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Q: What are the minor hockey age categories, and how are they determined?
Players are placed into age categories according to what age they will be by December 31 of the current calendar year.
The minor hockey age categories are:
- U7 – for players six years of age or younger
- U9 – for players seven and eight years of age
- U11 – for players nine and 10 years of age
- U13 – for players 11 and 12 years of age
- U15 – for players 13 and 14 years of age
- U18 – for players 15, 16, and 17 years of age
- U21 – for players 18, 19 and 20 years of age
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