USA Field Hockey to Once Again Partner with 3STEP Sports to Deliver 2024 National Hockey Festival

NAPLES, Fla. – USA Field Hockey will once again partner with 3STEP Sports, the nation’s largest and most impactful youth sports club and event operator, to deliver the 2024 National Hockey Festival.

Taking place November 29 to December 1, 2024 at the Paradise Coast Sports Complex in Naples, Fla., the event will feature nine turf fields. The age divisions offered will be U-10 Co-Ed, U-12 Co-Ed, U-14 Co-Ed, U-14 Girls, U-19 Boys for 7v7 and U-14 Girls, U-16 Girls, U-19 Girls, Adult Co-Ed and Women for 11v11. The format is 55-minute games, with 7v7 playing quarters and 11v11 playing halves. All pools for the 2024 National Hockey Festival will be created by a like system rating.

Registration will open Thursday, June 13, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. ET on PlayerFirst. The open registration will be posted on 3Step FH Website. Pre-registration for the Legacy Teams will open on Thursday, June 6, 2024 through an email from 3Step.

“We are delighted to again partner with 3STEP Sports to deliver the 2024 National Hockey Festival,” said Simon Hoskins, USA Field Hockey’s Executive Director. “After last year’s success, it was evident they can provide an amazing field hockey experience to all attending.”

“We are thrilled to partner with USA Field Hockey for the National Hockey Festival,” said Ainslee Lamb, VP of Field Hockey 3Step Sports. “With the long-entrenched tradition, it is an honor to host this event. 3Step will continue to build on the success of years past and work to ensure positive experiences in the future!”

Since 1981, the National Hockey Festival has served generations of athletes, coaches, umpires and families for a fun and competitive event held over Thanksgiving weekend.

3STEP SPORTS LLC is the industry leader for youth sports clubs and events in the country, impacting 1.1+ million athletes from all 50 states across nine different sports. With a mission to be the leading and most dependable platform for all athletes to live out their passions, 3STEP has reimagined youth sports by providing access to top-tier coaching, nationally ranked events, best-in-class facilities and premier media content to all athletes.

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USA Field Hockey is the national governing body for the sport of field hockey in the United States and is based in Colorado Springs, Colo. USA Field Hockey is committed to providing opportunities for the 30,000 members to participate develop and excel as athletes, coaches, umpires and administrators. The U.S. Men's and Women's National Teams strive for competitive excellence in the Olympic Games, Pan American Games, World Cup and other international competitions. USA Field Hockey is a proud member of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee, International Hockey Federation and Pan American Hockey Federation.

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