Do you want to be a part of the Springfield Jr. Blues?
The Springfield Jr. Blues are currently looking for billet families for the 2012-13 season. Being a billet family is a great way to be a part of our storied franchise. The Jr. Blues are entering their 20th season as members of the North American Hockey League.
What is a billet?
A billet is someone who room and board to someone away from home. In the Jr. Blues case, a billet opens their house to a young hockey player who has dreams of playing Division-I hockey and professional hockey.
What is expected of a billet?
A billet is expected to create a family like atmosphere for the player. The billet is also to create a fun and safe environment for a player to call home. Additionally, billets are to provide food and meals for players while they are home, as well as a bed to sleep in.
Does a billet get paid?
Yes. Billet’s will receive a monthly stipend of $300, per player, to cover the cost of food they provide for kids in the home.
Why should someone billet players?
Billeting is a very rewarding experience for both the players and the family. The goal of billeting is to create a “home” for players while they are working toward their goals of advancing their hockey career. The student-athletes are in Springfield to give back to the community while trying to move to the next level. By becoming part of your “family”, billets have the opportunity to create a special bond with players that can last a life time.
Why the Jr. Blues need YOU!
Without billet families the Jr. Blues would cease to exist. Billet families are the most important part of the organization. Billets spend more time with the players than the coaching staff, which makes them the most influential people in the players lives. The Jr. Blues are currently looking for billet families for the 2012-13 season.
If you would like more information please fill out the form below and someone will be in contact. Thanks for your support of the Jr. Blues!