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.

The following Championships will be happening 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.

The following Club Tournaments are planned for 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 are 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 asked to play for another state must have clearance and approval from IHACT.

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, 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 Junior Delegate.