The English Ice Hockey Association England Development program is topped by a U19 side which has a yearly challenge game at the Conference finals. This team is selected from players eligible under the age group who are registered in the EIHA.
There yearly match against Scotland has become a focal point for the start of the conference weekend, this very competitive, highly charge game is not to be missed.
At its heart is the Frank Dempster Memorial Trophy a very sort after cup by both sides which ensures the old home nation rivalry is maintained as the two teams compete.
It is also an opportunity for some of the association’s young talent to show off their skills.