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HockeyFest

The Blackhawks will host HockeyFest - Game On!, the world's largest street hockey tournament, on the United Center campus parking lots from June 22-23, 2019.

With more than 30 divisions ranging across age, gender and skill level, hockey players of all ages, including adults, are invited to participate.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I redeem my Preseason Ticket?
At the registration booth onsite, you will be given a participant bag. Inside the bag will have a Ticket Voucher Coupon that will allow you to redeem your one (1) complimentary Preseason ticket. The United Center Box Office will be open throughout the weekend where you can redeem this ticket. YOU MUST redeem this onsite. Requests post event will not be honored.

Am I allowed to bring a water bottle?
Yes, teams participating in the tournament are allowed to bring their own water source. In addition, beverages will be on sale onsite at the event. Outside glassware and alcohol are prohibited.

Am I able to bring in a cooler?
Yes, teams participating in the tournament are allowed to bring their own coolers and ice. Coolers will be checked by United Center security upon entry to the event.

Is parking free?
Yes, parking is free at United Center Parking LOT A and B for this event. (FREE parking offer is only valid until 5:00 p.m.)

Am I able to bring in my own food?
No, there will be multiple food options available for purchase onsite.

Items strictly prohibited:

  • Animals (Excluding service dogs)
  • Outside alcoholic beverages
  • Laser Pens or laser products of any type
  • Glassware
  • Weapons of any kind, including guns, knives, pepper spray or mace

Any other item deemed unacceptable by the United Center. The United Center will not store any of the aforementioned items.

Tournament Details

  • Every tournament participant will receive a voucher for one (1) complimentary ticket to one of the Blackhawks three preseason games leading into the 2019-20 season. Fans will be able to choose from one of three preseason games (based on availability).
  • Registered teams are guaranteed to play at least four (4) games.
  • Each game will be played on a 42.5X100 foot surface with full rink boards and netting behind each goalie.
  • Certified referees will be provided for each game.
  • The surrounding family-friendly festival will offer music, player and alumni appearances, ample food and beverage options, and interactive games such as the hardest shot, mini stick rinks, shooting accuracy and more.
  • The Chicago-based HockeyFest, generously supported by Beko and Gunzo's, will be free to attend for spectators.

Division Rules

U9 and U7

  • U-9 and U-7 Divisions are played 4X4 with a goalie on each team. Each team must have 8 players plus a goalie (9 minimum).
  • All teams may add up to one extra player for an additional $50.

U11 through Adult

  • U-11 through adult divisions are played 3X3 with a goalie on each team. Each team must have 6 players plus a goalie (7 minimum).
  • All teams may add up to one extra player for an additional $50.