The National Collegiate Hockey Conference will conduct its second annual conference championship, the NCHC Frozen Faceoff, at Target Center!

2015 NCHC Frozen Faceoff Tournament Schedule

Friday, March 20, 2015

Semifinal Game 1 - St. Cloud State (Visiting) vs. North Dakota (Home) – 4:08 p.m. CT
Semifinal Game 2: Denver (Visiting) vs. Miami (Home) – 7:38 p.m. CT

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Third place game- 3:30 PM
Championship game- 7:30 PM

Tickets are available online at, at Target Center's box office, or by calling 888.9.AXS.TIX (888.929.7849).

Fans can exit the tournament and return at any time - they just need to pick up a re-entry wristband on their way out.  They will need to present the wristband and tournament ticket for re-admission to the event.

Small, non-professional still cameras & hand-held video cameras are allowed. Professional cameras with detachable long lenses are not allowed.  No tripods or monopods please.

To purchase parking passes in advance of the NCHC Frozen Faceoff, click here.


Team Practices
Team Practices will be held both Thursday, March 19 and Friday, March 20 from 9 AM to 12:45 PM. Exact practice times will be announced the week of March 15.  Practice sessions are free to attend and are open to the public.

NCHC Awards Celebration- Thursday, March 19
The NCHC will hold its post-season Awards Celebration on Thursday, March 19 at Muse Event Center, located at 107 3rd Avenue North in downtown Minneapolis. This is a ticketed event with limited space. Tickets must be reserved in advance by e-mailing

Public Skate - Thursday, March 19
Target Center will open its main lobby doors for a FREE public skate from 7 - 8:30 p.m.  Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Skate rentals will be available for purchase.  Prohibited items include: sticks, pucks, balls, skate-assist equipment.  

NCHC BL Fan Fest Logo.jpgNCHC Fan Fest
Don’t miss NCHC Fan Fest presented by Bud Light taking place Friday, March 20 right in front of Target Center - on First Avenue between 6th and 7th Streets!  Festivities start at 11:30 a.m. Enjoy food, drinks, interactive games, live music and much more prior to the semifinal games!  Admission to Friday’s Fan Fest is free for fans of all ages!

In addition, fans with a game ticket can also take part when Fan Fest activities move indoors on Championship Saturday!  Target Center doors will open at 2 p.m. on Saturday!

508_LOGO_FINAL.jpgNCHC Post-Game Party
508 Bar + Restaurant located at 508 1st Avenue (directly across 6th street from Target Center), will host the official NCHC Post-Game Party on Friday and Saturday nights following game action. Fans attending the post-game party will be treated to drink and food specials along with a venue recently ranked as one of America’s top-10 sports bars by ESPN Business Reporter, Darren Rovell in USA Today. Don’t miss out on the fun immediately following the Semifinal and Championship games at 508.


For hotel information, click here.

Helpful Resources
Minneapolis Fan Guide
Dining Options in Walking Distance from Target Center
Downtown Parking
Map of Downtown Skyway System
Map of the Warehouse Business District

For more information on getting to Target Center, click here.

To learn more about the volunteer opportunities available through the NCHC Frozen Faceoff, click here.


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