The Springfield Youth Hockey Association cordially invites you to join us for the Capital City Freeze Hockey Tournament in Springfield, Illinois!
The tournament is held annually and features teams from all across the mid-west who travel to the centrally located Capital City of Illinois for a high level of competitive tournament play, in addition to the wide range of off-ice entertainment options. Previous year's tournaments have featured over 350 players, 60 coaches, and 20 teams hailing from Chicago, St. Louis, and beyond.
2023 Tournament Details
10U A, 10U B
12U A, 12U B
14U A, 14U B
November 10th-12th, 2023
The Nelson Center Located in Lincoln Park, Springfield, IL
1601 North 5th Street
Springfield, IL 62702
Registration Deadline: Friday, October 13th, 2023.
Will be posted soon.
Two payments options are available:
- Full payment.
- Deposit $600 at the time of registration and the remaining due on 10/13/2023.
All teams can make hotel reservations at the hotel of their choice.
To be released approximately one week prior to tournament start.
CCFT 2023 Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteer opportunities are available during the Capital City Freeze Tournament 2023. Below is a list of the available opportunities and will count towards the season required volunteer hours. Signup link coming soon.
- Auction Table/Puck Sales- Team baskets CCFT pucks. Help with collecting money and filling out raffle papers.
- Greeters- Two volunteers set up on each rink. The volunteers will help direct the teams to locker rooms, handing out packets (game schedule, local restaurants/things to do), and they will also have blank scoresheets. Team managers will provide their team stickers and the scorekeepers will come pick them up from the table before the game.
- Scorekeepers- Will pick up the scoresheets from the greeter’s table. Ensure the team roster sticker is placed on the blank scoresheet. After the game, have both team coaches, referees, and scorekeeper must sign the scoresheet, and turn them into Bob Muench after the game.
- Timekeepers/Clock - Instructions are in each box. Training to be scheduled.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is there to do in Springfield, IL?
Springfield is the seat of Illinois government, and is the hometown of one of our nation's greatest leaders - President Abraham Lincoln. The city offers much in the way of historical sightseeing including the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, and also Lincoln's original home and tomb. Visitors to the city will also appreciate the varied downtown dining and shopping opportunities.
Capital City Freeze 2023
Welcome to the Springfield Youth Hockey Association (SYHA) annual Capital City Freeze Tournament at the Nelson Center, Springfield, IL.
Registration Deadline: Monday, October 13th, 2023.