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.
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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
We have over 85 seminar sessions posted on the Seminars Page so you can see all seminars in one place. You can find a seminar that fits your schedule. Then go to the USA Hockey Seminar Registration Catalog and make your seminar reservation.
Remember, you must have a reservation to attend the seminar and you must be registered with USA Hockey before you can reserve your seminar seat.
SEDOP Screening Program Changes
New for the 2015-2106 season, Officials in Florida must complete an annual (not biennial) background screening using the SAHOF screening agent, Blueline Services. This new procedure is required by Florida law and is not the result of any new requirement from USA Hockey or its affiliates.
We are currently in the process of organizing CEP clinics for the 2015-16 season. Please check the Clinic Catalog regularly as clinic information will be posted as planning for each clinic concludes.
All coaches (head and assistants) must obtain CEP certification by December 31 of the current playing season.
Click here to locate and register for a CEP Clinic.
Additionally, all coaches must complete the appropriate age-specific module by December 31 of the current playing season. Once you register you have 30 days in which to complete the module. All modules started after Dec. 1 must be completed by Dec. 31. Module cost is $10.
Click here to access the age-specific modules.
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 14 - 20, 2015, 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 2015-16 season and let them know they are WELCOME BACK for the new season!
Click here for more information on Welcome Back Week
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 email@example.com.
Lake Worth native Brittany Bugalski joined in on the opportunity to teach local youngsters about hockey and share her experiences as a goaltender growing up in South Florida.
Bugalski, 18, recently won a Gold Medal with Team USA at the U-18 Women’s World Championship and earned a shutout over Team Czech Republic in her first game of the tournament.
Click here to read the full story.
The National Camp Tryout was held at the Extreme Ice Center in Indian Trail, NC from May 8 through May 10, 2015.
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.
The Southeastern District Girls Player Development Tryout was held April 24 - 26, 2015 at the Extreme Ice Center in Indian Trail, NC. This tryout was open to all female U.S. citizens born in 1998, 1999, 2000 and 2001. Girls are selected from this tryout to attend USA Hockey National Select Camps and Multi District Player Development and Goaltender Camps.
Select 66 Camp and all National Camp Selections now posted!
11-13 Camp Selections now posted!
Use the link above to view the lists.
Southeastern District teams capture all USA Hockey Tier II 2A National Championships
Three Southeastern District teams brought home national titles with wins in the final game of the 2015 Toyota USA Hockey National Championship Tournament. Our 2015 National Champions are:
The Southeastern District had one team earn a Silver Medal:
Congratulations to all our champions and finalist!
Scoprions U14 National Champions
Scoprions U16 National Champions
Ashburn Xtreme U18 National Champions
The NHL analytics team uses tracking technology to compare cross-ice to full-ice for 8U players
A cutting-edge NHL analytics team put the test to youth hockey for the first time ever, comparing cross-ice hockey to full-ice hockey. Watch this video and see what you think.
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.
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.
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.
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.