OVERVIEW

Defender Hockey Tournaments is back in action, bringing you the spirited St. Patty's Puck Smackdown Tournament in New Jersey. This Round Robin tournament is set to dazzle across age levels from 12U to 18U, promising a weekend of top-tier hockey and Irish luck on display.

 

PARTICIPATING TEAMS

ARENAS

Igloo Ice Arena
3033 Fostertown Rd, Mt Laurel Township, NJ 08054

Igloo Ice Rink - Foundry Hockey

Pennsauken Skate Zone
6725 River Rd, Pennsauken Township, NJ 08110

Comcast Spectacor Selling Flyers SkateZones in Northeast Philly, Pennsauken, and Atlantic City to Black Bear Sports Group - RinkAtlas

HOTELS

Click here to book your hotel

 
As a reminder, this event is a Stay to Play Event. All teams are to utilize official event hotels. Please click on the link below to secure your team block. Please make sure to designate the number of rooms needed each night when creating the block.  You will then receive a confirmation email that contains the booking information to forward to the team families so they may make their individual reservations. All hotels are convenient to arenas. Please make sure families only book via the link provided. Families are not to contact the hotel directly to book rooms for the event.
 
Please note, the link below will allow you to initially block a maximum of 16 rooms. Once your initial block is filled, rooms can be requested . Please email ibhcbookings@gmail.com to request additional rooms (once the initial rooms have been filled).
 

Complimentary rooms are awarded based on actual nights paid for in the team block, not reservations booked. One (1) complimentary guest room will be provided per team per night for every 16 guest rooms booked through the team block. Complimentary rooms are awarded on a per-night pick-up basis over the tournament dates. The complimentary room is applied to the 16th room reserved by the team. Teams that appear to qualify for a complimentary room will receive an email with instructions the week of the event on how to designate the recipient of the complimentary room. Please make sure all rooms for coach(es) are booked prior to the cutoff date. Please note that the complimentary guest room will be required to check in with a credit card. The comp room night(s) will be awarded at checkout. NOTE: The hotel(s) credit(s) eligible stays back to the credit card in the days following the event.

 

RULES

All game day protocols can be found here

IN THE AREA

Restaurants

  • Miller's Ale House, 554 Fellowship Rd, Mt Laurel Township, NJ 08054
  • Cracker Barrel, 1240 NJ-73, Mt Laurel Township, NJ 08054
  • O'Connor's American Bar and Grill, 1383 Monmouth Rd, Eastampton Township, NJ 08060
  • Bobby Ray's Pennsauken Tavern, 6324 Westfield Ave, Pennsauken Township, NJ 08110

Shopping

  • Target
  • Pro Shop at Igloo
  • Gear Zone at Pennsauken

CONTACT

Cindy Irving, Director of Operations - cindy@defenderhockey.com 

TOURNAMENT DETAILS

DATE

Mar 8-10, 2024

SKILL LEVEL

AA/A/B

DIVISION

12U-18U

ENTRY FEE

$1,749/team (12U)
$1,799/team (14U)
$1,899/team (16U)
$1,899/team (18U)

NEWS

SCHEDULE


SCORES


STANDINGS


MORE TOURNAMENTS

OVERVIEW

Defender Hockey Tournaments is back in action, bringing you the spirited St. Patty's Puck Smackdown Tournament at the renowned Patriot Ice Center. This Round Robin tournament is set to dazzle across age levels from 8U to 12U, promising a weekend of top-tier hockey and Irish luck on display.

PARTICIPATING TEAMS

ARENAS

Patriot Ice Center
101 John F Campbell Drive, Newark, DE 19711

Patriot Ice Center | Newark, DE 19711

HOTELS

Click here to book your hotel

 
As a reminder, this event is a Stay to Play Event. All teams are to utilize official event hotels. Please click on the link below to secure your team block. Please make sure to designate the number of rooms needed each night when creating the block.  You will then receive a confirmation email that contains the booking information to forward to the team families so they may make their individual reservations. All hotels are convenient to arenas. Please make sure families only book via the link provided. Families are not to contact the hotel directly to book rooms for the event. 
 
Please note, the link below will allow you to initially block a maximum of 16 rooms. Once your initial block is filled, rooms can be requested . Please email ibhcbookings@gmail.com to request additional rooms (once the initial rooms have been filled).
 
