Tryouts for Jersey City Capitals Squirts, Pee Wees, Bantams, and 16U will be held at the Rich Korpi Ice Rink located behind Bayonne High School, accessed off of Avenue A and 27th Street in Bayonne in March and April 2022.

Tryouts times & teams

Mites Monday, March 21 from 6:45 to 8:00 PM.  The Capitals will be holding evaluations for Mite players.  For this year, Mites (8U) include 2014, 2015, and 2016 birth years.

Squirts - Wednesday, March 23 from 6:45 to 8:00 PM.  The Capitals will be looking to select 2 Squirt teams.  For this year, Squirts (10U) include 2012 and 2013 birth years.

Pee Wees - Tuesday, March 22 from 6:45 to 8:00 PM.  We are looking to select 2 Pee Wee teams.  For this year, Pee Wee (12U) include 2010 and 2011 birth years.

Bantams - Monday, April 11 from 6:45 to 8:00 PM. We are looking to select 1 Bantam team that will be entered into NJYHL.  Depending on numbers and interest, the Capitals may form a second team that will play in the Montclair State Middle School league. For this year, Bantam(14U) include 2008 and 2009 birth years.

16U - Tuesday, April 12 from 6:45 to 8:00 PM. We are looking to select 16U team that will be entered into NJYHL.  For this year, 16U include 2006 and 2007 birth years.

 

Team selection

Coaches from within the organization that will be evaluating players at the tryouts.  After the tryouts, those coaches along with the Head Coach will select each team.  

Players selected for Squirt and Pee Wee teams will be notified by email on Friday, March 25.  Players selected for teams are REQUIRED to mail a $500 tuition deposit by Friday, April 1 to Jersey City Capitals Jersey City Capitals, 3115 Dillon Court Toms River, NJ 08755.

Players selected for Bantam and 16U teams will be notified by email on Friday, April 15.  Players selected for teams are REQUIRED to mail a $500 tuition deposit by Friday, April 22 to Jersey City Capitals Jersey City Capitals, 3115 Dillon Court Toms River, NJ 08755.

For all teams at all levels, we encourage anyone interested in playing goalie to come to the tryouts in goalie gear.

Goalies who are new to our program and are selected for our teams will be offered a discounted tuition.  


Tryout requirements

All players must have a USA Hockey number. For existing Capital players the current USA Hockey number used for the 2021-2022 season is fine. For players coming from outside the Capitals, please provide USA Hockey number at tryout.

There is a tryout fee of $50. You can pay that fee when you arrive at tryouts using cash, PayPal, or Venmo (will provide e-payment info on site). Tryout fee will be credited to player's team tuition if player is selected to team and makes initial tuition payment. Any player who is selected for a team and does not accept the invite will forfeit their tryout fee.

Reminder for tryout times - We suggest that you are dressed and ready to go on ice 15 minutes prior to your ice time, again:

MitesMonday, March 21 from 6:45 to 8:00 PM

Pee Wees: Tuesday, March 22 from 6:45 to 8:00 PM

Squirts: Wednesday, March 23 from 6:45 to 8:00 PM

Bantams: Monday, April 11 from 6:45 to 8:00 PM

16U: Tuesday, April 12 from 6:45 to 8:00 PM


Tuition

Tuition is not finalized, but with extra ice at two rinks this year, we expect tuition to go up:

Mite – $1220
Squirt - $2200
Pee Wee - $2400
Bantam - $2700
16U - $2000

Included in tuition cost:
Spring/Summer ice sessions at the Bayonne Ice Rink
Pre-Season ice at Bayonne during September
2 weeknight practices and 1 home game slot each weekend at Pershing Field and Bayonne