The Blackhawks are monitoring the developments with COVID-19 and are following the recommendations from our hockey advisors. Summerhawks tryouts are currently postponed.
Rinks: On April 6th, the Sharks announced their compliance with the Bay Area mandate, and have closed the rinks in San Jose, Fremont, and Oakland through May 3rd.
NORCAL: On March 12th, the NORCAL board postponed their playoffs. [ website ]
CAHA: On May 6th, CAHA postponed 2020 tryouts until at least June 13th; this affects all of NORCAL. An update is expected after June 16th. On March 13th, CAHA cancelled all remaining playoffs. [ website ]
USA Hockey has informed us that memberships will not be extended/prorated into the 2020 season due to any shortening of the 2019 season.
We hope that everyone will stay safe and healthy during these times. Please remind your players to keep up their fitness and nutritional goals. Puck handling and shooting pucks are great activites for home.
The CAHA board has announced potential start dates for 2020-2021 tryouts, including:
Remember that these are tentative, and any state or local restrictions may affect the dates. We will be working to secure ice slots for these weekends, and will announce more as the dates get closer.
Santa Clara Blackhawks
Since 1969, the Santa Clara Blackhawks have been a non-profit hockey club fielding competitive teams at the B, A, and Tier II (AA) levels. Learn more on our About Us page.
For the fifth year, the Blackhawks have hosted a skating party for foster youths in Santa Clara County. Blackhawks coaches, players, and parents volunteered their time to setup, greet the kids and their Advocates, tie some laces, and spend some fun time on the ice. Click here for more info.
The Santa Clara Blackhawks are looking for coaches at all age and skill levels. If interested, please complete this simple form: