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Recent U10B News

Post-Season Information

By Mikayla Jablonski Jahner 02/26/2019, 3:45pm CST

We are excited to offer a post-season for 2nd Year Mites and up this season! The post-season sessions will start March 4 for the Squirt age group and March 11 for the Peewees/Bantams age groups.

This is open to all boys and girls who are in their 2nd year of Mites and higher. Your skater will play with the level he/she will be registering for in the 2019-2020 season or the equivalent level for the girls.

1st year Squirts/2nd year Mites/1st year 10U:

  • Post-Season 5-on-5
  • Practice 3 times per week
  • Full-ice 1 hour games on weekend
  • 2-3 teams per practice session
  • 1 hour practices, focusing on skills, skating, and positional play
  • Teams will be mixed with all skill levels within the appropriate age group - teams are posted here

 

1st year Peewees/All Bantams/2nd year Squirts/2nd year U10/all U15/all U12/all U14:

  • Post-season skills sessions
  • 1 hour, 15 minute practice, focusing on skills, skating, and positional play
  • Mini games will be included in the practices
  • Practice 3 times a week
  • No designated teams; each session will have a mix of whoever shows up

 

For more information, a FAQ page is located here.

Additionally, a schedule for each level is posted on the website. Squirts can be found here. Peewees can be found here. Bantams can be found here.

Tournament and DIBS Information

By Mikayla Jablonski Jahner 11/13/2018, 1:15pm CST

The EXCITEMENT is back in the air as we prepare for our CAPITALS CUP TOURNAMENTS this season! Our first tournament kicks off this weekend for Bantam B and B1! We have 14 teams in the tournaments this weekend so we encourage you to bring your families out and cheer on our Capitals, these games are FREE of charge! Brackets with game times and locations can be found on the website under "Tournaments"
 
Our tournaments can't be successful for all the players without your help. Please check the website under "DIBS" to check for shifts available THIS WEEKEND!  As a reminder all families, Termites through Bantams are required to work DIB hours. The tournaments are fun atmosphere for players and families, its very special to our kids that we can host a home tournament for them. Keep in mind even if your player has not reached tournament age yet, they will in just a few short years! Our families appreciate everyone's help to make their home tournament a success.
 
SOME DETAILS ON DIBS SHIFTS:
 
*Age requirements- Concessions (12 years old and up, must be accompanied by a parent if they are working a shift) Box Workers (must be 18 years old. Kids under 18 CAN NOT be in the box at anytime, this includes any and all games, even outside of tournaments) Table Workers ( we would prefer adults as you will field a lot of questions from visiting teams)
 
*Please make sure you are on time for your shift.  If you are working the box please be aware it is possible a game could go in overtime and delay the game you are working. There are detailed "cheat sheets" in the box for score score sheets and clock operator.
 
*Clock operators-please make sure you are versed on the clock and maybe take a little practice time before the game starts.
 
*Announcers-Please play music if the facility has the equipment necessary. You can use your phone and playlist but please keep it age appropriate. Please speak loud and clear for the spectators to hear.
 
*Score Sheet Workers - PLEASE TURN IN HOME AND AWAY GAME SHEETS TO WELCOME TABLE IF TEAMS DON'T PICK THEM UP FROM THE BOX AT THE END OF THE GAME. Teams are calling for these a week later and it's difficult to go back to all the rinks and find/collect them.
 
*There are also detailed scripts (binders) and tournament info/rules in each box. Along with score books, scratch paper, pens, copies of the brackets, etc.
 
*Box Workers- as frustrating as it may be as a  box worker or as a parent, whatever the ref tells you to write down for assists and goals is what needs to be documented in the scorebook! It is a HUGE VIOLATION to approach the ref after the game and have him or her change the official scoresheet! The game could be thrown out!
 
*Table Workers have detailed scripts at each table to follow as far as helping teams check in and directing traffic.  Teams will provide you with game stickers, please only collect for the game they are playing, not the entire weekend.  Ensure these get to the box workers prior to the game starting. COLLECT GAME SHEETS HOME AND AWAY FOR EACH GAME AND HOLD ON TO THEM AT TABLE. IF THE TEAMS DON'T PICK THEM UP WE WILL COLLECT THEM AT THE END OF THE TOURNAMENT!
 
