2023-2024 Hong Kong National League (NL)

HKIHA is pleased to announce the registration for the 2023-2024 Hong Kong National League (NL).

Game Schedule: Oct 30, 2023 – Apr 1, 2024

Game Day: Monday Nights

First Game: Oct 30, 2023

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

Location: Mega Ice

Age: 16 (Born in year 2007) and above
*(For players who born in year 2008 need to register for 2023-2024 ENL Division first, then he will be qualify to participate 2023-2024 National League Scrimmage.)

League Fee:
Early-bird League Fee: HK$7,950 per player; HK$3,975 per goalie.
Deadline for early-bird: On or before 4 Oct 2023
Regular League Fee (after 4 Oct 2023): HK$8,950 per player; HK$4,475 per goalie

Deadline for all registration: Oct 12, 2023

Date of Announcement: on or before Oct 13, 2023.
ONLY cheques (made payable to: Hong Kong, China Ice Hockey Association Limited) will be accepted for League Fee. Please send the cheques to:
Attn: 23-24 HKNL
Workshop B, G/F High Win Factory Building, 47 Hoi Yuen Road, Kwun Tong, Hong Kong.
Unpresented cheques will result in a penalty of $500/cheque.

Pre-Game (League Scrimmages) Dates / Times:
9 Oct 2023 ( 21:15 – 22:45 )
16 Oct 2023 ( 21:15 – 22:45)
Administration Fee: HK$350 per scrimmage

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 (2022-2023) 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 to select 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$350 for Scrimmage Fee. The full league payment for those who were not drafted onto a
team will then be refunded following the League Draft.

Game Format:
3 periods x 15 Minutes (Running Time)
Last 2 minutes will be stop time if the goal differential is 2 goals or less
Minimum 18 games
Regular Season: 14 games
Playoff Format: Quarter-finals (Best 2 out of 3 Series) -> Semi-finals (Knockout)
Championship Game and Bronze Medal Game
Team Size: 14 Players and 1 Goalie will be drafted for each team
League Schedule will be announced to players following the League Draft.

聯繫方式 Contact details
中國香港冰球總會 Hong Kong, China Ice Hockey Association

電話Tel: 852 – 2310 1050
傳真Fax:852 – 2806 8727
No refunds will be given under any circumstances.
如有任何爭議, 以賽會組委會最後決定為準。The Co-organizer’s decision shall be final in case of any dispute.