Winterland Ice Hockey, Inc., in cooperation with the Jefferson City Parks Department, Mid- Missouri Tigers Youth Ice Hockey Club, and the Jefferson City Convention & Visitors Bureau, will be organizing the Jefferson City Friendship Games in June and July of 2020 for children in the Mite(U8), Squirt(U10), Peewee(U12), and Bantam(U14) age groups.
This joint program is a strong effort to help develop youth hockey in the Jefferson City area and at the same time develop community involvement. These summer youth ice hockey programs will help to stabilize the capabilities of operating the Washington Park Ice Rink year round.
The goal is to have each age group have the chance to play games over a weekend against teams from around St. Louis, Jefferson City, Springfield, Kansas City, and Arkansas.
June 12-14 Mites(U8)
June 19-21 Squirts(U10) & Peewees (U12)
July 24-26 Bantam(U14)
These events are held strictly for teams in the House, B, A2 levels.
We want to stress that these programs are not tournaments but games for fun and to meet new kids from other areas of the mid-west. There is no first place and you only pay for the games you want to play. So if you want to come in and stay the weekend and play 4 to 5 games that will be possible. If you only want to come and play three games that will also be possible.
Team cost per game: (minimum of 3 games)
Mites: $100 per hour(3 games per hour-18 minutes each)
Squirt-Peewee: $200 per game
Bantams: $225 per game
Individual skaters can also register and will be placed on a team and play by game(s).
Mites = $45 (3 hours)
Squirts/Peewees = $50 for 3 games
$65 for 4 games
Bantams = $60 for 3 games
$80 for 4 games
USA Hockey rules apply and the Missouri Ice Hockey Officials Association will be supplying the on ice officials.
Officials from other cities are welcome to participate. There is a link below to find out how a Referee/Linesman can get involved.
All teams must supply a USA Hockey certified roster to the organizing committee at least 2 weeks before the event. All skaters must be a certified member of USA Hockey.
There is limited space available so please register early.
The Missouri Ice Hockey Officials Association will be conducting officiating development programs in partnership with the Winterland Ice Hockey Program Jefferson City Friendship Games. If your team has parents, siblings, etc. (who are also certified USA Hockey officials) traveling to Jefferson City for the Friendship Games, and they would like to be considered as a participant in the program, please ask them to contact MIHOA Development & Education Coordinator Andy Hudson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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For information on how to get involved as an on ice official, please contact Andy Hudson at MIHOA. His information is below
Development & Education Coordinator