Article 2 – Purposes
The purposes of the NIHL are:
2.1 To operate a highly competitive, All-Star, youth hockey league in the geographic area of Northern Illinois and to encourage a continuing drive for the highest standards of excellence and sportsmanship in hockey play among member teams.
2.2 NIHL shall operate under the auspices of USA Hockey, the Amateur Hockey Association Illinois, Inc. (AHAI) and of any other governing organization by which NIHL may elect, by simple majority of its Board of Directors, to be governed.
2.3 NIHL shall not be conducted for pecuniary profit.