***For specific information by Region, please click on the Region listed above.***
JPOL also includes one U14 division that is by invitation only. Invitations will be sent to those deserving clubs that have been identified based on the following criteria. No more than four clubs from Region 5, 4/6 and 7/8 will be invited to participate.
- Top six U-14 Clubs from the 2016 JPOL (1st – 6th Place)
These top Clubs will receive automatic entry for the 2017 JPOL granted they accept the invitation by the stated deadline.
- Qualifying Clubs for the 2016 U14 NCC
Those Clubs that qualified for the NCC from Region 5, 4/6, 7/8. They will be invited and accepted based on their performance and final ranking, and only if we have not meet the limit set per Region. Please note that no more than four (4) Clubs per Region will be accepted.
- Current USA FH U14 Ranking @ September 21, 2017
If there is still room and we have not reach the limit set in any of the listed Regions, invitations will then be sent out to four (4) Clubs within that Region, based on the current USA FH Ranking @ September 21, 2017.
- Performance at the 2016 JPOL
If there is still room and we have not meet the limit set for each Region, invitations will then be sent to Clubs based on their 2017 Final U14 JPOL Ranking, within that Region.
- Interested Clubs
If there is still room, we will invite interested clubs of our choosing.
If your Region is interested in being a part of JPOL in the future, please contact us as soon as possible. We are already in the planning stages for expanding JPOL in the coming seasons.
USA FH sanctioned event
All USA FH member clubs per specified region are invited
U16 & U19 divisions in Regions 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9/10
Twelve (12) club maximum per division per region
If more than 12 clubs enter, acceptance will be determined based on criteria established by organizing committee
U14 division combines Regions 5, 4/6, 7/8
One (1) team per club, per division
Round-robin with final ranking knock-out Championship
Full field 11 v 11
50 min matches (2 periods of 25 minutes)
12 matches guaranteed based on maximum participation
(4 to 5 matches guaranteed for any region with a tournament format instead of league format)
All matches will be played on field turf or astro turf
Team Roster – 40 player and 6 coach maximum, fixed throughout entire course of the league
Match Lineup – 18 player and 2 coach maximum selected from Team Roster
Registration Period 1: Team Roster Registrations are due via USAFH online roster verification system by March 31, 2017.
Registration Period 2: Clubs may ADD ONLY to their Team Roster via USAFH online roster verification system between April 29 – May 2, 2017. Additions will not be valid until after the close of Registration Period 2 on May 2.
Match Lineups are due via AltiusRT by 12noon the Friday preceding each competition date.
Modifications – Region 3 & 4
- Team Roster & Match Lineup – 18 player and 2 coach maximum per competition weekend
- USAFH online roster verification
- Clubs playing April 22/23 – Roster Verification Period 1 is open from March 25 to April 10
- Clubs playing May 20/21 – Roster Verification Period 2 is open from April 24 to May 1
- Clubs playing June 3/4 – Roster Verification Period 3 is open from May 22 to May 25
All clubs, participants & coaches USA FH members in good standing for the duration of the league
Club affiliation is required; No guest players permitted
College players are ineligible to participate
Consideration will be given if requested, for boys to play in the U14 Division. Prior approval will be required from participating Clubs. JPH reserves the right to limit the number of boys per match.
Athletes may play up two higher age divisions
Athletes may play in two age divisions simultaneously, assuming age eligibility
U10 is between 7-9 years old on 1/1/2018
U12 is between 10-11 years old on 1/1/2018
U14 is between 12-13 years old on 1/1/2018
U16 is between 14-15 years old on 1/1/2018
U19 is between 16-18 years old on 1/1/2018
Registration & Acceptance
01 February – Registration Deadline – $500 Non-refundable deposit & online registration due to be eligible for acceptance (February 15 Registration Deadline for U14 & Region 1-4)
15 February – Confirmation of Acceptance
31 March – Registration Period 1 – Team Rosters due
01 April – $1,500 remaining balance due
29 April – 02 May – Registration Period 2
$2000 per team – Region 5, 6, 7, 8, 9/10, U14
$800 per team per competition weekend – Region 3 & 4
Junior Premier Hockey
PO Box 25840
Philadelphia, Pa 19128
No refunds will be granted after Registration Deadline