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Adult Hockey

Adult Classic Tournament

Charlotte Adult Classic
October 7-9, 2016
Extreme Ice Center
4705 Indian Trail-Fairview Rd.
Indian Trail, NC 28079

Nashville Adult Classic
October 28-30-2016
Ford Ice Center
5264 Hickory Hollow Place
Antioch, TN 37013

Additional events will be posted as tournament details are finalized.

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Adult Classifications

ADULTS International/Canadian transfer forms or resident documentation is not required for these classifications.

Adult U.S.
Open to all U.S. citizens, non-U.S. residents are eligible on a limited basis. Excludes players that have participated during the current season at any elite professional level (NHL, AHL, and European) or on an NCAA Division I and/or III team. Players that have participated in the following leagues before November 30 of the current season are eligible on a limited basis: (ECHL, CHL, IHL, UHL, SPHL, AAHA, and any Major Junior (other leagues may apply). Players that participated during the current season at any level of the ACHA (American Collegiate Hockey Association) are eligible for this classification. All players must be 18 years of age or older by December 31 of the current season. However, only 25% of an Adult U.S. registered team may be under the age of 20 unless approved by the Vice President, Adult Council Chair.

Adult Non-Checking
Unrestricted as to citizenship, and unlimited so as to include amateurs and/or reinstated professionals. National championship rosters are limited as to: Exclude any player who plays that current season as a professional player or on an NCAA (Div. I, II, or III) or junior college, or college club team. Players shall be 18 years of age or older.

Adult Non-Checking (30 and Over)
Unrestricted as to citizenship, and unlimited so as to include amateurs and/or reinstated professionals. Limited as to: Exclude any player who plays that current season as a professional player, or on an NCAA (Div. I, II, or III) or junior college, or college club team. Players shall be 30 years of age or older. Exception: goalkeepers (2) may be 25 years of age or older before December 31 of the playing season.

Adult Non-Checking (40 and Over)
Unrestricted as to citizenship, and unlimited so as to include amateurs and/or reinstated professionals. Limited as to: Exclude any player who plays that current season as a professional player, or on an NCAA (Div. I, II, or III) or junior college, or college club team. Players shall be 40 years of age and older.

Adult Non-Checking (50 and Over)
Unrestricted as to citizenship. All players shall be 50 years of age or older by December 31 of the playing season; Exception: Goalkeepers (2) may be 45 years of age or older by December 31 of the playing season. Under the direction of the Adult Council, these requirements may be modified for a specific playing year.

Adult Non-Checking (60 and Over)
Unrestricted as to citizenship. All players shall be 60 years of age or older by December 31 of the playing season; Exception: Goalkeepers (2) may be 55 years of age or older by December 31 of the playing season. Under the direction of the Adult Council, these requirements may be modified for a specific playing year.

Adult Non-Checking (65 and Over)
Unrestricted as to citizenship. All players shall be 65 years of age or older by December 31 of the playing season; Exception: Goalkeepers (2) may be 60 years of age or older by December 31 of the playing season. Under the direction of the Adult Council, these requirements may be modified for a specific playing year.

Adult Non-Checking (70 and Over)
Unrestricted as to citizenship. All players shall be 70 years of age or older by December 31 of the playing season; Exception: Goalkeepers (2) may be 65 years of age or older by December 31 of the playing season. Under the direction of the Adult Council, these requirements may be modified for a specific playing year.

Adult Women’s Recreational (30 & Over)
Unrestricted as to citizenship. All players shall be 30 years of age or older by December 31 of the playing season; Exception: Goalkeepers (2) may be 25 years of age or older by December 31 of the playing season. Under direction of the Adult Council, these requirements may be modified for a specific year.

Adult Women’s Recreational (40 & Over)
Unrestricted as to citizenship. All players shall be 40 years of age or older by December 31 of the playing season; Exception: Goalkeepers (2) may be 35 years of age or older by December 31 of the playing season. Under direction of the Adult Council, these requirements may be modified for a specific year.

Adult Women’s Recreational (50 & Over)
Unrestricted as to citizenship. All players shall be 50 years of age or older by December 31 of the playing season; Exception: Goalkeepers (2) may be 45 years of age or older by December 31 of the playing season. Under the direction of the Adult Council, these requirements may be modified for a specific year.