Tournaments

Ice Hockey Tournaments hosted by PPWHF:

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The WACH State Tournament for A, B, C and D Divisions will be held March 31-April 2, 2017 in Colorado Springs (cohosted by Bliss and the PPWHF)!

You will be able to find all of the relevant information for the State Tournament on this page.  Click to expand the topics listed below…

When?

The tournament will be held March 31-April 2, 2017.  The first game of the weekend will take place at 2:00pm on Friday afternoon and the final championship game will begin at 3:15pm on Sunday. Please plan accordingly for this special weekend tournament!

Rinks

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Most of the games will be held at the Broadmoor World Arena Ice Hall.  It is located at: 3185 Venetucci Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906.  Sertich-Ice-CenterAdditionally, some games on Friday and Saturday will take place at Sertich Ice Center located in Memorial Park at: 1705 E Pikes Peak Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80909.  Once the schedule is solidified, please look carefully to check the location of the game.

Accommodations: Hotel Elegante

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There are many hotel options in the area, but Hotel Elegante has stepped up with a fantastic deal for tournament participants and spectators. The hotel is only a few blocks from the World Arena Ice Hall (2886 S Circle Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80906). We are happy to offer the reduced guest room rate of $99.00 plus applicable taxes for up to 4 guests per room.  Additionally, this deal offers discounted Breakfast Buffet in Rustler’s Café at a cost of $10.00 plus tax and gratuity.  The last time we hosted, teams enjoyed visiting the breakfast buffet together before playing. The sales tax rate is currently 10.25% on guest rooms. (Subject to change)

Reservations:

  • Individual Call In
    • Guests are responsible for calling to reserve their own rooms and placing a credit card on file by calling 719-576-5900 or 800-981-4012 by  March 10, 2017.
    • Guest should reference Group Code: 1755468 or WACH Tournament when making reservation.
    • OR participants can click this ONLINE LINK to make a reservation online.

Where to Eat and Drink: Buffalo Wild Wings

There are many food options close to the World Arena Ice Hall and Hotel Elegante (Buffalo Wild Wings, Outback Steakhouse, Chili’s, Olde World Bagel, etc.).  Please consider visiting the Buffalo Wild Wings Teammate CardBuffalo Wild Wings 1 block from the rink (2905 Geyser Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80906) using the Teammate card.  This card serves as a fundraiser for the Pikes Peak Women’s Hockey Foundation to give back to the community. In the past, our nonprofit provided hockey scholarships for women and girls, partnered up with blind and deaf hockey and even purchased a sled for the Tigers Sled Hockey Team to be used with Wounded Warriors and players with special needs. Please consider supporting the Pikes Peak Women’s Hockey Foundation!  There is no cost to you, just show the image of the Teammate Card (Pikes Peak Women’s Hockey Foundation, Team A).

Schedule of Games and Tournament Standings

The schedule for games has already been determined, but we cannot fill in exact teams until we know the standings from the regular season. Click here to view the schedule layout with times and locations. The brackets and schedule are all located here and can be navigated with tabs at the bottom of the GoogleSlide. We are arranging for all games to be uploaded shortly after their completion into SportsEngine so that players can check on scores just a few minutes after games end.

Results

Results will be posted shortly after the completion of each game in the “Tournament 2016-2017” season on the WACH SportsEngine site.  The WACH SportsEngine page is linked HERE

Official Tournament Rules

All tournament rules can be found in the WACH Rules and Regulations document located HERE.

Tournament Directors

 The following people will serve as tournament directors for each division.  Contact information (cell numbers) will be located at the information table at the tournament.  Also, all members of the WACH Board will be participating in the tournament: Adri Larsen (D-Vipers), Niki Roman (C/D – Flames/Phoenix), Elisabeth Gordon (C – Hot Flashes), Katie Holmgren (A – Bliss), Jen Tracy (D – Arcticwolves).

A – Sarah Delos Reyes

B – Emily Allen

C – Kim Cieplik

D – Jen Tracy

Please Consider Volunteering!

Hosting a tournament for 4 divisions and 26 teams is a huge undertaking.  We would LOVE to have volunteers step up to help with scorekeeping or providing help at the sign-in and information table.  Please contact Jen Tracy at: jennifer.darthenay.tracy@gmail.com or 719-201-9854 if you are willing to help out with some of these duties.

Other Amenities

We are working to firm up skate sharpening services and food options at both rinks. We are hoping to also be able to provide massage therapists onsite. Stay tuned for more information!