The North Iowa Bulls of the NA3HL will be competing in the 2014 USA Hockey Tier III Junior National Championships this week in Simsbury, CT from April 3-7. Here is all the info you need to know to follow the Bulls as they try and repeat as National Champions!
All games can be seen live on FastHockey and the Bulls will be hosting Official Watch Parties for all games the Bulls play at District 619 Steakhouse in Clear Lake. You can follow our Facebook and Twitter pages for live in-game updates if FastHockey and the watch parties are unavailable to you. The Bulls schedule (please note all times listed are in EST) for the round-robin portion of the tournament is listed below.
Thursday, April 3rd at 1:00pm EST vs. Florida Jr. Blades
Friday, April 4th at 7:00pm EST vs. Dells Ducks
Saturday, April 5th at 1:30pm EST vs. Boston Bandits
Please note, all times listed are eastern. A full tournament schedule can be found here — 2014 USA Hockey Tier III Junior National Championship Schedule.
The format is as follows: There are 3 pools of 4 teams each. At the conclusion of the round-robin portion, the 3 pool winners and the top "wild-card" team will be seeded 1-4 for Semi-Finals to be played Sunday, April 6th. The winners will meet Monday, April 7th for the 2014 USA Hockey Tier III Junior National Championship.
The official website for the tournament can be found here — 2014 USA Hockey Tier III Junior National Championship Home Page.