Below is the information that was covered at the 2018 MOIHA preseason meeting on Wedneday, January 24th, 2018.
Congratulations again to last years champions:
- CBC (V1), Lindbergh (V2), Columbia (V3), DeSmet (VD2), Seckman (JV), Fort Zumwalt West (C), Rockwood (JH1), Lindbergh (JH2), and Affton (JH3).
- Stick work/slashing – enforcement will be a focus.
- Divisions – Tier 1 and 2 combined if less than 8 teams sign up for T1, Tier 3, D2, JV, C, JH 1-3.
- Reschedule requests – Must request 2 weeks in advance & blackout period the last 2 weeks (Opposing team has first choice of new date).
- Rosters – Minimum games played to qualify for playoffs increased to 7/Swing players that get locked will require 9 games total between teams.
- 8th & 7th graders may be used at any level in high school – be smart!
- 4th graders eligible for junior high.
- Minimum GPA 1.0 to be eligible for probation.
- All rule changes will be highlighted on the website before the season.
- Officials evaluation form - online.
- Commissioner – Michael bell
- Asstistant Commissioner – Jon Hilke
- Chief Referee – Terry Farrar
- Roster/registration – will be the same as last year!
- All forms will be electronic this year.
- Fees – junior high $1,875 & High school $2,200 (deposit due by binder check/balance by March 4th. Form of payment - cash .and check.
- Team pictures – possibility same company coming in for playoff week.
- Dates – March 2-4th (may play some games on Wed/Thur).
- Entry deadline – February 22nd.
- Any junior high teams not playing in tier 1 must play to be slotted in appropriate tiers for regular season.
- Fee - $375 per team.
- Rinks –Matteson’s & TBD
- December 14th - 16th.
- Cost is $400/team.
- Rink - Matteson.
- Rinks – All American, Matteson, Midwest, and Fenton.
- If we see growth in metro east, we will explore Edwardsville ymca.
- Registration for regular season and tour breakout – Feb 22nd.
- Binder check – Feb 21st – 6 pm – 10 pm @ Midwest sport hockey.
- Tour breakout – March 2-4 (may play some games on Wed and Thur).
- Regular season – March 10th – May 6th.
- Playoffs – May 7th – 13th.
- All star game – tbd.