Application for 2016-2017 Hong Kong Women’s National Ice Hockey Team

HongKong Ice Hockey Association (HKIHA) is proud to announce that Hong Kong Women’s National Ice Hockey Team (HKWNIHT) will participate in the 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship Division II Group B Qualification (in Chinese Taipei). Participating teams are Bulgaria, Hong Kong, South Africa, Chinese Taipei and Belgium.

HKWNIHT will also participate in the Olympic Qualifications (Preliminary Round 1) to be held in Turkey in October 2016.

Applications are now open to all women hockey players who wish to participate in 2016/2017 HKWNIHT program.

2016/2017  HKWNIHT PROGRAM:-

Try Out                   –    Tuesday, 12th July, 2016 (8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.)

(For new players – If you cannot attend try out, please submit video clips of your skating skills, game you played and your latest statistics from your league)

Off Ice Training       –    19 sessions on Saturdays (3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

First training starts on Saturday, 16th July 2016.

 *** Additional off ice training may be scheduled

On Ice Training       –    16 Practices on Tuesdays  (8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.)

First training starts on Tuesday, 19th July 2016.

*** Additional ice time may be scheduled pending availability of MegaIce

Video Sessions       –    6 video sessions/ team meetings on Friday (8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.)

*** Video sessions may be added, cancelled or rescheduled

Exhibition Games   –    3 exhibition games against Other Teams & 3 exhibition games against HKWIHL All Stars

IIHF World Girls’ Ice Hockey Weekend     –    Saturday, 8th October 2016 (Assisted by players in the HKWNIHT Program)

WWIIBQ                  –    12th December to 18th December 2016.

Olympic Qualif        –    TBC – October 2016.

ELIGIBILITY:

Female Players with HKSAR passport only

Player born in 2001 or earlier with valid HKSAR passport

Player born 1999-2001 are underage player, requiring signed underage waiver by parent

APPLICATION DETAILS:

  • Complete Application Form (below)

No payment will be necessary at this moment.  Once you have applied and have attended try outs, players will be selected into 2016/2017 HKWNIHT Program at which time payment will be collected.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:   MONDAY, 5 P.M. (HONG KONG TIME) 4TH JULY 2016

If you are interested to play at any of the events, please submit your application form on time.  There will be no cost to you going through this process.  All the necessary cost and schedule will be announced accordingly.  There is no commitment at this point.

If you have any queries, please feel free to contact Kevin Leung (General Manager of HKWNIHT) at kevinleung1806@gmail.com com / 9199 3711 or Tracy at tracy@icehockeyhongkong.org / 2504 8189.

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PLAYERS WITH MORE THAN 1 PASSPORT

If you have more than 1 nationality, IIHF will be looking for the following documents before you can play for HKSAR National Ice Hockey Team:

If a player has or has ever had an additional citizenship or has multiple citizenships she must prove that she has participated on a consistent basis, for at least one hockey season and have been member of the new national association for at least 12 consecutive months during that period.

Therefore the following documents needs to be submitted for every multi-national player according the IIHF Regulations: 

  • An affidavit from both parents declaring residency for the period in question
  • Signature and stamp on a affidavit from the new national association confirming participation by this player and specifying the exact dates of participation
  • Stamped and signed residency papers from the municipality for the period in question
  • School records for the period in question
  • Approved game sheets for the period in question (3 per season from the beginning, middle and the end)
  • School principal signature on original school letterhead confirming attendance in their school for the period in question

Please note that all of these documents must match each other which means must be provided for the respective time frame for over 730 days (e.g. 18.06.2002 – 24.08.2004).