MYRACL HOCKEY SUMMIT
Date: Monday, February
Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Location: Millenium Centre (Conference Room A - Upstairs
THERE WILL BE NO COSTS FOR PARTICIPANTS - ALL INTERESTED INDIVIDUALS THAT
ARE TRULY LOOKING AT MAKING POSITIVE CHANGE ARE ENCOURAGED TO
WE ARE LOOKING FOR MALE AND FEMALE REPRESENTATION - YOUNG, ADULT AND
ELDERS TO TAKE PART IN THIS VERY IMPORTANT SESSION.
Description: MYRACL, in conjunction with the Maritime
Indian Hockey Association (aka MIHA) are hosting a one (1) day Hockey
Summit to explore new ways in which we can work together as community
members and individuals who love hockey to develop new ideas that will
improve our current system.
10:00am Registration of Participants
10:15am Opening Prayer
10:25am Review of Agenda
10:30am Current status of the Game
10:45am The MIHA - It's make up, it's
history and where it is today...
* What is working with the MIHA?
* What has to improve?
11:00am Reviewing the MIHA Rules - What
works and what doesn't?
11:45am Where do we need to go? (Break
out into Groups)
A Brainstorming Session with the group to help work towards developing
an improved hockey system for the Aboriginal communities of N.S.
*** Decide on the core areas that need to be improved, each individual
will be asked to choose one of those areas and join a group ***
12:15pm Groups come back together - Presentations
to the Main Group
12:45pm Review of the recommendations
1:00pm *** LUNCH BREAK - 1.0 Hour ***
NOTE: Tryouts for the Team Atlantic Male (Nova Scotia &
PEI squad) will be taking place on the Main Ice surface of the
Millenium Centre from 1:00pm - 2:30pm. Players are asked to be there
one hour prior to the start of practice.
NOTE: Tryouts for the Team Atlantic Female (Nova Scotia
& PEI squad) are from 2:00pm - 3:30pm (Auxilliary Ice
Surface). Players are asked to be there one hour prior to the start
2:00pm Review of the morning
2:15pm Implementing change:
a. What major changes need to take place?
- suggestion: training on the rules and suspension processes for
tournament coordinators before their tournaments are actually
b. When do they need to take place?
- discussion on the remainder of 2004-05 Hockey Season vs. 05-06
3:00pm Do we need to look at establishing
our own Nova Scotia system
- governing body could be under the MYRACL organization
- development of a hand off disciplinary committee made up of
community volunteers that are knowledgeable about the game.
- coordinators recommend changes and report on tournament activity
- MYRACL oversees entire process
3:30pm Review of the day
- Actions / Outcomes
- Next meeting date
3:45pm Closing Prayer
MIHA COMMITTEE MEETING (CLOSED SESSION)
4:00pm MIHA Tournament Coordinators
- Review of suspension lists (old, current and new)
- Review of days information
- Suggestions for change (rules, etc)