Massachusetts Hockey

2020 Sportsmanship Awards Applications



Thank you for showing your interest in applying for the 2020 Massachusetts Hockey Sportsmanship Award!

We offer stipends to be awarded in June to current or former youth and girls' ice hockey players.

Main basis of the award will be the evidence of good sportsmanship.


Massachusetts Hockey Sportsmanship Awards Webpage:

To see more information on the Sportsmanship Awards and previous winners.

Application Criteria:

  • Must have participated in a Massachusetts youth or girls’ hockey program for at least 5 years. The 5 years does not have to be sequential and/or the same association for the 5 years. The applicant does not have to be participating in any hockey program at the present time.
  • Must have received, or will receive, a high school diploma from an accredited secondary school, or a high school equivalent degree.
  • Must have been accepted and plan to enroll in an institute beyond high school for the 2020-21 year.

Application Requirements:

All required questions in this registration need to be completely answered.

  • Upload statement from each Massachusetts Hockey program/association (Youth/Boys/Girls/Women’s Ice Hockey) which you (the applicant) has participated in for a minimum of 5 years to be signed by the Association Registrar or President.
    • USA Hockey Registration, Rosters, Bills/Receipts, MIAA High School Career Resume will not be accepted.
  • Download, fill out and upload guidance counselor certification form. Form is attached below for download.
  • Upload and attach a statement with focus on sportsmanship convincing the committee why you (the applicant) should receive the Sportsmanship Award.
    • Statement should not exceed double spaced, 12-point font, two (2) letter sized pages.
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation should be provided.
    • One letter from a current or former coach in any sport addressing to the candidate’s sportsmanship.
    • One letter from any adult (no relatives) addressing candidate’s sportsmanship (including, but not limited to coaches associated with any sport).
      • Please do not submit college recommendations that do not pertain to sportsmanship.
      • No recommendation will be accepted from relatives or from officers or directors of Massachusetts Hockey.
      • Letters can be provided in one of three different ways:


Deadline to submit application is by 11:59 PM on March 15, 2020.

What happens once the application is completed?

Final selection will be made by the Massachusetts Hockey Sportsmanship Selection Committee and announced by June. The winners will be notified by e-mail and/or phone.

All selections are final.

All applications and attachments become the property of Massachusetts Hockey.


Having trouble with filling out the application online?

Contact below.

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