College Hockey Holiday Face-Off Announces Inaugural Event

MILWAUKEE — The Inaugural Holiday Face-Off college hockey tournament will be held at Fiserv Forum December 28-29, 2020.

Colleges competing include Wisconsin, Clarkson, Arizona State and UConn. Semifinal play will take place Monday, Dec. 28 with the championship game and third-place game on Tuesday, Dec. 29. Matchups will be announced at a later date.

 “We are excited to begin what we believe will be the top national men’s college ice hockey tournament in the country,” said Rick Giles, president of the Gazelle Group. “For us to be able to attract four of the most distinguished programs in the nation shows that these programs want to compete against the very best and we plan on continuing to bring together the best teams in college hockey to play at one of the finest venues in the country, Fiserv Forum.”

Fiserv Forum is home to the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks and is a preeminent sports and entertainment area in downtown Milwaukee that opened in 2018.