Hockey Canada has institute an ATOM Pathway for players as they move from Novice to U-11 hockey. This affects how tryouts will be scheduled and stresses the skill of the game vs playing of games at this young age.
Please review this link to familiarize yourself with the new process.
ATOM Pathway information
Atom Pathway prep sessions will be September 8 to 13 and the tryouts September 14 to 20 with no releases for the first 3 tryouts.