ABOUT THE CLOVERDALE MINOR HOCKEY ASSOCATION
Serving the needs of over 950 minor hockey players in Cloverdale British Columbia, the Cloverdale Minor Hockey Association (CMHA) is proud to organize approximately 55 hockey teams and 5 tournaments annually. The first CMHA game was played in September of 1971.
The CMHA is a member of the Pacific Coast Amateur Hockey Association (PCAHA), the British Columbia Amateur Hockey Association (BCAHA), and Hockey Canada (HC). The CMHA adopts the following Hockey Canada Mandate and Mission statement:
"Lead, Develop, and Promote Positive Hockey Experiences."
In a positive hockey experience for all participants, in a safe, sportsmanlike environment.
In the development of life skills which will benefit participants throughout their lives.
In the values of fair play and sportsmanship, including the development of respect for all people by all participants.
In hockey opportunities for all people regardless of age, gender, color, race, ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation, or socio-economic status.
In the importance for participants to develop dignity and self-esteem.
To instill the values of honesty and integrity in participants at all times.
In the promotion of teamwork and the belief that what groups and society can achieve as a whole is greater than that which can be achieved by individuals.
In the country of Canada and its tradition in the game of hockey.
In the value of hard work, determination, the pursuit of excellence and success in all activities.
In the benefits of personal and physical well-being.
Cloverdale Minor Hockey Association acknowledges that in the City of Surrey we live and play on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the Katzie [kut-zee], Kwantlen, Kwikwetlem [kwee-kwet-lum], Semiahmoo, Tsawwassen [tsa-wah-sen], and other Coast Salish First Nations, and is home to the Surrey-Delta Métis Association.