Canterbury Ice Hockey League: Premier Division
Come watch the fastest and coolest sport in Canterbury! See the high energy and excitement of a live ice hockey game in Canterbury's Premier Division, with some of the most skilled players in New Zealand facing off against each other. The Alpine Ice Sports Centre venue features a heated cafe with a wide selection of tasty treats and beverages to help you enjoy the games. Games are played on most Tuesday nights in Winter.
2023 Premier Schedule Coming Soon. View 2022 SCHEDULE and STANDINGS
Attention Ice Hockey Players: 2023 Premier Division Registration Is Open
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The CIHL Premier Division is Canterbury's highest level of adult recreational, non-checking play. Players are assigned to teams through a draft process for balance and to create a fresh, social, competitive playing environment each year.
NO CASUAL PLAYERS ALLOWED!
YOU MUST REGISTER IN THIS LEAGUE AND BE DRAFTED TO PLAY CIHA "GRADE 1" IN WINTER
Format and Schedule (Subject to Change)
Expected 3 teams with ~15 skaters + 1 goalie each
Games will be 3 x 20 minute stop clock periods
Games typically Tuesdays 7.45-9.45p from April 25 - September 19
Players will be notified of their team assignments roughly a week before the first game
12 games: 10 regular season + 2 playoffs (teams will have 2 games every 3 weeks)
Prices and Registration
Just a $11 initial payment to register for the season, followed by 4 instalment payments of $121 on the 1st of each month May-Aug ($495 total, or save $50 and pay $445 for the whole season in advance)
Register now to save money: prices increase by $50 on March 28
Goalies register at a 50% discount: select option to prepay for the season and apply coupon IMAGOALIE at checkout
Yearly CIHA and NZIHF memberships must be purchased at registration ($65 and $55 for senior members); these are the same memberships all CIHA adult players are required to purchase for 2023-2024 to play in any organised league
You should be a "G1"-rated player or experienced "G2" to register
Undrafted skaters will be fully refunded; undrafted goalies will be refunded and placed on a priority list for substitute play
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: APRIL 15, 2023
Registration after APRIL 15 will only be available if there is space on a team.
You must have a CIHA online account to register. If you don't have one, visit the registration guide.
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