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Welcome to MAHA District 8

The Michigan Amateur Hockey Association (MAHA) is administered in geographical districts. MAHA District 8 includes most of the Upper Peninsula (U.P.) of Michigan, excluding only the two easternmost U.P. counties of Mackinac and Chippewa, which are in District 7. Please see the Our Location page for maps and further discussion of our districts, counties, and association locations.  

Check the links to the left for further information, including everything you need to know about regional and district tournaments.

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News

High Performance Coaching Clinics canceled

09/06/2019, 4:45pm EDT
By Walt Milligan

The "High Performance Coaching Clinics" that were briefly advertised here, associated with Kraft Hockeyville, have unfortunately been canceled.

The District is working on scheduling Level 2 and 3 Clinics in the Copper Country.  Updates will be posted as they are received.

Tentative District Tournaments

07/06/2019, 11:00am EDT
By Walt Milligan

Tentative tournament dates and locations are posted on the events calendar to the right.  These will be finalized at the District 8 Council meeting on October 19, 2019.  In rare circumstances, changes might be necesssary. 

State Champs

03/15/2019, 2:15pm EDT
By Walt Milligan

District 8 teams fared well at the State Championships this year.

State Champions:

  • Mite half-ice, White Division:  Marquette Jr Wildcats
  • 12U B:  TAYHA Oswald's Bear Ranch
  • 12U AA:  Marquette Superior Hockey
  • 14U B:  TAYHA/Munising French Trucking
  • 14U AA:  Marquette American Legion Post 44
  • 19U Tier 3 Girls:  Marquette mBank

State Runners-up:

  • Mite half-ice, Blue Division:  Marquette Jr Wildcats
  • 16U B:  Calumet/Copper Country Keweenaw Gatorbar

Marquette's 14U AA team will compete in the National Championship in South Bend, IN April 4-8, 2019.

Try Sled Hockey in the Copper Country

03/10/2019, 6:00pm EDT
By Walt Milligan

Sled Hockey UP is offering a final free sled hockey clinic on Saturday, March 30 from 1-3 pm at the Houghton County Arena.  Details here.

District Champions

02/06/2019, 1:30pm EST
By Walt Milligan

Congrats on winning the District 8 Tournament, and good luck at States!

  • 10U AA - Calumet Jr Kings
  • 10U B - Calumet Copper Island Printing
  • 12U A - Marquette Frei Chevy
  • 12U AA - Marquette Superior Hockey
  • 12U B - TAYHA Oswald's Bear Ranch
  • 14U AA - Marquette American Legion
  • 14U B - TAYHA French Trucking
  • 18U BB - Manistique State Savings Bank

Marquette 10U AA Frei Chevy, the District Runner-Up, will represent District 8 in the States, because District Champion Calumet is hosting the 10U AA State Tournament and has the automatic host entry. 

Iron Range is hosting the 10U B State Tournament and has the automatic host entry.