Lone Star will be bringing U14, U16 and U19 teams to the 2018 National Hockey Festival in West Palm Beach, Florida. The event is taking place over Thanksgiving Break (Nov 22-24, 2018) at the International Polo Club, 3667 120th Avenue South, Wellington, FL 33414. Participation in this tournament is by invitation only and selections for all teams will be made by coaches at the conclusion of our Spring Program.
(Note : there will be approx 4 practices for the Festival Teams that are in addition to regular Fall Season Practices. )
Tentative Training Weekend : Oct 13 + 14
(Note : U14 & U16 teams will play in both tournaments.)
1. Texas Pride Columbus Day Tournament, Monday Oct 8th
2. Lone Star Fall Tournament, Sunday Nov 4th, 9am – 3pm
If you do not already own a Lone Star Team Uniform please CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE.
In addition you will need to purchase White Socks and Orange Socks and White Spandex.
The recommended Orange socks are Adidas Rivalry Field OTC Socks. They are available on Amazon with Prime Shipping (these socks are also available in white if you want to purchase them, but any plain white hockey socks will do). Link to Order on Amazon
Games are on Thursday, Friday & Saturday. We will have 2 games each day starting as early as 7am and finishing mid afternoon. Coaches will arrive Tuesday evening, Nov 20 and team hotel rooms have been booked for Tues, Wed, Thurs & Fri nights. We will likely have a team practice on Wednesday afternoon and our first team dinner will be Wednesday evening. All players should aim to be in West Palm Beach by either Tuesday evening or Wednesday morning.
Hilton West Palm Beach, 600 Okeechobee Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
All players will share rooms (3 – 4 to a room), and the hotel cost for players is included in the Festival Tournament Fee. A Block of Team Rooms has already been booked for Tues Nov 20, Wed Nov 21, Thurs Nov 22, Fri Nov 23. A limited number of rooms are being held for Parents & Family members who would like to stay at the same hotel. You can book the rooms at the discounted Team rate via RoomRoster :
The team will travel together in a Team Van to and from all games. The cost of the Team Van Rental will be included in your Festival Tournament Fee.
The following meals will be provided for all team members and the cost is included in your Festival Tournament Fee:
Dinner : Wed Nov 21, Thurs Nov 22 (Thanksgiving Dinner at Hotel), Fri Nov 23
Breakfast & Lunch : Thurs Nov 22, Fri Nov 23, Sat Nov 24
Thanksgiving Dinner will be at the Hotel and we will have both Team and Parent/Family Tables at the event. The player cost is included in their Tournament Fee but the cost for additional Family members is $42 per head. Please email email@example.com by Oct 9th to reserve a spot at Thanksgiving dinner.
Austin Coaches Flight:
Tues Nov 20, JetBlue 512, Dep AUS 11.42am, Arr FLL 3.14pm
Sun Nov 25th Southwest 6906, Dep FLL 6.00am, Arr AUS 8.05am
(Sat Night Nov 24th staying at Comfort Suites Fort Lauderdale Airport, 302 N Federal Hwy, Dania, FL)
Dallas Coach Flight:
Tues Nov 20, American Airlines 2640, Dep DFW 2/30pm, Arr PBI 6.17pm
Sat Nov 24th American Airlines 2640, Dep PBI 7.10pm, Arr DFW 9.11pm
A $250 Tournament Deposit is due June 1, 2018. Balance TBC and payable Oct 1st, 2018.
Tatiana Maldei-Stumm (GK)
Kendall Dowd (GK)
Karli Reed (GK)