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IISHF Communication Letter 2020-21

1. AGM 2021

The AGM 2021 was planned to take place in Tel Aviv, Israel on 27-28.02.2021 but due to the current development of the COVID-19 virus it's not very likely that we can travel anywhere and host an normal physical AGM meeting. According to IISHF Constitution the place, date and time of a General Meeting (AGM) shall be announced not later than four (4) months prior to the date of the meeting.

The alternative to a physical meeting will be to have a video conference in either ZOOM, Microsoft Teams or another webinar tool. The IISHF Presidium would like all NMA's to give us a feedback no later than 16.10. 2020 about their opinion in regards to this matter. The IISHF Presidium will then announce the final decision no later than on 27.10.2020.

2. Working Meeting 2021

The Working Meeting for the IISHF Officials that was planned to take place in Kiev (Ukraine) on 15-17.01.2021 due to the current development of the COVID-19 virus will take place as a video conference meeting on 16-17.01.2021.

3. Age Limits for the U19 European Championship 2021

The age limits for the U19 European Championship 2021 will be according to the regular age limits as described in the IISHF Official Rule Book 2020/2021 §4.1.3 and §4.1.7 (latest version). The age exception only refers to the European Cups planned in 2020 and postponed to 2021. Thus this applies to the U13, U16 and U19 European Cups.

4. Requirements in regards to COVID-19 for the Title Events 2021

The IISHF Presidium has decided to contact all the hosting clubs and their NMA's to clarify the procedure that the participating teams, officials and spectators will have to follow for taking part in the Title Events 2021 since it will be local requirements that will apply. The IISHF Presidium would like to underline that under the current circumstances we all have to accept that the conditions and requirements might change rapidly. It's part of the world that we all have to live with.

5. Communication & Marketing Officer - position reopenJay Blackburn who on 1.07.2020 was appointed as the IISHF Communication & Markeing Officer has due to other obligations decided to resign from the position. The IISHF Presidium has for that reason decided to reopen the position as the IISHF Communication & Marketing Officer. Attached please find the job description. Deadline for application is 16.10.2020.

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