From a media release:
The youth hockey series Hit The Ice will return to APTN for its sixth season in 2018.
Therefore, the producer NISH MEDIA is currently recruiting through a Virtual Tryout, hockey players aged between 16 and 18 years old and assistant coaches who will live the experience and the rigours of a professional hockey training camp aside ex-NHL coach and player John Chabot.
The Virtual Tryout is the first step in possibly being one of the prospects of the television show, which could bring the selected players to a top junior hockey league in a near future.
To enter and to be eligible for the Virtual Tryout, the entrant must 1) be a legal resident of Canada 2) have indigenous ancestry 3) have the authorization from their parents or guardians 4) fully and accurately complete the registration form that can be found on the Virtual Tryout at www.hittheice.tv and 5) tape a short video.
Nish Media has established a judgeâ€™s panel, which will evaluate the entries and select up as many players as it deems necessary. Players selected to take part in the show will be contacted by phone approximately one month before the shooting, which will be held in Winnipeg, Manitoba this July.
All selected players will not have to pay for any of the accommodations, travel or food. The complete details with regards to registration for the sixth season of Hit The Ice TV show are available at www.hittheice.tv by clicking on the BE A PART OF SEASON 6 button.
Candidates have until MAY 22, 2017 to register and be a part of this unique hockey experience! Hit The Ice is produced by Nish Media, a multi-award-winning production company based in the Ottawa-Gatineau area. The past seasons of this series key piece have been nominated in prestigious television festivals such as the Banff World Media Festival and by the FICTS in Italy.