W1 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS TO BE HELD IN MINOT IN APRIL 2021

Submitted by Christopher Perry on Wed, 02/03/2021 - 17:22

ACHA WOMEN’S DIVISION 1 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

TO BE HELD IN MINOT IN APRIL 2021

 

MINOT STATE UNIVERSITY TO HOST MODIFIED TOURNAMENT

 

TROY, Mich. (February 3, 2021) – The American Collegiate Hockey Association, the governing body for non-NCAA college hockey in the United States, announces that the 2021 Women’s Division 1 National Championships will be held in Minot, North Dakota, from April 15-20, 2021.

 

“We are excited to bring the ACHA W1 Nationals to the Magic City,” said ACHA Executive Director Craig Barnett.  “We know that Minot is a special place and that it supports ACHA Hockey like few other communities in the U.S.  We are thrilled to bring the premier event of the ACHA W1 season to Minot and look forward to having a great event at the Maysa Arena.  Visit Minot will be a great host for our ACHA W1 Nationals.”

 

“The community of Minot and the tournament committee are dedicated to providing an excellent experience for players, coaches, staff, as well as the families and fans for the National W1 Tournament.  We’re proud to be working with Minot State University, Minot Park District, Maysa Arena, and the entire hospitality industry to showcase the Magic City,” said Stephanie Schoenrock, Visit Minot Executive Director.

 

Details regarding the form and structure of W1 Nationals, including the number of teams competing and game dates and times, are currently being assessed by the ACHA staff and ACHA W1 leadership.

 

“We are currently working with local health care authorities in the area to develop a COVID-19 mitigation plan for the Tournament in an effort to ensure the health and safety of all student-athletes, coaches, staff, and visitors,” said Barnett.  “We hope to have these details finalized and announced in the coming weeks.”

 

For further information, please contact ACHA Executive Director Craig Barnett at cbarnett@achahockey.org.

 

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