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Four Reasons Why National Hockey Festival Can't Be Beat

Nov. 18, 2018, 7:33 a.m. (ET)

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. – November 18, 2018 – Four more sunrises stand between field hockey fans and the National Hockey Festival, presented by CranBarry. The best and largest field hockey event in the country is once again packed from head to toe with everything one can ask for under the palm trees at the International Polo Club in Palm Beach County, Fla. With less than 100 hours to go until the first horn sounds, here are four reasons why Festival simply can’t be beat:

1. Top Colleges Attending – With dozens of school and college coaches in attendance, Festival is a can’t miss opportunity for high school juniors and seniors that are still trying to decide which school to represent and continue their field hockey careers. Which Division I, II or III program is best for you? Which coach are you hoping to pick a conversation with in deciding your future? Narrow down your choices and have all your questions answered at Festival and the College Information Night, hosted by Next College Student Athlete. For more information, click here.

2. Prime Competition – The rivalries, matches and skill sets can’t be beat with more than 100 squads eyeing the medal stage across seven divisions. Action from dawn to dusk is in store as the fields are trimmed and ready, lines painted and goals are aligned. Will your team be left standing on the stage on the final day? Will your club rise in the rankings? All those questions and more are up to you, the athlete, to answer as the top talent from across the nation converges to take home the prize. Good luck to all participants!

3. Unforgettable Moments – Years from now, what will you remember about Festival? Even though your schedule is crammed from dawn to dusk on the field, there’s still plenty of time to make a memory or two in your down time in Vendor Village winning prizes, biting your well-deserved medal or getting an unbelievable goal or save captured on film. Whatever moment it may be, USA Field Hockey has made it easier than ever to hang that moment on your wall for years to come. Each and every picture posted on social media with the hashtag #FHFestival18 can be printed out at the USA Field Hockey Tent. Stop by whenever you want and your picture-perfect action shot will be ready for you in moments!

4. Celebration of the Sport – When describing Festival, you have to see it to believe it. Fields as far as the eye can see, sticks, gear and so much more waiting to go home with you. Don’t miss a single moment of free offerings, prizes, contests and more during your game breaks. Stay up to date by following @usafieldhockey on Twitter or checking out the official event program by clicking here.