7 teams joined the competitive season/ full season 2018-2019 of the hockey National Championship: SC Miercurea Ciuc, ASC Corona Brasov, CSA Steaua Bucuresti , Sportul Studențesc, CSM Galati, ACS Hockey Gheorgheni, CSHC Marton Aron Sândominic (for the first time since the establishment in 2005, the team attends the Romanian Senior National Championship).
The seven registered teams will play the regular season in a double-stage/phase system.
After the games will be played in the regular season, in accordance with the leaderboard, the first four teams/ places will qualify for the quarter finals. The qualified teams will dispute in a play-off system “the best of 5 games” using the following formula: Semifinal 1 (1 vs 4), Semifinal 2 (2 vs 3).
The teams qualified to the final two will dispute in a play-off system “the best of 7 games”, so the defeated teams, will play in a play-off system “the best of 5 games” in the lower final. The teams ranked fifth, sixth and seventh will play 2 tournaments each to each in order to determine the final ranking.
The competitive season will start on the 1st of September 2018 with the game between Corona Brașov Wolves – CSHC Marton Aron Sândominic, at the Olympic Ice Rink In Brașov, both starting at 18:30