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Designated USA Hockey Affiliate Association
for North Carolina and South Carolina

“Ensuring every day will be a great day for hockey!”

Carolina Amateur Hockey Association (CAHA) is the USA Hockey governing body for ice hockey in the states of North Carolina and South Carolina. Formed in 2000, CAHA's mission is to encourage, foster and promote the development and growth of the sport of amateur hockey in North Carolina and South Carolina.

CAHA Girls Program Information Zoom Meeting

For anyone who missed the CAHA Girls Program Information Zoom Meeting on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, the presentation shown, and a recording of the call is available. Use the links below to access the content.

CAHA Girls Program Zoom Meeting

2022-2023 CAHA Girls Tier II Program Coaching Application

Are you interested in coaching a CAHA Girls Tier II team? If so, please use the link below to access the application.

All applications are due Tuesday, May 24, 2022.

2022-2023 CAHA Girls Tier II Team Coaching Application

Please contact the CAHA Girls' Operations Team at

2022-2023 CAHA Girls Tier II Program

CAHA will be offering a Tier II Girls Program for the 2022-2023 season. The program details are as follows:

  • Eligibility: 2022-2023
    • Players must play for and have permission from a CAHA Association
    • Playing on Rec/A/AA, Youth/Girls’ Teams (Non-National Bound Teams)
  • Forming 12U Team and Tier II National Bound Teams at 14U, 16U and 19U
  • Part Time Tournament Team
    • 3 Event Weekends
  • 17 Player Roster Max
    • 9 Forwards, 6 Defense, 2 Goalies
  • Non-Parent Coaches
  • Tryouts: June 19th Extreme Ice Center, Indian Trail NC
    • Tryout Cost $70 + processing fee
  • Practices:
    • Pre-Season Practice
    • Tournament Practices*
  • Game Counts
    • 12U: 12-15 games
    • 14-19U: 14-20* Games
      • State Tournament*
  • Cost: Depends on Player Count
    • 12U: $600-$900
    • 14U-19U: $900-$1,200
    • Includes Socks and Practice Jerseys

Click here to register for the 2022-2023 Girls Tier II Team Tryouts.

CAHA Board of Directors Election

The CAHA Board of Directors is currently in the nomination process for two (2) Director openings in North Carolina and one (1) Director opening in South Carolina.

A Special Election is being held for North Carolina 6 to the fill unexpired term caused by a recent Director resignation.

Any Registered Participant Member of CAHA may nominate himself / herself or any other person who resides within the geographic district of the open Director position(s). Nominations shall be in writing and must include: (a) the registered participant member's name and address, (b) the nominee's name, address, and acceptance statement, and (c) a brief resume of the nominee's qualifications and hockey-related experience.

Nominations close on May 6, 2022

TERM OF OFFICE: 2022 - 2025
 North Carolina 1  Greensboro, NC; Winston Salem, NC
 North Carolina 5  Charlotte, NC
 South Carolina 1  Charleston, SC; Columbia, SC


North Carolina 6  Raleigh, NC

Please carefully read the election rules. Failure to properly follow the rules may void any or all nominations received during this process. All nominations received within the specified time frame and in accordance with the nomination rules will be placed upon a ballot and forwarded to CAHA Member Associations for voting.

Election Rules
Board of Directors FAQ

2022 CAHA Boys Prospects Tryouts

CAHA Player Development has completed for the 2022 season.

2022 Player Development Selections

The Southeastern District tryouts (2005, 2006 and 2007 only) for those selected will be held on May 6-8th at the Extreme Ice Center in Indian Trail, NC.

The Southeastern District 14 Camp (2008 only) for those selected will be held in July 17 to July 22 at Bowling Green University.

USA Hockey Annual Guide

Each year, USA Hockey publishes its Annual Guide, which details the organization's administrative structure, programs and philosophy, bylaws, rules and regulations and much more.

Official Rules of Ice Hockey

The Official Playing Rules provides consistency for all participants, to ensure a safe and positive playing environment while continuing to focus on skill development and enjoyment of the sport.

Mobile Rulebook

The USA Hockey Mobile Rulebook is the digital version of the current USA Hockey Rulebook. Use the search bar or click on 'Sections' to navigate the vast hockey resources including rules, descriptions, casebook examples and videos. All content can be shared on Facebook and Twitter.

Click here to access the Mobile Rulebook