1. The deadline for registering to participate in the ERSTE BANK Eishockey Liga Championship is January 15th, 12:00 noon prior to the season in question. The official registration for participation in the ERSTE BANK Eishockey Liga Championship must be submitted in writing (using the registration form enclosed) to the ERSTE BANK Eishockey Liga Administrative Office. The originals of any bank guarantees required by the ERSTE BANK Eishockey Liga (international ERSTE BANK Eishockey Liga clubs) must also be submitted to the ERSTE BANK Eishockey Liga Administrative Office by that day. If there is no new bank guarantee or a confirmation of extension of a current bank guarantee for another 12 months (up to June 30th next calendar year) the league Presidency is authorized to redeem the present (for the running season) bank guarantee.
    If a club applies to join ERSTE BANK Eishockey Liga, this application must be submitted until January 15th, 12:00 of the respective season. The Presidency of ERSTE BANK Eishockey Liga can enlighten this period until the next presidents’ meeting following the named date.

  2. ERSTE BANK Eishockey Liga clubs are only eligible to participate if they fulfill the requirements of article 3 paragraph (1) and send a written confirmation of the relevant season's Fundamental Rules for the ERSTE BANK Eishockey Liga Championship to the ERSTE BANK Eishockey Liga by January 15th, 12:00 noon latest (see the "Confirmation of Fundamental Rules" enclosed).

  3. The written registration form and confirmation mentioned in article 3 paragraphs (1) and (2) must be signed by an authorized officer of the club and sent by fax and e-mail to the ERSTE BANK Eishockey Liga Administrative Office by the deadlines indicated.

ERSTE BANK Eishockey Liga Administrative Office

ERSTE BANK Eishockey Liga
Firmiangasse 13/2
A-1130 Vienna, Austria
Fax: +43 / (0)1 / 890 17 54 – 12
E-mail: office(at)erstebankliga.at

  1. Each club is 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 ERSTE BANK Eishockey Liga penalty catalog.

  2. Rosters must be composed in accordance with the roster regulations issued by the ERSTE BANK Eishockey Liga for the current season (ERSTE BANK Eishockey Liga | ERSTE BANK Young Stars League & ERSTE BANK Juniors League GameBook).

  3. Every club participating in ERSTE BANK Eishockey Liga is obliged to field a youth team in ERSTE BANK Young Stars League and ERSTE BANK Juniors League according to the regulations of ERSTE BANK Young Stars League and ERSTE BANK Juniors League. An exception for a club can be passed by the Presidency of the ERSTE BANK Eishockey Liga.