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Minor Hockey Tournaments: May 10-May 16

Every week, Elite Level Hockey will be previewing some of the best minor hockey tournaments in North America during the spring hockey and winter seasons. Tournaments are not ranked in any way and are selected to help promote boy’s and girl’s minor hockey at all levels and age groups.

Madison Girls CAN AM Hockey

The Madison Girls takes place in Middleton, Wisconsin from May 14-16, 2021. This tournament is home to defending champions Wisconsin Badger Women’s Hockey Team of 2019. Games will be played Friday through Sunday to determine the 2021 champions.

There will be a three-game guarantee, where four teams in each division will compete. Divisions include Tier 1 Elite teams and Tier 2 Travel teams. 12U, 14U, 16U, and 19U are part of both tiered tournaments. Games will consist of three 14-minute stop time periods. 

View more on the Madison Girls tournament

New Jersey Spring Classic

The New Jersey Spring Classic takes place in Randolph, New Jersey from May 14-16, 2021. 

The format of the tournament is a Round Robin with playoff games, with three games guaranteed. Divisions playing are AA U16 Midgets and A U18 Midgets. Games will be played through Friday evening to Sunday evening. 

There are five U16 teams playing: Devil Dogs, Lehigh Valley Phantoms, Metro Moose, NJ Spitfires, Savages, and Wolverines. 

There are four U18 teams playing: Metro Moose, Mid-Atlantic Black Knights, NJ Spitfires, and Wolverines. 

These teams will compete in each division to see who takes the first, second, and third place rewards.

View game schedule and results

The Gauntlet

The Gauntlet hockey tournament presented by Little Caesars Amateur Hockey League (LCAHL) will take place between May 14-16, 2021.

The annual tournament will feature teams from the Midget, Bantam, Pee Wee and Squirt divisions of the LCAHL, with 2003 to 2012 birth years. 

The registered teams are scattered all across Michigan, with a few coming from Ohio to compete in the tournament. Games will take place at select arenas with a few taking place at the BELFOR Training Facility (Official practice facility of the Detroit Red Wings). 

Teams are guaranteed four games with the possibility of tournament results being used in 2021 fall division placement.

View more information about the tournament.

Cowgirl Shootout

The Cowgirl Shootout will take place between May 13 – 16, 2021 in Nashville, TN. 

The all girl’s tournament is part of the Rose series, which is an offspring of the widely popular Brick series tournaments. 

The elite girl’s hockey event will feature teams from across North America in the 2008 and 2009 division.

 Teams will play on both rinks of the Ford Ice Center, Bellevue and Antioch, where the Nashville Predators often practice. 

View schedules and more tournament information.

More tournaments to watch out for this week (some tournaments may be cancelled due to the pandemic):

  • Preview Challenge Tournament
  • Madison Girls
  • TCS Iron City Cup
  • BLPA Bash Laurel
  • Battle on the Border
  • TCS Showdown in Coral Springs
  • OneHockey Boston May Parity Warmup
  • Hockey Fights Cancer
  • Windy City Spring Classic
  • Top Tier USA
  • Doritos Spring Challenge
  • DRAFTDAY Prospects 05 Spotlight
  • New Jersey Spring Classic
  • Chicago Quest for the Cup
  • Pittsburgh Spring Challenge
  • Rush Spring Showcase
  • The Right 7
  • Detroit Showdown AAA
  • Milwaukee Summer Ice Cup
  • Pikes Peak Spring Classic

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Minor Hockey Tournaments: May 3-May 9

Every week, Elite Level Hockey will be previewing some of the best minor hockey tournaments in North America during the spring hockey and winter seasons. Tournaments are not ranked in any way and are selected to help promote boy’s and girl’s minor hockey at all levels and age groups.

Stars and Stripes

The Stars and Stripes AAA hockey tournament will take place in Edina, Minnesota from May 6 – 9, 2021. The five-game guaranteed tournament is open to boys and girls in the 2006 to 2014 age levels. 

Body checking will begin at the 2008 level with USA hockey certified officiating.  Team trophies will go to first, second, and third place finishers, with two stars of the game awarded in each game. Due to COVID-19 the regular 20-minute stop time periods will be cut to 17 minutes to allow for disinfecting. 

