National Hockey Festival

National Hockey Festival 2018

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.  

 

Countdown to Festival

 

Festival Team Info

Festival Team Additional Fall Practices

(Note : there will be approx 4 practices for the Festival Teams that are in addition to regular Fall Season Practices. )

Bootcamp Training Weekend U14, U16 & U19 : Oct 13 + 14 (in Austin)

Tentative Training Dates U14 & U16 : Nov 3 (Austin) & Nov 17 (tbc)

Pre-Festival Preparation Tournaments/Games

1. Texas Pride Columbus Day Tournament, Monday Oct 8th – U14 Team only.

2. Lone Star Fall Tournament,  Sunday Nov 4th, 9am – 3pm – U14 & U16 teams.

Team Uniform

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 or Black 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

Key Dates/Times

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.  

Team Hotel

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 :  

https://app.roomroster.com/events/5465/memberships?registration=112478

Transport to/from Games at Festival

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.

Team Meals

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 lonestarfieldhockey@gmail.com by Oct 9th to reserve a spot at Thanksgiving dinner.

Recommended Flights

Austin Coaches Flight:

Tues Nov 20, JetBlue 512, Dep AUS 11.42am, Arr FLL 3.14pm

Sat Nov 24th Southwest 6436/5137, Dep FLL 8.05pm, Arr AUS 11.30pm

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

Tournament Fee

A $250 Tournament Deposit is due June 1, 2018.  Balance (estimate is $625, final amount TBC) is payable Oct 1st, 2018.

Pay Festival Deposit Now

Team Rosters

U14

U16

U19

Eliza Cho
Kayla Fink
Hannah Hollenbeck
Priya Jhaveri
Nastasia Maldei-Stumm
Tatiana Maldei-Stumm (GK)
Aoibhin Murdoch
Zoe Schaffer
Ava Stickler
Lilly Thieberg

Casey Bray
Emilia Callahan
Rory Caskey
Sarah Courtney
Kate Delaloye
Lola Farago
Betsy Goodrum
Annie Heldman
Maya Jhaveri
Abbey Kays
Mia Petruzzi
Abbie Prewitt
Karli Reed (GK)
Lauren Sickles
Caroline Snow

Callie Cho
Kendall Dowd (GK)
Jackie D’Alleva
Harper Dunne
Jamie Gatto
Rebecca Hance
Sydney Huang
Siofra Murdoch
Riley Nichols
Hailey Radford
Kirsten Roethel
Brenna Starkins
Isa Van Maren

Schedule

All Team Schedules will be posted in Nov