WAHA High Performance 16, 17 Festival

Players do not tryout for this festival but instead are nominated by their High School Section Committee or their Tier 1 Program to be placed in the WAHA Draft for a chance to be selected to represent the best of the best in the Wisconsin HP 16 and 17 state Festival March 24-25 at Cornerstone Community Center in De Pere, WI.  Each birth-year festival will have approximately 68 players (8 goalies 24 defenseman and 36 forwards). The Festival will begin at 5:45 pm on March 24.

WAHA HP 16 and 17 Festival teams will have a three game round robin format. The selected players for both WAHA HP 16 and 17 festivals will be posted on WAHA website www.wahahockey.com with group reporting times after the players receive an invite email and complete their online registration. Online registration (with a deadline) will confirm the player’s spot in the WAHA festival.

Players born in 2002 and 2001 are selected from their respective WAHA High Performance 16 and 17 State Festival to represent Wisconsin at the USA Hockey Central District HP 16 and 17 Festival May 11-13 at Cedar Rapids Iowa Ice Arena.