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2020 State Playoff Entries & Information

2020 State Playoff Entry Forms

Below are the entry  forms for all Tier I Youth & Girls, Tier II & III Girls, Sr, Womens Teams, 8U Youth and JV High School. The deadline to register is November 1, 2019 all except 8U & Jv High School. JV is due at the  December State Playoff and 8U is Due 1/1/2020.


2020 8U Mite Cup State Playoff


March 6 – 8, 2020

Hosted by Dearborn Hockey Association & Downriver Otters

Dearborn Ice Skating Center and Southgate Civic Arena

Rules and Eligibility:

  • Electronic Registration Due Date:  January 11, 2020 at
  • Cost is $250.00 Per Team  
  • Suggest 9 – 12 players per team.  A goalie may be shared, if necessary, for teams within the same Association.
  • All players in your 8U Program may be included.  Players must participate in a half-ice league or in-house half-ice league. All players and coaches must be USA Hockey Registered and rostered with USA Hockey.
  • All games will be half-ice,four on four with a goalie format.  There will be a one-minute warm-up with three nine-minute periods.  No time-outs.
  • Teams will be able to enter in one of three skill divisions. It is up to the Associations to properly assign players to teams according to their skill set.  Birth year is not the overriding factor at this age level using the following procedures. 
  • RedWhite and  Blue Divisions: 
    • Red  Division: 2011 Birth Year Advanced Skill Players and/or Very Advanced 2012 Birth Year Players or any select or tournament team.
    • White Division: 2012 Birth Year Advanced Skill Players and/or Intermediate Skill 2011 Birth Year Players or 2012 or younger selected or tournament teams
    • Blue Division: Mixed 2012 or younger Birth Year Players of Intermediate Skill level or 2011 Newer Players to the Game.
  • MAHA reserves the right to assign team to the appropriate division.
  • No players with birth dates before January 1, 2011 are allowed to participate.

Emphasis of tournament is to create an atmosphere and tournament play that allows our young players to have FUN!                                          

2017 Mite Cup Action

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District & State Playoff Handbook

Below you can download the rules and regulations for the 2020 Michigan State Playoffs. This guide is updated annually bt the State Playoff  Committee.