YD League Information & Dates
The Youth Division 2021-2022 Season will include 4 Leagues: Youth Division, Youth Division Midgets, Tier II Central States and Tier I AAA. Each League will have one or more Segment with its' own dates and unique set up, visit your league page for specific details.
The Youth Division League includes 10U, 12U and 14U teams that will play in A1-C3 playing levels.
The Youth Division Midget League includes 16U and 18U teams playing in the AA and A playing level.
The Tier II Central States League includes the Central States AA teams.
The Tier I League includes the AAA (AAA Blues and AAA Car Shield) teams in the 9U-18U age divisions.
Game Format and Times
Declaration season is played to determine what playing level teams should be placed in for the Youth Division Regular Season league play. 10U, 12U and 14U teams will participate in the Declaration Season.
There will be 3 Phases:
Phase 1 - Sept. 23 - Oct. 16 - teams play 3 games against opponents of their choice.
Phase 2 - Oct. 22 - Oct. 24 - Declaration Festival Weekend - teams play 2 games each as assigned by the MAIHA-YD Commissioners.
Phase 3 - Oct. 25 - Nov. 6 - Teams may be asked to play additional games by commissioner to determine final team placement.
Commissioners will provide game formats following final team declarations.
Commissioners will provide game formats following final team placements on November 7th.
Blue Note Cup 2022
Feb. 23th - 27th - Blue Note Playoff Games
March 5th - 6th - Blue Note Cup Championship Games
Aug. 1st - System opens for Club Registrars to Register/Declare Club teams for 2021-2022 Youth League.
Sept. 1st - Final Club Declarations are Due.
Sept. 5th - Declaration Festival Weekend Club Hosts assigned
Sept. 12th - MAIHA YD Coaches & Coordinators Virtual Meeting
Declaration Season Electronic Scheduling Opens
16U, 18U Midget Electronic Scheduling Opens
Sept. 16th - Declaration Season Electronic Scheduling Closes
16U, 18U Midget Electronic Scheduling Closes
Sept. 29th - Midget League Games Begin
Nov. 7th - Commissioners Finalize Regular Season Divisions
Nov. 8th - MAIHA YD Coaches & Coordinators Scheduling Meetings - details TBA
Nov. 9th - Regular Season Electronic Scheduling Opens for 10U, 12U, 14U
Nov. 14th - Regular Season Electronic Scheduling Closes for 10U, 12U, 14U
Nov. 19th - Regular Season Games Begin for 10U, 12U, 14U
Nov. 29th - LAST DAY TO RESCHEDULE GAMES WITH NO FEE
Dec. 31st - Application & Payment for Tier II National Qualifier Tournament Due
Jan. 31st - Last Day for 16U and 18U Midget Games
Feb. 18th - Last Day for 10U, 12U and 14U Regular Season Games