Defender Hockey Tournaments has recently announced its new event, the College Hockey Exposure Showcase, taking place on September 8-10 at York Ice Arena. This tournament is exclusively for 18U players and offers an exciting opportunity for them to kick off their season and gain exposure to many ACHA and AAU programs.

The College Hockey Exposure Showcase is a round-robin style tournament, with each team guaranteed a minimum of four games. The tournament also offers players the chance to interact with coaches and scouts, giving them the opportunity to advance their careers as hockey players.

To participate in the tournament, detailed rosters and/or recruiting profiles are required. These will be sent to college coaches, providing players with the opportunity to showcase their skills and talents to college programs. Click here to register.

As of April 6, several teams have already confirmed their attendance, including York College, Rowan University, University of Maryland Baltimore County, George Mason University, University of Kentucky (Virtual), Penn State University- Harrisburg, California University of Pennsylvania, Neumann University, University of Maryland, St. Joe's University, Kutztown University, and Catholic University.

York, Pennsylvania, is a beautiful location for this exciting tournament. There are plenty of activities to do in the area, including exploring the history of the United States. York is the birthplace of the Articles of Confederation, and visitors can learn more about this important historical document at the Colonial Courthouse.

The Indian Steps Museum is also a fascinating destination, where visitors can learn about indigenous peoples and their culture. For those interested in the performing arts, the 20th-century Capitol Theatre in the Appell Center for the Performing Arts hosts seasonal events and comedy shows.

The county is also home to over 4,500 acres of public parks and dozens of biking and hiking trails, providing visitors with an opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors.

Overall, the College Hockey Exposure Showcase is an exciting event for 18U hockey players, offering them a unique opportunity to showcase their skills to college coaches and scouts. With a minimum of four games and exposure to many ACHA and AAU programs, this tournament is an excellent way to kick off the hockey season. Additionally, the beautiful location of York, Pennsylvania, provides visitors with plenty of activities to do when not on the ice.