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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.

 

Dates To Remember

  • November 30, 2014
    The deadline for Officials renewing their USA Hockey Referee Registration was November 30, 2014. If you do not have your 2014-2015 Referee Registration card and crest by now, you are not allowed to officiate games sanctioned by USA Hockey. For more information and the list of requirements, please visit www.southeastrefs.org.
     
  • December 31, 2014
    All coaches must have current certification and online component verifications beginning January 1 of the current playing season. Any coach not in possession of these requirements will be ineligible to coach for the remainder of the season. Coaches must also complete the Safe Sport Awareness online training by December 31 if not required earlier by their governing Affiliate.
     
  • December 31, 2014
    The last day to submit player changes for Tier I or Tier II team rosters. Teams may continue to make additions or deletions for team staff, however, player rosters are frozen effective January 1.

Host Sites Announced for 2016 National Championships

Charlotte, NC to host Tier II Bantam Nationals and Reston, VA to host High School Nationals in 2016

How to Encourage Your Youth Athlete

Free Download - Liberty Mutual Play Positive Sportsmanship Tool

Practice Plans, Videos and More in Mobile Coach App

The 2014-15 version features several new developments.

The American Parent Hockey Handbook

Helpful hints and important information for creating a great youth hockey experience.

2015 Southeastern District Select Camp - Officiating

The 2015 Southeastern DSC will be held May 6-10, 2015 at Extreme Ice in Indian Trail (Charlotte), NC. The DSC is held in conjunction with the Southeastern District Hockey Festival with players trying out for the National Team. Consequently, the DSC is an opportunity for Officials to work games with the top hockey talent in the district. The DSC is designed for Officials who want to improve their skills in a more competitive environment and perhaps progress on to regional or national camps.

You must be a fully registered USA Hockey Official, Level 2 or above, and over the age of 18 to apply for the DSC. If you are interested in applying for this unique officiating experience, please download the 2015 DSC Announcement for more details and the application form for the camp. Camp applications and the video release form must be submitted by February 25, 2015. Click here to submit your DSC application using the on-line form.

   

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.

WATCH THE VIDEO

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