- This article is about the current AWHL team. For the original WHL franchise of same name, see: Great Falls Americans (WHL).
The Great Falls Americans are an USA Hockey-sanctioned Tier III Jr. A ice hockey team from Great Falls, Montana. The 2011-12 season is their inaugural as an expansion team, originally scheduled to be part of the Northern Pacific Hockey League. They play out of the Great Falls IcePlex. The players, ages 16–20, carry amateur status under Junior A guidelines and hope to earn a spot on a Canadian Major Junior, Collegiate or Minor Professional team.