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Look Up LIne

Massachusetts Hockey provides subsidies to make the sport of ice hockey more enjoyable for our participants and make it easier for programs to offer a positive experience to their members.
 
This subsidy offers $500 to any Massachusetts Hockey registered program/ice rink that installs the Look Up Line.

What is the Look Up Line?

The Look-Up Line™, ice hockey’s warning track; is an adjunct to decreasing the risk injuries along the boards. This thought provoking warning track extends 40-inches in width around the entire circumference of the rink. The Look-Up Line™ does NOT affect the speed, intensity or heritage of the game of hockey, or require any new playing rules.

The Look-Up Line™ serves to:

  1. Warn players to keep their heads up when approaching the boards to decrease the risk of injuries
  2. Warn players to be careful not to body check (contact) opposing players from behind
  3. Give players an opportunity to make proper bodily adjustments before hitting the boards
  4. Alleviate the failure to warn (board related) issue that currently exists at all levels in hockey
  5. Remind on ice coaches and officials to continue to warn players about safety in hockey

The Look-Up Line™ is colored a PANTONE 151c safety orange. This color orange does not interfere with any current on ice markings and is universally associated with caution. The 40-inch warning track does not overlap any face-off dots, lower circles, or hash marks.

Instructions on how to receive the subsidy:

  • Purchase/Order the paint for the Look Up Line; Click Here for paint buying options
  • Install the Look Up Line
  • Register your Look Up Line: Click Here 
  • Submit a picture of your rink with the Look Up Line and best contact information to Massachusetts Hockey by email at info@mahockey.org
  • Receive a $500 subsidy from Massachusetts Hockey by mail

Look Up Line Resources

Website: The Look Up Line

Website for the The Look-Up Line™, ice hockey’s warning track; is an adjunct to decreasing the risk injuries along the boards. This warning track extends 40-inches in width around the entire circumference of the rink.

Massachusetts Hockey: The Warning Track of Hockey

Look Up Line Massachusetts Hockey Article.

USA Hockey Magazine: Look Up Line

USA Hockey Magazine features the Look Up Line.

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