EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT HOCKEY SERIES
About Hockey Series
Hockey Series Open
Open and Finals
Fuelled by the magic of fast-paced, highly-skilled, action-packed hockey, the Hockey Series provides unrelenting drama and excitement driven by the opportunity to qualify for the Olympic Games or Hockey World Cup.
Open to all countries not in the Hockey Pro League, the Hockey Series gives developing hockey-playing nations the opportunity to test themselves against some of the world’s best, with dreams of reaching hockey’s flagship events. For it is here, in the Hockey Series, that history will be made and future stars born.
The Hockey Series is composed of two rounds, played over two years preceding either an Olympic Games or Hockey World Cup. The competitions and subsequent qualification processes are exactly the same for both the men’s and women’s competitions in line with hockey’s ‘Equally Amazing’ ethos.
The Hockey Series Open is available for entry to all eligible countries. Events at this level will be continentally based. The number of competitions spread throughout the world will be determined by the number of entries.
From all teams competing in this round, a minimum of 15 teams will qualify for one of three separate Hockey Series Finals.
Each of the Hockey Series Finals will have eight teams playing in them and will take place throughout the world, with berths into the Olympic Qualification Events up for grabs.