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    Springfield Youth Hockey Association


    This program is for boys and girls age 8 and under, and is designed to prepare kids for competitive travel hockey.  Optional games will be available in cities including Kansas City, Jefferson City, St Louis, Springdale AR, Tulsa OK.

    Equipment is available to borrow for free.

    Practices are twice weekly on Tuesday and Thursday from 5:45pm-6:45pm.  There will be cross-ice games for the last 15 minutes of every practice after the first 2 weeks of each session.

    Session 1 - Sept 5-Oct 12, 2017
    Session 2 - Oct 17-Nov 30, 2017
    Session 3 - Dec 5-Jan 30, 2018
    Session 4 - Feb 1-Mar 6, 2018

    Fees: $125/session or $450 for all 4 sessions - You may join at any time and pay a prorated fee.

    Players are required to be registered with USA Hockey ($48 annual fee).

    To register, click on the link below.  For questions, contact Jody Flaro, cell 417.712.1021,


    This program is for boys and girls ages 9-18.

    Want the hockey skills development without all of the games, travel and expense of full Spirit Competitive Travel Hockey?  

    Practice twice weekly with the age appropriate Spirit Travel team (ie Squirt, PeeWee, Bantam, Midget).  Teams practice on ice for 1.25hrs and have 30 minutes of Off-Ice Instruction on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

    Play in a year end tournament in St Louis in March.

    Fees - $500/season

    To register or learn more, please contact Jody Flaro, cell 417.712.1021,


    This program is for boys and girls age 18 and under.

    This is competitive travel team hockey.  Teams play 35 games per season.  Team travel approximately one weekend per month to play 3-4 games.  Travel destinations include: St Louis, Kansas City, Columbia, NW Arkansas, and Tulsa.

    The season runs from Sep 1 until mid-March.

    Deadline to register is December 31.

    Fees: See Fee Schedule below

    Please contact Jody Flaro to register, schedule a player evaluation, or obtain additional information - cell 417.712.1021

    STICK & PUCK / JR DROP IN (FEB 2018)



    • Mon, 5:45-6:45 p.m.
    • Wed, 5:45-6:45 p.m.



    • Wed, 7:00-8:00 p.m.

    Added Sessions
    Sat, Feb 17, 2:15-3:45 p.m.
    Sat, Feb 24, 2:15-3:45 p.m.
    Sun, Feb 25, 4:30-6:00 p.m.



    12:00-1:30 p.m.
    1:45-3:15 p.m.
    3:30-5:30 p.m.

    12:00-1:30 p.m.
    1:30-3:00 p.m.

    12:00-1:30 p.m.
    1:30-3:00 p.m.

    12:00-1:30 p.m. 
    1:30-3:00 p.m. 

    7:00-8:45 p.m. 
    9:00-10:30 p.m. 

    Saturday *
    1:00-2:30 p.m. *
    2:45-4:15 p.m. *
    7:00-8:45 p.m. *
    9:00-10:30 p.m. *

    1:00-2:30 p.m. 
    2:45-4:15 p.m. 

    Cancelled Sessions:
    Sat, Feb 3, ALL SESSIONS

    Thinking About Playing Hockey?

    If you would like to learn more about our Learn To Skate, Learn to Play Hockey, House League, or Competitive Spirit Travel Hockey, please feel free to contact:

    Jody Flaro

    Vice President, SYHA

    cel 417.712.1021



    The SYHA Board of Directors has decided to make neckguards REQUIRED for all SYHA activities in the 2017-2018 season.  This includes tryouts, practices and games.  Players will not be permitted to step on the ice for tryouts without a neckguard.

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    Drury Hotels is the preferred hotel of Spirit Hockey. 

    Please enter 302772 in the Corporate/BizTrip ID field.

    Locations included: St. Louis Southwest, Fenton, Creve Coeur, St. Peters, St. Louis Airport, Westport, Arnold, Springfield IL, Springfield MO, Kansas City Airport, Kansas City Independence, Kansas City Stadium, Shawnee Mission, and Overland Park.

    2017-2018 Spirit Travel Teams & Fees

    Mite (8U) - $450 

    Squirt (10U) - $1,100

    PeeWee (12U) - $1,300

    Bantam (14U) - $1,400

    JV / Varsity - $1,900

    Midget Major - $1,900

    * payment plans are available for all registration fees and SYHA has a couple of fundraising opportunities as well as financial aid for those in need.

    Goalies receive a 50% Discount off of team registration fees.

    Families with multiple players will receive 10% off of each players team registration fees.

    2017-2018 Practice Schedule

    Teams will practice on Tuesday and Thursday evening.  Each practice will be 1.50 hrs in length and include: 15 mins of Off-Ice Instruction, 75 mins of On-ice practice.  JV/Varsity players will also have 30 minutes of Off-Ice Conditioning.

    * Please notify your coach is you will be unable to attend any practice.

    Practices - Practices are Tue & Thu evening starting Sep 5th - Below are the on-ice times *

    • Mite - 5:45pm-6:45pm
    • Squirt - 5:45pm-6:45pm
    • PeeWee - 6:45pm-8:00pm
    • Bantam B - 6:45pm-8:00pm
    • Bantam A - 8:00pm or 8:15pm  to 9:00pm or 9:15pm or 9:30pm
    • JV/VAR - 8:00pm or 8:15pm  to 9:00pm or 9:15pm or 9:30pm
    • Midget Major - 8:00pm or 8:15pm  to 9:00pm or 9:15pm or 9:30pm

    * All players will also receive 15 minutes of Off-Ice Instruction each practice to be scheduled by the coach

    * Bantam, JV/VAR, and Midget Major players will also receive 30 minutes of Off Ice Training each practices to be scheduled by the coach.

    There will be no practices on:  Nov 23, Dec 26, Dec 28, Jan 2.

    Springfield Youth Hockey Association

    Springfield Youth Hockey Association (SYHA) is a not-for profit organization founded in 2001 during a grass-roots effort to bring competitive youth hockey to the Springfield, Missouri area. SYHA is a member of Missouri Hockey Inc., the USA Hockey governing body for this area. If you're new to the area or if your child is interested in learning more about the SYHA program, please contact any one of the Board members by clicking on the SYHA Board link above.

    SYHA Mailing Address:
    2733 E. Battlefield, PO #221 • Springfield, MO 65804

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