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Schedule of Events for the 2020 U.S. Pond Hockey Championships

Thursday, January 23, 2020

4:15 pm - 9:15 pm NOKOMIS PARKWAY SHUTTLE
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm HOTEL SHUTTLE : Courtyard Bloomington / Nokomis
Departs every 30 minutes
4:30 pm Warming Tent Opens
4:30 pm -9:00 pm Player Check-in, Pick Up Player Hats
4:30 pm - 5:15 pm Youth Night 1st Session Check-in
5:30 pm HOTEL SHUTTLE : Pick Up at Renaissance to Nokomis
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Youth Night 1st Session
5:30 pm - 6:15 pm Youth Night 2nd Session Check-in
6:00 pm HOTEL SHUTTLE : Pick Up at Nokomis to Renaissance
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Youth Night 2nd Session
6:30 pm - 7:15 pm Youth Night 3rd Session Check-In
7:30 pm HOTEL SHUTTLE : Pick Up at Renaissance to Nokomis
7:30 pm - 8:30pm Youth Night 3rd Session
8:00 pm HOTEL SHUTTLE : Pick Up at Nokomis to Renaissance
9:00 pm Warming Tent Closes

*Schedule Subject to Change


Friday, January 24, 2020

6:15 am - 6:30 pm NOKOMIS PARKWAY SHUTTLE
6:30 am - 6:30 pm HOTEL SHUTTLE : Courtyard Bloomington / Nokomis
Departs every 30 minutes
6:30 am U.S. Pond Hockey Championships Site and VIP Tent Opens
6:30 am HOTEL SHUTTLE : Pick Up at Renaissance to Nokomis
6:30 am - 8:30 am Late Player Check-in
6:30 am - 6:00 pm Food in Warming Tent
7:00 am HOTEL SHUTTLE : Pick Up at Nokomis to Renaissance
7:40 am Opening Ceremonies on Rink #1
National Anthem
Ceremonial Puck Drop
8:00 am Pucks Drop at 8:00 am SHARP!
8:00 am – 5:00 pm Tournament Play
8:00 am – 6:00 pm Family Skating Rink Open to the Public
9:00 am - 6:00 pm Skate Sharpening
9:30 am HOTEL SHUTTLE : Pick Up at Renaissance to Nokomis
10:00 am HOTEL SHUTTLE : Pick Up at Nokomis to Renaissance
10:00 am - 6:00 pm Golden Zone Open : Beer (Last Call at 5:30 pm)
12:30 pm HOTEL SHUTTLE : Pick Up at Renaissance to Nokomis
1:00 pm HOTEL SHUTTLE : Pick Up at Nokomis to Renaissance
5:30 pm HOTEL SHUTTLE : Pick Up at Renaissance to Nokomis
6:00 pm HOTEL SHUTTLE : Pick Up at Nokomis to Renaissance
6:00 pm Warming Tent Closes

*Schedule Subject to Change


Saturday, January 25, 2020

6:45 am - 6:30 pm NOKOMIS PARKWAY SHUTTLE
6:30 am - 6:30 pm HOTEL SHUTTLE : Courtyard Bloomington / Nokomis
Departs every 30 minutes
6:30 am HOTEL SHUTTLE : Pick Up at Renaissance to Nokomis
7:00 am HOTEL SHUTTLE : Pick Up at Nokomis to Renaissance
7:00 am U.S. Pond Hockey Championships Site and VIP Tent Opens
7:00 am - 6:00 pm Food in Warming Tent
7:00 am - 9:00 am Late Player Check-In
8:00 am Pucks Drop at 8:00 am SHARP!
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Tournament Play
8:00 am - 6:00 pm Family Skating Rink Open to the Public
9:00 am - 6:00 pm Skate Sharpening
9:30 am HOTEL SHUTTLE : Pick Up at Renaissance to Nokomis
10:00 am HOTEL SHUTTLE : Pick Up at Nokomis to Renaissance
10:00 am - 6:00 pm Golden Zone Open : Beer (Last Call at 5:30 pm)
4:30 pm HOTEL SHUTTLE : Pick Up at Renaissance to Nokomis
5:00 pm HOTEL SHUTTLE : Pick Up at Nokomis to Renaissance
6:00 pm Warming Tent Closes
7:30 pm Sunday Championships Field Announced

*Schedule Subject to Change


Sunday, January 26, 2020

6:45 am - 6:30 pm NOKOMIS PARKWAY SHUTTLE
6:30 am HOTEL SHUTTLE : Pick Up at Renaissance to Nokomis
7:00 am HOTEL SHUTTLE : Pick Up at Nokomis to Renaissance
7:00 am U.S. Pond Hockey Championships Site and VIP Tent Opens
7:00 am - 5:30 pm Food in Warming Tent
8:00 am - 4:30 pm Family Skating Rink Open to the Public
8:00 am Pucks Drop at 8:00 am SHARP!
9:00 am - 2:00 pm Skate Sharpening
9:30 am HOTEL SHUTTLE : Pick Up at Renaissance to Nokomis
10:00 am HOTEL SHUTTLE : Pick Up at Nokomis to Renaissance
10:00 am - 5:30 pm Golden Zone Open : Beer (Last Call at 5:30 pm)
1:00 pm 40+ Rink Rat Championship Game
1:50 pm 40+ Open Championship Game
2:40 pm Cedar Championship Game, Women's Championship Game
3:30 pm Open Championship Game, Rink Rat Championship Game
4:30 pm HOTEL SHUTTLE : Pick Up at Renaissance to Nokomis
4:30 pm Awards Ceremony on stage in the Warming House Tent
5:00 pm HOTEL SHUTTLE : Pick Up at Nokomis to Renaissance
6:00 pm Warming Tent Closes

*Schedule Subject to Change

Recent Updates & News

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The U.S. Pond Hockey Championships is part of The Great Northern: a proud winter tradition in Minnesota.

We are the North. Let's celebrate it.

Minneapolis and Saint Paul's premier winter events have joined forces to celebrate the best of the season together. The Great Northern is here to showcase The North at its wintry best. 10 days of signature events and new programing featuring:

U.S. Pond Hockey Championships
Jan 23 - 26, 2020

Saint Paul Winter Carnival
Jan 23 - Feb 3, 2020

City of Lakes Loppet Ski Festival
Jan 30 - Feb 2, 2020

Learn more about The Great Northern