H - Usher and Security Services


  1. The entire locker room area must not be accessible to spectators. Apart from players, team and game officials, only the referee observers and league supervisors have access to the locker rooms. 

  2. The players' path to the locker rooms must be protected in such a way that attacks from the spectators are not possible.

  3. The players' and penalty box benches must also be protected in such a way that attacks from the spectators are not possible. The players’ and penalty box benches must be executed in a technical manner that there is no open space on the backside up to the roofing respectively the height of the back board must be sufficient. 

  4. On the way to and from the ice surface and to the parking lot, the players and coaches must be accompanied by sufficient usher personnel to ensure that attacks are prevented. The players' bus must be provided with a guarded or appropriately protected parking space with direct access to the arena. Players and coaches are advised to use the official from side of the organizer designated entrances and exits. This security issue needs to be secured for the guest team by sufficient usher personnel from the beginning of arrival until departure.