The Chicago Blues is a proud supporter of the NIHL's "Making the Grade" program and the CSDHL academic achievement program.
NIHL rostered 1st through 8th grade players must earn and submit a straight “A” report card from any 2019-20 grading period (ending prior to April 1) in all subjects except P.E. Non-traditional grade equivalents will be accepted. NIHL rostered high school players must earn a minimum of a 3.5 (4.5 on a 5 point scale) average from any 2019-20 grading period (ending prior to April 1) in all subjects except P.E.
AWARDS: All qualifying participants will be recognized on the NIHL website. All high school age qualifying participants will also be entered into a raffle. Prizes to include signed pucks and sticks from the Blackhawks! The drawing will be held at the regularly scheduled April NIHL meeting and winners will be notified shortly thereafter. All submissions for this year’s program must include a copy of the report card and a completed submission form. Click here for more information.
Central States players are eligible for the CSDHL academic achievement program. In order to qualify, players in elementary and middle school must also receive straight "A" in all subjects and high school students must also have a "B" or better honor roll for at least one grading period. Click here for more information.