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2024 NA3HL Draft just one week away

April 16, 2024

The 2024 NA3HL Draft will take place one week from today on Wednesday, April 24th at 1pm (central) and will be conducted online at na3hldraft.com

Fans and players will be able to follow the draft one of three ways:

1) Follow online at na3hldraft.com

2) Follow each selection on twitter at: @NA3HL

3) Watch a free live broadcast of the draft on NAHLTV.com

Here are some important reminders and informational bits about the draft as it approaches:

What is the order of the NA3HL Entry Draft?

Eligible teams shall make selections in each round in reverse order of their finish (winning percentage) in the 2023-24 NA3HL regular-season standings. New member clubs that did not play in either league in 2023-24 shall have their order of selection determined by lottery. If there is only one new member club, it shall have the first selection in each round.

2024 NA3HL Draft Order (minus any trades)

1 Tulsa Jr. Oilers

2 Maine Jr. Nordiques

3 Yellowstone Quake

4 Minnesota Wilderness

5 Austin Ice Bats

6 St. Louis Jr. Blues

7 Long Beach Sharks

8 Peoria Mustangs

9 Butte Irish

10 Willmar WarHawks

11 Sheridan Hawks

12 Badlands Sabres

13 Atlanta Capitals 

14 Great Falls Americans

15 New Hampshire Jr. Mountain Kings

16 New Jersey Titans

17 Wisconsin Woodsmen

18 Mason City Toros

19 Alexandria Blizzard

20 Texas RoadRunners

21 Bozeman Ice Dogs

22 Texas Brahmas

23 Norwich Sea Captains

24 Louisiana Drillers

25 Oregon Tradesmen

26 El Paso Rhinos

27 West Bend Powers

28 Rochester Grizzlies

29 Wausau Cyclones

30 Granite City Lumberjacks

31 New Mexico Ice Wolves

32 Gillette Wild

33 Northeast Generals

34 Helena Bighorns

Who is eligible for the NA3HL Entry Draft? 

Amateur players less than 21 years of age on December 31, 2024 who are not listed on an NA3HL team roster or are listed on an NA3HL team roster but played less than ten (10) NA3HL regular season and/or playoff games during the 2023-24 season and did not accept a tender from an NA3HL team prior to the 2024 NA3HL Entry Draft are eligible for selection in the draft.

Do prospective NA3HL players have to register for the NA3HL Entry Draft? 

No, there is no registration process to be eligible for the NA3HL Entry Draft.

How many rounds is the draft? 

The NA3HL Entry Draft shall consist of four (4) rounds. Each eligible NA3HL Club shall be entitled to one selection per round unless it has acquired or lost selections due to approved trades with other NA3HL Clubs.

Are drafted players eligible to try out for other NA3HL teams? 

Unless agreed upon in writing by the two NA3HL teams, tendered or drafted players are not eligible to try out for other NA3HL teams.

Are drafted players eligible to try out for teams in other junior leagues? 

Yes, all tendered and drafted players are eligible to try out for any team in any league other than the NA3HL in the U.S. and Canada.

 Will the NA3HL Entry Draft be broadcast?

Yes, the NA3HL Entry Draft is scheduled to be broadcast with live round-by-round coverage on NAHLTV, official broadcast provider of the NA3HL. The draft will be broadcast by Manager of Communications, and host of the Short Shifts Podcast, Brandon Hofstra, and Coordinator of Digital Media, Brittany Hart. 

Will the results of the NA3HL Entry Draft be posted on NA3HL.com? 

Yes, the results of the NA3HL Entry Draft will be posted on NA3HLDraft.com in alphabetical order in its entirety upon completion.

Will all NA3HL tenders signings be posted on NA3HL.com? 

No, all tender signings will not be posted on NA3HL.com. NA3HL teams may make their tender signings public, but are not required to do so.

What if a prospective player is not drafted, but is still interested in playing the NA3HL? 

Players not drafted but who still want to play in the NA3HL are encouraged to attend individual team's open tryout camps.


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