This September 20-22nd, 34 of the top High School field hockey teams from across the nation will come together at The Proving Grounds in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania with a common goal: to “Prove it on the Field.”  These best of the best field hockey teams will travel from all 6 regions, 11 different states, and public/private/charter schools ranging anywhere from 300 students to 4,000 plus students.  11 of the 34 teams were ranked in the Top 25 in the nation in 2018, including the 2018 National Champions Eastern Regional (Voorhees, NJ), and 5 additional Top 10 teams.  The level of play will be premier and the competition will be fierce.  The 2019 MAX Field Hockey National High School Invitational is slated to be a one-of-a-kind field hockey event!

We are excited to invite and welcome all Division I, II and III college coaches to join us for the weekend!  We will be offering a college coach hospitality space with drinks and snacks and printed and digital programs that will include all teams rosters and info to assist you in your recruiting efforts.  If you plan to attend, please complete the following RSVP form.  We will be updating a “College Coaches Attending” page.  View additional event and facility details below, including teams attending, tentative game times and facility highlights.


Tentative Game Schedule (39 total games):
Friday, September 20, 2019: 9 games total, game times: 5pm and 7pm
Saturday, September 21, 2019: 22 games played from 9am-6:30pm
Sunday, September 22, 2019: 8 games total, game times: 10am and 12pm
   *Villanova University vs. Rider University on Sunday at 12pm

Participating Teams (34 total):
Academy of Notre Dame de Namur (Villanova, PA)
Archbishop Spalding High School (Severn, MD)
Arundel High School (Gambrills, MD)
Assumption High School (Louisville, KY)
Biddeford High School (Biddeford, ME)
Blair Academy (Blairstown, NJ)
Cape Henry Collegiate School (Virginia Beach, VA)
Dexter High School (Dexter, MI)
DuPont Manual High School (Louisville, KY)
Eastern Regional High School (Voorhees, NJ)
Episcopal Academy (Newtown Square, PA)
Frank W. Cox High School (Virginia Beach, VA)
Garden City High School (Garden City, NY)
Garrison Forest School (Owings Mills, MD)
Germantown Academy (Fort Washington, PA)
Greene High School (Greene, NY)
Greenwich Academy (Greenwich, CT)
Hershey High School (Hershey, PA)
Hunterdon Central Regional High School (Flemington, NJ)
Lakeland High School (Shrub Oak, NY)
Langley High School (McLean, VA)
Lower Dauphin High School (Hummelstown, PA)
McDonogh School (Owings Mills, MD)
New Trier High School (Winnetka, IL)
Notre Dame Prep (Towson, MD)
Oak Knoll School (Summit, NJ)
Pingree School (Hamilton, MA)
Rancocas Valley Regional High School (Mt. Holly, NJ)
Sacred Heart Academy (Louisville, KY)
Sacred Heart Greenwich (Greenwich, CT)
Shenendehowa High School (Clifton Park, NY)
The Hill School (Pottstown, PA)
Villa Maria Academy (Malvern, PA)
West Essex High School (North Caldwell, NJ)
[Learn more about each team/read team features]

The Proving Grounds
725 Conshohocken Rd, Conshohocken, PA 19428

Facility Highlights:

  • 5 identical turf fields striped for field hockey with lights (3 more coming in 2020!)
  • 1 water-based Division 1 field hockey field (FIH Global Certified)
  • Bleachers at each field
  • 30/50 candle foot power Musco lights on all fields
  • Video scaffold tower at each field
  • Hi-fidelity audio speakers on all fields and bleachers for music and announcements
  • Wireless microphone for on-field announcements and award presentations
  • Wireless electronic scoreboards on each field
  • 1 warm-up practice area + 1 7v7 turf field with lights for warm-ups
  • New 2-story climate controlled concession building and restrooms
  • All glass 2nd floor clear span lounge overlooking fields 1 and 2, TVs and high speed wi-fi
  • 2nd floor outdoor deck with patio furniture
  • Referees’ room with private restroom
  • Large vendor area along main walkway
  • Ample free paved surface parking for all sporting events