Does UGA have a hockey team? The Ice Hockey Team at UGA, dubbed the “Ice Dawgs”, was established in 1987 by team founder Larry Hall and a group of students wanting to start a new tradition at the University of Georgia.
What level is UGA hockey? Known informally as the Ice Dawgs, they now compete in the South Eastern Collegiate Hockey Conference (SECHC) of the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA), and play under NCAA rules. Georgia faces-off against familiar SEC opponents including Florida, Auburn, Tennessee, Alabama, LSU & South Carolina.
Where does UGA play hockey? We are thrilled at the return of UGA hockey for the 2022/2023 season. Don’t miss out on the best deal possible with season tickets, which include all eight indoor games at Akins Ford Arena at The Classic Center, and season extension tickets at the 440 Foundry Pavilion.
Does UGA have an ice rink? The Georgia Ice Dawgs have called The Classic Center home since April 9, 2014, in a 6-3 victory over Georgia Tech. The match was played in front of a sold-out crowd of 2,197 in what is now called the Akins Ford Arena, signifying the start of a new style of entertainment in Athens.