel teams can expect 2-4 ice touches a week including league games.

Jerseys

Jersey's are required for 8U and older. More information for game jerseys and optional "Third" jerseys for tournaments can be found here:

https://www.meramecsharks.com/parent-resources/jersey-info-fittings/18410

Extra Costs

Kitty Fund. Kitty funds can range anywhere from $150-350/player. This should cover extra team activities and tournament entry fees.


Volunteer Check: Every family must bring a check for $250 for their volunteer deposit. Families interested in buying out of their volunteer hours must bring a check for $95.

Frequently Asked Questions

Fall 24-25 Season

Welcome to the 2024/25 Fall Registration with Meramec Sharks Hockey Club for 6U - 14U! 


PLEASE READ THE BELOW INFORMATION BEFORE MOVING ON TO REGISTRATION

 

Zip Codes:

If you have not played on a Meramec Sharks team in the past, please visit the below website to verify you live within an approved Sharks zip code.  

https://www.mohockeyyd.org/parent-resources/play-hockey/2098


Cost:

6U/8U = $900

10U - 12U House = $1200

10U - 14U Travel = $1650


If you are new to team level hockey, visit our FAQ page to answer some questions you may have


 

Raffle Tickets: Each family is required to purchase 10 raffle tickets at $10 a piece. The raffle is drawn at our Mouse Races Fundraiser in February. You can sell the tickets to family and friends to make back the $100.


House vs. Travel (10U/12U) *14U is Travel Only


We are keeping our Travel and House levels for the 10U and 12U divisions again this season.



HOUSE - C Teams TRAVEL - A & B Teams
Registration Cost: $1200 Registration Cost: $1650
1-3 ice touches per week (including league games) 2-4 ice touches per week (including league games)
Travel not required (but could be optional) Minimum of 2 travel tournaments required
Local tournaments optional Local tournaments optional

Team Kitty Fund is less expensive

*Cost of team Kitty Fund not included in Registration*

Team Kitty Fund typically costs more

*Cost of team Kitty Fund not included in Registration*

Plays games against local Clubs; could include games in Springfield MO, Jefferson City, Springfield IL and/or Decatur. Plays games against local Clubs; could include games in Springfield MO, Jefferson City, NW Arkansas, Springfield IL and/or Decatur.
No Cuts at Evaluations Player must eval at a travel team level. If not, the player will be placed on a House team. Reimbursement will be the difference in cost between the two programs.


 
If you have any questions, please reach out to the Registrars prior to completing registration



 

NOTE: The insurance offered during checkout is through Crossbar. MHC is NOT affiliated with this in any way.

USA HOCKEY REQUIREMENT
Each Player must register first with USA Hockey and then return to this Registration Session to signup for the 2024-2025 Season.

Step 1: CLICK HERE to go to USA Hockey Registration and register your player(s). Be sure to PRINT and SAVE their confirmation code(s). Remember to register EACH of your players with USA Hockey. Each player must have their own unique USA Hockey confirmation number.
Step 2: Return to this registration and proceed. Later in this registration session you will need to enter the USA Hockey Confirmation Code that you received in Step 1.

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