The application period for associations that seek to operate during the 2019-2020 is closed. Exception - applications for newly formed disabled programs or newly constructed ice facilities (house programs only) are still being accepted for the 2019-2020 season.
All membership applications for associations that seek to begin operation in the 2020-2021 season will be submitted online. The portal will not save your information if you close the application before you reach the end.
These documents provide the information and supporting documents needed to help you prepare before you begin your application.
The application will not be brought to the CAHA Board of Directors for a vote on membership unless the application is complete and all supporting documents are received and reviewed to be in good order by the CAHA Membership Committee.
Electronic versions are required in .pdf, .doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx or .csv format. Applicants will have the opportunity to upload documents when completing the online application.
All applicants must complete the CAHA Member Association Agreement and upload with their application.
Page 1 and 2 must be initialed in the space provided at the bottom of the form.
Page 3 must be signed in the space provided on the form.
Click here to begin the CAHA Member Association Application
All new Member Associations seeking to register their association teams with USA Hockey and CAHA for play during the regular season (September 1-February 28) must submit their application and supporting documents to the CAHA Membership Chair by October 31 of the prior year. CAHA will review and act on new applications during the month of January.
Exception 1 - New ice facilities may apply for membership at any time upon completion of construction and shall be limited to internal house programs only within the current season.
Exception 2 – New disabled hockey Associations in markets where disabled hockey in the Association’s stated discipline does not exist may apply for membership at any time during the season. Disabled hockey Associations in markets where disabled hockey in the Association’s stated discipline does exist shall not be eligible for this exception.
Bylaw 10 - Member Associations defines the new Member Association application process, documents required and timelines.