Required Equipment

Updated Tuesday August 7, 2018 by WCIHL.

WCIHL requires each player to have the following equipment:

  • HECC approved helmet with helmet- and chin-straps properly fastened and HECC approved full face mask with a chin cup.
  • Skates – Hockey skates are recommended. All braking devices must be removed.
  • Stick – Width of the blade must be greater than 2 inches at its narrowest point.
  • Elbow Pads
  • Shin Guards
  • Hockey Gloves
  • Protective Cup – Yes, for girls as well as boys.
  • Mouth Guard - colored (non-clear)

WCIHL recommends each player to have the following equipment:

  • Upper Body / Shoulder Pads
  • Neck Guard
  • Padded Inline Hockey Girdle


Proper fit is very important, so please resist the urge to let your player grow into his/her gear. Correct fitting gear can be the difference between a great season and several weeks healing from an injury. If you are unsure about the correct size, the people at Play It Again Sports in Nashville will gladly help.

  • Epuck.com 
  • Hockeygiant.com 
  • Hockeymonkey.com 

and several other internet-based hockey stores provide sizing charts and customer service lines. 

WCIHL also offers an equipment rental program every season to make hockey affordable for everyone! A $20 retal fee with a $50 refundable deposit required to rent your player's gear.

 




COMMENTS
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darby haas commented on July 14, 1:33pm
"I am new to this, do they use a wood or composite stick?"
Alicia Brannon commented on September 1, 3:13pm
"You can use either one. sorry about not getting back to you sooner"
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