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Tier 1 in AZ. Just one org?
#1
Hearing DY and Bobcats are having their Tier 1 status rescinded. 
If true, it's a new day for AZ youth hockey. Neither organization has any business being AAA.
Not because they're poorly run. Just because there is not enough talent in AZ (yet).
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#2
Heard the same story.  So they both go back to Tier 2?  Or do Bobcats try to do something else on their own?
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#3
They probably both pitch a bitch, blame covid for their troubles, appeal the decision, and then one will come out AAA again, while the other takes a step back (to reality).
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#4
IMNHO, AZ would be best served with two *independent* Tier 1 programs; both programs vying for AZ’s top talent.  Having three clubs was clearly too many.  Having a single club monopoly is not in the best interest of the kids/families.  Just look at the Clown Show that is NorCal with their single club T1 monopoly; compare that with the competition in SoCal. 

AZ can support two T1 programs and have both clubs in the top 50% of T1 programs.  Trying to run three programs is how you routinely end up with the second and third club in the bottom 20%.
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#5
Here are the Tier 2 declarations copied & pasted from last nights board meeting.
Welcome back DYHA!

Tier II Declarations
o Mission - 14U, 16U, 18U
o VOSHA - 14U, 16U, 18U
o AHU - 14U, 16U, 18U
o DYHA - 14U, 16U 18U
o CAHA - 14U, 16U
o CAHA/2 - 14U, 16U, 18U
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#6
[quote pid="513" dateline="1615339815"]
Here are the Tier 2 declarations copied & pasted from last nights board meeting.
Welcome back DYHA!

Tier II Declarations
o Mission - 14U, 16U, 18U
o VOSHA - 14U, 16U, 18U
o AHU - 14U, 16U, 18U
o DYHA - 14U, 16U 18U
o CAHA - 14U, 16U
o CAHA/2 - 14U, 16U, 18U
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So CAHA is Coyotes and CAHA/2 is Bobcats?  or the other way around?
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#7
caha2 is Bobcats
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#8
Vegas adding Tier 1 for 14U/16U next year. Expect many AZ defections.
https://www.vegasgoldenknightsjr.com/pag...-2021-2022
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#9
[quote pid="467" dateline="1612311012"]
IMNHO, AZ would be best served with two *independent* Tier 1 programs; both programs vying for AZ’s top talent.  Having three clubs was clearly too many.  Having a single club monopoly is not in the best interest of the kids/families.  Just look at the Clown Show that is NorCal with their single club T1 monopoly; compare that with the competition in SoCal. 

AZ can support two T1 programs and have both clubs in the top 50% of T1 programs.  Trying to run three programs is how you routinely end up with the second and third club in the bottom 20%.
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[quote pid="518" dateline="1615673530"]
Vegas adding Tier 1 for 14U/16U next year.  Expect many AZ defections.
https://www.vegasgoldenknightsjr.com/pag...-2021-2022
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Some new additions to California AAA hockey too. Wave, GS Elite, SD Saints.
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