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Tournaments

Massachusetts Hockey is excited to announce the upcoming adjustments being applied to the 2016-2017 State Championship Tournaments.

The changes being made will increase the total number of State Championship Tournaments from 28 tournaments in the 2015-2016 season to 47 tournaments for the 2016-2017 season.

This new format will give Massachusetts Hockey's over 50,000 skaters more opportunities to work towards capturing that State Championship banner to hang proudly at their hometown rink.

See below for more information:


2016-2017 State Championship Tournament Dates & Locations:

* Massachusetts Hockey State Championship Tournaments dates and locations are subject to change.


* Massachusetts Hockey State Championship Tournaments dates and locations are subject to change.


Local Organizations/Programs According to Size:

Based on the 2015-2016 registered number of players for a local organization that include ONLY 10U (Squirt), 12U (Pee Wee) and 14U (Bantam) level registered players.

Tier Definitions:

  • Tier II
    • Top team in program; "A", "1" or any other designation as the top (or only) team
  • Tier III
    • Second level team in program
  • Tier IV
    • Third level team in program

Local Organizations/Programs Size Definitions:

Based on the 2015-2016 registered number of players for a local organization that include ONLY 10U (Squirt)12U (Pee Wee) and 14U (Bantam) level registered players.

  • Large
    • 53 or more average registered players
  • Medium
    • 52 to 30 average registered players
  • Small
    • 29 or below average registered players

National Bound Forms:

2016-2017 Tournament Guide:

For the purpose of any rules interpretations, the online version will be considered as the official version.

Last updated 10/06/2016 at 1 p.m.


Massachusetts Hockey SANCTIONED TOURNAMENTS:

Invitational tournaments begin at the Host level. The host organization will submit an Invitational Tournament Application form (provided to Massachusetts Hockey in their registration software) to the Associate Registrar, who, after approval will submit the application to the District Registrar, who will finally submit it to the USA Hockey National Office. Once the tournament garners final approval, it will be listed in the website below.

2016-2017 Sanctioned Tournaments

Tournaments will be posted on the Massachusetts Hockey websites.

USA Hockey Annual Guide:

Click here for the downloadable pdf USA Hockey Annual Guide, page 134 for Article VIII “Games, Exhibition Games, Invitational Tournaments and Sanctioned Events”.

Questions?

Mark Hickey

Mark Hickey

District 9 Director & Tournament Committee Co-Chair

Phone: (617) 429-8745

Stephen Palmacci

Stephen Palmacci

USA Hockey Registrar & Tournament Committee Co-Chair

Phone: (781) 620-2140

Tournament Webpages: