Hosted by the PAC-8 Conference & Eastern Washington University Cheney, Washington
Feb 10-12, 2023
The Pacific 8 Hockey Conference along with Eastern Washington University Eagles Hockey are excited to announce that the at the University Recreation Center Ice Arena has been selected as the host site for the 2023 PAC-8 Conference Championship Tournament.
The tournament, previously held in Lake Tahoe, will take place February 9-12, 2023 with 8 teams competing for the coveted conference championship. A tournament win also includes an automatic bid to the 2023 ACHA Western Regional Tournament in Salt Lake City from February 23-25, 2023. The tournament will hosted by University of Utah.
The weekend will include a player skills competition along with other events.
Tickets will be available starting at 10am on December 30th at EWUACHA.com. Single game tickets are just $10 and weekend passes will be available for $35. Tournament merchandise will be available beginning in January at EaglesHockeyBoosters.com.
All games would be broadcasted:
The single elimination tournament will feature top 8 teams in the conference for the 2022-23 season. This single elimination tournament is the same as the ACHA Division 2 Regional format. The tournament winner will secure an Auto-bid to the 2023 ACHA Western Regional Tournament in Salt Lake City from February 23-25, 2023.
Thursday, Feb 9th, 2023:
League Meeting (5:00-7:00PM)
End of Year Banquet (8:00PM)
Friday, Feb 10th, 2023:
Game 1 (10:00AM): #4 VS #5
Game 2 (1:00PM): #1 vs #8
Game 3 (4:00PM): #2 VS #7
Game 4 (7:00PM): #3 VS #6
Saturday, Feb 11th, 2023:
Game 5 (1:00PM): Lowest Seed vs Highest Seed (Home Team)
Game 6 (4:00PM): 2nd Lowest Seed vs 2nd Highest Seed (Home Team)
Sunday, Feb 12th, 2023:
Game 7 (11:00 AM): CHAMPIONSHIP GAME (Higher Seed Home Team)
Overtime format for all games:(if necessary):
1. Teams will switch ends (long change)
2. 20 minute 5 on 5 sudden death overtime period
3. If no goal is scored, there will be an intermission with an ice make
4. Teams will switch ends (short change)
5. Another 20 minute 5 on 5 sudden death overtime period
6. Repeat steps 1 through 5 until a goal is score
You’ll find the comfort and convenience you need at our Holiday Inn Express & Suites Cheney, one of the leading hotels near the Spokane International Airport. Our hotel’s located at the corner of Betz Rd and Hwy 904, minutes from the Eastern Washington University and near many businesses and attractions.
Our hotel’s perfect for hockey families as we are close to many area attractions including the Turnbull Wildlife Refuge & the John A. Finch Arboretum. Spend a day golfing at Fairways Golf Course or cheering on the Eagles at an Eastern Washington University football game.
We offer an array of complimentary amenities to guarantee an amazing stay including a complimentary shuttle within a seven mile radius (24 hour advanced notice required), a hot breakfast bar buffet, 24-hour Fitness Center, and indoor heated pool and spa. You’ll find quality, contemporary accommodations when staying with us, so make your reservation today at our Holiday Inn Express® Cheney, WA hotel!
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Cheney
c/o Danielle Hoblin
111 W Betz Road
Cheney, WA 99004
P: (509) 235-1100 x 406 | F: (509) 235-1101
Travel with confidence at Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in Spokane Valley. Our freshly renovated hotel is very centrally located right off the freeway and convenient to anywhere you are headed. We are only 10 minutes from downtown Spokane, 15 minutes from the Airport, and a short 20 minute drive to the rink!
Along with amenities like free wifi throughout the hotel and complimentary parking, we also have a 24 hour fitness center, a business center with complimentary print access, and 3 meeting spaces. Join us at our Evening Reception every Monday-Wednesday from 5-7pm with complimentary drinks and a light meal! In addition to our great location, we also offer a complimentary HOT breakfast, an indoor pool and hot tub, a courtyard with putting greens, restaurants within walking distance, and warm cookies & milk every night from 7-9pm
Fairfield Inn & Suites Spokane Valley
c/o Gillian Bergman
8923 E Mission Avenue
Spokane Valley, WA 99212
O: 509.928.5218 ext 534|F: 509-928-5211
The 2023 PAC-8 Championships will be hosted by Eastern Washington University at the University Recreation Center Ice Arena. This NHL sized rink is Cheney’s only year round full sized sheet of ice. The Collegiate level facilities has rink-side stadium seating, excellent locker rooms, professional scoreboard and sound systems, and will provide a wonderful environment for PAC-8 Athletes and Families moving forward.
University Recreation Center Ice Arena
1012 Cedar St, Cheney, WA 99004