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Welcome to the Home of the Southeastern District

The Southeastern District is divided into four Affiliate Associations: Carolina Amateur Hockey Association governing North Carolina and South Carolina, Potomac Valley Amateur Hockey Association governing Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia, Southern Amateur Hockey Association governing Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee and the Statewide Amateur Hockey Association of Florida governing Florida. 

Please visit this site regularly for news and information on District.

 

Welcome Back Week

Calling all associations! A personal phone call from your association inviting your families back to the rink is the most effective way to return playes to your program.

During the week of September 15 - 21, 2014, USA Hockey is looking for associations to reach out to each and every player who skated with them last season. The goal is to reach all parents of 8 & under players from the 2013-14 season and let them know they are WELCOME BACK for the new season!

Click here for more information on Welcome Back Week

2 and 2 Challenge

The 2 and 2 Challenge is a call-to-action for local associations. It is a blueprint that guides youth hockey leadership through national programs and tools to realize their goal of acquiring 2 additional players and retaining 2 additional players than the previous season's total. 

Click here for more information on the 2 and 2 Challenge

Disabled Hockey Workshop

USA Hockey is proud to announce that the 2014 Disabled Hockey Workshop will be October 3-5 in Washington, DC. New and existing program administrators from around the country will come together for a weekend of educational sessions and networking. The best part is that the workhsop is FREE! Participants will be responsible for transportation and hotel cost, but the actual educational sessions will be covered by the USA Hockey Disabled Hockey Section.

NEW this year we will be offering individual sessions for attendees to choose from. Those sessions, with descriptions and times, will be emailed to registered participants closer to the workshop. Some of the tentative sessions include:

  • Framework of a Program
  • Effective Communication
  • Supporting Your Program: Volunteers
  • Supporting Your program: Fundraising
  • Supporting Your program: Growing the Game
  • Public Speaking

The workshop will begin at noon on Friday, Oct. 3, and will conclude at noon on Sunday, October 5. This year the U.S. National Sled Hockey Team will play an exhibition game with the USA Warriors program. In addition, there will be a lunch with keynote speaker on Saturday.

The workhsop will be held at the Residence Inn Arlington Ballston. USA Hockey has secured a room block with rooms starting at $109+tax. Please call the hotel directly to reserve a room under this room block. All participants are required to stay at the host hotel. The ice portion of the workshop will be held at the Kettler Capitals Iceplex right next door to the Residence Inn.

Finally, we will be offering a Disabled Hockey Coaching Clinic on Saturday, Oct. 4, From 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. This coaching clinic will be held at the Holiday Inn Arlington at Ballston (a few blocks away) and attendees are encouraged to stay at that hotel if they are only attending the coaching clinic. In order for the coaching clinic to take place there must be at least 10 coaches registered by Sept. 5th, otherwise the clinic will be canceled. Be sure to register for the coaching clinic early if you plan on attending.

For more information or questions, contact Jeremy Kennedy at (719) 538-1117 or jeremyk@usahockey.org

To Register for the Disabled Hockey Workshop, click here!

Southeastern District Invitational Tournaments

Looking for a tournament?  All tournaments shown on our schedule are USA Hockey sanctioned events.  To have your tournament listed, please follow the instructions for sanctioning a tournament. Tournaments are added to the schedule after approval from the Southeastern District Registrar. 

The Southeastern District Caucas has mandated the District Registrar reject all requests for full ice tournaments in the Mite 8 & Under age classification. 

If an Invitational Tournament Application is received that includes a Mite 8 & Under age classification, the tournament operator will be given the opportunity to choose either half ice or cross ice. If the operator wishes not to make a choice, the Mite division will not be sanctioned. 

For questions regarding this policy, please contact Mark Bodner, Southeastern District Registrar at bodsgt@bellsouth.net.

