Each stage of the ISHF LIGA PRO WORLD CHALLENGES SERIES competition is an independent championship, in which teams from different countries of the world take part.
Competitions are held in 2 stages: regular season and playoffs.
At the Liga Pro Slovakia Open Challenge Cup stage, 12 teams will play 44 rounds. The teams will play 4 matches against each other, for a total of 264 games in the regular season.
After all final positions in the standings have been reached, the first 8 teams will play a series of play-off matches to determine the winner of the entire stage.
The tree of the first stage of the play-off will look like this:
- 1st place vs 8th place
- 2nd place vs 7th place
- 3rd place vs 6th place
- 4th place vs 5th place