2016 Tournament Information

Dates: Saturday January 16th – Monday January 18th 2016
Location: CT Convention Center, Hartford CT
Registration will be on www.sportwrench.com  (opens on 12/1/2015)

Entry Fee: $675

Tournament information:
* Open and Club divisions
* Clubs will be limited to 2 teams per AGE LEVEL.
 Additional teams will be put on a wait list.
Format: Pool play on Saturday and Sunday followed by bracket play on Monday
              Teams are guaranteed 7 matches

HOTELS: The Hotel registration will open on Dec. 1st 2015

Copy and paste this link:   TBA

Please make sure your teams are registered, paid and accepted before booking rooms.

New England Winterfest can only remain affordable if teams book through our housing bureau.

ALL tournament participants MUST utilize the Winterfest housing website to book an approved hotel. Failure to utilize the housing website with the host hotels will result in a tournament penalty, up to and including disqualification.

Spectators: $10 per day – $25 for 3 days (under age 10 free)
Spectator tickets can be purchased in advanced at (TBA)
Athletic Training services On-Site
Officials: USAV Certified R1’s for all courts

Friday Night January 15th –  Players Showcase
Players will be put thought a series of drills, in front of college coaches.
 Registration will open Nov. 1 2015  – Register on webpoint
Winterfest showcase is listed on left (Region Clinics, other region clinics)
or copy and paste this
link: https://webpoint.usavolleyball.org/wp15/Events2/Registrations/Register.wp?rgs_EventID=9140

Check in will start at 5:30pm
Showcase will start at 7:00pm

COACHES we need your help.
Please sign up to be a court coach at (will be opening soon)

  • Check in will start at 5:30pm and at 6:30pm we will receive your court assignment and instructions on drills.
  • Showcase coaches will receive a tee shirt before event and after event will receive a  Winterfest Mizuno Backpack.
  • We also need balls and ball carts, if you can supply these items please send email to roxannlink@verizon.net with amount of balls and carts.

Friday Night FREE Parent’s Clinic Learn about DI, DII and DIII college recruitment from college coaches.



Colleges: | The tournament is held in on the first 3 contact days for NCAA women’s teams. Coaches rooms available for collegiate coaches attending.


Please note the CT Convention Center does not allow any chairs or coolers to be brought into the facility (per order of the fire marshal). Seating will be available.