Tournaments

Example Schedule (2017)

Juniors

Seniors

January 18+

NSA STAMPEDE

Newcastle

3 on 3 tournament for players over 18yrs. It has 3 divisions depending on player skill level and is open to male and female players.

February
March 35+/45+/55+

OIHAN MASTERS TOURNAMENTS

Canberra, ACT

This tournament consists of 3 divisions with teams competing in the 35yrs+, 45yrs+ and 55yrs.

April
May
June National: Atoms

McCrae Williamson Jamboree

Erina, NSW

*This is NOT a tournament per se and players do not attend as a team. Participation is as individual players.

35+/45+/55+

OIHAN MASTERS TOURNAMENTS

Melbourne, VIC

This tournament consists of 3 divisions with teams competing in the 35yrs+, 45yrs+ and 55yrs.

June/July National: Midgets

Syd Tange National Championship

Adelaide, SA

July National: Bantams

Kurt DeFris National Championship

Melbourne, VIC

August National: Peewees

Phillip Ginsberg National Championship

Perth, WA

September
October 17+ Senior B

Jim Brown National Championship

Newcastle, NSW

This tournament is for male players only aged 17yrs+ and is a full checking tournament.

November 35+/45+/55+

OIHAN MASTERS TOURNAMENTS

Adelaide, SA

This tournament consists of 3 divisions with teams competing in the 35yrs+, 45yrs+ and 55yrs.

December

Junior Tournaments

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

IHACT enters teams in National Championships each year – dependent on player numbers. Tournaments are for Peewee, Bantam and Midget age division and provide local players with the opportunity to play against other states. It is also an opportunity for ACT players to get noticed for potential positions on National Teams.

Tournaments run over a four-day period, including a weekend and are rotated around the states. States play a round robin format competing for Gold, Silver and Bronze. States can also be awarded Fair Play Trophy and individual players can be awarded player of the tournament awards.

For example, the following national championships happened in 2017:

ATOM

McCrae Williamson Jamboree, 10th-12th June

*This is NOT a tournament and players do not attend as a team. Participation is as individual players.

PEEWEE

Phillip Ginsberg National Championship, 9th-12th August in Perth

BANTAM

Kurt DeFris National Championship, 12th-15th July in Melbourne

MIDGET

Syd Tange National Championship, 29th June – 2nd July in Adelaide

CLUBS TOURNAMENTS

Clubs also hold annual tournaments for various age division. IHACT will often send a team to these tournaments or players may be invited from other clubs or states. Players who asked to play for any team or state other than Canberra/IHACT, must have clearance and approval from IHACT before accepting the position.

For example, the following club tournaments happened in 2017:

ATOM

Atoms Only Tournament, June/July in Newcastle NSW

Big Banana 3 on 3 Skirmish, September/October in Coffs Harbour

PEEWEE

Heaton Cup, Canterbury, Good Friday in NSW

Big Banana 3 on 3 Skirmish, September/October in Coffs Harbour

BANTAM

Lynch Tournament, Liverpool, Easter Sunday in NSW

Big Banana 3 on 3 Skirmish, September/October in Coffs Harbour

MIDGET

Heaton Cup, Good Friday in Canterbury NSW

IHACT will hold try outs for state teams in each age division. If IHACT is unable to field a team, players may be put into the IHA player pool to be requested from other states if they require extra players to participate in their state team. Players who are asked to play for another state must have clearance and approval from IHACT.

Senior Tournaments

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

IHACT enters teams in National Championships each year – dependent on player numbers. IHA has one senior tournament which provide local players with the opportunity to play against other states. It is also an opportunity for ACT players to get noticed for potential positions on National Teams.

Tournaments run over a four-day period, including a weekend and are rotated around the states. States play a round robin format competing for Gold, Silver and Bronze. States can also be awarded Fair Play Trophy and individual players can be awarded player of the tournament awards.

JIM BROWN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

Newcastle

This tournament is for male players only aged 17yrs+ and is a full checking tournament.

CLUBS TOURNAMENTS

Clubs also hold annual tournaments for various age divisions. IHACT may send a team to these tournaments or players may be invited from other clubs or states. Players who are asked to play for any team or state other than Canberra/IHACT, must have clearance and approval from IHACT before accepting the position.

Some recent club tournaments have been:

OIHAN MASTERS TOURNAMENTS

10th–12th March 2017 in Canberra

9th–11th June 2017 in Melbourne

3rd–5th November 2017 in Adelaide

This tournament consists of 3 divisions with teams competing in the 35yrs+, 45yrs+ and 55yrs.

NSA STAMPEDE

25th–26th January 2017 in Newcastle

3 on 3 tournament for players over 18yrs. It has 3 divisions depending on player skill level and is open to male and female players.

 

IHACT does not enter teams in these club tournaments.

Costs

Cost for each tournament will varying depending on the location and time. Players will need to fund additional trainings locally, transport to and from the tournament, which may include flights and accommodation.

All participants in IHACT Representative Teams, will also need to purchase on-ice and off-ice uniforms.

For more information on any national or club tournaments please contact the relevant delegate: