Evanston Hockey offers boys and girls from ages 3-18 in the Chicago area the chance to play competitive hockey at house, travel and high school levels


KEY DATES: 2019-20 Season

[Always confirm dates on the master calendar on schedule.evanstonhockey.com]


Aug. 12: Boys HS Conditioning Starts

Aug. 13: Pre-Season Camp Starts

Aug. 16: 8U Travel Jr. Wildkits Conditioning Starts; Girls Open Skate

Aug. 17: Boys HS Tryouts Start

Aug. 20: 10U, 14U, 14U Girls Conditioning Starts

Aug. 21: Girls HS Skates Start; 12U Travel Conditioning Starts

Aug. 22: 8U Jr. Wildkits Tryouts Start

Aug. 23: 14U Girls Tryouts Start; Boys HS Practices Begin

Aug. 24: Season Kick-Off Picnic, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Aug. 24-25: Evanston Hockey Marathon, 1 p.m.-1 p.m.

Aug. 26: 10U Travel Tryouts Start

Aug. 27: 12U, 14U Travel Tryouts Start

Aug. 29: 14U Girls Tryouts Start

Sept. 5: Youth travel and Girls HS Practices Begin (confirm exact schedule at schedule.evanstonhockey.com)

Sept. 6-8: Tournament: Gator Cup Fall Classic High School Tournament

Sept. 7: House Pre-Season Camp (8U-14U)

Sept. 12: Parent Meeting @ Robert Crown, 7 p.m.

Sept. 15: Positive Coaching Alliance HS players workshop @ Crown, 11 a.m.

Sept. 16: NIHL Seeding Round Begins (travel; 10U-14U, boys and girls)

Sept. 21: House season begins 

Oct. 11-13: Tournament: Great Lakes Columbus Day Clash in Holland, Michigan (travel)

Oct. 15: Parent Coaching Alliance parent workshop @ Crown, 7 p.m. (tent.)

Oct. 25-27: Tournament: Great Lakes Fall Classic in Holland, Michigan (travel)

Oct. 26: NIHL Seeding Round Ends (travel; 10U-14U, boys and girls) 

Nov. 4: Regular NIHL Season Begins (travel; 10U-14U, boys and girls) 

Nov. 9: Try Hockey for Free (for kids ages 5-7 new to hockey) [tent.]

Nov. 15: Final payment for travel and high school Auto Charged

Nov. 27-Dec. 1: Tournament: Wishbone Classic in Northbrook, IL (travel)

Nov. 27-Dec. 1: Tournament: Loyola High School Tournament (boys)

Jan. 11: Hockey Day in Evanston; Boys High School Senior Night; Girls High School Senior Night

Jan. 13-15: Tournament TBD (travel and boys high school)

Feb. 8: NIHL Regular Season Ends (travel; 10U-14U, boys and girls) 

Feb. 8-March 9: Playoffs: AHAI Blackhawk Cup (travel; 10U-14U, boys and girls)

Feb. 11-March 1: Playoffs: NIHL (travel; 10U-14U, boys and girls)

Feb. 22: Try Hockey for Free (for kids ages 4-9 new to hockey) [tent.]

TBD: Scrimmage against Chicago Blackhawks Special Hockey team 

TBD: Spring tryouts (8U, 10U, 12U, 14U, 14U girls, boys HS)

July 4: Annual Fourth of July parade