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Updated Minimum Game Counts, Dates & Locations For 2021 Nationals

By USA Hockey, 01/06/21, 4:15PM MST

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Reduction of the minimum game count to qualify for the 2021 National Championships and District Tournaments for Youth Tier I & II

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - USA Hockey announced a reduction of the minimum game count to qualify for the 2021 USA Hockey-Chipotle National Championships and District Tournaments for Youth Tier I and II teams, from 20/10 to 14/7. To qualify for district and national tournaments, all Youth Tier I and Tier II teams must have competed as a team unit in at least 14 games, while each youth player must have played in at least seven games during the 2020-21 season. 

The game count for Girls Tier I and Tier II will remain at 14/10, Women's Senior will remain at 10/5 and High School will stay at 10/5. 

See below for schedules and locations for each of the 2021 National Championships.

2021 National Championship Dates & Locations

Division Location Dates
High School Omaha, Nebraska April 15-19, 2021
Youth Tier I 14U, 15 Only Dallas, Texas April 28-May 3, 2021
Youth Tier I 16U, 18U Maryland Heights, Missouri April 28-May 3, 2021
Youth Tier II 14U Dallas, Texas April 29-May 3, 2021
Youth Tier II 16U Grand Rapids, Michigan April 29-May 3, 2021
Youth Tier II 18U Green Bay, Wisconsin April 29-May 3, 2021
Girls Tier I 14U, 16U, 19U West Chester, Pennsylvania April 29-May 3, 2021
Girls Tier II 14U, 16U, 19U Denver, Colorado April 29-May 3, 2021
Adult Men's Wesley Chapel, Florida April 15-18, 2021
Adult Women's Wesley Chapel, Florida April 22-25, 2021

*Dates and locations subject to change.

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