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The Washington Capitals College Hockey Combine & Fair, driven by AAA, is an opportunity for high school aged hockey players in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia to showcase their on-ice talents and learn about the different avenues and opportunities in college hockey.

The 2019 College Hockey Combine & Fair, driven by AAA, will take place on Saturday March 30, 2019 at MedStar Capitals Iceplex between 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. 

Athletes registering to participate must be between the ages of 13 and 17 and/or a freshman through senior during the 2019-20 school year.

GROUP ON-ICE OFF-ICE COLLEGE FAIR INFO PANEL REGISTER
1 8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 10:30 a.m. SHOOTER GOALIE
2 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. 8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 10:30 a.m. SHOOTER GOALIE
3 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. 1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 12:15 p.m. SHOOTER GOALIE
4 12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. 11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 12:15 p.m. SHOOTER GOALIE
GROUP ON-ICE OFF-ICE COLLEGE FAIR INFO PANEL REGISTER
1 8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 10:30 a.m. SHOOTER GOALIE
2 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. 8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 10:30 a.m. SHOOTER GOALIE
3 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. 1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 12:15 p.m. SHOOTER GOALIE
4 12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. 11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 12:15 p.m. SHOOTER GOALIE

 

The day is comprised of three main elements:

 
 

On-ice and off-ice testing

ON-ICE TESTING:

  • Speed - Forward and backward sprint, stop and start, with and without puck
  • Agility - Weave drills with puck
  • Transition - Cross-transitional drills (right and left)
  • 30-minute on-ice drill testing
    • Multiple drills including, but not limited to, warm-up, 1v1, and 2v2

OFF-ICE TESTING:

  • Standing broad jump
  • Medicine ball press (toss)
  • Vertical jump
  • Grip strength
  • Pro-agility (5-10-5)

INFO PANEL FOR PARENTS/GUARDIANS

Parents/guardians, are you curious about financial aid? Admissions processes? We have answers! Join us for a 45-minute information session during player combine testing and ask any questions you may have regarding your child's interest in playing college hockey. The parent/guardian panels will take place at the following times:

10:30 A.M. - Parents/guardians of student-athletes in GROUP 1 or GROUP 2

12:15 P.M. - Parents/guardians of student-athletes in GROUP 3 or GROUP 4

COLLEGE HOCKEY FAIR

Student-athletes and their families will have an opportunity to meet with various school and team representatives from several ACHA programs and learn more about the opportunities to play collegiate hockey. Colleges will have tables set up at MedStar Capitals Iceplex, and players can sign up to receive more information from various programs.

NOTE: This year's event will not include a Showcase game and will be a one-day event.

Attending Schools

Subject to change, list will be continually updated.

  • Alvernia University
  • Catholic Unviersity
  • Christopher Newport University
  • Columbia University
  • Denison university
  • George Mason University (Men's)
  • George Mason University (Women's)
  • James Madison University
  • John's Hopkins University
  • Kutztown University
  • La Salle University
  • Liberty University (Women's)
  • Neumann University
  • Northern Virginia Community College
  • Old Dominion University
  • Regent University
  • Salisbury University
  • Stevenson University
  • Susquehanna University
  • United States Naval Academy (Men's)
  • United States Naval Academy (Women's)
  • University of Delaware (Women's)
  • University of Maryland-College Park
  • University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
  • Wake Forest University