The Mini-Mite division is a developmental division (not recognized as a division by USA Hockey) for kids 6 and under.
Typically, for 2011-12 these will be birthyears of 2005 & younger - but also inexperienced skaters with 2004 & 2003 birth years.
Mite - Rec
Recreational (House) USA Hockey Mite. Birthyear of 2003 and later (8 and under).
Squirt - Rec
Recreational (House) USA Hockey Squirt. Birthyears of 2001 or 2002 (9 and 10 years).
PeeWee - Rec
Recreational (House) USA Hockey PeeWee. Birthyears of 1999 and 2000 (11-12 years).
Bantam - Rec
Recreational (House) USA Hockey Bantam. Birthyears of 1997 and 1998 (13-14 years).
Girls U19 - Rec Recreational (House) USA Hockey U19
High School - Varsity and JV
The 2011-2012 season marks the 12th year for High School hockey in NM. There are two types of high School teams:
Pure teams consists only of players that attend a given high school in Grades 9 - 12.
Composite teams consist of players from several different high schools. The main purpose of composite teams is to accomodate those schools that do not have enough players to form a pure team.