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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. This site is best viewed in Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.


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.


Lake Worth native Brittany Bugalski stops by BB&T Center

Team USA member Brittany Bugalski

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.


Girls Player Development Tryout

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. 

2015 Selections

Select 66 Camp and all National Camp Selections now posted!
11-13 Camp Selections now posted!

Use the link above to view the lists.


Boys National Camp Tryout

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.

2015 Selections


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

Invitational Tournament Schedule
Sanctioning Invitational Tournaments


National Championships

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: 

  • Scorpions Hockey (Fla.) Tier II 2A 14 & Under Champion
  • Scorpions Hockey (Fla.) Tier II 2A 16 & Under Champion
  • Ashburn Xtreme (Va.) Tier II 2A 18 & Under Champion

The Southeastern District had one team earn a Silver Medal:

  • Charlotte Jr. Ckeckers (N.C.) Tier II 1A 16 & Under Finalist

Congratulations to all our champions and finalist!


Scoprions U14 National Champions

Scoprions U16 National Champions

Ashburn Xtreme U18 National Champions

2015 Southeastern District Tournaments

The Southeastern District Tournament is the qualifying tournament to advance teams to USA Hockey National Championship Tournaments. Each Affiliate in the district is allowed to enter one team at each eligible age classification in Girls'/Women's and Tier I categories.

The Tier I Pee Wee division was eliminated in 2013 in favor of adding a Tier II Pee Wee division to the tournament with each Affiliate entering two teams. The Tier II division's inclusion is in support of the USA Hockey's ADM Learn to Train stage for 11 and 12 year old athletes.     

The Women's event will host CAHA, PVAHA, SAHA and SAHOF teams at Women's B; PVAHA and SAHOF teams at Girls U14 and Girls U16.     

Youth Tier I/Tier II tournament will consist of teams from CAHA, PVAHA, SAHA and SAHOF at the Pee Wee age classification; teams from CAHA, PVAHA and SAHA at Bantam, CAHA, PVAHA, SAHA and SAHOF at Midget U16; and teams from SAHA and SAHOF at Midget U18.

2015 Girls'/Women's Tournament

February 27 - March 1, 2015

Hosted by:
A Game Sportsplex
Franklin, TN

Schedule, Standings and Game Results

Congratulations to our champions advancing to the USA Hockey National Tournament.

Girls Tier II 14 & Under: Lady Vipers (SAHOF)
Girls Tier II 16 & Under: Lady Vipers (SAHOF)
Women's B: Chesapeake Bay Lightning (PVAHA)

Lady Vipers Hold Off NOVA Ice Dogs to Claim 14U Title - feature article on the USA Hockey National Championship webpage.

2015 Tier I / Tier II Tournament

March 6-8, 2015

Hosted by:
Panthers Ice Den
Coral Springs, FL

Schedule, Standings and Game Results

Congratulations to our Tier II Pee Wee champion:

Howard Huskies

Congratulations to our champions advancing to the USA Hockey National Tournament.‚Äč

Tier I Bantam: Thunder AAA Hockey (SAHA)
Tier I Midget 16 & Under: Carolina Jr. Hurricanes (CAHA)
Tier I Midget 18 & Under: Thunder AAA Hockey (SAHA)

Carolina Jr. Hurricanes Clinch Tier I 16U Southeast Title - feature article on the USA Hockey National Championship webpage.


New Video Quantifies Cross-Ice Advantages

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.


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


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


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