Monday, January 25, 2016

Youth hockey tournament applications being accepted

Manchester’s Parks, Recreation & Cemetery Division is pleased to announce that the 2016 Clement M. Lemire Hockey Tournament will begin in March.  Named for the long-time Parks Superintendent who initiated the event, the tournament makes use of the city's two ice arenas to allow elementary and middle school students to compete in a fun city-wide event.

The tournament will begin immediately following the conclusion of the high school season. Applications are currently being distributed to all public and parochial schools and is also available below.  The Tournament will have two age groups: elementary, consisting of 3rd , 4th and 5th grades; and middle school, for 6th, 7th and 8th grades.

Applications must be returned to the schools by Thursday, February 18, 2016.  No applications will be accepted after this date.

Games will be played Monday through Friday at either the JFK Coliseum or West Side Ice Arena, between the hours of 3:00 pm and 8:00 pm.  The tournament will last three to four weeks, and teams will play up to 5 games per week. All players must have the proper equipment to participate in the event.  A fee of $15.00 (check or money order only) will be charged to cover cost necessary to run the tournament.  Please make checks payable to MRYHA (Manchester Regional Youth Hockey Association).

The Department is also soliciting volunteers to assist in organizing, officiating or coaching the event. For more information, contact Eric Fischer at (603)218-9011 or email:
You may also contact Eva LaPeer from the Manchester Parks, Recreation and Cemetery Division at (603)624-6444 with questions.

Tournament Information:   Held at JFK Coliseum and West Side Arena, Monday through Friday, 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm beginning in March through April.  (Exact dates TBD)    Please Note:  Bus transportation is not provided.  All Players must provide their own transportation.  Full equipment is required for all tournament play. 
Current Team & Position:
School Attending
GRADE  (Please Circle One)

Middle School

3        4        5       
6        7        8       

Phone (2): 

As the Parent or Legal Guardian of _______________________________________, I(we) understand that, the Leagues, Volunteers, Sponsors, West Side Arena, JFK Coliseum or the City of Manchester are not responsible for any injury that may occur during this program.  If, however, medical treatment is needed, I hereby authorize a licensed physician to treat the player named above. 

Signature of Parent/Legal Guardian:  __________________________________________________________________

Physician’s Phone:
Insurance Carrier:
Policy ID #:

          Completed Applications should be returned directly to your school or to the Manchester Parks & Recreation Division located at 475 Valley Street prior to the February 18, 2016 DEADLINE.  
           A fee of $15 is charged to cover the cost for game officials and trophies. (Check* or Money Order Only) Please make checks payable to MRYHA (Manchester Regional Youth Hockey Association)
*There will be a $25 fee for any returned checks. 

*****A fee of $15 must be submitted with your child’s application *****
*****Applications and fees must be received by Thursday, February 18, 2016.  *****
*****Late applicants may be put on a waiting list.  *****

We are in need of volunteers to make this tournament a success.  Show your support and get involved to benefit the kids who are participating.  
____Head Coach         _____Assist. Coach        ____Division Contact        ____Score/Time Keeper

Name:  _________________________________________ Phone: _________________________

Please contact Eric Fischer at 218-9011, or Eva LaPeer from the Manchester Parks & Recreation Division at 624-6444 or send an email to if you would consider volunteering.   

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