Rules

MITE CROSS-ICE LEAGUE RULES

  1. All games are organized in accordance with USA Hockey's "Red, White and Blue" Mite Hockey Development guidelines.
  2. Cross-ice games play 4 skaters and a goalie per team.
  3. Half-ice games play 4 skaters and a goalie per team.
  4. Recommended team roster size: 8-10 players, including a goalie.
  5. Each game includes a 3-minute warm-up.
  6. Games consist of three 15-minute periods (running time).
  7. 1-minute intermission between periods
  8. The buzzer sounds every 90 seconds to signal a change.
  9. Score is kept only to ensure proper re-seeding throughout the league.
  10. Teams are seeded and re-seeded at set dates during the season to ensure that all teams are matched against the appropriate competition.
  11. All playing rules per USA Hockey.

GOALTENDER REQUIREMENTS

A Division teams must have a "full-time goaltender" with leg pads.