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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.

2018-19 Southeastern District Youth Tier I, Girls Tier II & Womens C Tournament

2018-19 Southeastern District Youth Tier I, Girls Tier II & Womens C Tournament Information is now available on the 2019 District Tournament page.

Player Development - Girls Program

2019 Girls Player Development Tryout Registration Coming Soon!

The 2019 Southeastern District Player Development Tryouts will be held the weekend of April 26-28, 2019. This year the event will be hosted by the Potomac Valley Amateur Hockey Association (covers VA, MD, DC) with the host rink in Woodbridge, VA at the Prince William Ice Center.  

This tryout will be for girls with birth years 2002-2005 only. Florida does not conduct their own tryouts so girls would need to tryout at this event to be considered for the below player development camps over the summer of 2019. 

The player development camps where selections will be considered from this tryout:

  • Multi-District Camp held in Kent, OH - birth years 2002-2005
  • East Region 14 Player Dev Camp location TBD - birth year 2005 only
  • USA Hockey 15 Player Dev Camp held in St Cloud, MN - birth year 2004 only (7/12-17/2019)
  • USA Hockey 16/17 Player Dev Camp held in St Cloud, MN - birth years 2002 & 2003 (6/25-7/1/2019)
  • USA Hockey U18 Select Player Dev Camp held in TBD - birth years 2002-2004 (7/15-21/2019)

Here is a link to an overview of the Girls Player Development Program as listed on USA Hockey's website:

See more information below about the Multi-District Camp in Kent, OH including how girls with birth years 2001 and 2006-2008 can participate without attending these SE District tryouts. Below is information received thus far about all of these great player development camps and the tryouts.

Information About 2019 USA Hockey Player Development Camps

Below are links to the documents posted on USA Hockey's website. One covers the National Player Development Program and the other provides District-specific information on tryouts and the camp options for players in each district.

Information About 2019 Multi-District Player Development Camps

Below are documents with information about the 2019 Multi-District Player Development Camp in Kent, OH. There are camp sessions for younger players (age 11-13) where players are to submit recommendations from their coaches for consideration.  For players age 14-17, they must tryout at the Southeastern District Player Development tryouts as noted above. Girls birth year 2001 can be eligible to attend the 14-17 camps if they are not playing college hockey in the fall of 2019.

  • The 11-13 age Camp will be held June 28-July 3, 2019 - cost $660
  • The 14-17 age Goalie Camp will be held July 7-12, 2019 - cost $660
  • The 14-17 age Camp will be held Aug 4-9, 2019 (goalies for this camp will be selected from the 14-17 Age Goalie Camp) - cost $660, $250 for returning goalies

2019 Southeastern District Girls Player Development Registration

Follow the Registration Link below to register for the 2019 Southeastern District Girls Player Development Camp

No walk ins will be accepted.  All players must pre-register up by April 14. 

Registration will close on April 15.  No exceptions.

Registration fees will not be refunded.

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.

To sanction your tournament, please mail your Invitational Tournament Application, tournament rules and a check for the sanction fee to the appropriate Associate Registrar listed below.

District of Columbia, Maryland
Bob Otte,

Beth Lenz,

North Carolina, South Carolina
Jessica Westphal,

Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee
David Polk,

Cindy Friedman,

For questions regarding this policy, please contact the Associate Registrar serving your state.

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.

2018-2019 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.

2017-2021 Official Rules of Ice Hockey

USA Hockey 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.

Click here to learn more and find download links for your devices.

USA Hockey Club Excellence

Prepare your association for the 2017-2018 season with Club Excellence.

Club Excellence is a new online portal system designed to give USA Hockey associations a unique home to drive organizational success. The portal walks youth hockey leadership through the day-to-day needs of running a successful youth hockey association.

To access, the local association President or Vice President would need to submit through the link below. Once confirmed, they can invite the rest of the board to join them in the portal. Each leader has a job description, monthly tasks and a resource center with quick reference templates / best practice guides that relates to their association role.

If you have any questions about Club Excellence, please contact Brittany Bobak at (719) 538-1102 or

2017 Boys National Camp Tryout

The National Camp Tryout was held at the Extreme Ice Center in Indian Trail, NC from May 12 through May 14, 2017.

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.

2017 Selections

Please visit the Player Development webpage for additional information on the USA Hockey Player Development program.

2017 Girls Player Development Tryout

The Southeastern District Girls Player Development Tryout was held April 21-23, 2017 at the Florida Hospital Center Ice in Wesley Chapel, FL. This tryout was open to female U.S. citizens born in 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2003. Girls selected at this tryout will attend USA Hockey National Select Camps and Multi District Player Development and Goaltender Camps.

National Camp selections are now posted.

2017 Selections

Eastern Select 14 Camp, Multi District Goalie Camp, Multi District Player Development Camp and Girls Age 11-13 Camp selections are posted. Click the link above to view the selections.

Please visit the Girls Player Development webpage for the Girls Player Development Guides and additional information on the USA Hockey / Southeastern District Girls Player Development program.

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