*Concession workers will always be with 1 paid employee to train them/help them. 
 
*At EVERY VOLUNTEER STATION- table workers, box workers, concession workers, will be a hard copy of DIBS. EVERY VOLUNTEER NEEDS TO INITIAL OFF BY HIS/HER NAME FOR TRACKING PURPOSES!
 
*As always remember you represent Bismarck Hockey and our beautiful town!  Our tournaments last season were very successful and we have many teams returning! We want to make Bismarck a tournament destination for teams. This is a revenue generator for our club  that impacts all age levels. It also keeps our teams home for a weekend and the kids excitement to host a tournament on their home ice is priceless.  Let's welcome these teams with open arms and show them a fun weekend!!
 
*Apparel will be available for purchase at all our home tournaments!
 
DIBS HOUR REQUIREMENTS:
14 hours per family
3.5 hours per family if you hold another volunteer position
*Hours are tracked and families should try and have half their hours completed or future shifts signed up for by middle of January.  If you wish to not volunteer you can do the buyout option, more info under VOLUNTEERS on the website.  If no shifts are completed or signed up for by February 1, 2019 we do reserve the right to bench a player until an attempt to sign up for shifts happens or  buyout option is exercised.  This is not action we want to take, you will find these opportunities to work at games and concessions to be fun and rewarding. You can have a family member or another member of the club work the shifts for you and last season many members worked their shifts and then donated additional shifts to other families who weren't able to complete theirs.
 
* YOU MUST BE LOGGED IN TO SPORTS ENGINE TO SEE DIBS SHIFTS. YOU CAN FIND THESE SHIFTS UNDER THEIR RESPECTFUL TOURNAMENTS OR 2018-2019 CONCESSIONS. PLEASE DO NOT SIGN UP FOR ANY SHIFTS UNDER AN INDIVIDUAL TEAM.
 
REMINDER: If parents are concerned about getting volunteer hours, and the current DIBS are filling up, we have many more tournaments and concessions to come! We can not build the volunteer DIBS website until tournament brackets are made for these upcoming tournaments! We will announce when tournaments are open for DIBS shifts, please check concessions regularly as they are added often!

Squirts, U10, Mites, Termites Groups

By Mikayla Jablonski Jahner 10/31/2018, 4:00pm CDT

 

Squirts and U10 teams have been formed and are posted online.  They are listed by player jersey number and color.  

Squirts can be found here.

U10 can be found here.

Mites and Termites continued evaluation groups have also been posted.  We want to stress that these are not final groups and no teams have been formed yet.  With the number of kids we had in both of these levels, more than 2 days of evaluations are needed.  We also had numerous registrations come in over the weekend and those kids have not had a chance to even get on the ice yet.  These groups will continue to be evaluated over the course of the next few weeks and final teams will be determined at a later date.  Kids and parents should expect some movement between the groups over the next few weeks so it is important for you to keep up to date with the calendar and make sure ALL teams within your level are checked within the tag menu.  We will ensure everyone is kept up to date on the placement of kids throughout this process.

Mites evaluation groups can be found here.

Termites evaluation groups can be found here.

If your child is not listed within the Mites or Termites list posted, please show up at either Group 3 or Group 4 for those levels and inform a coach that your child needs to be added to the list of kids.  Again, with the number of kids on the ice at these levels, it is possible that we have missed someone.

  • Important Dates

  • By Mikayla Jablonski Jahner 08/04/2018, 1:45pm CDT
  • Important Dates for you to put on your calendar for the upcoming season!
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Tournament Information

All tournament information for U10B will be posted here:

DECEMBER 7-9:

Grand Forks - Angels Girls' Tournament

Staybridge Suites
1175 S 42nd Street
Grand Forks, ND 58201
701-772-9000
Group Name: Bismarck U10B Hockey
Closes: 11/07/18
7 Studio Suites/10 K Suites - $104.00/$114.00

 

JANUARY 3-6:

Fargo - Scheels Girls International

DoubleTree
825 E Beaton Dr
West Fargo, ND 58078
701-551-0120
Group Name: Bismarck U10B
Closes: 12/04/18
6 QQ/11 K - $115.00
Link to Book

 

FEBRUARY 8-10:

Bismarck - Capitals Cup