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
Please join the Amherst Hockey Association (AHA) for the USA Hockey sanctioned, annual Western Mass. Freeze-Out. This is a 10U A/Tier III, B/Tier IV and C/Tier V Division tournament for town-based teams. No select teams are allowed. Submitted rosters should be consistent with your USA Hockey rosters and cannot be changed without prior permission from the Tournament Directors to ensure a fair and competitive tournament. More detailed tournament rules will be published closer to the tournament date.
Mullins Center Main Arena and Community Rink
(Home of the 2021 NCAA Division 1 champions UMass Amherst)
200 Commonwealth Ave., Amherst, MA 01003
Amherst College Orr Rink
300 South Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01002
A three-game guarantee for all teams
Player of the game award
Team trophy for tournament champions and medals for champions and runners-up
Excellent local hotel and restaurant choices
Special access to the UMass Amherst Men's Hockey Game on Sunday, January 15th vs UNH.
Lots of local activities (college sports, movies, bowling, rock-climbing, arts & museums)
THE TOURNAMENT IS FILLING UP QUICKLY
Contact our Tournament Team at
to inquire about availability