Critical Dates

2024-25 Season

  • August 24, 2024 – AJHL Exhibition Season Opens
  • September 13, 2024 – AJHL Regular Season Opens
  • September 25 – 27, 2024 – AJHL Showcase @ TBD
  • November 20, 2024 – AJHL Semi-Annual Meeting at Devon, AB
  • December 9–15, 2024 – World Junior A Challenge @ TBD
  • December 10, 2024 – January 1, 2025 CJHL Trade Freeze: No trades may be completed from 9:00pm EST December 10 to 12:00pm EST January 1.
  • December 22-28, 2024AJHL Trade Freeze: No trades may be completed from December 22 to December 28.
  • January 9, 2025 – Affiliation deadline for all AJHL teams.
  • January 10, 2025CJHL Trade Deadline 4:00pm MST: All Junior teams must reduce their roster to no more than 25 players.
  • January 10 – June 1, 2025 – No trades may be completed from January 11 to June 1.
  • January 11 – June 1, 2025 – The AJHL Letter of Intent (LOI) is valid for the time period starting January 11 through the opening of the Hockey Canada Registration (HCR) System.
  • March 16, 2025 – End of AJHL Regular Season

2025 AJHL Playoffs

The 2025 Inter Pipeline Cup AJHL Playoffs will see the top four teams in each division battle for the title of Division Champion. The South Division Champion and North Division Champion will then compete in the 2025 Inter Pipeline Cup AJHL Final. Each series will be a best-of-seven with the highest placed seed playing the lowest placed seed in the division. The 2025 Inter Pipeline Cup AJHL Playoffs begin Friday, March 21st.

May 8-18, 2025: National Junior A Championship @ TBD