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Massachusetts Hockey is excited to announce the upcoming adjustments being applied to the 2018-2019 State Championship Tournaments.

The changes that have been made has increased the total number of State Championship Tournaments from 28 tournaments in the 2015-2016 season to 47 tournaments for the 2016-2017 season and now 48 tournaments.

This format gives 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:



2018-19 Youth (Boys) National Bound State Championships Registered Teams

The teams noted have submitted applications for entry into the 2018-19 Massachusetts Hockey National Bound State Championships. The tournament fields will be announced prior to the commencement of the Fall and Spring tournaments, once determined by the Tournament Committee.

2018-19 Girls National Bound State Championships Registered Teams

The teams noted have submitted applications for entry into the 2018-19 Massachusetts Hockey Girls National Bound State Championships. The tournament fields will be announced prior to the commencement of the Fall and Spring tournaments, once determined by the Tournament Committee.


2018-19 NATIONAL BOUND YOUTH STATE CHAMPIONSHIP DOCUMENTS:



QUESTIONS? CONTACT INFORMATION BELOW:

Girls'/Women National Bound State Championships:

Mark Lissner

Mark Lissner

Girls Registrar & Nomination/NB Girls Committee Chair

Phone: (781) 910-9311

Youth (Boys) National Bound State Championships:

Bob Joyce

Bob Joyce

Secretary & NB Youth Committee Chair

Phone: (617) 620-1302

Youth & Girls State Championships Non-National Bound:

Peter Giuliano

Peter Giuliano

District 1 & 10 Registrar; State Tournament Committee Chair

Phone: (617) 966-6598


2018-19 TOURNAMENT GUIDE:

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

Last updated 10/01/2018 at 10:00 a.m.


If your team is interested in participating in the State Championships, please reach out to your local representatives from your Association/Program about signing up!


Youth (Boys) State Championships Dates & Locations:

* Dates & Locations are subject to change.


Girls State Championships Dates & Locations:

* Dates & Locations are subject to change.


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.


SIZE DEFINITIONS:

Based on the previous season (2017-2018) registration numbers for local programs at ONLY 10U (Squirt), 12U (Peewee) and 14U (Bantam) ages.

Team will play at Large, Medium or Small size level.


LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS/PROGRAMS ACCORDING TO SIZE:


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.

2018-2019 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? Contact Information Below:

Steve Palmacci

Steve Palmacci

USA Hockey Registrar

Phone: (781) 620-2140