The 2023 NZIHF Under 12 tournament is taking place on the weekend of Friday 6th – Sunday 8th October at Alpine Ice Arena, in Christchurch.
We are excited to be back on ice to experience what is the highlight of the hockey calendar for many and look forward to seeing parents and players from around New Zealand come together to compete in this spectacle of youth ice hockey!
Below is an information pack containing all the key information about the tournament.
Players will register directly with their home ice hockey club. To register, and for all billing and general enquiries, please contact your local club.
All players must be born between 2016 and 2012 to be eligible to participate. Dispensations may be available – contact your club for more information.
The tournament will consist of a series of round robin games, semi-finals and finals, followed by a prizegiving at the end of the weekend.
Each team will travel with a coach and one manager, to assist with the running of the weekend, all coaches and managers travelling with teams will be Police vetted.
Teams will consist of 6 players and 1 goaltender, with teams formed by your local club.
Games will be 3 on 3, cross ice, with 3 games taking place on the ice sheet at once.
Games will take place on Friday evening, Saturday morning through to evening and Sunday morning through to early afternoon. Prizegiving will take place after the finals games on Sunday afternoon, with teams departing home thereafter.
Register to attend:
Players will register through their local ice hockey club, please get in touch with your club to register and purchase your preferred package. Registrations close 4th August 2023.