The National Collegiate Hockey Conference will conduct its fourth annual conference championship, the NCHC Frozen Faceoff, at Target Center!
2017 NCHC Frozen Faceoff Tournament Schedule
Friday, March 17, 2017
Semifinal Game 1: 4:00 p.m. CT
Semifinal Game 2: 7:30 p.m. CT
Saturday, March 18, 2017
Third place game- 3:30 p.m. CT
Championship game- 7:30 p.m. CT
- September 15 – Renewal period for Priority Ticket Holders will begin. To renew your 2016 seats, login to your account and begin the renewal process. If you purchased day-session or upper level General Admission tickets in 2016 and do not have an account, click here to purchase your seats for 2017.
- October 1 – Ticket sales for the general public begin (with limited sections available for sale).
- October 31 – Renewal period ends and payment is due to secure your seating location for the 2017 Frozen Faceoff.
- December 31 – Last day to become a Priority Ticket Holder and take advantage of the perks associated with Priority Ticket Holder status.
- Early March 2017 - Frozen Faceoff Commemorative tickets will be mailed.
If you have any questions, please e-mail us at [email protected].
PRIORITY TICKET HOLDERS
Fans that purchase before December 31 will have Priority Ticket Holder status and will receive several additional benefits surrounding the NCHC’s championship weekend:
- A “first one is on us” beverage coupon good for a complimentary beer or soda at the Frozen Faceoff
- A coupon for a complimentary Frozen Faceoff event program
- A discount coupon for NCHC Frozen Faceoff merchandise
- Other discounts at selected Minneapolis businesses
In addition, Priority Ticket Holders will be allowed early entry into the arena via a VIP entry door available only to all-session ticket holders.
All coupons, vouchers and VIP identification will be distributed as part of the commemorative Frozen Faceoff game tickets, which will be sent to purchasers in early March of 2017. Information on how and where to redeem the coupons/vouchers will be explained with the ticket mailing.
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 will be held both Thursday, March 16 and Friday, March 17 from 9 AM to 2:45 PM. Exact practice times will be announced the week of March 13. Practice sessions are free to attend and are open to the public.
NCHC Awards Celebration
Thursday, March 16
The NCHC will hold its post-season Awards Celebration on Thursday, March 16 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 [email protected].
Fan Skate presented by Sports Minneapolis
Thursday, March 16
In partnership with Sports Minneapolis, 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 Fan Fest
Don’t miss NCHC Fan Fest presented by Bud Light taking place Friday, March 17 right in front of Target Center - on First Avenue between 6th and 7th Streets! Festivities start at 12:00 p.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!
NCHC Post-Game Party
The Pint, located at 430 N 1st Avenue, 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 food & drink specials. Don’t miss out on the fun immediately following the Semifinal and Championship games at The Pint.
For hotel information, click here.
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.