1. New Contact Person for Tournament Applications. As of January 1, 2012 the IISHF Technical Manager Jean-Daniel Muller will handle all Tournament Applications for IISHF Title Events (A-events) and IISHF Non Title Events (B-events). Tournament Application should be mailed to email@example.com
with copy to the IISHF Office at firstname.lastname@example.org
Jean-Daniel Muller replaces Petra Gionchetta who on December 11, 2011 ceased her long time management of the IISHF Tournament Applications. The IISHF Presidium would like to extend a special thank you to Petra Gionchetta for her outstanding service to IISHF over a great number of years.
2. Applications for B-Tournaments in 2012.
We have each year a number of Non Title Events which we publish on www.iishf.com
Please note that according to the IISHF Regulations the hosting club has to provide the following: "The Host must provide all the necessary information with the official IISHF Application Form to the IISHF for sanction of the event, announcement of the event and infrastructure no later than three (3) months prior to the event date. Teams and the schedule must be sent four (4) weeks prior to the event date".
Please also note that the Host must ensure that a copy of all invitations to selected teams is sent to the National Member Association of the teams selected.
3. Title Events 2012 - Tournaments Scheduled
We have now scheduled 3 more Title Events for 2012 consisting of the Men European Championship, Men Invitation Cup and the Women European Cup.
Please note that the Women European Cup in Duisburg, Germany has been rescheduled from May 12-13, 2012 to June 2-3, 2012.
The following Title Events 2012 have now been scheduled:
Men European Cup 2012 in Givisiez (Switzerland) on May 18-20, 2012.
Women European Cup in Duisburg (Germany) on June 2-3, 2012.
U16/Youth European Cup 2012 in Krefeld (Germany) on June 9-10, 2012.
U13/PeeWee European Cup 2012 in Gentofte (Denmark) on June 16-17, 2012.
Men Invitation European Cup in Århus (Denmark) on August 25-26, 2012.
Junior European Championship 2012 in Århus (Denmark)on October 6-7, 2012.
Men European Championship in Givisiez (Switzerland) on October 19-21, 2012.
For the following events we have still not received any formal candidates yet:
U19/Junior European Cup.
Women European Championship.
Veterans/Old Boys Cup.
4. IISHF Working Meeting
The IISHF Presidium has due to various reasons rescheduled the IISHF Working Meeting one week to the weekend of January 27-29, 2012. The IISHF Working Meeting for managing IISHF Officials takes place in order to prepare for the IISHF events 2012 and the IISHF AGM 2012. The working meeting will take place in Kaarst, Germany.
IISHF wish all the National Members and their delegates a Happy New Year.
On behalf of the IISHF Presidium