The Newfoundland and Labrador Ball Hockey Association (NLBHA) is a non-profit group that administers the sport of ball hockey in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. The NLBHA is governed on a day-to-day basis by an elected Executive Committee of four (4) people and they take care of the Association for all registered members provincially. Provincial delegates represent their provincial association at CBHA general meetings and establish all rules and regulations governing the sport. These delegates are volunteers elected by the players and leagues within the province.
The NLBHA is a registered member of Sport Newfoundland & Labrador.
The NLBHA provides the following administrative services:
- Organize men's, women's and youth provincial championships
- Assist with setting up ball hockey leagues
- Promote the sport
- Provide registration forms and official game sheets for members
- Distribute rulebooks for members
- Set bylaws and regulations for members as a guideline
- Obtain provincial sponsorships
- Resolve and disputes leagues or teams may have
- Organize regional championships for summer games
- Provide technical support for summer games
- Distribute coaching manuals