All MIHOA officials, youth-aged members, parents, siblings and friends are invited to attend MIHOA's 2019 Appreciation Event at Kirkwood Ice Arena. Event will include a fun pickup hockey game, food & drink, a special guest speaker, raffle for officiating gear/merchandise, and a presentation of certificates and awards for our young officials and other members.
SCHEDULE - JUNE 8, 2019
2:45 PM -- Arrivals & check-in
3:15 PM -- No-check pickup hockey game**
4:30 PM -- Catered meal
5:00 PM – Special guest speaker, presentation of certificates & awards
**The following minimum equipment is required to skate during the pickup game: skates, shin guards, elbow pads, gloves, helmet with facemask. Full facemask required for all players under 18. Half-visor required for all other players.
All youth aged officials in attendance will be honored and recognized. Additionally, we will announce the Outstanding Young Official award winners, a special recognition for our young members who demonstrate commitment, positive character, work ethic and dedication. Additional MIHOA awards to be presented include the Making a Difference Mentor Award, Dedication Award and Achievement Award.
All attendees of the Appreciation Event will be entered to win variety of merchandise, officiating gear and other prizes.
Representatives from the Blues Special Hockey Program will be in attendance as our honored guests and speakers. Players and coaches from the Blues Special Hockey Program will skate during the pickup game, speak to event attendees, and help with the awards presentation.
There is no fee for MIHOA members who are 18 & Under, but registration is required. Tickets for guests (parents, siblings, friends) and adult MIHOA members are $10 per person.
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