Blind Hockey is the same exhilarating, fast-paced sport as Ice Hockey with only one main difference – all of the players are legally blind. Players must be classified as eligible in one of the three International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) classifications.
Blind Hockey has been played in Canada since the early 1970’s. The sport was first played in the U.S. on October 18, 2014 with the first ever Blind Hockey Summit in Newburgh, NY. At the 2015 USA Hockey Disabled Hockey Festival, in Buffalo, NY, blind Hockey was introduced to the rest of the Disabled Hockey Community.
Blind Hockey Representative
Phone: (719) 602-0492
If you need a Braille or text version of the SafeSport training, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The inaugural USA Hockey Blind Hockey Classic will take place Oct, 22-24, 2021 at the Centenne Community Ice Center in St. Louis, Missouri. The St. Louis Blind Hockey program will play host to this year's event.
The 2021 USA Hockey Blind Hockey Classic will also feature the US Blind Hockey Team who will be on site for a training camp and exhibition games.
Registration will open May 15 - September 1, 2021. Players will register individually and be placed on teams based on skill. The registration fee is $50/player. Coaches & volunteers will also be required to register.
Visit St. Louis Blind Hockey for information regarding hotels. A full schedule of events and more will be available closer to the event.