The Prairie Centre Hockey Association is committed to promoting and developing the recreational opportunity for the youth of the Sauk Centre/Melrose/Long Prairie area, while promoting good sportsmanship, and enhancing physical and emotional well-being through organized competition in the game of ice hockey.
Together the Sauk Centre Melrose Youth Hockey Association and the Long Prairie Youth Hockey Association have over 190 registered members from the Sauk Centre, Melrose, Osakis, Long Prairie, Browerville, Grey Eagle and Burtrum areas.
All registration will be done on line. Check out the registration tab for more information.
Financial Aid may be available for those who qualify. To learn more about Financial Aid programs, select the Registration Tab and then select the Player Registration for your respective hockey association. Once you do this, scroll down towards the bottom of the Welcome page and you should find a section titled Financial Aid. Supporting documents should also be attached to the bottom of the Welcome page. If you have further questions you may contact the registration coordinator.
Below is the schedule intention for practices and games. There are weeks these plans do not work out. Some weeks you may have more or less practices to try and balance the schedule out. Practices normally start towards the end of October for the Squirt levels and above and continue through February. Mighty Mites, Mini Mites and Mites normally don't start practice until November and last through February. Actual dates and times are to be determined.
Mighty Mites (SCMYHA) & Mini Mites (LPHA): 2 practices during the week and sometimes 1 practice on the weekends. The Mighty & Mini Mites attend 3-5 jamborees towards the end of the season. Teams usually play 2-3 games per jamboree. The jamborees are held on weekends. Normally one jamboree is in Sauk Centre, one is in Long Prairie and the other 2-3 Jamborees are within 30-75 miles from home.
Mites: 2 practices during the week and sometimes 1 practice on the weekends. The mites usually attend 4 or 5 jamborees during the season. Mites usually play 2-3 games per jamboree. The jamborees are held on weekends. Normally one jamboree is in Sauk Centre, one is in Long Prairie, and the other 2-3 jamborees are within 30-75 miles from home.
Squirts: 3 practices during the week and 2-3 games on the weekend. Squirts play about 25 games throughout the season. Squirts will usually schedule one home and one away tournament.
Girls 12U: 3 practices during the week and 2-3 games on the weekend. Girls 12U play 30 - 35 games throughout the season. Girls 12U usually schedule one home and two away tournaments.
PeeWees: 3 practices during the week and 2-3 games on the weekend. PeeWees play 30 - 35 games throughout the season. PeeWees usually schedule one home and two away tournaments.
Bantams: Bantams should expect 3-4 practices during the week and 2-3 games on the weekend. Bantams play 35 - 40 games throughout the season. Bantams usually schedule one home and two away tournaments.
At the Squirt age and older the SCMYHA and LPHA combine teams and play as Prairie Centre. Practices usually alternate weeks in Sauk Centre or Long Prairie. Home games are usually split between Sauk Centre and Long Prairie. If there is enough players to have multiple teams at any given level, then players will be placed on teams through a try out process at the beginning of the season.
Please remember, these are all the intentions of the scheduler. Results are affected by number of High School games, home tournaments, and number of district teams at the Girls 12U, Peewee and Bantam levels.
The Sauk Centre Melrose Youth Hockey Association tournament dates have been set for the 2016-17 hockey season. To register for a tournament either click on the link below or check out the "Tournaments" tab.
Sauk Centre Civic Arena