FIVE (5) Game Minimum per Youth Division
All teams in all youth birth year divisions will be guaranteed to play a minimum of 5 games at State Wars
Individual Online Tryout Registration
All players MUST register online to be eligible for their state/provincial tryout. The deadline to register will be listed on each state/provincial page. After pre-registering ALL players will receive a confirmation email and any information they may need to know for their tryout. About 1 week prior to the tryout date, the actual tryout schedule will be posted at www.statewarshockey.com. Please do not wait until the last minute to register for your state tryout, there is a good possibility that some tryouts will be closed out due to the large number of players registering.
REGISTER FOR TRYOUTS BY CLICKING HERE
19 Separate Divisions
State Wars Divisions: Select 6 & under, Select '12, Select '11, Select '10, Select '09, Select '08, Select '07, Select '06, Select '05, Select '04, Select '03, Select '02, Juggernaut (1999 & younger), Select Junior (1996 & younger), Select Senior AA (17 & older), Select Senior A/B (17 & older), Select Women's, Select Girl's, Select Masters (35 & older), (45 & older) and PAMA Pro Invitational.
8 Skaters & 1-2 Goaltenders Per Team
At tryouts, the SWH staff will select a maximum of 8 skaters and 1-2 goalies. Most times, our staff will only select 1 goalie unless we feel that two are equal in talent and both deserving.
Youth Teams Selected By SWH Staff
For each tryout, the SWH Staff will act as an unbiased selection committee to run each tryout and make the selections for each specific team. Local politics and biases will not be determining factors at the tryouts. The staff sent to each tryout will have no affiliation to the players in question and their identities will not be made public.
Opportunity To Play With Top Players In State/Province
What makes a state team so special is the fact that all the players selected will be the top players for their birth year in their entire state. That is a huge honor and accomplishment. Now players will get a chance to play with other players whom they normally never get a chance to, many times it will be rival players. Here new relationships and friendships can be formed which will help our sport evolve at both a local and national level.
Supported By The Roller Hockey Industry
State Wars Hockey has received support from almost everyone whose anyone in the sport of roller hockey. We have a working relationship through RHA with our industry partners in NARCh and TORHS. State Wars is also supported by nearly every major sponsor in the sport. Click here to see sponsors.
Team World Will Be Selected
What better place to select Team World than at an event where the best players from all around the world are competing. At State Wars we will have a special award ceremony that will take place after the completion of all round robin games and before the playoffs begin. At this ceremony we will announce each divisions: High Scorer, Best Defensive Player, Most Valuable Goaltender and Team World. There will be 10 Skaters and 2 goaltenders named to each divisions Team World.
Custom Home/Away Projoy Jerseys
One of the biggest honors of making your state/provincial team will be the first time you put on your custom state/provincial jersey. Only players selected as the best in their state/province will have the chance to own such an impressive jersey. Every player will receive a custom home and away jersey from Projoy, that is theirs to keep. Each jersey will have the players own # and last name sublimated into the back of it. All state/provincial jerseys will have the same exact style as all the others, the only difference will be the state name and state colors. Each year, the jersey design will change making each jersey very unique and special.
Custom 'State Wars Hockey'Team Pants Supplied By Sponsors (Mission, Alkali & Tour)
Every age division will be sponsored by a specific hockey company. That company will supply the team pants to every team within that age division. The pants Sponsors are Mission Hockey, Alkali Hockey and Tour Hockey.
Archived Stats & Standings
Our website is very unique in the fact that the stats and standings will be archived year after year. Players will be able to look back and see what their team and personal stats were at State Wars. They will also be able to look back someday and show their kids that they made and played for their state/provincial roller hockey team.
Team & Individual Player Profiles
At our website at www.statewarshockey.com you will be able to check out each state teams roster and player profile way before you even get to State Wars. Each state will have its own webpage with all team information, rosters, and player profiles. Check out the competition before you get on the rink!
Awards: High Scorer, Best Defensive Player, & Most Valuable Goaltender
At the conclusion of all round robin play a player in each specific age division will be presented with one of the above stated awards. The playoffs will not affect these awards. This allows each player the same opportunity to earn these achievements.
Individual Award For Championship Game MVP
The MVP will be awarded at the conclusion of the Championship Game. This special player will receive a great prize from State Wars Hockey.
Gold, Silver, & Bronze Medals Are Awarded
There will be both a gold medal and bronze medal game to determine the top 3 teams in each age division. The award ceremony will take place after these two games are completed to ensure that all players are acknowledged for their achievements.
Pride & Honor In Representing Your State/Province/Country
The feeling of pride and honor comes from representing something or someone. Playing for your state/provincial/national team is something to be proud of but representing your state/province/country and its hockey players is an honor. State Wars Hockey...Pride and Honor.
Live Streaming of All Games
All games at State Wars are live streamed for FREE!!! Families will have the opportunity to also purchase videos of games played. Many games throughout the tournament, including all championship games will have live play by play commentary as well!