Complimentary rooms are awarded based on actual nights paid for in the team block, not reservations booked. One (1) complimentary guest room will be provided per team per night for every 16 guest rooms booked through the team block. Complimentary rooms are awarded on a per-night pick-up basis over the tournament dates. The complimentary room is applied to the 16th room reserved by the team. Teams that appear to qualify for a complimentary room will receive an email with instructions the week of the event on how to designate the recipient of the complimentary room. Please make sure all rooms for coach(es) are booked prior to the cutoff date. Please note that the complimentary guest room will be required to check in with a credit card. The comp room night(s) will be awarded at checkout. NOTE: The hotel(s) credit(s) eligible stays back to the credit card in the days following the event.
 

RULES

All game day protocols can be found here

CONTACT

Cindy Irving, Director of Operations - cindy@defenderhockey.com 

TOURNAMENT DETAILS

DATE

Mar 8-10, 2024

SKILL LEVEL

AA/A/B

DIVISION

8U-12U

ENTRY FEE

$799/team (8U)
$1,399/team (10U)
$1,399/team (12U)

NEWS

SCHEDULE


SCORES


STANDINGS


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OVERVIEW

Defender Hockey Tournaments is excited for our annual President's Cup Tournament at Patriot Ice Center. This Round Robin tournament showcases 8U through 18U age levels.

PARTICIPATING TEAMS

ARENAS

Patriot Ice Center
101 John F Campbell Drive, Newark, DE 19711

Patriot Ice Center | Newark, DE 19711

HOTELS

 
As a reminder, this event is a Stay to Play Event. All teams are to utilize official event hotels. Please click on the link below to secure your team block. Please make sure to designate the number of rooms needed each night when creating the block.  You will then receive a confirmation email that contains the booking information to forward to the team families so they may make their individual reservations. All hotels are convenient to arenas. Please make sure families only book via the link provided. Families are not to contact the hotel directly to book rooms for the event. 
 
Please note, the link below will allow you to initially block a maximum of 16 rooms. Once your initial block is filled, rooms can be requested . Please email ibhcbookings@gmail.com to request additional rooms (once the initial rooms have been filled).
 
Complimentary rooms are awarded based on actual nights paid for in the team block, not reservations booked. One (1) complimentary guest room will be provided per team per night for every 16 guest rooms booked through the team block. Complimentary rooms are awarded on a per-night pick-up basis over the tournament dates. The complimentary room is applied to the 16th room reserved by the team. Teams that appear to qualify for a complimentary room will receive an email with instructions the week of the event on how to designate the recipient of the complimentary room. Please make sure all rooms for coach(es) are booked prior to the cutoff date. Please note that the complimentary guest room will be required to check in with a credit card. The comp room night(s) will be awarded at checkout. NOTE: The hotel(s) credit(s) eligible stays back to the credit card in the days following the event.
 

RULES

All game day protocols can be found here

CONTACT

Cindy Irving, Director of Operations - cindy@defenderhockey.com 

TOURNAMENT DETAILS

DATE

Feb 17-19, 2024

SKILL LEVEL

AA/A/B

DIVISION

10U-18U

ENTRY FEE

$1,399/team (10U)
$1,399/team (12U)
$1,399/team (14U)
$1,399/team (16U)
$1,399/team (18U)

NEWS

SCHEDULE


SCORES


STANDINGS


MORE TOURNAMENTS

OVERVIEW

Defender Hockey Tournaments is gearing up for our traditional New Jersey President's Cup Tournament, where players will showcase their skills in a Round Robin format spanning age levels from 10U to 18U.

 

PARTICIPATING TEAMS

ARENAS

SportsCare Arena
16 Aspen Dr, Randolph, NJ 07869

Sponsorships – SportsCare Arena

Skylands Ice World
2765 NJ-23, Stockholm, NJ 07460

Hockey Programs – Skylands Ice World

ProSkate Ice Arena

1000 Cornwall Road, Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852

HOTELS

 
As a reminder, this event is a Stay to Play Event. All teams are to utilize official event hotels. Please click on the link below to secure your team block. Please make sure to designate the number of rooms needed each night when creating the block.  You will then receive a confirmation email that contains the booking information to forward to the team families so they may make their individual reservations. All hotels are convenient to arenas. Please make sure families only book via the link provided. Families are not to contact the hotel directly to book rooms for the event. 
 
