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NEPHC Divisions

The Pond Hockey Classic tourneys are 21+ events for participants. Please register your team for the division that fits your age and skill level. We rely on you to properly classify your team in order to ensure all participants enjoy their time competing at the PHC. The PHC reserves the right to consolidate divisions based on registration numbers as well as move teams to more suitable divisions if necessary.


Red Bull Open Ice Division

The Red Bull Open Ice Division, formerly our Open Division. Consists of A/B level players over the age of 21+. This is the highest level division of the tourney and a qualifier for the Red Bull Open Ice Tourney in Boston. Top four teams who reach the semi-finals in the NEPHC and the LCPHC will qualify to compete in a winner takes all tourney at the Warrior Ice Arena in Boston on March 24th.


Open Divisions

The Open divisions, (Open, 30+ Open, 40+ Open, 50+ Open) are comprised of A/B level players. These are the most competitive divisions and are intended for players and teams who have competed and still compete at a high level. These divisions can have a max of 8 players on their rosters.


Shinny Divisions

The Shinny divisions (Shinny, Shinny 35+) are comprised of C level players. The divisions are the Just for Fun Divisions previously offered at the PHC tourneys. These divisions are for players who aren't quite Open division caliber but can still dangle and toss some sick sauce while taking some spins on the ice. The Shinny divisions can have a max roster size of 8 players.


Twig Division

The newest division to the PHC line up is the Twig Division. This is a recreational division for D/E level players and teams. These teams are comprised of individuals who live for the pond but might not have the ability to hang with the former professional and college players in the Open and Shinny Divisions. Teams in the Twig division can have a max roster size of 8 players.

Women's Division

The Women's Division is intended for A/B level women players and teams. Any C/D/E level Women's teams are encouraged to enter the Twig division. The Women's division can have a max roster size of 8 players.