2018-2019 Hong Kong National League (NL)


HKIHA is pleased to announce the registration for the 2018-2019 Hong Kong National League (NL).

The season games will be held in the identical dates and ice time from the previous 2017-2018 season.

We encourage players to register to determine the number of players available in this year’s draft as well as the possibility of team expansions.

Game Day: Monday Nights

Time: Game 1, 9:20pm-10:20pm, Game 2, 10:20-11:20pm

Location: MegaIce

Age: 16 (Born in year 2002) and above

*(For players who born in year 2003 need to register for 2018-2019 YNL U16 Division first ,then he will be qualify to participate 2018-2019 National League tryout.)

League Fee:

Early-bird League Fee: HK$6,950 per player
Deadline for early-bird: On or before 15 September 2018

Regular League Fee (after 15 September 2018): HK$7,950 per player
Deadline for all registration: On or before 30 September 2018

ONLY cheques (made payable to: HongKong Ice Hockey Association Limited) will be accepted for League Fee. Please send the cheques to:
Hong Kong Ice Hockey Association
Attn: 17-18 National League
Room 306-308, 3/F, Metro Centre II
21 Lam Hing Street
Kowloon Bay

League Scrimmages (Tryout) Dates / Times:

8 October 2018 (21:20 – 22:50)
15 October 2018 (21:20 – 22:50)

Administration Fee: HK$300 per scrimmage

League Draft Dates / Times:

15 October 2018 (22:50 – 23:15)

League Draft will take place following the tryout scrimmage on 15 October 2018. All registered league players are strongly advised to attend one of the League Scrimmages**. New players who did not participate in any ice hockey leagues in Hong Kong last season (2017-2018) MUST attend one of the two League Scrimmages for assessments prior to placement in the Player Pool Selection. Failure to attend may result in the withdrawal of the new player’s league application.

Team Sponsors will be given the right to nominate the Team Manager who will select players at the League Draft. If there are no Team Sponsors, HKIHA reserves the right to nominate the Team Manager for the teams. The League Draft will take place after the second scrimmage to ensure teams are evenly balanced and competitive. All Team Managers will participate in each round of the draft by taking turns selecting players in a snake draft format (i.e., 1-8, 8-1, 1-8, etc.). Each team drafts one player per round until all roster slots are full.

IMPORTANT NOTE: HKIHA reserves the final say to all Team Rosters.

No refund will be given under any circumstances. The ONLY exception will be for Players who are NOT drafted onto a team who will be charged HK$300 for Scrimmage Fee. The full league payment for those who were not drafted onto a team will then be refunded following the League Draft.


3 periods x 15 Minutes (Running Time)

Last 2 minutes will be stop time if the goal differential is 2 goals or less

Minimum 17 games

Regular Season: 14 games

Playoff Format: Quarter-finals (Best 2 out of 3 Series) -> Semi-finals (Knockout)

Championship Game and Bronze Medal Game

Minimum 12 Players and 1 Goalie will be drafted for each team

League Schedule will be announced to players following the League Draft.