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Tryout Information

Guidelines to Tryouts

  • Pre-skates are 100% Optional as we want kids to stay committed to their fall sports.
  • Please pay close attention to any alphabet splits so your player attends the appropriate session. 
  • Goalies should attend both skater and goalie sessions.
  • DIBS Volunteer Check must be turned in prior to your player taking the ice. 

Traveling Team Tryouts

** Goalies should attend both Skater and Goalie Tryouts

  • Neck guards and Mouth guards are required. Any player missing them will be asked to leave the ice and get them from their bag.  Mouth guards must have a strap attached to the helmet.
  • Please remove all name tags, Summer Hockey, AAA and/or Invite team stickers from helmets. Saber Travel hockey Logo is approved.
  • Players should wear a solid  practice jersey to tryouts if possible. A logo on the front and numbers on the back are okay as they will be covered by the tryout pinnie. No jerseys with names on the back or multicolored team jerseys will be allowed so please plan accordingly.
  • Socks - Must be Shakopee Colors.  No AAA or other team colors.
  • Black Helmet - Helmets may have accents in Saber colors (Red, White or Gray)  Goalie helmets may be any color.
  • Black Breezers - No Stripes or accents (Solid Black) If you need to purchase a black breezer pant shell please check hockey retail and online stores.
  • Black Gloves: Gloves may have Saber color accents (Red, White or Gray). No all Red Gloves.
  • Players will not be allowed to tryout if the above requirements and guidelines are met.
  • Squirt and 10U parents may tie skates and then leave the rink.
  • SYHA uses Independent Evaluators
  • Tryouts are Closed! Parents are not allowed to watch.
  • Tryout groups will be announced Daily after tryouts have been completed. Please check on the website, also by emails to each particular group by pinnie number for Bantams, Pee Wee & Squirts 
  • Goalies will attend both Skater and Goalie Tryouts


2022-2023 Tryout/Evaluation Policy (All Levels)