About League

The international ice-hockey competition CARPATHIAN JUNIOR HOCKEY LEAGUE (CJHL) was established in 2016. The CJHL complement the regular league schedule of its members by international confrontation. The League is played by tournament system. During the season, the teams will meet on four 3-days events. In the 2019/2020 season, teams are divided into two divisions, Eagles (category U16) and Wolves (category U14).

We are proud to introduce the CJHL members in 2019/2020...

"EAGLES": KRYZHYNKA KYIV (Ukraine), HK MLÁDEŽ MICHALOVCE (Slovakia), MMKS PODHALE NOWY TARG (Poland), DEBRECENI HOKI KLUB (Hungary), KIRÁLYPINGVINEK SF.GHEORGHE (Romania), HK HALYCKÉ LEVY NOVOJAVORIVSK (Ukraine), HK PARTIZAN BELEHRAD (Serbia), SDUSHOR MINSK (Belarus), MŠKM TREBIŠOV (Slovakia), STS UKS NIEDZWIADKI MOSiR SANOK (Poland), DVTK JEGESMEDVÉK MIŠKOLC (Hungary), SK CSKA SOFIA (Bulgaria), "BALTU AINIAI" KAUNAS (Lithuania)

"WOLVES": SOKOL KYIV (Ukraine), MMKS PODHALE NOWY TARG (Poland), KRYZHYNKA-2007 KYIV (Ukraine), JKH GKS JASTRZĘBIE (Poland), OLIMPIA PLOIESTI DRAGONS U14 (Romania), CJHL DEVELOPMENT TEAM, KRYZHYNKA-2006 KYIV (Ukraine), STS UKS NIEDZWIADKI MOSiR SANOK (Poland), DEBRECENI HOKI KLUB (Hungary), HC MORSKI VOVKY ODESSA (Ukraine), HK MLÁDEŽ MICHALOVCE (Slovakia), AUTOMOBILIST KYIV (Ukraine)

From the history of the Carpathian Junior Hockey League ...

On March 22, 2016, the first official meeting of club representatives from Michalovce, Trebišov, Sanok, Debrecen, Miskolc and Novojavorivsk took place in Michalovce. At this meeting were defined the basic principles of the competition. Shortly after that, the Romanian club Dunarea Galati was interested in entering the competition.

After this appointment, on which all participants presented their ideas, things got fast development. Registration of a civic association, creation of League Rules and regulations and its subsequent approval by clubs, preparation of a website and many other steps necessary to implement the project of Carpathian Junior Hockey League. The historicaly first round of the League took place in Trebišov (Slovakia) on August 2016, 26. - 28.

Six teams from 5 countries participated in the first season of CJHL (2016/2017): HK Mládež Michalovce, MŠKM TREBIŠOV (Slovakia), DebMis Select (Hungary), HK Halycké Levy Novojavorivsk (Ukraine), STS UKS Niedzwiadki MOSiR Sanok (Poland) and Gladiators Dunarea Galati (Romania). Historically the first winner of the Carpathian Junior Hockey League became HK Halycké Levy Novjavorivsk from Ukraine.

First expansion of the League became before its second season. In the 2017/2018, a total of 14 teams were presented in two age categories.

HK Mládež Michalovce, MŠKM TREBIŠOV (Slovakia), HK Halycké Levy Novojavorivsk, SDYUSSHOR Kharkov (Ukraine), STS UKS Niedzwiadki MOSiR Sanok (Poland), Gladiators Dunarea Galati (Romania) and HA Brumov-Bylnice (Czech Republic), in the U18 category (born 2000/2001).

In the U16 category (players born in 2002/2003) played 7 teams as well: SDYUSSHOR-2002 Kharkov, Kryzhynka Kyiv (Ukraine), Debreceni Hoki Club (Hungary), HK Mládež Michalovce (Slovakia), STS UKS Niedzwiadki MOSiR Sanok (Poland), Gladiators Dunarea Galati (Romania) and HA Brumov-Bylnice (Czech Republic). Teams of Halycké Levy (U18) and SDYUSSHOR-2002 Kharkov (U16) became the Champions.

The 2018/2019 season also brought further expansion. In the oldest category (U19) participated 7 teams, in the U15 category it was 12 teams. In addition to these categories, a three-round ROOKIE CUP took place in which were seven teams. This season brought also another change. For the first time, it presented a team from a country that does not belong to the Carpathian region. In the category U15 played team HC Ogre Juniors from Latvia. Divisions composition (the divisional Champions are in bold letters):

BEARS division: HK Halycké Levy Novojavorivsk, Kryzhynka Kyiv, SDYUSSHOR Kharkov (Ukraine), STS UKS Niedzwiadki MOSiR Sanok, MMKS Podhale Nowy Targ (Poland), HK Mládež Michalovce (Slovakia), Gladiators-Gloria Galati (Romania)

EAGLES division: HK Halycké Levy Novojavorivsk, Kryzhynka Kyiv, RCYSS HC Legion Kalush (Ukraine), STS UKS Niedzwiadki MOSiR Sanok, MMKS Podhale Nowy Targ, Poland Select U15 (Poland), HK Mládež Michalovce, MŠKM Trebišov (Slovakia), Debreceni Hoki Club (Hungary), HC Ogre Juniors (Latvia), HK Partizan Beograd (Serbia), Gladiators Gloria Galati (Romania)

"ROOKIE CUP"Sokol Kyiv (Ukraine), STS UKS Niedzwiadki MOSiR Sanok (Poland), Kryzhynka Kyiv (Ukraine), Gladiators Select Team (Romania), Debreceni Hoki Klub (Hungary), MMKS Podhale Nowy Targ (Poland), MŠKM Trebišov (Slovakia)

CARPATHIAN JUNIOR HOCKEY LEAGUE, c.a.

The Civic Association "CARPATHIAN JUNIOR HOCKEY LEAGUE, c.a." was founded in 2016 to create conditions for the development of ice hockey in the Carpathian Euroregion. It focus its activities especially on youth and junior hockey support. The association wants to be helpful in deepening the cooperation among the hockey clubs in this region.

On October, 18., 2017 Executive committee of Slovak Ice Hockey Federation accepted Carpathion Junior Hockey League, c.a. as a registered member of Slovak Ice Hockey Federation.

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