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Fall Travel Program Information

Falcons Sponsorship Opportunities!!

Sponsorship Donation Opportunities 

Both Corporate and Family Sponsorship Donation opportunities area available for the 24/25 Season and are tax deductible!   Family Sponsorship Donations are available in registration.  For any questions regarding Corporate Sponsorship Donation opportunities and Donation questions please contact 

Kyle Hannes

VP Fundraising

Phone: (262) 308-2544


The Falcons Hockey 2024-2025 Travel Season is right around the corner. As in years past, the Falcons will provide for Pre-Tryout Conditioning Clinics the week before Tryouts, with Tryouts being conducted during the following week (specific information will be posted soon).

The fees for the 2024-2025 Travel Season (which do not include team slush funds, uniform purchases, warm-ups, travel expenses, etc.) are as follows:

  1. Tryout Fee: Each player attending the Pre-Season Conditioning Clinics and/or Tryouts will be required to pay a non-refundable [$250.00] Tryout Fee. This fee must be paid prior to any player taking the ice at clinics or tryouts. This is a flat fee and will not be pro-rated based upon the number of sessions attended. The Tryout fee will not be credited against the Registration Fees.

    During the Pre-Season Conditioning Clinics and Tryouts, each of the players is provided with a substantial number of hours of ice with our top hockey professionals. The purpose of the Tryout Fee is to cover the cost of the ice time and coaches and to make sure that each player that comes out is committed to the Falcons and is not using our coaches and facilities to prepare for playing at other organizations
  2. Registration Fee: The following sets forth the Registration Season Fees for each level. A first payment of $1150 is required in registration. (players must be registered to participate in conditioning clinics and tryouts)

Travel Hockey Fees



TRAVEL: Squirt (CSDHL Major) $6,050

TRAVEL: Squirt (CSDHL Minor) $5,550

TRAVEL: Squirt (NIHL) $5050

TRAVEL: Peewee (CSDHL Major, Minor) $6,450

TRAVEL: Peewee (CSDHL Prospect) $5,950

TRAVEL: Peewee (NIHL) $5,450

TRAVEL: Bantam (CSDHL Major, Minor) $6,450

TRAVEL: Bantam (CSDHL Prospects) $5,950

TRAVEL: Bantam (NIHL) $5,450

TRAVEL: Midget  (CSDHL U15) $6,700

Mite players trying out for travel must be registered for Mite Travel.  If a player makes the 3 or 4 team a credit of $550 will be issued

Squirt, Peewee and Bantam Players  trying out for a Central States Major, Minor, or Prospects Team must register for Central States (Central States fees are included).   If a player makes Squirt Minor or a Prospects team a credit of $500 will be issued.  If a player does not make a Central States team and plays NIHL a $1000 credit will be issued.

Squirt, Peewee and Bantam Players trying out for NIHL will have the option to register at the NIHL Level.

*If you try-out for a Central States team and do not make it and chose not to attend the NIHL try-outs you will be charged a total of $500.00.  All other monies above the $500.00 will be refunded. (This does not apply to Midgets)

*If you make any team and do not accept your invitation you will be charged a total of $1,400.00.  All other monies above the $1,400.00 will be refunded.


In order to provide one of the best youth hockey products in the area, the Falcons have made significant investments in coaching, the goalie program and our professional hockey directors. The success of such investments is evident by the number of competitive teams the Falcons have fielded in the past couple of years and the local, regional and national success of such teams. The Falcons are keeping fees as economical as possible as set forth above so that we can continue to strike the appropriate balance for positive investments in the program yet continue our growth and success and to make continuous improvements to maximize the development of all players.

USA Hockey Congress Approves Requirement For Neck Laceration Protection Starting August 1

USA Hockey is requiring the use of neck laceration protection for players in all age classifications, other than adults, in games and practices, as well as for on-ice officials under the age of 18, effective August 1, 2024. For clarity, the requirement includes players in the youth, girls and junior age classifications.

Here is the link for more information

2024-2025 Travel Registration is now open!!

Falcons 2024/25 Central States Coaches

Team Head Coach
Midget U15 Bob Heelan
Bantam Major Bob Heelan
Bantam Minor Tony Gill
Bantam CS Prospect Nick Meo
Peewee Major Nick Meo
Peewee Minor Mike Wiggemansen
Peewee Prospects Ross Agrest
Squirt Major Tom Miller
Squirt Minor Mike Wiggemansen

2024-2025 Season Age/Level Matrix

The following sets forth the level each player is eligible to participate in based upon such participant’s birthdate.  

Level Birth Date Between
Mite 2016, 2017, 2018
Squirt 2014 and 2015
Peewee 2012 and 2013
Bantam 2010 and 2011
Midget U15 2009
Midget Minor 2008
Midget Major

2006 and 2007



Important Notes Regarding Travel Jersey & Warm Up Fitting Schedule

An exciting element to our Travel Program is our UNIFORM PACKAGE!  Included in this year's travel fees are a Falcons cinch sack containing:

Color Coded Practice jersey & socks
Pro Knit Home and Away game socks
Wicking dryland Falcons training shirt
Knit pom toque with Falcons Logo
Logo Ball Cap

If you are a returning player and need a new jersey due to size you will be charged separately.  Fittings for jerseys and warm-ups will start at try-out clinics.

If you need a new uniform due to number seniority or a new player FHA will pay supply your home and away jerseys at no cost.

You must make sure you attend a fitting!

About the Falcons Travel Hockey Program

The Falcons Travel Program is one of the most respected and successful hockey programs in Illinois. Our Travel Program focuses on competitive success while developing the skills of all players.  We actively practice USA Hockey’s ADM program (American Development Model).

The Falcons Travel Program fields teams in the following leagues.

Central States Developmental Hockey League (CSDHL).  This includes our top AA  teams that will compete at the Squirt, Peewee, Bantam, and Midget levels  and the new Prospects Division (our top Peewee and Bantam combined teams)

Northern Illinois Hockey League (NIHL) at the Bronze, Silver and Gold/Elite levels. in the , (an elite Tier II league of teams).

Chicago United Hockey League for our Mite travel teams