Novice is for players aged 9 and 10 years old.
- Regular box rules apply
- Fall back rule
- The fall back rule applies when to the goaltender is in possession of the ball. All defensive players must enter the neutral zone. Once all the defensive players are in their neutral zone, they are free to go wherever they want. The goalie must pass the ball to one of the offensive players who must be outside of the 24 foot dotted line.
- Play with the 30-second clock
Novice teams are created in ‘like’ skill groupings.
Playoffs are played to determine city champions.