.1 Applications to host overseas teams or to travel overseas must be approved by the ALLIANCE Hockey Office before they are submitted to the OHF and HC for final approval. Teams wishing to travel over- seas must be Peewee age teams or older.
4.2 APPLICATION TO HOST OVERSEAS TEAMS
.1 In order to process applications for hosting overseas teams the following must be submitted to the Overseas Committee Chairperson one hundred and twenty (120) days prior to the visit:
.1 a letter of application (which includes the following information) requesting permission to host, signed by the president and secretary of the hosting centre:
.2 the name, age level and classification of the overseas team;
.3 locations and dates of proposed games if available at time of application;
.4 if the centre intends to contact other teams to play;
.5 a statement of compliance with “Letter of Understanding - Duties and Responsibilities of Centres Hosting Overseas Teams”;
.6 appropriate hosting fees (see ALLIANCE Office).
.2 Given exceptional circumstances, and at the discretion of the Overseas Chairperson, the preceding rules may be waived.
4.3 APPLICATION TO TRAVEL OVERSEAS
.1 In order to process applications for travel overseas the following must be submitted to the Overseas Chairperson one hundred and eighty (180) days prior to departure:
.1 a letter of application requesting permission to travel signed by the president and secretary of the centre;
.2 the name, age level and classification of the team wishing to travel;
.3 a copy of the invitation from the host overseas team which indicates its affiliation with the IIHF or its branch;
.4 a copy of the proposed itinerary including dates of departure and return;
.5 a copy of the financial arrangements and guarantees;
.6 a written statement acknowledging the guarantee of payment of travel, accommodations and meals for the official representative of the ALLIANCE who will travel with the team (HC requirement);
.7 Application to be accompanied by the appropriate sanction fees (see ALLIANCE Office).