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    MAHA ANNUAL MEETING

    The MAHA 2020 Annual Meeting will take place Saturday May 16,2020 in Butte. The Annual Meeting will be held at the Comfort Inn located at 2777 Harrison Ave.

    A room block has been established at the Comfort Inn for Friday May 15th. Block is being held under MAHA Board Meeting. Room reservations must be made by May 1st.

    To register for the MAHA Annual Meeting please click this link https://myevents.usahockey.com/maha-2020-annual-meeting.

    Meeting Agenda to be posted soon.

    2020 MT Player Development Camp

    Bozeman, MT
    March 20-22, 2020

    2020 Camp will be open to the following age groups:

    BOYS 2002-2008
    GIRLS 2002-2009


    Officiating Retention

    It is becoming harder and harder to recruit and retain officials for all sports. USA Hockey is taking the steps to be a leader in the change of culture when it comes to abuse of official. USA Hockey established a task force to investigate abuse of official across the country and they presented their findings at the 2020 USA Hockey Winter Meetings. The results were staggering.! Please see the task forces presentation below.

    MAHA let's be leaders and be in fore front of changing the culture when it comes to abuse of official!

    Declaration of Safety, Fair Play and Respect.
    The video to the right shares examples of acceptable and unacceptable body checking to help educate all involved in the sport as to the intent of the Declaration, which is focused on player safety and moving our sport forward.

    It should be noted that USA Hockey supports legal body contact and body checking. The culture shift is an on-going effort to eliminate 1) hits from behind, 2) late hits and 3) hits to the head by more clearly defining body checking.


    USA Hockey MATCH Penalty requirement for rule 601 (e3)

    Please click the link to view the new MATCH penalty requirement for anyone that uses hateful or discriminatory language. USA Hockey rule 601 (e3). https://www.usahockey.com/news_article/show/1061121

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    **for the lists of Background Cleared and SafeSport Certified individuals, please go to the Safety tab**

    19/20 Background Screening

    This season we changed companies that run our background checks. Please  bear with us if there are any hiccups. Also, it takes up to 24 hours for a screen to be completed, it is not quick like before. This company runs more databases.

    https://app.verifiedvolunteers.com/promoorder/209d2c19-98af-41fe-a1ef-17a1daef45ec

    You need to register for an account with this site.


    USA Hockey Player Safety, Fair Play and Respect along with Acceptable and Non-acceptable Body Checking examples.

    USA Hockey recently released its Declaration of Player Safety, Fair Play and Respect. Along with examples of acceptable body checks and non-acceptable body checks. Please find that information in the links below.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=3&v=fsFucwoX--Y

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-zaNHNI3wc&feature=youtu.be


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    USA Hockey Program Services

     

     

              The Program Services site is a resource center for local youth association leadership. Its goal is to provide local associations with the tools necessary to deliver the best youth sports experience in their community. These include growth and retention programs that associations can easily apply in their own structure. 


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