J20 Elit

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J20 Elit
Sport Ice hockey
No. of teams 36
Country  Sweden
Most recent
champion(s)
Örebro HK J20 Promoted to J20 SuperElit

J20 Elit is the 2nd tier junior ice hockey league in Sweden composed of 36 teams in 4 regional divisions (Norra (Northern), Östra (Eastern), Västra (Western) and Södra (Southern)).

Format[edit]

The regular season is played in the divisional format from mid September until the beginning of March, at that time the top team in each of the 4 divisions play in the Play off to J20 SuperElit against the bottom 2 SuperElit teams. The top 2 teams in the play off play the next season in J20 SuperElit, the other 4 teams will play in J20 Elit.

Teams[edit]

Norra (Northern)
Team City Arena
Asplöven HC / Kalix UHC (Cooperative team) Haparanda Arena Polarica
Bodens HF Boden Björknäshallen
IF Bjorkloven Umeå T3 Center
IF Sundsvall Hockey Sundsvall Gärdehov
Kiruna IF Kiruna Lombiahallen
Piteå HC Piteå LF Arena
Vännäs HC Vännäs Vännäs Ishall
Östersunds IK Östersund Z-hallen


Östra (Eastern)
Team City Arena
Almtuna IS Uppsala Metallåtervinning Arena
Enköpings SK Enköping Bahcohallen
Flemingsbergs IK Huddinge Visättra Ishall
Huddinge IK Huddinge Björkängshallen
IFK Tumba Tumba Ishuset
Nacka HK Nacka Nacka Ishall
Nynäshamns IF Nynäshamn Folkets Hall
Värmdö HC Gustavsberg Ekhallen


Västra (Western)
Team City Arena
Avesta BK Avesta Avesta Ishall
BIK Karlskoga Karlskoga Nobelhallen
Borlänge HF Borlänge Borlänge Ishall
Falu IF Falun Lugnets Ishall
Grums IK Grums Billerudshallen
Hammarö HC Skoghall Hammarö Ishall
Hedemora SK Hedemora Bolidenhallen
Skåre BK Karlstad Löfbergs Arena
Valbo HC Valbo NickBack Arena


Södra (Southern)
Team City Arena
Borås HC Borås Borås Ishall
HC Dalen Jönköping SkandiaMäklarna Center Norrahammar
IF Mölndal Hockey Mölndal Åby Isstadion
IF Troja/Ljungby Ljungby Sunnerbohov
IK Oskarshamn Oskarshamn Arena Oskarshamn
Kungälvs IK Kungälv Oasen
Mariestad BoIS HC Mariestad Katrinhallen
Mjölby HC Mjölby Toyota Material Handling Arena
Nässjö HC Nässjö Höglandsrinken
Skövde IK Skövde Billingehov

Results[edit]

The top teams from each division play in a Promotion and relegation series with the bottom 2 teams from J20 SuperElit to determine promotions/relegations. The below table shows the promotions and relegation's from and to J20 Elit.

Year Promoted to J20 SuperElit Relegated to J20 Elit Promoted from J20 Div. 1 Relegated to J20 Div. 1
2012-13 Örebro HK Huddinge IK Värmdö HC
Kungälvs IK
None
2011-12 None IF Björklöven None Kungälvs IK
2010-11 None Troja-Ljungby Leksands IF Västerviks IK
Skedvi/Säter
Vallentuna BK
Trångsunds IF
Väsby IK

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