The European Rookie CUP is an international Tournament-series hosting 16 teams (4 teams per tournament) from 7 different european countries. The best ranked teams of the respective national championships are allowed to take part at the European Rookie CUP. The teams of EHC Munich e.v. and KHL Medvescak Zagreb are seeded permanently as those clubs are direct partners within the project. Additionally to those 2 teams the best 4 austrian, best 4 hungarian, best 3 slovenian, best 2 italian and the best team from Bosnia and Herzegovina are qualified for the European Rookie CUP.