As we close out our Fall STMHA session, we have been looking forward and planning our spring session. There are several important dates that we would like to make you aware of to allow you to better plan your life around STMHA hockey.
· January 12/13 – Open Skate for all groups
· January 18/19 – U10, U12, U14 Select try-outs, all players are welcomed and encouraged to try-out
· February 9/10 – No ice for Chinese New Year
· February 16/17 – No ice for Chinese New Year
· April 6/7 – House League Play-offs begin
· April 20/21 – Final STMHA Sessions
For our players and families interested in participating in our Select program we remind you that the time and financial commitment is greater than that of the House League, and participation in the House League and all STMHA identified events are required once you are a part of a team. To assist you in your decision to participate in our Select program you should be aware of the following points.
Important dates for the STMHA Select Program
· February 2/4 – Possible third event is participation in a tournament in Xiamen
· February 27-March 3 confirmed participation in a tournament in Singapore (we would try and play toward the back half of the week)
· April 19th – April 21 U14 team only – participation in a tournament in Helsinki, Finland
· April 30th – May 5th - confirmed participation in a tournament in Hong Kong (we would try and play toward the back half of the week)
Additional communications with be coming out shortly regarding ice time allocation, fee structure and spring registration. Please speak to a STMHA Board Member if you have any questions, and as always visitwww.shanghaithunderbirds.com for the latest info and news.