Please note, the link below will allow you to initially block a maximum of 16 rooms. Once your initial block is filled, rooms can be requested . Please email ibhcbookings@gmail.com to request additional rooms (once the initial rooms have been filled). 
 
Complimentary rooms are awarded based on actual nights paid for in the team block, not reservations booked. One (1) complimentary guest room will be provided per team per night for every 16 guest rooms booked through the team block. Complimentary rooms are awarded on a per-night pick-up basis over the tournament dates. The complimentary room is applied to the 16th room reserved by the team. Teams that appear to qualify for a complimentary room will receive an email with instructions the week of the event on how to designate the recipient of the complimentary room. Please make sure all rooms for coach(es) are booked prior to the cutoff date. Please note that the complimentary guest room will be required to check in with a credit card. The comp room night(s) will be awarded at checkout. NOTE: The hotel(s) credit(s) eligible stays back to the credit card in the days following the event.
 

RULES

All game day protocols can be found here

IN THE AREA

Restaurants

  • Black River Barn, 1178 Route 10, West St, Randolph, NJ 07869
  • Fuddruckers, 275 NJ-10, Succasunna, NJ 07876
  • Randolph Diner Bar and Grill, 517 NJ-10 E, Randolph, NJ 07869
  • Tony's Restaurant Pizza, 2771 Paterson Hamburg Turnpike, Stockholm, NJ 07460

Shopping

  • Target, 94 NJ-23, Riverdale, NJ 07457
  • Target, 381 Mt Hope Ave, Rockaway Township, NJ 07866
  • Hockey Pro Shop at Skylands
  • Pure Hockey, 343 US-46, Fairfield, NJ 07004

CONTACT

Cindy Irving, Director of Operations - cindy@defenderhockey.com 

TOURNAMENT DETAILS

DATE

Feb 17-20, 2024

SKILL LEVEL

AA/A/B

DIVISION

10U-18U

ENTRY FEE

$1,699/team (10U)
$1,749/team (12U)
$1,799/team (14U)
$1,899/team (16U)
$1,899/team (18U)

NEWS

SCHEDULE


SCORES


STANDINGS


MORE TOURNAMENTS

OVERVIEW

Defender Hockey Tournaments is thrilled to anticipate our upcoming Winter Whiteout Tournament, a dynamic Round Robin event that will bring together age levels spanning from 10U to 18U, set across various rinks in New Jersey and Delaware.

 

ARENAS

Igloo Ice Arena
3033 Fostertown Rd, Mt Laurel Township, NJ 08054

Igloo Ice Rink - Foundry Hockey

Grundy Ice Arena
475 Beaver St, Bristol, PA 19007

Grundy Ice Arena - Foundry Hockey

Pennsauken Skate Zone
6725 River Rd, Pennsauken Township, NJ 08110

Comcast Spectacor Selling Flyers SkateZones in Northeast Philly, Pennsauken, and Atlantic City to Black Bear Sports Group - RinkAtlas

Northeast Skate Zone
10990 Decatur Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19154

Flyers Skate Zone, Northeast Philadelphia, PA. | Outdoor decor, Building, Structures

Patriot Ice Center (Saturday only for local teams)
101 John F Campbell Drive, Newark, DE 19711

Patriot Ice Center | Newark, DE 19711

HOTELS

 
As a reminder, this event is a Stay to Play Event. All teams are to utilize official event hotels. Please click on the link below to secure your team block. Please make sure to designate the number of rooms needed each night when creating the block.  You will then receive a confirmation email that contains the booking information to forward to the team families so they may make their individual reservations. All hotels are convenient to arenas. Please make sure families only book via the link provided. Families are not to contact the hotel directly to book rooms for the event. 
 
Please note, the link below will allow you to initially block a maximum of 16 rooms. Once your initial block is filled, rooms can be requested . Please email ibhcbookings@gmail.com to request additional rooms (once the initial rooms have been filled). 
 
