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Welcome to the Maine Junior Black Bears

Welcome to the MAINE Junior Black Bears!


Tier 2/3 Registration Deadline-June 15

Posted: 4/21/2106 7:00 am
Updated: 6/9/16 8:25 am

The deadline for Tier 2/3  registrations is June 15. A $50 late fee will automatically be charged for registrations after June 15.

Parents will still have the option to pay the registration in full or set up a payment plan.  For the payment plan $200 will be collected at the time of registration $200 payments will then be automatically debited from the SAME ACCOUNT  July 1, August 1, September 1, 2016.

Questions, please contact Tier 2 & 3 Director, Ed Vanidestine, edvanidestine@gmail.com, 299-8399.

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Summer Learn to Skate/Learn to Play

Posted: 5/27/2016 10:50 am
 

The Maine Junior Black Bears is will be offering a summer Learn to Skate/Learn to Play program.  It will be an 8 week session beginning  August 6 to September 24.  Practices will be on Saturdays, 9:30 am - -10:30 am., Alfond Arena, University of Maine.

The cost is $35 and registration is now available.


MJBB NEW SUMMER TRAINING PROGRAM OFFER

Posted: 5/1/2016 9:15 pm
Updated: 6/14/2016 9:00 AM

PROGRAM IS FULL!
 

The Maine Junior Black Bear organization is proud and excited to offer this new on-ice / off-ice MJBB NEW SUMMER TRAINING PROGRAM OFFER. This program will target all aspects of the game from off-ice to on-ice performance.   The program is designed for Midget age players & 2nd year Bantams, Tier 2, 3, & 4 (1998-2002) 

Questions, please contact MJBB Director of Hockey Operations, Guy Perron, guy.perronavs@gmail.com, 478-7273.

 

Details:

  • Sunday afternoons, June 26th to August 28th, 2016
  • ALFOND ARENA / University of Maine, Orono
  • Cost: $300.00,  Two payments of $150, PROGRAM IS FULL, NO NEW APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED.
  • 8 / 1hr off-ice training session – including One Pool workout
  • 8/ 1hr on-ice skill development session
  • (2) Testing on-ice/off-ice  “RISE SPORT TESTING” (ALFI MICHAUD)
  • Guest Speakers 

Coaches:

  • GUY PERRON - MJBB DIRECTOR OF HOCKEY OPERATIONS
  • KEN GOETZ  U-16
  • BRETT HALE  U-16
  • BOB NEEDHAM U-18
  • HIGH SCHOOL COACHES
  • STRENGTH & CONDITIONING
    • CERTIFIED BY MIKE BOYLE (Boston Bruins, BU)

Click here for the complete schedule.


Summer Hockey Opportunities

We have created a Summer Hockey page.  It consolidates many of the hockey camps, schools and clinics being offered.  As we learn of more, they will be posted on the Summer Hockey page.  Click here to access the page or it can be found under More Links at the top of this page.  It's at the bottom of the list.

Updated 4/16:  June 20-23 Dream Catcher's Hockey Goalie Clinic

Updated 4/22:  July 15-17, 22-24, 29-31, 1st Annual Summer BarDown Tournaments, squirts, peewees, bantams, midgets and high school, Alfond Arena.


Tier 2/3 Team Deposit and Commitment Letter

Posted: 4/21/16 2:22 pm
Are you a Tier 2/3 player that needs to complete the Team Deposit and Commitment Letter?  The registration link is below.


Tier II & III Teams 2016-2017

The Maine Junior Black Bears is pleased to announce its Tier II & III teams for 2016-2017.  Midget U-18, Tier II U-16 and Tier III U-16 teams recently added.  Click here for details.


Tier II & III Coaches 2016-2017 with bios

The Maine Junior Black Bears is proud to announce its Tier II & III head coaches for 2016-2017.  Click here for a list with bios.



Dunkin' Donuts Sportsperson of the Month-March

The Dunkin' Donuts Sportsperson of the month for March is Tier IV, Blue Peewee, Rowen Fremouw!  Congratulations Rowen!  Click here for more details.


SafeSport and Background Screening

If you are coach, board member, or team manager, USA Hockey requires you be registered with SafeSport and have a background screening.  Click here for more details.


Summer Learn to Skate/ Play Schedule

  • Aug
  • 6
Learn to Skate/Learn to Play Summer Session
  • Aug
  • 13
Learn to Skate/Learn to Play Summer Session
  • Aug
  • 20
Learn to Skate/Learn to Play Summer Session
  • Aug
  • 27
Learn to Skate/Learn to Play Summer Session
  • Sep
  • 3
Learn to Skate/Learn to Play Summer Session
  • Sep
  • 10
Learn to Skate/Learn to Play Summer Session
  • Sep
  • 17
Learn to Skate/Learn to Play Summer Session
  • Sep
  • 24
Learn to Skate/Learn to Play Summer Session

Upcoming Events

  • Jul
  • 13
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  • 10
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  • Sep
  • 14
Monthly Board Meeting
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  • 12
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We have been sending email announcements from the website.  If you have not be receiving them here are a few things to try.

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2.  Add the following emails to your approved senders list or whitelist:

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3. Contact the Webmaster, Paul Ivey, pki@midmaine.com and provide your email address, name and the player's name to follow up with NGIN.

 

Our mission: The Maine Junior Black Bears are committed to providing a high-quality competitive Tier II, III and IV hockey program to our youth while focusing on instilling the values of respect, sportsmanship, self-esteem, teamwork, discipline, and responsibility in its players. The MJBB will provide a positive environment on and off the ice, to challenge its players to grow to their fullest potential in all aspects of the game and as individuals. Our program will foster an appreciation for youth hockey among the Greater Bangor Area children, along with life-long lessons that include discipline, competitive spirit, team play, an appreciation for rules, safety, and a love of the game!