U.S. Roller Hockey Championships Start In Fort Wayne (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

By Kent Hormann - NBC33
By Eric Dutkiewicz - NBC33


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July 30, 2014 Updated Aug 1, 2014 at 11:00 AM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (NBC33) - A national roller hockey tournament will spend the next 12 days in Fort Wayne.

The 2014 United States Roller Hockey Championships started Wednesday, and will run through Aug. 10 at SportONE/Parkview Icehouse.

Nearly 270 teams will compete, bringing more than 10,000 visitors to the Summit City.

Visit Fort Wayne officials expect a $1.6 to $2 million economic impact to the community.

Admission to the U.S. Roller Hockey Championships is free. A list of games can be found at StateWarsHockey.com.

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