U8 is for 2016 year born players.
U8 General information
The U8 division teams have shared ice practices on weeknights and have games on the weekend.
Weeknight practices are spread across Mondays, Tuesdays or Thursdays, depending on the team you may be on. The earliest a practice would be is 4:00pm and the latest a practice would end is 6:15pm. All practices are 1 hour long.
For the month of October all teams will practice on the weekend as well as the weeknights. No games will be played.
Weekend ice times are all at Nicolas Sheran arena in the mornings.
Team selection is similar to what you experienced in U7.
A mass practice is held and coaches create teams based on similar player ability to achieve fairly equal teams.