The festival will begin on Friday, January 17th, and run through Sunday, January 19th. BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — Broome county is gearing up for the upcoming 2020 Special Hockey Festival. The weekend-long festival will give these hockey teams of all abilities a chance to participate in games, practices, and other fun activities. Games will be held at the Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena, the Ice House Sports Complex, and Broome Community College. Special and Sled hockey teams from across the United States, as well as Canada, will make the trip to Broome County on Friday, January 17th. Participating teams are also offered reduced-price tickets to the Binghamton Devil’s home game against the Syracuse Crunch on Saturday, January 18th. “It’s kind of like seeing all your best friends that you only see a few times a year. They all come together, and it’s not just a hockey game. It’s NOT just 60 minutes, it’s not your typical tournament. It really is a gathering of abilities,” said Jen O’Brien of the American Special Hockey Association.