2016 Youth Olympic Games (Lillehammer, Norway) – Skills Challenge Competition

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Hong Kong Ice Hockey Association is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for the 2016 Youth Olympic Games – Skills Challenge Competition to be held in Lillehammer, Norway in February 2016.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

To be eligible to participate in the events of the 2016 Lillehammer Youth Olympic Games:

  • All athletes MUST be born between 1 January 2000 and 31 December 2001.
  • All athletes wishing to represent Hong Kong MUST possess a valid HKSAR passport.
  • All interested athletes must be an HKIHA Registered Ice Hockey Player.

SKILLS COMPETITION:

The Skills Competition consists of a series of six (6) skill tests: (1) Fastest Lap, (2) Shooting Accuracy, (3) Skating Agility, (4) Fastest Shot, (5) Passing Precision, (6) Puck Control

Link to Tests: < http://www.iihf.com/channels1112/yog/skills-tests/>

IMPORTANT DATES:

PHASE   DATE / TIME/ VENUE
Phase 1 HKIHA will host a National Skills Challenge competition where the first (1st) ranked male and female athletes from Hong Kong will be chosen based on the results of their completed skill tests. The first (1st) ranked male and female athlete will qualify to compete in Phase 2.

20 April 2015 (Monday)

7:00PM – 8:00PM

Mega Ice, Kowloon Bay

Phase 2

The IIHF will hold the Final Qualification, Global Skills Challenge Summit. The top male and/or female athletes from each participating country will be brought together to participate in the Global Skills Challenge Summit. This competition will identify the top 15 male and the top 15 female athletes to participate in the final phase.

*Athletes will be responsible for any and all costs related to this event.

July 2015

Location to be determined

Phase 3 The Skills Challenge Competition will be held during the 2015 Youth Olympic Games.

12 – 21 February 2016

Lillehammer, Norway

 

ENTRY FEE (for Phase 1): 350HKD/player

  • Cheque payable to: HongKong Ice Hockey Association Limited
  • Bank transfer: Hang Seng Bank (Account No.: 210-263166-883)*please provide a copy of the bank transfer slip

DEADLINE: Player registration forms and payment are due by 13 April 2015 on or before 5:00pm.

  • Via email to: tracywong@hkiha.org
  • Mailed to: Room 1023, Olympic House, 1 Stadium Path, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

Registration Form