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    Districts 2023 Update

    2023 DISTRICT DIRECTOR ELECTIONS

    District Director elections will be held in late March 2023. Nominations must be received by February 1, 2023. Below is a summary of the requirements to become a district director. You can find the complete verbiage in the MAHA Annual Guide under Bylaw 5 Government.

    Candidates or all positions:
    1) must have been a member in good standing of the MAHA for a two-year period prior to nomination;
    2) A person shall not be a candidate for a position as an Officer or Director for more than one MAHA position at a time nor hold more than one voting position within the MAHA

    The link to the elections page to register:

    https://www.maha.org/elections


    District 4 Growth Initiative

    The application for the District 4 Growth Initiative Grant Request for the 2022/2023 hockey season.  The purpose of the grant is to assist an association in growing the game of hockey.  Grants can be used for items like increasing participation for 4-8 y/o age group and participation in try hockey for free & girls’ hockey weekend!  See the link below for other ideas!

    https:// www.usahockey.com/page/show/4963715-grow

    Application is available below!  For questions contact Maria Biederman


    Association Season Kickoff

    MAHA has created a quick guide for associations, coaches and other team personnel to assist with kicking off the season.

    Please see below and contact your D4 Representative if you have any questions.


    District 4 Council Openings & Next Meeting

    D4 Board meetings occur typically on the second Tuesday of each month.  This is subject to change based on director's availability.

    Please refer to the calendar for upcoming meeting.

    Click here to learn more about the Role and Responsibility of a District Director.


    MAHA Tryout Locator

    The Michigan Amateur Hockey Association (MAHA) announced the launch of a new ‘Tryout Locator,’ available to all MAHA - affiliated associations.  (Starting with the Spring 2022 tryout season.)

    Players and families can filter the information, by age group and season, to make it easy to locate potential teams.

    Associations and/or teams can post their tryouts on the MAHA website by having a primary contact complete a simple form. The tool allows teams to enter up to four (4) dates, times and locations for their respective tryouts.

    Changes and/or modifications can be made to the information as needed.

    If you haven’t done so already, please encourage all of your travel teams to utilize the MAHA ‘Tryout Locator’ for posting their seasonal tryout dates. You can access the ‘Tryout Locator’ on the home page of the  MAHA website, or you can link directly at https://www.maha.org/2022tryouts

     


    Girls Hockey Updates

    USA Hockey encourages players, parents, associations and rinks to celebrate Girls Hockey Weekend October 8-9, 2022, to build awareness, celebrate your current players and grow participation from coast to coast. Registration for events coming soon! 

    If your organization is holding a girls try hockey for free event this week please register at https://www.usahockey.com/girlshockeyweekend & hashtag any social media posts to #girlshockey

    More Information upcoming.

    See Girls/Women page for new grant opportunity for girls playing hockey.


    D4 Monthly Hearings

    MAHA District 4 Council schedules hearings on the fourth Wednesday of each month.  

    Contact the D4 Chairperson at d4chair@maha.org if you receive a match penalty.


    Visit the CALENDAR page for a by month view of events.

    MAHA Annual Guide

    The MAHA Annual Guide contains the Rules and Regulations under which we operate.  Coaches and Managers have a responsibility to know these rules.
    To access the Guide, click here