Invitational Tournament Schedule
Sanctioning Invitational Tournaments

USA Hockey Annual Guide

Each year, USA Hockey publishes its Annual Guide, which details the organization's administrative structure, programs and philosophy, bylaws, rules and regulations and much more.

2014-2015 USA Hockey Annual Guide

Official Rules of Ice Hockey

The Official Playing Rules provides consistency for all participants, to ensure a safe and positive playing environment while continuing to focus on skill development and enjoyment of the sport.

2013-2017 Official Rules of Ice Hockey

    

Southeastern District 14 Camp Webpage

The Southeastern District holds a camp for the top 14 year old (first year Bantam) players in the District as an introduction to the USA Hockey development program. Each Affiliate in the Southeastern District sends 20 players to this week long summer camp. Top coaches come in to work with players to help them further their skills. Prospective players must participate in their local Affiliate selection process to be eligible for the camp.

National Camp Tryout

The National Camp Tryout was held at the Extreme Ice Center in Indian Trail, NC from May 9 through May 11, 2014. This tryout was open by invitation only to players who attended a National Camp last summer or who were selected at their Affiliate tryouts to advance to the district event.

2014 Selections

Girls Player Development Tryout

The Southeastern District Girls Player Development Tryout was held April 25 - 27, 2014 at the Kettler Capitals Iceplex in Arlington, VA. This tryout was open to all female U.S. citizens born in 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2000. Girls will be selected at this tryout to attend USA Hockey National Select Camps and Multi District Player Development and Goaltender Camps.

2014 Selections

11-13 Multi District CampSelections now posted!

National Champions

Four Southeastern District teams brought home national titles with wins in the final game of the 2014 Toyota USA Hockey National Championship Tournament. Our 2014 National Champions are: 

East Coast Eagles (N.C.) Tier II 2A 16 & Under Champion
Knoxville Ice Bears (Tenn.) Tier II 1A 18 & Under Champion
Gulf Coast Sea Gals (Fla.) Women's B Champion
Tri-City Selects (N.C.) Women's C Champion

The Southeastern District had one team earn a Silver Medal:

Miami Toros (Fla.) Tier II 3A 14 & Under Runner Up

ADM Kids

What is it like to play on full ice as a 8 year old?

To demonstrate how a full sheet of ice looks to a child, USA Hockey put adult players on an extra large rink with giant nets to simulate what a child sees. The players found the games tiring, difficult and said they would lose interest quickly in the sport if that was what they faced. See how adult players opened their eyes to what is being taught by the American Development Model of cross-ice hockey and small area games. Learn more at ADMKids.com.

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SAHOF Volunteers Honored by Florida Panthers

Five South Florida individuals honored during Panthers-Capitals game for contribution to growth of hockey in South Florida

SUNRISE, Fla. – Sunrise Sports & Entertainment announced February 26th that the Florida Panthers together with USA Hockey will celebrate Hockey Weekend Across America on Thursday, Feb. 27 at the Panthers-Capitals game at 7:30 p.m. at BB&T Center. The organization will honor five South Florida individuals who have each made a significant contribution to the growth of hockey in South Florida.

Honorees Jeff Wood, Marc Friedman, Bob Goldstein, Dr. Peter Pearlman and Cindy Friedman will be honored during the first intermission of the Panthers-Capitals game and will join the FOX Sports Florida broadcast during the second intermission.

“The Panthers organization and entire SSE family is excited to celebrate Hockey Weekend In America and recognize these individuals who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to grow hockey in South Florida,” said Panthers Assistant to the General Manager, Eric Joyce. “We cannot thank them enough for their efforts and we look forward to doing our part in continuing to grow hockey in South Florida.”

USA Hockey Launches Mobile Rulebook

The USA Hockey Mobile Rulebook is the digital version of the current USA Hockey Rulebook. Use the search bar or click on 'Sections' to navigate the vast hockey resources including rules, descriptions, casebook examples and videos. All content can be shared on Facebook and Twitter.

Visit the Mobile Rulebook on your Mobile Device