2019 Boys High School Festival

When: June 7th – June 9th, 2019 (Fri/Sat/Sun)
Where: Haverhill Valley Forum (Haverhill, MA)
For: Boys entering their JR, SR, or PG year (Fall of ’19)

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Hockey Night in Boston will hold our annual High School Division Festival from June 7th to June 9th at the Haverhill Valley Forum (Haverhill, MA) for qualified varsity Massachusetts & Rhode Island players entering their JuniorSenior or PG year in the Fall of 2019. This weekend festival provides the opportunity to compete against Prep and High School talent from all over Massachusetts/Rhode Island, get exposure to Prep and Junior coaches, and play some summer hockey!

This festival will give players entering their JR, SR, or PG year the opportunity to be chosen to play in the historic 45th Annual HNIB Boys Major Summer Showcase which will be held at the Haverhill Valley Forum from July 24th – July 28th, 2019.

HNIB will be pre-selecting players prior to the Festival to make up the core of several Major teams. HNIB will then select 45-50 players from this Festival to complete those rosters, as well as compliment other rosters in the Boys Major Showcase.

To request more information about the HS Division Festival or to determine if you’re eligible to play, fill out this form.

haverhill-valley-forum-front-viewThe HS Division Festival will take place at the Haverhill Valley Forum in Haverhill, MA.

Haverhill Valley Forum
7 Parkridge Road
Haverhill, MA  01835
(978) 557-5518
Click here for directions

Located in the Ward Hill Industrial Park in Haverhill, this state-of-the-art, twin rinks facility will offer all of the amenities of a premier sports center including two ice surfaces, a spacious, glassed-enclosed mezzanine level overlooking both ice surfaces, 12 team locker rooms and a training facility operated by Warrior Training Systems.

Rink Features:

  • 200′ x 85′ ice rink surfaces
  • Physical Training Center
  • Seating for 1,000 spectators
  • Glassed-enclosed mezzazine level
  • 12 locker rooms
  • Full service pro shop operated by TSR Hockey and concessions center
  • 2 Olympia Ice Resurfacers
  • Executive Staff Offices

In order to register for the Mass/RI High School Festival, you must:

  1. be a MALE player entering your Junior, Senior, or PG* year in the FALL of 2019. U-20 PG players at a Junior program or an accredited Prep school are eligible
  2. live in and/or go to school in either Massachusetts or Rhode Island. Canadian residents with New England Prep school ties are also eligible

To register for the HS Division Festival, click the following link…


You can pay with a Credit/Debit card, or choose the “Pay by check” option. If you select “Pay by check”, you must mail a $200 deposit by check or money order as soon as possible to complete your registration. Make the check/money order out to Hockey Night in Boston and mail to the address listed below.

Hockey Night in Boston
654 South Union St. #2
Lawrence, MA  01843

The HS Division Festival will consist of four total games from Friday through Sunday (each team plays 4 games in all). Every game has three 20-minute periods (stop-time).

On Sunday, the 2 top teams will go face to face to determine the Festival champion who will be awarded souvenir HNIB sweatshirts.

Tuition is as follows:

  • $295 for Festival (1 practice/4 games & includes jersey)
  • If registering online, you have the option to pay with a Credit/Debit card, or by check
  • If you choose to pay with a Credit/Debit card, you must pay the full amount ($295)
  • If you choose to pay by check, you must submit a $200 deposit by check or money order as soon as possible to complete registration
  • A $95 balance will be due May 15th, 2019

Refund / Cancellation Policy:

  • There are no refunds after May 15th, 2019. Refunds requested between April 1st, 2019 and May 15th, 2019 are subject to a $50.00 administrative fee. All refund requests must be sent either by email to hnibinfo@comcast.net, or in writing and sent to the HNIB office at 654 South Union St. #2, Lawrence, MA 01843.
  • If a player is not accepted into the High School Festival, their fee will be refunded in full.

Book a Hotel

For those needing to stay overnight, HNIB has joined a partnership with Pse Event Housing to bring you special rate deals with some of the local hotels.  You can view the available hotel options and book your room by visiting the following link, https://pse.tournamenthotels.com/pse/Event/3065, or by calling Pse’s Customer Service line at 1-888-417-6446.

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