MAHA sanctions hundreds of tournaments through out the course of the year. Tournaments are an opportunity to play new teams, experience great competition and travel to new arenas. Traveling for an away tournament can be a huge team bonding experience and tons of fun for any youth sports team. After the tournament is over for the day the fun continues. Time for the group pizza party, hitting the pool at the hotel, take in a movie or just go out to a restaurant and visdit the local mall. It is all good family fun, a great experience and lots of fun for the team
Always be sure you are playing in a MAHA or USA Hockey sanctioned tournament. If you’re traveling to Canada during the winter season make sure the tournament is Hockey Canada sanctioned. A sanctioned tournament will offer you the best and safest experience. It assures you the proper rules will be followed so the tournament is fair to all teams, only certified referees are used and keeps your insurance and other member benefits in force as well.
The Michigan Amateur Hockey Association (MAHA) is committed to providing a safe environment for its participants/spectators consistent with all applicable mandates and best practices. It expects that all parties will abide by all USA Hockey and MAHA rules, policies and procedures related to the COVID-19 crisis. This encompasses all mandates and restriction from local governments and the State of Michigan, including those communicated by the Governor through Executive Orders. This also includes restrictions in jurisdictions outside of Michigan.
If a team intends to travel out of the State of Michigan for the 2020-2021 season, the Interstate Travel Notification Form must be completed and submitted to the MAHA within 10 days prior to the proposed travel, regardless of whether there will be overnight lodging. This allows MAHA to achieve the following:
Maintain a historical log as to what states Michigan teams are traveling to
All participants are strongly encouraged to adhere to CDC guidelines for best practices in personal hygiene, as well as proper social distancing.