Sports Competition for Adults Over 40: A Participants Guide to 27 Sports
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There are two organization that promote and support adult ice hockey in the United States. The first is Hockey North America ("HNA"), a full service organization that sponsors adult leagues throughout the year and run a league championships series that draws 1,500 competitors.

The second organization, USA Hockey, does not run leagues, but it does offer instruction and adult hockey tournaments for both men and women.

Hockey North America
PO Box 78
Sterling, Virgina 20167
Phone: (703) 430-8100
http://www.hna.com

USA Hockey
1775 Bob Johnson Drive
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80909
Phone: (719) 576-8724
http://www.usahockey.com/adult/main

The first table below shows the 2018 schedule for the major ice hockey tournaments sponsored by HNA and USA Hockey. The second and third table present the champions of the 2017 USA Hockey Adult Nationals and 2017 Pond Hockey Championships. Because teams in the Hockey North America are "intergenerational", it is not possible to determine the number of players of specific ages on each team.




2011 Naitonal Championships and Major Regional Tournaments
EventDateLocation
2011 HNA Lower Tier Winter League FinalsToronto, CAN
2011 USA Pond Hockey National ChampionshipFebruary 11Eagle River, WI
2011 USA Hockey Adult Nationals (40+)April 7Tampa, FL
2011 USA Hockey Adult Nationals (50+)April 14Tampa, FL
2011 USA Hockey Adult Nationals (60+/70+)April 14Ellenton, FL
2011 HNA Atlantic City Spring TournamentApril 15Atlantic City, NJ
2011 USA Hockey Adult Nationals (Women 40+/50+)April 28Ellenton, FL
2011 HNA Women's Only FinalsMay 5Calgary, CAN
2011 HNA Calgary Slush CupMay 13Calgary, CAN
2011 HNA All-Canada TournamentMay 20Las Vegas, NV
2011 HNA Upper Tier Winter League FinalsJune 10Calgary, CAN


2010 USA Hockey National Championship Summary Table
Event Total Compeitors Over 40 Women Competitors Over 40 Men Over 60 Men Over 70 Women Over 60
2010 USA Hockey National Championships 1260 440 180 0 0
    Percent   100%   35%   14%   0%   0%
2010 USA Pond Hockey National Championships 680 0 0 0 0
    Percent   100%   0%   0%   0%   0%

NOTE: The USA Hockey Pond Hockey National Championships included a total of 225 teams took part in 15 classes. However, only two of these classes used age as a criteria. It is likely that many players over 40 competed in the other 13 classes.



2010 USA Hockey Adult National Championships Tampa, FL April 2010
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
AvalancheWomen40+Dallas Retro80
NationalsWomen40+Rusty Blade Runners80
Tier 1Women50+Cape Cod Geri Hat Tricks120
Tier 2Women50+Team IMS160
NationalMen40+Easton120
Tier 1Men50+Heartland160
Tier 2Men50+Sons of Beach200
Tier 3Men50+Florida Wolves160
Tier 1Men60+Byfuglian Trucking60
Tier 2Men60+Fitchburg Old Knights120
NOTE: In the table above it is assumed that there is an average of 20 players per team.

2010 USA Hockey Pond Hockey National Championships Colorado Springs, CO February 12-14
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
Tier 1Men40+Flying W240
Tier 2Men40+Range Beverage Classic280
DivisionMen50+Ford160
NOTE: In the table above it is assumed that there is an average of 20 players per team.

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