AHAI’s College Night: A Road Map to Hockey After High School

AHAI is proud to present the 29th annual series of Seminars on the opportunities in ice hockey on Monday, October 8, 2018 at 7:00pm at the Woodfield Hyatt in Schaumburg. We’ll talk about Men’s and Women’s Division I, III, Club Hockey, Junior College, Prep Schools and Junior Programs. A wide array of topics will be discussed that will include:

  • Making a College Hockey Team – “What does it take besides hockey skills?”
  • Financial Aid – How do you apply?
  • How to pick the right school for you?
  • NCAA and the new stricter rules for admittance for athletes.
  • Making the Grades – How important is it?
  • Should I play Juniors before college?
  • Prep Schools – Should I go or Should I stay?
  • USA Hockey Camps/Festivals
  • America’s Showcase
  • Chicago Blackhawk Alumni Scholarship Program

There will be an Open House where there will be more than 20 colleges and Junior teams that will available for you to talk with. Attendance is a must for all players (male & female) born in 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005. Parents are also invited and encouraged to attend.

Attendance will assist in consideration toward AHAI sanctioned Player Development events including, but not limited to, AHAI sponsored Clinics, America’s High School Showcase, etc. High School, Bantam and Midget age players and Girls who have not attended a College Night Seminar in the past are also encouraged to attend. Everyone else is invited and encouraged to attend this FREE Seminar, including parents and friends of ice hockey.

If you have any further questions, please contact any member of the AHAI Board of Directors for further assistance.

Registration for College Night will open
Monday, September 17, 2018, 12:00 AM

In order to attend this Seminar, you must register online HERE

In order to attend this Seminar, you must fill out the online Application form in its entirety. A PDF confirmation will be created after you submit your registration form online. This PDF confirmation will also be emailed to you. You MUST PRINT this confirmation and YOU MUST BRING THIS CONFIRMATION SHEET WITH YOU to the College Night Seminar. There is a bar code on the sheet which must be scanned to verify attendance.

We encourage coaches, parents and all friends of hockey to attend so that all participants in Illinois hockey will have a better understanding of the realities and numerous avenues open to hockey players as they progress. After a joint presentation of opening remarks, the balance of the Girls Seminar will adjourn to a separate room. Parents do not need to register online – Only Players!

We especially encourage all parents to find out the real facts about hockey after high school so players can better plan today for their futures. The Seminar will begin promptly at 7:00 p.m. and will end at 9:30 p.m. Late arrivals WILL NOT BE ADMITTED and will constitute non-attendance. Players MUST stay the entire length of the Seminar.  Leaving early will constitute non-attendance. In addition, as a matter of respect for the speakers, ALL PLAYERS WILL BE REQUIRED TO STAY IN THEIR SEATS throughout the Seminar once it begins. Re-entry into the Seminar once it begins WILL NOT BE ALLOWED and will constitute non-attendance.

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