More than 500 athletes set to compete

YORK, PA – The Keystone State Games Ice Hockey Championship Tournament will be presented at the York Ice Arena August 2-4.

The first match will take place at 10 a.m. on Friday, August 2. Closing ceremonies will take place with medal and award presentation on Sunday August 4, following the championship games for each division. For a full schedule please see the official website.

More than 500 youth athletes from ages twelve to nineteen will compete to call their team the 2019 Keystone State Game Ice Hockey champions. Players, coaches, and spectators will travel from across the state for the Championships and are expected to bring in over $1.4 million dollars in economic benefit to the area.

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