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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2023 Western Mass. Freeze-Out

January 13-16, 2023

Amherst, Massachusetts

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

 

Tournament Highlights:

  • 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)

 

Cost: $1300

 

THE TOURNAMENT IS FILLING UP QUICKLY

 Contact our Tournament Team at  to inquire about availability