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The new IMHA Masters Hockey Sports Sponsorship Plan
Raise the profile of Masters Hockey, encourage local businesses to help develop the sport and reach out to an audience of up to 300,000 people. Effective Product Marketing at a bargain price of €200.
Visit the Sponsor Masters Hockey page in the menu to the left.
World Masters Hockey (WMH)
Click the WMH page on this site for updates on the setting up of the WMH which will replace the IMHA and WGMA in 2019.
Click on our Tournament website page to learn about future & past tournaments.
2018 IMHA World Cup (Update)
The closing date for registering teams for this tournament has passed and over 130 teams from more than 31 countries have paid their tournament fees and IMHA membership fees. The technical team are now busy working on the match schedule. Given the number of teams and venues, this will not be an easy task, but the IMHA and LOC are confident that the end result will be a tournament to remember. This tournament in Terrassa, near Barcelona from 27th July – 5th August is the largest ever international hockey tournament and it is unlikely that there will ever be another one of this size. Future Masters World Cups will be under the banner of the WMH.
2019 WMH Indoor World Cup date change:
This will be the first ever WMH tournament. It will be hosted by Hong Kong from 14-17 February. There was little to separate the 2 high quality bids received, but although not selected this time, the Moroccan Hockey Federation can be justifiably proud of their contribution to a closely fought contest. Invitations will be sent out towards the end of March 2018.
Originally, countries around the Pacific Rim held fledgling Masters tournaments, but as European nations embraced the concept, it was realised that a global organisation was needed.
In 2008 the IMHA was formally recognised by the Federation International de Hockey (FIH) as the official body for Masters Hockey age groups from 35+.
The main aim of the IMHA is to promote and develop international tournaments for Masters Hockey players of all hockey nations, not only for elite players selected for their country, but also for those who want to compete against Masters players of a similar standard from other countries.
From a starting point of a few teams from the original five Pacific Rim countries, the number of teams competing in IMHA tournaments has grown to over 120.
When IMHA tournaments take place close to venues for major events on the FIH Calendar, IMHA players can play in their own competitions and then watch world class hockey.
In 2014 the IMHA became a limited company registered in Scotland in the UK.