Rollin into Illinois
State Wars will be held next summer at the beautiful SportONE Parkview Icehouse in Fort Wayne, Indiana, an awesome air conditioned 3 NHL rink complex with an awesome sports bar restaurant that oversees all 3 rinks! We expect over 300 teams from all across North America an do the parts of the world to be competing this summer at the sports BIGGEST & BEST event….STATE WARS.
We are excited to be holding our first state tryout since 2019 as covid caused a minor interruption. Prior to that our staff had run tryouts in every state each year from 2005 - 2019 and it has helped mold State Wars into the incredible tournament it is!
Our goal is always to see the state programs grow, so please send this info out to all players you know, as registration is still open! You can help make sure that Team IL is as strong as possible and help insure we can field multiple teams in a birth year. We can always use goalies!!! Spread the word please!
The TEAM ILLINOIS tryout is being held Saturday May 20th at the Salt Creek Sportscenter
2023 Team Illinois State Tryout Schedule
EXTRA TRYOUT SESSION FOR ANYONE THAT CANNOT MAKE SATURDAY TO GIVE A CHANCE TO BE EVALUATED (do not come if attending Saturday which is most important)
- 5pm - 6pm : ALL AGES
Saturday May 20th
- 9am - 11am : 2011, 2012, 2013
- 11am - 1pm : 2008, 2009, 2010
- 1pm - 3pm : 2005, 2006, 2007
**State Wars is being held at the beautiful SportONE Parkview Icehouse in Fort Wayne, Indiana. This will be our 5th time hosting the event in this terrific facility, that houses 3 NHL air conditioned rinks all under the same roof with a very nice sports bar restaurant that oversees all 3 rinks! Fort Wayne is a great city and definitely a very affordable one for all of our families.**
***As State Wars continues to grow we are reaching more and more teams from around the world. Over the years we have had teams competing at State Wars from other countries such as : Australia, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, France, Korea, Namibia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom.
WHY PLAY AT STATE WARS???
- Chance to play with players from all over your home state
- Opportunity to play teams from all across North America and other parts of the world. Not the same local teams you always see year round.
- Guaranteed to play 5 games minimum (could play up to 8)
- Custom home/away state jerseys and custom State Wars Hockey pants
- Free Live Streaming of all games
- Awesome light show award presentations for all divisions
- Skills Competitions, All Star Selections, Individual Awards and more….
- Winning teams awarded beautiful medals, custom championship hats, custom shirts and wheels for each player!
- Chance to hoist the championship trophy as the best team in the sport in your birth year!
- And simply who wouldn’t want to play in the largest and best inline hockey tournament in the world!