The USATH Competition Committee has decreed that the Elite Division at the 2018 USATH National Championships will have eight teams.
This page shows the unofficial current standings in the Race for the Eight for 2017/18.
NYC THC has automatically qualified as defending National Champion.
DC Diplomats and Boston Team Handball have won the NTHL automatic bids.
Chicago Inter has won the MTHL automatic bid.
NYAC, San Francisco CalHeat, and Army WPB have clinched Wild Card slots.
With USAFA not attending, the final bid will be decided by a play-in game between Houston Firehawks and Los Angeles THC.
Updated 26 APR 2018