JPIL

Junior Premier Hockey (JPH) hosts a series of indoor leagues and tournaments throughout the winter season – the JPIL Invitational U16 & U19, the JPIL U14 Division and JPI Tournaments (JPIT). Outlined below are the format details for each event. The Invitational is our most competitive; the U14 is our largest division and the JPITtournaments are a new way to experience the JPH indoor format and structure.

USA FH sanctioned
Played on sport court, hard court, or a multi-sport surface
All clubs will be scheduled and expected to play on each competition date
All competition dates are held on Saturdays and/or Sundays from December to February

COMPETITION DATES
All dates at 422 Sportsplex
Sat, Dec 18
Sat, Jan 8
Sat, Jan 15
Sat, Jan 22
Sat, Feb 5
Sat, Feb 12

FORMAT
U16 & U19 age divisions
Invitation only based on prior performance
International league format
Registration limited to one (1) team per club, per division
Twelve (12) club maximum per age division
All matches are 40-min (4 periods of 10-min)
Six (6) competition dates
Venue is 422 Sportsplex in Pottstown, Pa
Round-robin format with knock-out Championship
13 matches guaranteed based on maximum participation
Top performing clubs will receive automatic invitations to next year’s event
Team Roster verification required & fixed for the entire season

COMPETITION DATES
All dates at Indian Creek School, except Jan 17*
Sat, Dec 18
Sat, Jan 8
Mon, Jan 17 @ 422 Sportsplex*
Sat, Jan 22
Sat, Feb 5
Sun, Feb 6

FORMAT
U14 age division
All USA FH member clubs are invited
International league format
Registration limited to one (1) team per club, exceptions considered upon request
24 team maximum
All matches are 40-min (4 periods of 10-min)
Six (6) competition dates
Venues are in PA, MD & NJ based on facility availability
Round-robin format with knock-out Championship
12 matches guaranteed based on maximum participation
Top performing clubs will receive automatic invitations to next year’s JPIL Invitational U16 division
Team Roster verification required & fixed for the entire season

COMPETITION DATES
All dates at The Miller Center
Sat, Dec 18 – U16 & U19
Sun, Dec 19 – U12 & U14
Sat & Sun, Jan 22 & 23 – U14, U16, U19

NEW FORMAT – JPIT DECEMBER
December 18 – U16 & U19 age divisions
December 19 – U12 & U14 age divisions
12 team maximum per division
4 x 25-min match guarantee
Round-robin format
Roster verification is NOT required

FORMAT – JPIT JANUARY
Two-day event held on Jan 22 & 23
U14, U16 & U19 age divisions
Six (6) team maximum per division
4 x 40-min match guarantee (4 periods of 10-min)
Round-robin format
Team Roster verification required & fixed for the entire event

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