Past winners of the tournament include Machine Force, Jr Islanders, and the Southside Warriors.

View more on the tournament.

Warrior Boston Girls Invite

The Warrior Boston Girls Invite will run between May 7-9, 2021 and is the first tournament in the Warrior Invite Tournament Series. 

The tournament will include Elite, and Tier 1 level hockey programs at the Girls 2006 to 2011 age groups, as well as HS Girls, and Girls U19, U17, and U16. 

The youth divisions offer a four-game guarantee while the other divisions will consist of a three-game round robin before playoffs. 

Over 250 teams competed in last years events, with individual, team and MVP awards going to tournament champions. 

All games of the tournament will be streamed live on https://livebarn.com/

View more on the tournament.

CCM Showdown

The CCM Showdown place in Woodbridge, VA. from May 7-9, 2021. This tournament includes AA, A, and B divisions for U16, U14, and U12 age groups for boys. In the series of games, the 1st and 2nd periods will be 12 minutes, with a 15-minute third period. 

The CCM Showdown will follow the USA Hockey rules. 

View more on the CCM Showdown.

Finnesota Cup

The Finnesota Cup takes place in Eden Prairie, MN. from May 6-8, 2021. This tournament is a girl only invitational for U19, U16, and U14 age groups. Each team will battle in a 4-game guarantee with the championship games being livestream.

The Finnesota Cup will have three 15-minute periods. There will be no tie games. The championship game will have 4-on-4 overtime with 5-minute intervals. If the game is still tied, there will be a standard 3 shooter format shootout. 

View more on the Finnesota Cup.

Other tournaments to watch out for this week: (Note: some tournaments may be cancelled or postponed due to the pandemic)

  • Finnesota Cup
  • Walleye Chop
  • Doritos Spring Challenge
  • Weekend Hockey – Niagara Falls
  • Stars & Stripes
  • Battle on the Border
  • Warrior Boston Girls Invite
  • St. Louis Ultimate Hockey Tournament
  • Showdown in Chi-Town
  • Park City Mountain Cup
  • OneHockey Syracuse May
  • New Jersey Spring Classic
  • Boys Harrow Invite
  • Colorado Select ‘She Persisted’ Tournament
  • Ring of Fire
  • Spring Stampede
  • Chicago May Madness
  • Battle of Detroit
  • CCM Showdown

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Minor Hockey Tournaments: April 26-May 2

Every week, Elite Level Hockey will be previewing some of the best minor hockey tournaments in North America during the spring hockey and winter seasons. Tournaments are not ranked in any way and are selected to help promote boy’s and girl’s minor hockey at all levels and age groups.

Windy City Rumble

The Windy City Rumble features Boys and Girls from Elite AAA, AAA, and AA teams and runs from April 30 – May 2, 2021.

The Chicago based tournament already has over 90 teams scheduled to play in 19 different divisions, ranging from U8 – U18.  Games will take place in several different arenas located in the surrounding downtown area of Illinois. 

Teams are coming from across the United States, from places like Ohio, Iowa, and of course, Illinois. 

View tournament stats, results and schedules. 

New Jersey Spring Classic

The New Jersey Spring Classic takes place in Randolph, NJ. From April 20 – May 2, 2021. This hockey tournament includes divisions boys U10, U12, and U14 from the A level. Tournament format is a Round Robin with playoffs, 4 game minimum.  Teams from all around New Jersey will put their skills to the test in each division bracket.

View game schedule and results. 

Falling Water

The Falling Water hockey tournament takes place in Oregon and Middleton, Wisconsin from April 30 – May 2, 2021. Divisions include U10, U12, U14, U16 HSJV and U18 HSV. 

Teams from Illinois, Michigan, New York and more, will be competing and are guaranteed a 4-game minimum.  Teams that are a part of the Bloomington Thunder, Jr. Tradesman, and Vipers Hockey programs, as well as others, will be competing in multiple divisions in the tournament. 

View tournament stats, results and schedules.

Finnesota Cup 

Finnesota Cup is girls only invitations that takes place in Eden Prairie, MN. from April 30 – May 2, 2021. This hockey tournament includes girls U8-U12 divisions that will battle in a 4-game guarantee with a possible bonus game. 

Championship games will be livestreamed and will have a 5 minute 4-on-4 OT if necessary. 

