The Chicago Blackhawks and Fifth Third Arena are proud to host multiple Women's Adult and Youth programs. From our in-house tournaments, clinics, summer league and youth classes, we are committed to growing girls hockey in Illinois. Our goal is to provide programming that suits the needs of all women, regardless of their skill level. Our camps and clinics feature former Olympic athletes who share the same passion and desire to grow the game. Our summer programming consists of a 4v4 college league, all-girls camps and clinics, and our Summertime Showdown and Breaking Barriers tournaments - which are a nationally recognized weekend of exciting hockey with unbeatable service and add-ons. Please look through our different programs to see what best suits your needs and let us know if you are interested in being a part of our Women's Hockey programming!
Women's Youth and Adult Tournaments
This year, we will again be hosting our two Women's tournament at Fifth Third Arena for both Youth and Adult hockey players. Breaking Barriers and Summertime Showdown! both will include exclusive views into the Chicago Blackhawks private spaces, while enjoying a weekend of fun and exciting hockey against other women's and youth teams from all over the country. Please visit our tournaments page for more information. See you all this summer!
Women's Premiere Hockey League
Our 2nd annual Women's Premiere Hockey League for College Div. 1 and 3 players will commence July 6th! Players will receive a jersey and play in a 7 week 4v4 league against top-tier talent at Fifth Third Arena. Players will receive a jersey and attend a season kick off draft party. Visit our registration page to learn more and register yourself for the 2023 Summer WPHL
Big Strides Hockey Camp
Our summer camp's schedule will include our first ever Big Strides Hockey Camp! Girls ages 11-18 will be involved in a skills camp with an emphasis on off-ice informational training. This includes; career path guidance from former Olympians, mental toughness training lead by our in-house team psychologist, interview training and much more! If you are interested in joining us this summer, please contact Caleb at firstname.lastname@example.org Please visit NHL.com/Blackhawks/BigStrides
WCHL Women's Clinics
It's never too late to begin! For women who are interested in learning more about the game and putting their skills to the test, this is an all-female hockey clinic (age 18 and over) dedicated to building skills on the ice. Learn at your own pace and be taught by our in-house experienced female coaching staff! There will be two groups for participants to choose from depending on your skill level. Learn more and register at FifthThirdArena.com/WCHLClinics
JOG COLLEGE PROSPECTS SHOWCASE
Fifth Third Arena is proud to host the 2023 Annual JOG Athletics | NCAA D3 and ACHA Prospects Showcase highlighting local and regional talent for sophomores, juniors, and seniors in high school and current junior hockey players. This year’s event will be held May 5th through 7th. The goal for this event is to educate and create an opportunity for players to showcase their interest and talents in front of top NCAA D3 and ACHA Programs. Players will compete in 1 practice ran by college coaches, 3 games, and attend the coaches panel to learn about the NCAA D3 and ACHA and interact with the coaches in attendance. Register today at FifthThirdArena.com/JOGShowcase