The Oregon State Hockey Association is the governing body for Amateur Hockey in the state of Oregon. The OSHA is sanctioned as an Affiliate of USA Hockey, the national governing body for Amateur Hockey in the United States. Oregon is fully committed to USA Hockey's American Development Model (ADM) for player development, and seeks to provide playing opportunities for all ages at multiple levels of competitiveness. USA Hockey programs in Oregon includes OSHA member associations, and other USAH sanctioned programs.
USAH OREGON HOCKEY ORGANIZATIONS | AT A GLANCE
OSHA Youth Associations:
Bend Ice Hockey Association Oregon’s newest youth hockey association is Bend Ice at a beautiful new rink in Bend, OR. www.bendice.org/youth-hockey
Klamath Falls Youth and High School hockey programs operate out of the beautiful, seasonal outdoor rink at the
Running Y Resort.
Lane Amateur Hockey Association hosts teams at all age groups at the house/recreational levels as well as a High School hockey team.
Portland Jr. Winterhawks has grown significantly in number & strength in the past few years, with teams at all house ("metro league") levels, Tier II teams at PeeWees and Bantams, and a U18AA team through the Winterhawks Varsity High School hockey program .
Rogue Valley Youth Hockey Association has committed leadership for growing high school hockey as a Varsity sport, and has Jr. Varsity teams (non-checking) and a Southern Oregon Varsity team.
Girls' Hockey in Oregon: Girls are integrated into co-ed youth programs throughout the state, with goals to grow numbers and create girls' teams at every level.
High School Hockey Oregon has High School hockey organizations in Portland, Eugene, and Southern Oregon hosting Varsity (full contact) and Junior Varsity (non-contact) teams. High School hockey programs operate under OSHA through member associations.
NCAA American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) University of Oregon Portland State University _______________________________________________________
USAH Junior Tier III The Eugene Generals in Eugene is a USAH Tier III Jr. A team belonging to the NORPAC League. ________________________________________________________
Major Juniors | Western Hockey League The Portland Winterhawks is part of the Western hockey League (WHL) and also contributes leadership for coaching development and support to Oregon youth programs and player development. The Winterhawks Amateur Hockey Association (WAHA), a 501c3 non-profit, seeks to grow youth hockey through development and program resources.
Special Hockey & Sled Hockey LAHA supports a Special Hockey program in Eugene, OR (contact Kelley Hayes,Pacific District Director of Sled Hockey). Portland Winterhawks are currently working with USA Gold Medal Olympian, Josh Sweeney, to get a sled hockey program up and running in the Portland area. For questions on sled hockey, contact email@example.com.
The Rink Exchange in Eugene, OR; Winterhawks Skating Center in Beaverton, OR; and Sherwood Ice in Sherwood, OR. _____________________________________________________
Osha Member Association Application
Any organization wishing to apply for Membership in the Oregon State Hockey Association should submit an application form found under the “FORMS” tab