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by Alex MorrisonWe had a great weekend with a little bit of everything here in Georgia. From humid heat to torrential rain to a blackout in the building on Championship Sunday, we saw it all! There was also a lot of competitive hockey played on the rinks in Snellville. Here’s how everything ended up: Atom DivisionThis group of three 8 and under teams started the event off for us on Saturday, and brought lots of excitement into the building. Crowd wise, this was by far the most boister
by Alex Morrison We are 26 games into this weekend's event in Georgia, and what we have seen so far has not disappointed. I don't usually lead off with this division, but the most interesting thing that I have seen in a long time is happening here. Each team has played 2 games, making 4 total games played so far. Of those 4 games, 3 of them have been ties, and the remaining game was decided by 1 goal. That means in the Men's Division, 2 of the teams are 0-0-2, one is 1-0-1, and one is 0-1-
by Alex Morrison We have started this weekend's event in Snellville, a suburb of Atlanta, and have a full day ahead of us. The SGAA Dual Deck Arena is a very intimate place with the rinks separated by a 20 foot wide raised walkway, all the makings of a great environment inside! All 25 teams will be playing today at least 2 times, and a few have 3 games. While a majority of the players are from Georgia, a few teams have made the trip from North Carolina. I recognize a lot of faces from the
NARCh/Nor Cal Cup Rule Change:In the past we’ve allowed players to compete with their team regardless of what point they show up during the tournament, as long as they are on the team roster when it is originally submitted upon check in. Going forward (starting this weekend at Nor Cal Cup Championships) players have to participate in at least one regular game to be eligible to compete with the team through the playoffs and championship. There are multiple reasons for this rule change, but th
By Casey Wedge Irvine Recap/Sunday Wrap UpThe Irvine Regional Qualifier is a pretty big event each and every year. However, a 96-team tournament producing 20 division winners is entirely unheard of. With 216 games jam packed into 3 days there’s been too many tight matchups to catch everything in pictures and film so I’ll do my best to sum it all up here.As I mentioned yesterday there were eight teams in this weekends Atom division. Following pool play the division 8 and under division