Complimentary rooms are awarded based on actual nights paid for in the team block, not reservations booked. One (1) complimentary guest room will be provided per team per night for every 16 guest rooms booked through the team block. Complimentary rooms are awarded on a per-night pick-up basis over the tournament dates. The complimentary room is applied to the 16th room reserved by the team. Teams that appear to qualify for a complimentary room will receive an email with instructions the week of the event on how to designate the recipient of the complimentary room. Please make sure all rooms for coach(es) are booked prior to the cutoff date. Please note that the complimentary guest room will be required to check in with a credit card. The comp room night(s) will be awarded at checkout. NOTE: The hotel(s) credit(s) eligible stays back to the credit card in the days following the event.

RULES

All game day protocols can be found here

IN THE AREA

Restaurants

  • Miller's Ale House, 554 Fellowship Rd, Mt Laurel Township, NJ 08054
  • Cracker Barrel, 1240 NJ-73, Mt Laurel Township, NJ 08054
  • O'Connor's American Bar and Grill, 1383 Monmouth Rd, Eastampton Township, NJ 08060
  • Bobby Ray's Pennsauken Tavern, 6324 Westfield Ave, Pennsauken Township, NJ 08110
  • The Pines Tavern, 6217 N Radcliffe St, Bristol, PA 19007

Shopping

  • Target
  • Pro Shop at Igloo
  • Gear Zone at Pennsauken
  • Grundy Skate Shop

TOURNAMENT DETAILS

DATE

Jan 13-15, 2024

SKILL LEVEL

AA/A/B

DIVISION

10U-18U

ENTRY FEE

$1,699/team (10U)
$1,749/team (12U)
$1,799/team (14U)
$1,899/team (16U)
$1,899/team (18U)

NEWS

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OVERVIEW

Defender Hockey Tournaments is thrilled to announce the arrival of our traditional Thanksgiving Classic Tournament at Skylands and SportsCare, featuring an engaging Round Robin format that will shine a spotlight on age levels spanning from 10U to 18U, promising an exhilarating display of hockey skill and passion.

Monarchs
The tournament is operated in conjunction with the Monarchs Special Needs Program out of Skylands Ice World - http://www.monarchs.us/

PARTICIPATING TEAMS

ARENAS

SportsCare Arena
16 Aspen Dr, Randolph, NJ 07869

Sponsorships – SportsCare Arena

Skylands Ice World
2765 NJ-23, Stockholm, NJ 07460

Hockey Programs – Skylands Ice World

HOTELS

As a reminder, this event is a Stay to Play Event. All teams are to utilize official event hotels. Please click on the link below to secure your team block. Please make sure to designate the number of rooms needed each night when creating the block.  You will then receive a confirmation email that contains the booking information to forward to the team families so they may make their individual reservations. All hotels are convenient to arenas. Please make sure families only book via the link provided. Families are not to contact the hotel directly to book rooms for the event. 
 
Please note, the link below will allow you to initially block a maximum of 18 rooms. Once your initial block is filled, rooms can be requested . Please email ibhcbookings@gmail.com to request additional rooms (once the initial rooms have been filled). 
 
Complimentary rooms are awarded based on actual nights paid for in the team block, not reservations booked. One (1) complimentary guest room will be provided per team per night for every 16 guest rooms booked through the team block. Complimentary rooms are awarded on a per-night pick-up basis over the tournament dates. The complimentary room is applied to the 16th room reserved by the team. Teams that appear to qualify for a complimentary room will receive an email with instructions the week of the event on how to designate the recipient of the complimentary room. Please make sure all rooms for coach(es) are booked prior to the cutoff date. Please note that the complimentary guest room will be required to check in with a credit card. The comp room night(s) will be awarded at checkout. NOTE: The hotel(s) credit(s) eligible stays back to the credit card in the days following the event.

RULES

All game day protocols can be found here

IN THE AREA

Restaurants

  • Black River Barn, 1178 Route 10, West St, Randolph, NJ 07869
  • Fuddruckers, 275 NJ-10, Succasunna, NJ 07876
  • Randolph Diner Bar and Grill, 517 NJ-10 E, Randolph, NJ 07869
  • Tony's Restaurant Pizza, 2771 Paterson Hamburg Turnpike, Stockholm, NJ 07460

Shopping

  • Target, 94 NJ-23, Riverdale, NJ 07457
  • Target, 381 Mt Hope Ave, Rockaway Township, NJ 07866
  • Hockey Pro Shop at Skylands
  • Pure Hockey, 343 US-46, Fairfield, NJ 07004

TOURNAMENT DETAILS

DATE

Nov 24-26, 2023

SKILL LEVEL

AA/A/B

DIVISION

10U-18U

ENTRY FEE

$1,699/team (10U)
$1,749/team (12U)
$1,799/team (14U)
$1,899/team (16U)
$1,899/team (18U)

NEWS

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OVERVIEW

Defender Hockey Tournaments is thrilled to announce the arrival of our traditional Thanksgiving Classic Tournament at the esteemed Patriot Ice Center, featuring an engaging Round Robin format that will shine a spotlight on age levels spanning from 8U to 18U, promising an exhilarating display of hockey skill and passion.

