The 11th annual Hockey Weekend Across America will be held March 2-4, 2018, and feature a theme for each of the three days, including Wear Your Favorite Hockey Jersey Day on Friday (March 2); Try Hockey Day on Saturday (March 3) and Celebrate Local Hockey Heroes Day on Sunday (March 4). For more details, click here.
Started in 2008 by USA Hockey, HWAA is an effort to celebrate the game of hockey and those involved at all levels and also expose the game to new audiences.
On Dec. 21, USA Hockey announced that Chipotle Mexican Grill will become an official sponsor of the organization, including designation as the title sponsor of USA Hockey National Championships for youth, girls, women and high school aged-players. Chipotle will also be an official sponsor of Hockey Weekend Across America, including designation as Wear Your Favorite Hockey Jersey Day, sponsored by Chipotle, as well as an official sponsor of USA Hockey’s two national Try Hockey for Free Days and USA Hockey Player Development Camps.
Created by USA Hockey in 2008, Hockey Weekend Across America is an annual event designed to engage the hockey community in celebrating the sport of hockey at all levels and exposing the sport to new audiences.
"Hockey Weekend Across America is an opportunity to shine a light on our sport and has become a signature event the entire hockey community looks forward to each year. It's great to celebrate the game and those involved at all levels, and also give new families an opportunity to try our great game."
- Dave Ogrean, former executive director of USA Hockey, in 2015