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Re: Tier I is better than Elite.... or versa visea ?

anon
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When my son was younger they didn't have all of this. . . which one is more competitive?

I smell a troll..if they didn't have that when your Son was younger, how do you find the dboard that has changed at least 3 times since my kid, who is still young, has been playing?


yes because a simple search of information on New England hockey turns up nothing. Must be a troll.

Actually, the post just before yours was essentially the same exact discussion

Re: Tier I is better than Elite.... or versa visea ?

OP here and not a 'troll.' I'm serious, my son played "Tier I National Bound" Midgets last year and the club's lower level Midget team I thought was called "Elite." But reading through the posts on the kiddie side of the world and it seems like Elite is higher than tier I for EHF programs....before Midgets. So if it is considered higher at what age does it flip?

Re: Tier I is better than Elite.... or versa visea ?

The Tier 1 name is only a couple years old. It's ridiculous really. In EHF world, Tier 1 means Tier 2. So the "Tier 1" teams being referred to on this site are what the EHF used to call "AAA". Which, of course, wasn't accurate back then either since the EHF AAA was really AA.

There's also something called Premier, which in the MPDHL is the highest tier of play, a notch above Elite.

If we're talking the way almost every other region in North American classifies, we have EHF and E9 as the only Tier 1/AAA leagues in New England. The rest are Tier 2, but with a wide variation in skill level from very good to very bad.

Re: Tier I is better than Elite.... or versa visea ?

anon
The Tier 1 name is only a couple years old. It's ridiculous really. In EHF world, Tier 1 means Tier 2. So the "Tier 1" teams being referred to on this site are what the EHF used to call "AAA". Which, of course, wasn't accurate back then either since the EHF AAA was really AA.

There's also something called Premier, which in the MPDHL is the highest tier of play, a notch above Elite.

If we're talking the way almost every other region in North American classifies, we have EHF and E9 as the only Tier 1/AAA leagues in New England. The rest are Tier 2, but with a wide variation in skill level from very good to very bad.


great answer