Southern Stars Ice Hockey News

National Youth Team Tryouts

Saturday, 24 September, 2016 11:06 am

The Australian U18 National Youth Team will be hosting its 2017 open team tryouts on Saturday October 8th in Melbourne Vic, Sunday November 6th in Cockburn WA and Sunday, November 12th 2016 in Liverpool NSW. Male players born 1999, 2000 and 2001 are entitled to try out for the team and must hold Australian citizenship to be eligible for selection.


The dates for the Tryout Sessions are as follows:

Note: You are only required to attend one session

October 8th – Melbourne (O’Brien Group Arena)

• 11:30pm – 12:30pm Parents/Players Meeting Ballet room Level 1

• 1:15pm – 2:15pm Team 1 On-Ice Evaluation &Testing

• 2:30pm – 3:30pm Team 2 On-Ice Evaluation &Testing

• 4:00pm – 4:30pm Light snack and refreshments

• 4:30pm – 5:30pm Team 1 and 2 Off-Ice Evaluation & Testing

• 6:15pm (1hrs) Selection Game

November 6th – Perth (Cockburn Arena) *pending*

• 10:30am – 11:30pm Player Registration/Parents Meeting

• 12:00pm – 2:00pm On-Ice Evaluation &Testing

• 2:00pm – 3:00pm Light snack and refreshments

• 3:00pm – 5:00pm Off-Ice Evaluation & Testing

November 12th – Sydney (Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)

• 8:00am Player Registration

• 9:45am – 11:45am Team 1 On-Ice Evaluation & Testing

• 11:30am – 12:30pm Light lunch Provided

• 12:30pm – 2:30pm Off- Ice Evaluation & Testing TBA

Note: The cost for the session will be $85. The tryout fee is applicable to local players only who wish to be considered for the team. Interstate players will be exempt from the fee due to travel costs.

SA, QLD, and ACT players are entitled to attend any tryout of their choice at their own travel expense unless a previous arrangement has been discussed.

The tryout will include the following:

• 120 minute on-ice Evaluation

• 60 - 90 minute off-ice Evaluation

• Player/Parent meeting (Please note that this meeting will be held BEFORE the on-ice tryout)

If you would like to attend and send in an expression of interest you must contact to receive the full tryout details.