YD League Information & Dates
The Youth Division 2022-2023 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 - 10U - Sept. 20th - Oct. 13th - teams play 3 games against opponents of their choice.
12U & 14U - Sept. 20th - Oct. 23th - teams play 4 games against opponents of their choice.
Phase 2 - Squirt Declaration Festival Weekends
Oct. 14th - Oct. 15th - 10U C3, C2, C1 and B3 teams will play games as assigned by the MAIHA-YD Commissioners. Games will be hosted by TBD.
Oct. 21st- Oct. 22th - 10U B2, B1, A3, A2 and A1 teams will play games as assigned by the MAIHA-YD Commissioners. Games will be hosted by TBD.
Phase 3 - Oct. 24th - Oct. 27th- Teams may be asked to play additional games by commissioner to determine final team placement.
Commissioners will provide game formats following final team placements on October 28th.
Blue Note Cup 2023
Feb. 23rd - 25th - Blue Note Playdown Games
March 2nd- 3rd - Blue Note Cup Championship Games
Sept. 1st - Final Club Declarations are Due.
Sept. 6th - Final Preliminary Declarations Due and Teams Entered into Crossbar
Sept. 9th - MAIHA YD Coaches & Coordinators Zoom Meetings
Sept. 11th - Declaration Season Electronic Scheduling Opens
16U, 18U Midget Electronic Scheduling Opens
Sept. 15th - Declaration Season Electronic Scheduling Closes
16U, 18U Midget Electronic Scheduling Closes
Sept. 20th - Declaration Season Starts
Sept. 23rd - Midget League Games Begin
Oct. 29th - Regular Season Team Placements Finalized
10U - Meeting TBD
12U - Meeting TBD
14U - Meeting TBD
Oct. 30th - Regular Season Electronic Scheduling Opens for 10U, 12U, 14U
Nov. 3rd - Regular Season Electronic Scheduling Closes for 10U, 12U, 14U
Nov. 10th - Regular Season Games Begin for 10U, 12U, 14U
Nov.30th - LAST DAY TO RESCHEDULE GAMES WITH NO FEE
Dec. 31st - Application & Payment for Tier II National Qualifier Tournament Due
Jan. 29th - Last Day for 16U and 18U Midget Games
Feb. 16th - NQT Tier II 18U Tournament starts
Feb. 18th - Last Day for 10U, 12U and 14U Regular Season Games
Feb. 19th - NQT Tier II Championship
Feb 22nd - Midget BNC Playdown must be complete