The Northern Irish Connections Friendship Four Ice Hockey Tournament is returning to Belfast with four new colleges from the US competing at the SSE Arena for the Belpot Trophy. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Clarkson University, Providence College and the University of Maine will travel to Belfast on 24 and 25 November for the tournament.
During the 2016 tournament, 22,000 fans attended the four ice hockey games over the Amercian Thanksgiving weekend with 70 television networks showing the games across USA, Canada, United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland, making the tournament one of Northern Ireland’s most televised sporting events ever.
The event runs from Friday 24th - Saturday 25th November in the SSE Arena, Titanic Quarter. For more information visit www.friendshipfour.com