The .hockey domain name is a new generic top-level domain (gTLD) extension in the Domain Name System (DNS) of the Internet. The .hockey domain name provides an alternative choice for the millions of fans, players, businesses, and leagues that make up the worldwide hockey community.
The .hockey gTLD is open to everyone. Applicants for a domain name within the .hockey TLD must provide a description of their affiliation to hockey.
Who controls the .hockey domain names?
The .hockey domain names are managed by the Hockey Domain Registry. The Hockey Domain Registry is responsible for ensuring that all .hockey domain names are registered in accordance with ICANN's requirements and that they are used in a way that respects the rights of trademark holders.
Why should I register a .hockey domain name?
There are many reasons why you might want to register a .hockey domain name. For example, if you are a fan of hockey, you could use a .hockey domain name to create a personal website or blog about your favorite team or player.
If you are a business that provides products or services related to hockey, you could use a .hockey domain name to promote your products or services on the Internet.
And if you are a league or organization that is involved in the promotion or administration of hockey, you could use a .hockey domain name to help identify your organization online.
A .hockey domain provides an easy way to identify your website to users interested in all aspects of hockey. It can help build your brand and market your products, services, events, or opinions to fans worldwide.
What are the registration restrictions for a .hockey domain name?
There are no restrictions on who can register a .hockey domain name. However, the applicant must provide a description of their affiliation to hockey. This could include, for example, being a fan, player, business, or league involved in the promotion or administration of hockey.
Who can apply for a new .hockey domain name?
Anyone can apply for a new .hockey domain name on a first-come, first-served basis.
Applicants must provide a description of their affiliation to hockey in the Trademark Clearinghouse (TMCH), which will protect the new registrant's use of the domain from any third-party claims.
Additionally, applicants whose names or brands have been trademarked may apply through an accredited registrar of their choice.
How to register .hockey domain name?
1. Find your name:
Domain name search is the best way to start. You can use the box above to check if your desired domain name is available. If it's not, you can try variations of your desired name or browse through our other top-level domains.
2. Check availability and register:
Once you've found the perfect domain name, it's time to check its availability and register it. You can do this by clicking the "Register" button on the product page or in your account.
3. Set up your domain:
Now that you've registered your domain name, you'll need to set it up. This includes adding the domain to your account, setting DNS records, and forwarding your domain to another URL. You can find detailed instructions in our Knowledge Base.
4. Start using your domain:
You're now ready to start using your new domain name! You can either host it with us or point it to another web hosting provider. Instructions for both are included in our Knowledge Base.