View tournament stats, results and schedules.

Other tournaments to watch out for this week:

  • TFH Summer 3v3
  • PIC Keg Cup
  • Chicago Ultimate Hockey Tournaments
  • Austin Showdown
  • Mountain Dew Blast (Multiple tournaments)
  • Alex Ice Breaker
  • Motown Cup Tournament Series
  • Windy City Rumble
  • Las Vegas Draft Experience
  • Doritos Spring Challenge
  • 2021 Hockey Fights MS Massachusetts Benefit Games
  • Shock Doctor AAA Shootout
  • BC Spring Showdown
  • Puckmasters
  • Falling Water
  • NAHC Early Bird
  • Bad to the Bone
  • AAU Spring Grinder Tournament
  • New Jersey Spring Classic
  • CCM Showdown
  • 2021 USA Hockey-Chipotle Youth National Championships
  • Play Hockey Invitational

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Minor Hockey Tournaments: April 19-25

Every week, Elite Level Hockey will be previewing some of the best minor hockey tournaments in North America during the spring hockey and winter seasons. Tournaments are not ranked in any way and are selected to help promote boy’s and girl’s minor hockey at all levels and age groups.

The Big One

The Big One (Girls Festival) takes place in Prior Lake, MN. from April 23-25, 2021. This hockey tournament is invitational only for girls’ divisions U14, U12, and U10. Players on the Hawks, Bolts, Bees, Habs, and Pens will showcase their skills and battle to place in the championship game at Bloomington Ice Garden.

The finals will consist of a livestreamed game including an announcer.

View game schedule and results

NAHC Early Bird

The North America Hockey Classic (NAHC) Early Bird takes place in Winnipeg, MB. from April 29 – May 2, 2021. Players in the AAA division with age groups ranging from 2007-2014 will battle in a 5-game guarantee. WIHL Scouts will have three 20-minute periods to watch players and teams showcase their talent on the ice. 

This tournament will have a real time online player and team stat tracker available online.

View Schedule and Results 

Mountain Dew Blast

The Mountain Dew Blast tournament for AAA level hockey programs in Minnesota continues this weekend.

Players in the 2008-2010 age bracket from the St. Cloud Division will face-off at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center and the MAC (Municipal Athletic Complex). 

This will be the tenth consecutive year the two venues have played host to the Boys Open St. Cloud Division.

Last weekend saw four teams take home championship trophies. For the 2011 age group, the SDP Premier and Pokegama Factory Hockey teams took first place in their divisions. While the Fargo Grinders and the St. Cloud Grizzly’s took first place at the 2012/2013 age group.

Read more on the tournament

Music City Invitational

The Music City Invitational is part of a series of tournaments put on by the popular furniture and appliance store the Brick.

The Music City Invitational which runs Apr. 22 – 25 in Nashville, Tenn., typically sees teams from all across North America in the 2009 elite, and 2010 AA Boy’s division.

Games will take place at the Nashville Predators run Ford Ice Centre facilities in Antioch and Bellevue.

This tournament stems from the widely popular Brick tournament that began in Edmonton, Alta. in 1990. The original Brick tournament has seen players like Steven Stamkos, Auston Matthews, and P.K Subban. 

Past winners of the Music City Invitational include Toronto Pro Hockey (2016), Team Pacific (2017 and 2018), and Chicago Elite AAA (2020).

View Schedule and Results

Other Minor Hockey Tournaments This Week

  • 2021 CCM Boston Spring Invite
  • Sopel Shootout Showcase
  • Music City Invitational
  • Spring Showdown
  • Spring Thaw
  • FT Lauderdale
  • Mountain Dew Blast
  • Battle in the Desert
  • Battle on the Border
  • Louisville Puck Drop
  • ThunderBird
  • St. Louis Ultimate Hockey Tournament
  • Chicago Spring Classic
  • Boston CAN AM Hockey
  • Seattle CAN AM Hockey
  • Irish South Bend Cup Tournament Series
  • The Big One
  • Ontario Women’s Independent Provincial Championship 
  • Alberta Champions Cup
  • Rock’N Roll Tournament Series
  • NAHC Early Bird
  • North American Spring Championships
  • Minnesota Meltdown AAA
  • Play Hockey Invitational

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