2016 WCHA Final Face-Off

The best in women's college hockey return to Minneapolis for the 2016 WCHA Final Face-Off

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WATCH SEMIFINAL GAME STREAMS: Semifinal #1 | Semifinal #2

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YOUTH CLINIC: Take part in our On-Ice Youth Clinic at Mariucci Arena ... Click here for details

Day Date Visiting Team   Home Team   Time/Box Recap
#6 Minnesota Duluth
vs. #1 Wisconsin
5 Box Recap
#4 North Dakota
vs #2 Minnesota
2 Box Recap
#2 Minnesota
vs. #1 Wisconsin
1 Box Recap

About the 2016 WCHA Final Face-Off

The sport's premier collegiate conference tournament – the WCHA Final Face-Off – returns to the women's hockey hotbed of Minneapolis and Ridder Arena on March 5 and 6, 2016. Annually pitting some of the nation's highest-ranked teams and players with Olympic experience, the WCHA's final four teams will compete for the league's playoff championship and an automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament.

Semifinal game times on Saturday, March 5 are set for 2:00 p.m. CT and 5:00 p.m. CT. The Championship game will begin at 2:00 p.m. CT on Sunday, March 6.

Single-Session tickets are now on sale:

$20 – Reserved Chairback seating
$15 – General Admission (Adult)
$12 – General Admission (Seniors/Students/Youth)
$10 – General Admission (Groups of 10+)

Click here to purchase All-Session and Single-Session tickets

Inspiring the Next Generation

The stars of the 2026 Final Face-Off may very well be on the ice at the 2016 tournament, as the WCHA hosts a free youth clinic during the championship weekend. Open to kids 12 years and under (boys and girls), youth will have a chance to learn from WCHA women's alumni – some of the best to ever lace up the skates. More information to come!

Click here for more information on this year's On-Ice Youth Clinic at Mariucci Arena


Celebrating a Championship Past

The most storied conference in women's college hockey will welcome back its alumni for the 2016 WCHA Final Face-Off. Alumni of all eight member institutions are welcome to participate in a friendly game Friday evening and a gathering later that evening.

About Ridder Arena

The nation's first-ever facility built specifically for women's hockey, Ridder Arena is home to the six-time national champion University of Minnesota Gopher Women's Hockey Program. Since its opening in 2002, Ridder Arena has been a regular host of WCHA Championships (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2013), NCAA Regionals and Frozen Fours (2010, 2013 and 2015).

About Minneapolis

Minneapolis is the perfect blend of natural beauty and urban sophistication. No other American city has a chain of lakes, the mighty Mississippi, and 200 miles of walking, biking and cross country ski trails within the city limits literally steps from the most vibrant arts and music scene outside NYC, the best shopping in the region, and museums among the finest in the nation. From ski hills to shopping malls, muskie to Monet, biking to beef bourguignon, Minneapolis is the American city where natural and urban drama share a single stage.