NCAA West Hockey Regional Loveland Tickets
Event: West Hockey Regional
Number of Teams Competing: 4
Notable Players: Jeff Smith, Nick Poehling, Liam Finlay, Slava Demin
Notable Matchups: Denver versus Ohio State, St. Cloud State versus American International
NCAA West Hockey Regional TicketsThe NCAA West Hockey Regional is a showcase for hockey. The NCAA is home to 60 schools that field Division I men's hockey programs. Of those schools, just 16 of them make the D-I playoffs each year. Four of those playoff teams compete at the West Hockey Regional tournament. The Regional is the first round of the NCAA Division I hockey playoffs. They're home to some of the best hockey in the NCAA all year long. There are four regions in the NCAA hockey tournament: Northeast, West, East and Midwest. The winner of the West Hockey Regional tournament then moves onto the Frozen Four. They face off against one of the other regional winners. Hockey in the West Region includes some very competitive teams like Air Force, Minnesota State-Mankato and Denver. StubHub is a great place to find NCAA West Hockey Regional tickets.
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Where do the NCAA West Hockey Regional take place?The site for the NCAA West Hockey Regional changes every year. For example, in 2019 West Regional was scheduled in Fargo, ND. In 2020, West Regional was scheduled in Loveland, Colo., at the Budweiser Events Center.
What is the 2020 venue for the NCAA West Hockey Regional like?The Budweiser Events Center in Loveland, Colo., opened its doors in 2003. It's located within an easy distance of both Denver, Colo., and Cheyenne, Wyo. This arena hosts the AHL's Colorado Eagles year-round. They're used to hockey in Loveland, so there's a built-in fanbase for West Regionals. This venue is also home to plenty of other events like the NCAA West Hockey Regional. It can be configured to host basketball and indoor football games. The Budweiser Events Center seats just over 7,200 people.
What is the NCAA West Hockey Regional schedule?The West Hockey Regional take place over two days in late March annually. The Regional feature three games. On the first day, the field is narrowed from four teams to two. On the second day, the winner of the Regional tournament is determined. The first day of play is usually on a Friday and the second on a Saturday.
What teams are eligible to compete in the NCAA West Hockey Regional?The Western Region for NCAA Men's Hockey includes teams like St. Cloud State, based in Minnesota and Ohio State, based in Columbus. Western Regional have also played host to Air Force and Denver over the years. The region has a high level of hockey in general, and there are surprise upsets during some years. For example, in 2019, St. Cloud State was ranked No.1 but bowed out in the first round.
What is the tailgating scene like at NCAA West Hockey Regional?The answer depends on the year and the city where the regional tournament is being held. In many cities, it's too cold to tailgate outdoors during the Regional round of the playoffs. A common alternative is for groups of fans to meet in bars or other venues to party before the game. Contacting a school's alumni association is a great way to find out about school-affiliated events in the area.
What events are similar to the NCAA West Hockey Regional?The events that are most similar to the NCAA West Hockey Regional are the East, Northeast and Midwest Regionals. Another great place to see the hockey stars of tomorrow is in junior leagues like the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League and the Ontario Hockey League.
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