Drop IN Hockey is for people 17 years of age & Older. Full pads required which includes the following: HECC approved Helmet, hockey gloves, elbow pads, shoulder pads, pants, shin guards, skates and a stick. Cages are required for people 18 years of age and under. Cages are highly recommended for people over 18 years of age but not required. No checking, roughing around or aggressive play is permitted.