SUNRISE, Fla. – Sunrise Sports & Entertainment announced today that the Saveology.com Iceplex along with the Florida Scholastic Hockey League (FSHL) has been selected to host the varsity division of the 2013 USA Hockey High School National Championships March 20-24, 2013.
The event marks the second time the Saveology.com Iceplex will host a USA Hockey National Championship, having hosted the USA Hockey Youth U14 National Championship in 2002 – the first time a USA Hockey National Championship had ever been staged in Florida. A total of 24 high school teams from across the country are expected at the event.
“We’re thrilled to be named host for this prestigious event,” said Jeff Campol, Vice President/General Manager of the Saveology.com Iceplex. “We had a wonderful experience hosting a similar event in 2002 and are excited to welcome so many new guests to the facility for this tournament.”
Located in Coral Springs, the Saveology.com Iceplex is the official practice facility of the Florida Panthers. The 125,000-square-foot venue includes three sheets of ice and was ranked by USA Today in 2006 as one of the top 10 places to skate in the U.S. Open 364 days a year, the venue welcomes more than one million guests annually.
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. Home to more than 200 events annually and the Florida Panthers hockey club, the Broward County-owned BankAtlantic Center welcomes more than two million guests each year.