CGHA membership boundaries are comprised of Cottage Grove, St. Paul Park and Grey Cloud Township. To be eligible to play for CGHA:

  1. A player’s parent(s)/legal guardian(s) must reside within one of these city limits and register with USA Hockey using that address, or,
  2. The player must have a waiver on file with the CGHA Registrar that states he/she is eligible to play with CGHA.

Note – if your child attends a school within one of these three areas, but does not also reside in one of these three city limits, please contact the CGHA Registrar to complete additional paperwork prior to registering.

If any part of the registration is found to be inaccurate and the player is determined to be ineligible to play for CGHA, registration will be cancelled and all upfront monies paid will be non-refundable.

Boys / Girls Age Level(s)

Boys Level Girls Level Birth Dates Age Range
Mini Mite U4,U5,U6 Born on or after 6/1/18 4 - 6 yrs
Mite U8 Born on or after 6/1/14 7 - 8 yrs
Squirt U10 6/1/12 to 5/31/14 9 - 10 yrs
Pee Wee U12 6/1/10 to 5/31/12 11 - 12 yrs
Bantam U15 6/1/08 to 5/31/10 13 - 14 yrs
Junior Gold 6/1/04 to 7/31/08 15 - 18 yrs

Birth Certificate Requirement

All new and first year CGHA players must provide a COPY of their child's Government Issued Birth Certificate to the CGHA Registrar in one of the following ways: 

  1. Scan and Upload a copy apart of this Registration (apart of Player Info)

  2. Email to

  3. Bring a copy to your parents' meeting 

Note:  Your player will not be allowed on the ice without this being completed in in accordance with Minnesota Hockey & District 8 requirements.

Player Move Up Policy