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Tournaments

LA Adult Tournament Divisions and Equivalent League Levels of Play

 

LA Tournament Divisions of Play

Hockey Finder Levels

USA Hockey Levels

AHA Levels

WHAM Levels

OMCHL Levels

LA DIVISION I =

Level 1

Beginner

Beginner

C3

Novice

Level 1.5

Beginner

D2

C3

Novice

LA DIVISION II =

Level 2

D3

D1/D2

C1/C2

Novice/INT B

Level 2.5

D2

D1/C3

C1/B3

INT B

LA DIVISION III =

Level 3

D1

C2/C3

B2

INT B/INT A

Level 3.5

C3

C1

B1

INT A

LA DIVISION IV =

Level 4

C2

B3

A2

INT A/MCHL

Level 4.5

C1

B2

A2/A1

MCHL

NA

Level 5

B2

B1

A1

MCHL

NA

Level 5.5

B1/A

N/A

 

MCHL

NA

Level 6

NHL

NHL

 

NHL

 

 

HOCKEY FINDER LEVEL DESCRIPTIONS OF SKATERS

 

Level 1
Players / Goalies at this level are becoming more comfortable on their skates but still have a hard time with skating both forward and backwards. They've acquired some basic skills to get up and down the ice but still struggle with carrying the puck, making passes and taking shots. Players in this group would also include those who are not natural athletes and may take more time to develop their skills. The level of physicality in this game should be nil although players should understand that accidental collisions will occur because players haven't mastered controlled skating. Skating - Stick handling - Passing - Shooting skills are all in the 1 to 2 out of 10 range.


Level 1.5
Players / Goalies at this level are becoming more comfortable on their skates but still have a hard time with skating both forward and backwards. They've acquired some basic skills to get up and down the ice but still struggle with carrying the puck, making passes and taking shots. Players in this group would also include those who are not natural athletes and may take more time to develop their skills. The level of physicality in this game should be nil although players should understand that accidental collisions will occur because players haven't mastered controlled skating. Skating - Stick handling - Passing - Shooting skills are all in the 1 to 2 out of 10 range.

 

 

 


Level 2
Players / Goalies at this level are becoming more comfortable on their skates, but still struggle going backwards. They are probably just getting comfortable with positional play, learning to skate with head up, learning the rules, team concepts and understand offensive and defensive zones. Skating - Stick handling - Passing - Shooting skills are all in the 3 to 4 out of 10 range.


Level 2.5
Players / Goalies at this level are comfortable skating forward and can now skate backwards fairly comfortably. They are starting to understand positioning, team concepts, can skate backwards, but are still working on stick handling, passing, crossovers etc.Skating - Stick handling - Passing - Shooting skills are all in the 3 to 4 out of 10 range.


Level 3
Players / Goalies are the great wide middle of adult recreational hockey. Most Level 3 skaters have not had significant coaching or played significant youth hockey as a child, but are generally athletic, have good knowledge of the game, skating and puck handling skills and can play at a general competitive level. Some Level 3 skaters may be slowing with age and moving down from higher ranks. Simply put Level 3 players are average in most areas of the game.


Level 3.5
Players / Goalies at this level are comfortable in a fast paced game and are able to keep up with the play. They are in average physical shape. Skating - Stick handling - Passing - Shooting skills are in the 5 to 6 out of 10 range.


Level 4
Players / Goalies have substantial hockey abilities, skills, knowledge and experience. Most Level 4's have been coached and have played considerable hockey in the past.


Level 4.5
Players / Goalies at this level play at a high level in all areas of the game. They understand the rules, team concepts, are skilled a stick handling, passing, puck control etc. They are in good physical shape. Skating - Stick handling - Passing - Shooting skills are all in the 6 to 7 out of 10 range.


Level 5
Players / Goalies at this level play at a high level in all areas of the game. They understand the rules, team concepts, are skilled a stick handling, passing, puck control etc. They are in above average physical shape. Skating - Stick handling - Passing - Shooting skills are all in the 8 out of 10 range.


Level 6
Players / Goalies at this level should be playing in a professional league.

 

LA - ADULT TOURNAMENT FOR TEACHERS
Each team selects a school of their choice to sponsors. A percentage of all entry fees, food & beverage sales, and clothing sales are donated to the sponsored schools. There will be a school supplies donation and collection drive, a sports memorabilia silent action, and other fun activities and events to raise money for your schools

LA TOURNAMENTS FOR A CAUSE

JOIN US ON MEA WEEKEND OCT 21-23 FOR A FUN SOCIAL WEEKEND OF ADULT HOCKEY SUPPORTING TEACHERS AND THEIR SCHOOLS.

32 TEAMS - 3 GAME GUARANTEE $600 PER TEAM
INDIVIDUAL REGISTRATIONS - $40 PER SKATER
NO CHECKING OR FULL SLAP SHOTS
ZERO TOLERANCE FOR FIGHTING 
4 OPEN DIVISIONS (AGES 25 & UP) - COED TEAMS ALLOWED

  • DI - Novice skaters
  • DII - Lower Intermediate
  • DIII - Upper Intermediate
  • D1V - Advanced Competitive