MatarikiYouth Development

2024 National Club Championships

2024 National Club Championships

Posted May 24, 2024

Event Notice for IHNZ National Club Championships

Following feedback from clubs, IHNZ have reviewed and revised the Event Notice for the 2024 National Club Championships and are please to release it below.

Some of the key changes:

  • The 2024 National Club Championships are open entry to all clubs without qualification.
  • Every club may enter up to one team at each grade. Clubs may also Express an Interest in entering a second team at any grade, should the overall draw allow it.
  • In some circumstances and subject to conditions, players may play in 2 teams, e.g:
    **Players may play in one of Senior A, Senior B or Prems, as well as Masters grade
    **18U-eligible players may play in 18U and another senior grade
    **Female players may play in an age-grade team as well as a Women’s team
    **Junior players may play in two age-grade teams if it is necessary for team viability
  • Junior Women will be randomly selected mixed teams created from individual entries from 10U and newer 12U players, and will play showcase games on the smaller rink.
  • 18U grade will feature mixed teams created from individual entries (ie entry of players, not full teams). These players may play in both 18U and senior grade teams.
  • Where appropriate junior players may play up one grade and 16U players may choose to play in senior grades, however specific criteria must be met (including the written approval or parents and explicit approval of their club’s committee).

Please refer to the full Events Notice for details.
View the events notice