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Tier II Substitute Choice Application Process for 2017-18 Season

The Tier ll Substitute Choice Application Process, Squirt through 16U/18U will begin on July 20, 2017. All applications will be submitted online. The Tier ll Committee will ONLY have (3) three appeal hearings this year for those denied a substitute choice. The dates for the appeals are August 10, August 30 and September 7, 2017. Appeal hearings will be held at 6:30pm on the aforementioned dates at the North Shore Ice Arena. If denied please email Gregg Chudacoff, AHAI Tier II Chairman, at with your preferred appeal hearing date (listed above). Deadline for applying for a substitute choice will be September 15, 2017.

20 Illinois Young Men Invited to Attend USA Hockey’s 2017 National Player Development Camps!

Congratulations to the young men from Illinois invited to attend USA Hockey’s 2017 Boys’ Select 15, Boys’ Select 16 and Boys’ Select 17 National Player Development Camps at the Northtown Center in Amherst, NY. Click HERE to view list (Illinois players highlighted in blue).

2017 USA Hockey/Central District Girls National Camp Invitees from Illinois

The girls from Illinois listed HERE will be invited to take part in the various USA Hockey National Development Camps this summer. 

Congratulations to the 68 Young Women from Illinois Invited to Attend the 2017 Girls Central District Player Development Camp!

Congratulations to the 68 young women from Illinois invited to attend the 2017 Girls Central District Player Development Camp! Click HERE for complete list by birth year. Click Here for Schedule & further Details

AHAI Annual Meeting

AHAI conducted an Annual Meeting survey of board members throughout the state and at all levels with 144 responses (25%). Thank you, your feedback was heard and invaluable in planning this year’s Annual Meeting. We are excited for the changes we have made to provide all of the attendees a meaningful and informative day. 

The 2017 Annual Meeting of the Amateur Hockey Association of Illinois, Inc. (AHAI) will take place on Saturday, June 3, 2017, at 8:30 a.m. at the Woodfield Hyatt Hotel located in Schaumburg, Illinois.

The Nominating Committee will then send to each team a list of all the candidates and their biographies prior to the AHAI Annual Meeting in accordance with the By-Laws, Rules and Regulations.

Any individual who wishes to submit a new By-Law proposal or change to an existing By-Law must submit their proposal(s), in writing, to the President of AHAI, John Dunne (, no later than Thursday, May 4, 2017.

Thank you, in advance, for all of you help and cooperation in the furtherance of youth hockey in Illinois ~ AHAI Board of Directors

USA Hockey's 2017 National Championships

Congratulations to all our teams that competed at USA Hockey's 2017 National Championships! Since 1976 Illinois boasts a total of 34 Youth/Girls National Champions and 38 Youth/Girls Finalists. Click HERE to view complete listing.

USA Hockey Disabled Hockey Festival

The 13th annual Toyota-USA Hockey Disabled Hockey Festival took place April 6-9, 2017, in San Jose, California and featured 63 teams and 780 players. The largest disabled event of its kind, the festival continues to grow and this year's event encompassed divisions for four disabled hockey disciplines: blind hockey, sled hockey, special hockey and warrior/standing hockey. 

AHAI Announces Players to Participate in Central District Player Development Camps!

Congratulations to the following players who have been selected to participate in the Central District Player Development Camps! Click HERE to download/print. 

Congratulations to All State Champs!!!!!


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