COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - February 7, 2018 - With all teams qualified, USA Field Hockey is pleased to announce the schedules for the U-16 Girls, U-17 Boys, U-19 Girls and Adult divisions of the National Indoor Tournament (NIT), presented by YOLO Sportswear.
Each age division at the NIT has a scheduling format that is broken into waves. These waves have an estimated first game start and last game end time and are assigned by the finishing placement equivalent out of each NIT Qualifier across the country. This wave system is implemented not only to create a consistent tournament experience for each team, but to also help U-16 and U-19 teams plan for travel and necessary accommodations as early as possible upon their qualification to the NIT.
“With 582 combined teams in this year’s U-10/U-12 Co-Ed, U-14 Girls, U-16 Girls, U-19 Girls, Adult Women, Adult Men and U-17 Boys divisions, this is easily the largest NIT period we’ve hosted” said Justin Miller, USA Field Hockey’s Events and Club Services Manager, “We are excited to get to spend mid-February through early March with our clubs as they compete at the highest levels of indoor hockey in the United States.”
The U-17 Boys, U-19 Girls and Adult NIT will take place February 23-25 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center in Richmond, Va. The U-16 Girls NIT will be hosted March 2-4 at Spook Nook Sports in Lancaster, Pa.
Should you have any questions on scheduling, pool and wave assignments, please contact Madeline Hoeppner, USA Field Hockey's Senior Events and Club Services Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org. #NIT2018