2019 Team Michigan State Wars Tryouts

by Mike Farinelli

To all Michigan parents and players,

We have added an ‘extra tryout session’ on Tues May 7th from 6-8pm. This is ONLY for players who absolutely cannot make the weekend tryout.

I hope everyone is excited for the upcoming travel roller hockey season and of course for STATE WARS. This is a special year for us as it is our 15th Anniversary!!!

The team MICHIGAN tryout will be held on Friday May 10th and Saturday May 11th at Dumars Fieldhouse. (Moms enjoy YOUR day on Sunday away from a hockey rink!). Our goal each year is to field teams in each birth year and where possible to field ones for both upper and lower skill level divisions at the tournament. We ask all of you to help promote THE best roller hockey event in the world!


  • The tryout fee is $65 for the state tryout & State Wars tryout jersey (risk free, players attending the complete tryout and not selected will receive full refund)
  • WE DO NOT Accept on site registrations you must do so online please
    • We ask everyone to register early as it is necessary for us to run an efficient tryout (booking rink time, releasing tryout schedule in advance, flying in staff, ordering tryout jerseys and more…thank you in advance!)

2019 Team Michigan State Tryout Schedule

Tuesday May 7th

  • 6pm - 8pm : ALL AGES WHO CANNOT ATTEND FULL TRYOUT ON WEEKEND (you must email tim@statewarshockey.com and confirm you will attend this)

Friday May 10th

  • 6pm - 8pm : 2001, 2002, 2003

Saturday May 11th

  • 9am - 11am : 2009, 2010, 2011 & younger
  • 11am - 1pm : 2006, 2007, 2008
  • 1pm - 3pm : 2004 & 2005

**State Wars is being held at the beautiful SportONE Parkview Icehouse in Fort Wayne, Indiana. This will be our third time hosting the event in this terrific facility, that houses 3 NHL air conditioned rinks all under the same roof with a very nice sports bar restaurant that oversees all 3 rinks! Fort Wayne is a great city and definitely a very affordable one for all of our families.**

***As State Wars continues to grow (346 teams in 2019!) we are reaching more and more teams from around the world. We already have teams competing at State Wars from other countries such as : Canada, Colombia, Brazil, Korea, United Kingdom, France, Argentina and Sweden. We are excited that we now have teams from Namibia Africa & Switzerland competing in Fort Wayne this summer!***


  • Chance to play with players from all over your home state
  • Opportunity to play teams from all across North America and other parts of the world. Not the same local teams you always see year round.
  • Guaranteed to play 5 games minimum (could play up to 8)
  • Custom home/away state jerseys and custom State Wars Hockey pants
  • Free Live Streaming of all games
  • Awesome light show award presentations for all divisions
  • Skills Competitions, All Star Selections, Individual Awards and more….
  • Winning teams awarded beautiful medals, custom championship hats, custom shirts and wheels for each player!
  • Chance to hoist the biggest championship trophy in the sport, the State Wars Cup!!!
  • And simply who wouldn’t want to play in the largest and best inline hockey tournament in the world!