Texas Collegiate Hockey Conference

Texas Collegiate Hockey Conference (TCHC)
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Texas Collegiate Hockey Conference (TCHC) logo
Established 2016
[[ACHA]] Division II
Members 8
Sports fielded Men's ice hockey
Region Texas
Headquarters ,
Commissioner Sean Boyle
Website Official website

The Texas Collegiate Hockey Conference (TCHC) is a college ice hockey conference within the American Collegiate Hockey Association that plays at the Division II level. All eight members schools are universities located within the state of Texas.


The TCHC was formed in 2016 with the original members consisting of Texas A&M, the University of Texas, the University of Texas at El Paso, Texas State, Texas Christian University (TCU), Dallas Baptist University, Texas Tech and the University of North Texas.[1]

The conference currently competes within the ACHA Division II West Region, with the league champion earning an automatic bid to the ACHA championship tournament.[2]


North Division

School Location Founded Joined Affiliation Nickname Colors Website
Dallas Baptist University Dallas, TX 1898 2016 Private (Baptist) Patriots           [1]
University of North Texas Denton, TX 1890 2016 Public (University of North Texas System) Mean Green           None
Texas Christian University Fort Worth, TX 1873 2016 Private (Christian Church- Disciples of Christ) Horned Frogs           [2]
East Texas Baptist University Marshall, TX 1912 2016 Private (Baptist) Tigers           [3]

South Division

School Location Founded Joined Affiliation Nickname Colors Website
University of Texas Austin, TX 1883 2016 Public Flagship (University of Texas System) Longhorns           [4]
Texas A&M University College Station, TX 1876 2016 Public (Texas A&M University System) Aggies           [5]
University of Texas, El Paso El Paso, TX 1914 2016 Public (University of Texas System) Miners           [6]
Texas State University San Marcos, TX 1899 2016 Public (Texas State University System) Bobcats           [7]


Past Champions
Season Regular Season Playoff Runner-Up Score Location
2016-17 UTEP UTEP DBU 6-0 El Paso, TX
2017-18 UT UNT UT 5-3 Austin, TX
2018-19 UTEP[3] UTEP TAMU 8-1 Dallas, TX
2019-20 ETBU TAMU DBU 5-3 Mansfield, TX
2020-21 Season cancelled December 18th due to COVID-19 pandemic

See also


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