The deadline and the terms for registering to participate in the Alps Hockey League (AHL) Championship 2017/2018 will be set by decision of the AHL-Board of Governors till November 30th 2016. The decision about the confirmation for an applying club to participate in the AHL has to be taken by the respective National Federation.
- Each club has to nominate its strongest team for each game. The failure of a team to appear for a game will lead to a penalty and require the compensation of any costs incurred as well as a lump-sum compensation payment to the opposing club in accordance with the AHL Penalty Catalog.
- Rosters must be composed in accordance with the roster regulations issued by the AHL for the current season (EBEL/AHL GameBook resp. Procedure Regulations).