To provide an opportunity for youth in the Amherst-Pelham Regional School District, Hadley, Sunderland, Belchertown and surrounding communities to play organized hockey. To instill a sense of honesty, courage, and respect in our youth, as well as teach t

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2021 Western Mass. Freeze-Out

January 15-18, 2021

Amherst, Massachusetts

Notice: AHA will make a decision on the 2021 tournament in early November. Any questions, please contact Tournament Director, Michelle Kendall at 

Please join the Amherst Hockey Association (AHA) for the USA Hockey sanctioned, annual Western Mass. Freeze-Out.  This is a 10U Red (Tier II), Blue (Tier III), and White (Tier IV) Division tournament at:


                           Mullins Center Main Arena & Community Rink (UMass Amherst),                                200 Commonwealth Ave., Amherst, MA 01003

                                                                 Orr Rink (Amherst College),                                                      300 South Pleasant St., Amherst, MA 01002 


Order Apparels here: TBD


Links to division schedules/results:

   (Red)             (Blue)           (White)          


Tournament Letter

Tournament Rules


Tournament Highlights:

  • A three-game guarantee for all teams
  • Player of the game award
  • Team trophy for tournament champions and runners-up
  • Excellent hotel options
  • A variety of restaurant choices
  • Lots of local activities (college sports, movies, bowling, rock-climbing, arts & museums)


This tournament fills up quickly, please register early! We look forward to seeing you, come join us for the fun. 

Cost $1100.00/team




For more information, please contact our Tournament directorMichelle Kendall at  , or our Assistant Tournament directorKatrina Jones at  .