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Its on the site under DOCS No change to Elite or Black having only 1 team allowed but a change for White and Silver
• There will be no automatic bids for the white division based on previous years standings or championship.
• The White Parity Tournament may have 2 teams from the same organization
entered as long as no team from their organization qualified for the Black
Division and both teams will be allowed to participate in the White division
for the 2017-18 seasons if they both qualify.
• The end result of the White Division Parity will be a division of 10 teams
• If an Organizations 2 teams fail to qualify for the Black Division and the
White Division, both teams will be placed in the Silver division.
And que all the islander parents going ape **** in 3...2....1....
It also says:
No organization can enter 2 teams in the Black Parity Round and in the event that an organization is exempt from Black Parity they can’t put their 2nd team into the Black Parity tournament.
To clarify this they can put two teams in black parity but only 1 can qualify.... I know my bender is not an elite player but also does not deserve to have to play in white if they are good enough to play in black... for this reason we will leave the organization
That is not correct. "Parity for the Black Division is for an organizations top team only. No
organization can enter 2 teams in the Black Parity Round and in the event
that an organization is exempt from Black Parity they can’t put their 2nd team
into the Black Parity tournament."
This makes no sense at all. I think if you win White the team should get an auto bid to black or at least get the auto bid back in White. EHF parity is awful.
E9/BHL gets it. FED has no clue
E9/BHL have teams conducting tryouts prior to the season ending. How is that helpful? They certainly don't "get it" This will only create issues with current players that know they will not be coming back yet having to head into playoffs knowing this.
Sorry every kid got cut
Nothing, you caught me reading too many threads and I jumped from tryout conversation to parity conversation. That one's on me.
So glad I have to worry about this FUBAR.
I think for Tier 1 Black for squirt major and better, any team with a winning percentage of .500 that current season should be exempt from parity. It is a waste of time and money and detracts from identifying the next best group of teams to fill out the division.
This is straight bull. We shouldn't pay more money to be in the league. Just 2 divisions North and South.
An organization may have 1 go for black. If they don't qualify then 2 teams can go for white. They may also have a silver. If both teams make white then it is 2 white and 1 in silver. If only one makes white then it is 1 in white and 2 in silver. If they can't even qualify 1 team for white then they are playing in the wrong league and all of the coaches and directors should be fired.
All of these quotas just serve to make the parity process less efficient. Who cares if there are two Islander teams in black if they are both good enough? Enough with the regulations, just let the "market" take care of things with wins and losses as the sole criteria.