Evanston Youth Hockey Association (EYHA) is a premier hockey program in northern Illinois offering all levels of youth hockey from Mites through High School levels.

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KEY DATES: 2018-19 Season

[Always confirm dates on the master calendar on EvanstonHockey.com]

  • Week of Aug. 13: High School Conditioning & End-of-Summer Skates (all players)
  • Week of Aug. 20: High School Tryouts & Pre-Season Conditioning (travel; 10U-14U, boys and girls)
  • Aug. 25: Season Kick-Off Picnic @ Robert Crown, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Aug. 26: Positive Coaching Alliance HS players workshop @ Crown, 5 p.m.

  • Week of Aug. 27: Pre-Season Conditioning (travel; 10U-14U, boys and girls) & High School Practice Begins

  • Week of Sept. 3: Travel Tryouts (10U-14U Bantam, boys and girls; NO TRYOUTS ON LABOR DAY OR SATURDAY/SUNDAY OF LABOR DAY WEEKEND)

  • Sept. 7-9: Tournament: Gator Cup Fall Classic High School Tournament

  • Sept. 8: Pre-Season House Camp (8U-14U) [must be registered for season]

  • Week of Sept. 10: 10U, 12U, 14U, boys and girls, Travel Practice Begins

  • Sept. 13: Parent Meeting @ Robert Crown, 7 p.m.

  • Sept. 17: NIHL Seeding Round Begins (travel; 10U-14U, boys and girls)

  • Sept. 22: House season begins 

  • Sept. 28: Tournament: Great Lakes Pre-Season Challenge in Holland, Michigan (travel)

  • Oct. 5-7: Tournament: Great Lakes Columbus Day Clash in Holland, Michigan (travel)

  • Oct. 19-21: Tournament: Great Lakes Fall Classic in Holland, Michigan (travel)

  • Oct. 27: NIHL Seeding Round Ends (travel; 10U-14U, boys and girls) 

  • Nov. 2: Great Lakes Fall Showdown in Holland, Michigan (travel)

  • Nov. 5: Regular NIHL Season Begins (travel; 10U-14U, boys and girls) 

  • Nov. 10: Try Hockey for Free (for kids ages 5-7 new to hockey)

  • Nov. 21-26: Tournament: Wishbone Classic in Northbrook, IL (travel)

  • Nov. 21-26: Tournament: Loyola High School Tournament

  • Dec. 1: Boys High School Senior Night

  • Dec. 27-28: Waupon Hockey Tournament (varsity)

  • Jan. 13-15: Tournament TBD (travel)

  • Jan. 25-26: Hockey Days in Evanston (all players)

  • Jan. 26: Girls High School Senior Night

  • Feb. 9: NIHL Regular Season Ends (travel; 10U-14U, boys and girls) 

  • Feb. 9-March 11: Playoffs: AHAI Blackhawk Cup (travel; 10U-14U, boys and girls)

  • Feb. 12-March 3: Playoffs: NIHL (travel; 10U-14U, boys and girls)

  • Feb. 23: Try Hockey for Free (for kids ages 4-9 new to hockey)

  • March 16: Scrimmage against Chicago Blackhawks Special Hockey team 

  • March 16: Coach versus coach game 

  • Week of March 11: Spring tryouts (8U, 10U, 12U, 14U, 14U girls, boys HS)

  • April 26-28: Chicago Spring Classic Tournament

  • May 14-19: Glacier Invitational Tournament

  • May 19: Spring season ends

  • July 4: Annual Fourth of July parade