Tryouts for all Tier I & II 14U-18U Youth and 14U-19U Girls Teams
No youth or girls Tier I or Tier II team may recruit or solicit players or offer hockey contracts to players for the 2021-22 season, or hold development camps, tryouts, player selections or any activity that could be construed as a tryout/solicitation or recruitment for the 2021-22 season, until 48 hours after the last game of Youth National Championships (both Tier I and Tier II Nationals must be completed) on May 5th, 2021.
Some Affiliates may choose to petition the USA Hockey Youth Council for prior approval to hold a closed tryout only for players who are registered and played in that affiliate as of 12/31/20. The AAHA has chosen to hold tryouts in accordance with current USA Hockey rules as listed below and not seek approval for a closed tryout. If any of your players are are solicited by programs outside of the AAHA for the purpose of tryouts prior to the National date of May 5th, at the National Bound youth levels, please advise the Affiliate at email@example.com and provide all pertinent information.
USA Hockey Annual Guide - page 139
Rules & Regulations
National Tournament ends at 4 pm on Monday, May 3rd, 2021, tryouts can begin after 4 pm on Wednesday, May 5th, 2021. Any violation of this prohibition may subject the coach, team, program and/or responsible administrators to appropriate discipline, or ineligibility of the team or coach, as determined by the Affiliate. Any violation of this rule results in the offending coach not being eligible for the 2021 national tournament and the offending coach and team that violates this rule shall be not in good standing and ineligible for the 2022 national tournament.
ALL TRYOUT TIMES BEGIN AFTER 4:00 PM ON THE DATE LISTED
|Approved Tier I - 10U, 12U Youth||Wednesday||April 14, 2021|
|Approved Tier I and Tier II – 8U, 10U, 12U Girls||Friday||April 16, 2021|
|Approved Tier II – 8U, 10U, 12U Youth||Monday||April 19, 2021|
|Independent Teams – 8U, 10U, 12U Youth and Girls||Monday||April 26, 2021|
|Approved Tier I – 14U, 15P, 16U, 18U Youth||Wednesday||May 5, 2021|
|Approved Tier I – 14U, 16U, 19U Girls||Wednesday||May 5, 2021|
|Approved Tier II – 14U, 16U, 19U Girls||Friday||May 7, 2021|
|Approved Tier II – 14U, 16U, 18U Youth||Monday||May 10, 2021|
|Independent Teams – 14U, 16U, 18U, 19U Youth and Girls||Monday||May 17, 2021|
|Spring and Summer Teams – All Age Levels Youth and Girls||Monday||May 17, 2021|
|Tier I Tryouts Must Be Concluded No Later Than||Sunday||August 1, 2021|
|Tier II And All Other Tryouts Must Be Concluded No Later Than||Sunday||October 31, 2021|