U8 Mites

Our U8 Mite teams compete in the Valley Hockey League which feature teams that range from AAA to A level competition to ensure the best competitive experience for our players and teams.

The program is design as the building blocks for our players hockey career with focus on skating, hockey skills, and game play in a balanced fun and competitive environment.

If you are registering after May, 2023 - process the registration on our website and send an email to secretary@jrfalcons.org as well. We will then be able to handle your player's team placement appropriately.


U8 Mites are open to any player in birth years 2016 and younger

It is recommended for players ages 6 and older, younger players can be considered for participation.

2023-24 Season Schedule

The Season starts the last week in August and runs through Mid- March

The teams practice 1 to 2 times per week and games are almost all played on the weekends.

Teams will receive at least 45 practices during the season

Practice and game locations

Practices are all held at the Wallace Civic Center in Fitchburg.

Games are scheduled by the valley league and locations can vary.


Teams practice 1 to 2 times per week. Practices are held weeknights at either 5:30 or 6:30 PM

In addition, the teams will have additional skills nights scheduled separately from the practice schedule, and still held at Wallace Civic Center


Teams play around 30 Regular Season games as part of the Valley League and in addition teams will have at least 1 playoff game.

Jerseys and other team items

All players are provided Game and Practice Jerseys and game socks.

New Players to the program will also receive a player bag and pant shells once assigned to team and paid deposit commitment.

Extra Costs

If teams decide to play tournaments, scrimmages or any additional team experiences (i.e. Worcester Railers Team Nights) those would be separate cost per player

Frequently Asked Questions

2023-2024 Tryout Registration

Registration for the 2023-2024 U8 Mite Season is now open. 

Tryouts are scheduled for the week of March 13th, please see schedule posted on Jr Falcons website.

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