The USA Disabled Hockey Festival is held every year at a different location around the country. AHIHA has been participating in this USA Hockey sponsored event since it’s inception sixteen years ago. Participants include boys and girls of various ages. This is a great opportunity for deaf and hard of hearing hockey players to show others hearing loss does not limit their ability to play the game.
2020 USA Disabled Hockey Festival has been cancelled.
2021 USA Disabled Hockey Festival has been cancelled.
2022 USA Disabled Hockey Festival
The 2022 USA Hockey Disabled Festival will be held in the Pittsburgh, PA area. The largest event of it’s kind, the 2022 event will encompass two weekends and all six disciplines will be represented.
April 7-10, 2022
Special, Blind, Warriors, Deaf/Hard of Hearing, Standing Amputee
April 21-24, 2022
Games will be played at three rinks: UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex, RMU Island Sports Center, and Baierl Ice Complex.
The mission of the Festival is to provide a fun and exciting weekend of hockey in a grand event as well as promote and grow disabled hockey throughout the country. The event is the largest disabled hockey event of its kind, bringing together all of the disabled hockey disciplines in one location.
2023 USA Hockey Disabled Festival will be held in St. Louis at a date to be determined.