When you register, we will automatically put your child in the appropriate division according to their age. The 2020/2021 Registration Levels as per MBANS.ca are:

Age Requirements:

14.1 The term “current season” shall be defined as the normal period of operation for the MBA extending from September of one year until May of the following year.

14.2 To be eligible to play in Under 10, a player must not have reached the age of 10 prior to January 1st of the current season.

14.3 To be eligible to play in Under 12, a player must not have reached the age of 12 prior to January 1st of the current season.

14.4 To be eligible to play in Under 14, a player must not have reached the age of 14 prior to January 1st of the current season.

14.5 To be eligible to play in Under 16, a player must not have reached the age of 16 prior to January 1st of the current season.

14.6 To be eligible to play in Under 18, a player must not have reached the age of 18 prior to October 1st of the current season.

14.7 Subject to Rule 13.8, players may play up in older age classes but shall not be permitted to play down in younger age classes.

14.8 In extenuating circumstances, the MBA Executive, by majority vote, may permit a player to play in a lower class.

NOTE: The cut-off date for the age classes follows the dates for school registrations which was originally set at October 1st. This has changed to January 1st and the cut-off will roll forward with the school registration dates. The eligibility date for the age classes will change from October 1st to January 1st of the current season in the years indicated below:

  • Under 14 – 2017/18 season
  • Under 16 – 2019/20 season
  • Under 18 – 2021/22 season