TOURNAMENT CENTRAL

NATIONAL HOCKEY FESTIVAL & SHOOTING STAR

Three major field hockey events will take place this Thanksgiving weekend.  The traditional USA Field Hockey hosted National Field Hockey Festival will take place in Palm Springs, California and two USA Field Hockey sanctioned Shooting Star Tournaments will take place on the east coast- one in Downingtown, Pennsylvania and the other in Midlothian, Virginia.

EVENT      Total # of Teams           # of Athletes     College Coaches Attending
National Hockey Festival (CA) 149 ~2,000 69
Shooting Star (PA) 34 ~500 44
Shooting Star (VA) 126 ~2,000 109

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NATIONAL FIELD HOCKEY FESTIVAL- PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA
Empire Polo Club (81-800 Avenue 51, Indio, CA 92201) 

VIEW EVENT PROGRAM

Facilities:
-"Californian" grass fields

Format:
-U16, U19, Adult: 11v11, 50 minute games (2x25 minute halves w/5 minute half-time)
-U14: 7v7, 50 minute games (2x25 minute halves w/5 minute half-time)
-5 games guaranteed

Schedule:
-U14, U16, U19: Thursday-Saturday: 7am-4pm
-Adult: Thursday-Saturday: 7am-4pm & Sunday: 9am-1pm

Pools/Teams:
-149 Teams (~2,000 athletes)

VIEW FULL SCHEDULE (schedule link is in the middle of the page)

VIEW RESULTS PAGE

College Coaches:
-View list of college coaches attending


SHOOTING STAR TOURNAMENT- VIRGINIA
River City Sportsplex
(13030 Genito Rd, Midlothian, VA)

VIEW EVENT INFORMATION

Facilities:
-12 Turf Field and 6 7v7 Turf Fields

Format:
-U16 & U19: 11v11, 50 minute games (2x25 minute halves w/5 minute half-time)
-U12 & U14: 7v7, 50 minute games (2x25 minute halves w/5 minute half-time)
-5 games guaranteed

Schedule:
Friday, 11/27/15 (9am-7pm)
Saturday, 11/28/15 (8am-7pm)
Sunday, 11/29/15 (9am-2pm)

Pools/Teams:
-TOTAL TEAMS: 126 (~2,000 athletes)
-U12: 6 Teams- 1 pool of 6 teams
-U14: 30 Teams- 5 pools of 6 teams
-U16: 42 Teams- 7 pools of 6 teams
-U19: 48 Teams- 8 pools of 6 teams

VIEW FULL SCHEDULE & POOL BREAKDOWN

College Coaches:
-View list of college coaches attending (last updated 11/12)


SHOOTING STAR- PENNSYLVANIA
United Sports Training Center (1426 Marshallton-Thorndale Rd, Downingtown, PA)

VIEW EVENT INFORMATION

Facilities:
-2 Turf Fields and 2 Indoor 7V7 Turf Fields

Format:
-U16 & U19: 11v11, 50 minute games (2x25 minute halves w/5 minute half-time)
-U12 & U14: 7v7, 50 minute games (2x25 minute halves w/5 minute half-time)
-5 games guaranteed

Schedule:
Friday, 11/27/15 (9am-7pm)
Saturday, 11/28/15 (7am-8pm)
Sunday, 11/29/15 (9am-2pm)

Pools/Teams:
-TOTAL TEAMS: 34 (~500 athletes)
-U12: 4 Teams- 1 pool of 4 teams (double round robin)
-U14: 10 Teams- 2 pools of 5 teams (round robin w/cross pool games)
-U16: 8 Teams- 2 pools of 4 teams (round robin w/cross-overs)
-U19: 12 Teams- 2 pools of 6 teams (round robin)

VIEW FULL SCHEDULE & POOL BREAKDOWN

College Coaches:
-View list of college coaches attending (last updated 11/12)