City of Greeley News

Greeley Ice Haus hosts Big Mountain Hockey Classic

The Greeley Ice Haus is a host rink for this year’s Big Mountain Hockey Classic January 17-20. This tournament highlights college teams in the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) from the Western US. The University of Northern Colorado (UNC) Bears Hockey team will be one of fourteen teams competing in the Hockey Classic.

The Big Mountain Hockey Classic is a showcase of hockey talent at the ACHA collegiate level. “The Ice Haus always looks forward to being a host for this national tournament and having UNC on their home ice for four days straight,” stated Ice Haus Supervisor, Mark Mann. “The tournament will be a great opportunity for local fans to see some exceptional hockey throughout the weekend.”

The weekend schedule is as follows:       

Friday, Jan. 17                    

3:15 p.m.
Bottineau vs Weber State                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
8:30 p.m.                 
Oregon vs UNC


Saturday, Jan. 18              

3:15 p.m.                 
Grand Canyon vs Boise State

8:30 p.m.                 
Northern Arizona vs UNC


Sunday, Jan. 19                     

Weber State vs Oregon

7:30 p.m.                 
Boise State vs UNC

Monday, Jan 20                

8:15 a.m.                 
Weber State vs Grand Canyon

Williston vs UNC

The University of Northern Colorado is currently in second place, behind MSU-Denver, with a record of 23-14. “The competition will be fierce,” stated Ice Haus Coordinator, Corbin Fitzgibbons. “It will be a good time for fans to support their team!” The Hockey Classic is open to the public. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 ages 5-22 years old, under 5 and UNC Students with school ID are free! For tournament schedule and standings visit

The Greeley Ice Haus is located at 900 8th Avenue in historic downtown Greeley, and offers public skate sessions, figure skating, as well as youth and adult hockey programs. For more information visit or call 970-350-9402.

Release Date:
Jan 7, 2020
Mary M. Russell
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