Policies & Programs

Education

The whole purpose of the League and its teams is to participate in the development of young players aged from sixteen to twenty, and to make them progress towards the highest levels of professional hockey.


Scholarship Application

The player must have started his courses no later than the second fall session of the third year following the last game he played in the QMJHL, and must be studying without any interruption.


Player’s Support

The Players Support Program (PSP) has been structured in a way to help all involved to better manage life’s challenges and to resolve personal problems or problems occurring within the team, so that these issues do not become more serious.

They are able to receive support in person, via telephone or via email with the PSP’s Director or PSP Team representative. This player support program is independent and offers immediate and confidential support.


Anti-doping

Doping is defined as the use of prohibited substances and practices that enhance sport performance. It is contrary to the spirit of hockey. It represents a serious threat to the cultural, educational, economic and social benefits that hockey can bring to society and has a negative impact on the moral and ethical behavior that hockey can foster within individuals. In addition, doping may be harmful to the health and safety of the players.


Anti-discrimination

The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League is committed to provide a sound environment in which every person participating to the activities and operations of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League is treated with respect and dignity.

The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League entirely subscribes to these fundamental values under which every person has a right to a full and equal recognition and exercise of his human rights and freedoms without distinction, exclusion or preference based on race, sex, color, religion, language, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, handicap or social condition.

No discrimination shall be tolerated.


Media

Any organization which does not comply with the media policy, whether totally or partially shall be fined. The amount of these fines may increase should repeat incidents occur or depending on the seriousness of the incident.


Social Media

Social networking is defined as Internet services that allow users to build profiles, share information, videos, images, blog entries, music, etc: Social network platforms focus on building online communities of people who share interests and/or activities.


A School of Life

The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League’s mission is to develop players for professional hockey while supporting them throughout their academic endeavors in order to mold them into responsible and educated citizens. It must offer high entertainment value within a profitable framework in order to ensure the continued success of its activities.