Jul 23, 2016

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Tier I, Tier II, High School Div. I and Girls Tier Team Manager's Meetings
Jul 6, 2016  4:28 PM
CAHA will be holding MANDATORY team managers meetings on Saturday July 23, 2016 in SoCal, and on Sunday July 24, 2016 in NorCal for all Team Managers. Attendance at one of these meetings is mandatory for either the team manager, head coach, or an assistant coach. Team managers preferred as the majority of the presentation will be geared toward, and for the benefit of, the team manager. The meetings are scheduled as follows:

• SoCal - Saturday July 23 - Tier I 9:00a - 11:00a; Tier II 12:00p - 2:00p; Girls/HS 3:00p - 5:00p @ BackBay Conference Center, 3415 Michelson Dr., Irvine, CA 92612

• Norcal - All teams: Sunday July 24 - 12n-4:00p @ San Jose Marriott, 301 South Market Street, San Jose, CA

Questions may be directed to:
Laura Cahn, CAHA Youth Council Chairperson
LauraCahn@yahoo.com

We look forward to meeting all our 2016-17 Season Team Managers!

Message Regarding Tier II CAHA Weekends
Jun 14, 2016  1:28 PM
CAHA Tier II weekends will consist of north vs south games only. A north team can expect to attend 4-5 weekends, a south team can expect to attend 1-2. For further clarification feel free to contact Laura Cahn at lauracahn@yahoo.com.

Message from the President regarding Tier I Selections
Jun 13, 2016  9:56 AM
Per our new Tier 1 Policy set forth by the CAHA Board of Directors on January 23, 2016, I would like to report the following Associations will be recognized as Tier 1 Programs through our affiliate, and USA Hockey. Congratulations to the following:

11U (Minor) Anaheim Jr. Ducks, Los Angeles Jr. Kings, San Jose Jr. Sharks

12U (Major) Anaheim Jr. Ducks, Los Angeles Jr. Kings, San Diego Jr. Gulls, San Jose Jr. Sharks

13U (Minor) Anaheim Jr. Ducks, Los Angeles Jr. Kings, San Diego Jr. Gulls, San Jose Jr. Sharks

14U (Major) Anaheim Jr. Ducks, California Wave, Los Angeles Jr. Kings, San Diego Jr. Gulls, San Jose Jr. Sharks (Note - on May 31 the Wave opted to NOT field a team in this division, and on June 12 the Jr. Sharks and Wave did same)

15U (Minor) Anaheim Jr. Ducks, Golden State Eagles, Los Angeles Jr. Kings, San Diego Jr. Gulls, San Jose Jr. Sharks (Note - on June 12 the Jr. Sharks opted to NOT field a team in this division)

16U (Major) Anaheim Jr. Ducks, Los Angeles Jr. Kings, San Jose Jr. Sharks, Titans, Wildcats Hockey

18U Anaheim Jr. Ducks, California Wave, Los Angeles Jr. Kings, San Jose Jr. Sharks, Titans

Congratulations to the successful applicants! I appreciate the time and effort members put into this process as we reviewed 34 different applications varying at every age level. This is a positive direction for California Hockey and we look forward to a successful season in 2016-2017.
Steve Laing

New Tier I and Tier II Requirements for 2016/17
Apr 4, 2016  1:52 PM
On January 23, 2016, the CAHA Board of Directors approved changes for participation in Tier 1 commencing with the next season, 2016/17, as well as a change to the minimum PDR requirement for Tier 2. Details of the changes can be found on the "Policies" link to this website under the sub-link titled "Application for Tier I Inclusion." Please note the requirements and deadlines which are to be adhered to, and that application for Tier 1 for next season must be submitted to Youth Council by the specified deadline of February 15, 2016. In addition, the Board also added a provision that there will be up to a maximum of five (5) teams per age division.

With regard to the new Tier I and Tier II PDR (Player Development Requirement) for the upcoming 2016-17 Season, please note the following:

1. For the 2016-17 season only, a player's PDR will count at either their 2014-15 club or their 2015-16 club.

2. The 25% PDR requirement for Tier I is new to Tier I and applies to the 2016-17 Season, then increases to 50% in the 2017-18 season forward.

3. The PDR for Tier II is now increased starting the upcoming 2016-17 Season to 50% and going forward.
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New Screening Instructions
Apr 6, 2015  10:22 AM
Effective immediately, CAHA has updated the official screening policy, as well as implemented new instructions for completing the online screening process. Please see the "Screening Program" link to this website for more information and the link to complete the screening process. Read More >>

USA Hockey Rule 411 - Progressive Suspensions for the 2014-15 Playing Season
Mar 24, 2016  3:52 PM
USA Hockey is committed to providing a safe and fair environment for all participants. While the vast majority of players participate within the rules and respect the game and their opponents, USA Hockey recognizes the need to hold those players and coaches deemed to be repeat offenders accountable for their actions. Beginning with the 2014-15 playing season, the Progressive Suspensions rule will take affect nationally. Read More >>


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