PARTICIPATING TEAMS

ARENAS

Patriot Ice Center
101 John F Campbell Drive, Newark, DE 19711

Patriot Ice Center | Newark, DE 19711

HOTELS

As a reminder, this event is a Stay to Play Event. All teams are to utilize official event hotels. Please click on the link below to secure your team block. Please make sure to designate the number of rooms needed each night when creating the block.  You will then receive a confirmation email that contains the booking information to forward to the team families so they may make their individual reservations. All hotels are convenient to arenas. Please make sure families only book via the link provided. Families are not to contact the hotel directly to book rooms for the event. 
 
Please note, the link below will allow you to initially block a maximum of 18 rooms. Once your initial block is filled, rooms can be requested . Please email ibhcbookings@gmail.com to request additional rooms (once the initial rooms have been filled). 
 
Complimentary rooms are awarded based on actual nights paid for in the team block, not reservations booked. One (1) complimentary guest room will be provided per team per night for every 16 guest rooms booked through the team block. Complimentary rooms are awarded on a per-night pick-up basis over the tournament dates. The complimentary room is applied to the 16th room reserved by the team. Teams that appear to qualify for a complimentary room will receive an email with instructions the week of the event on how to designate the recipient of the complimentary room. Please make sure all rooms for coach(es) are booked prior to the cutoff date. Please note that the complimentary guest room will be required to check in with a credit card. The comp room night(s) will be awarded at checkout. NOTE: The hotel(s) credit(s) eligible stays back to the credit card in the days following the event.

RULES

All game day protocols can be found here

TOURNAMENT DETAILS

DATE

Nov 24-26, 2023

SKILL LEVEL

AA/A/B

DIVISION

8U-18U

ENTRY FEE

$799/team (8U)
$1,399/team (10U)
$1,399/team (12U)
$1,399/team (14U)
$1,399/team (16U)
$1,399/team (18U)

NEWS

MORE TOURNAMENTS

OVERVIEW

Defender Hockey Tournaments ushers in the autumn season with our highly anticipated Columbus Day Invitational, a Round Robin tournament that brings together age levels ranging from 8U to 18U, promising an exciting display of skill and sportsmanship on the ice.

ARENAS

Champions Skating Center
6 Progress Dr, Cromwell, CT 06416

Champions Skating Facility | Hartford Junior Wolfpack Youth

Bolton Ice Palace
145 Hop River Rd, Bolton, CT 06043

Contact Us – Bolton Ice Palace

Milford Ice Pavilion
291 Sub Way, Milford, CT 06461
 
MILFORD ICE PAVILLION - 291 Bic Dr, Milford, Connecticut - Skating Rinks - Phone Number - Yelp
 
Enfield Twin Rinks
1 Prior Rd, Enfield, CT 06082
 
Enfield Twin Rinks - Foundry Hockey
 
Newington Ice Rink
30 Alumni Rd
Newington, CT 06111


HOTELS

As a reminder, this event is a Stay to Play Event. All teams are to utilize official event hotels. Please click on the link below to secure your team block. Please make sure to designate the number of rooms needed each night when creating the block.  You will then receive a confirmation email that contains the booking information to forward to the team families so they may make their individual reservations. All hotels are convenient to arenas. Please make sure families only book via the link provided. Families are not to contact the hotel directly to book rooms for the event. 
 
Please note, the link below will allow you to initially block a maximum of 18 rooms. Once your initial block is filled, rooms can be requested . Please email ibhcbookings@gmail.com to request additional rooms (once the initial rooms have been filled). 

RULES

All game day protocols can be found here

IN THE AREA

Restaurants

  • Dunkin, 847 Forest Road, Northford CT
  • TGI Friday’s, 2335 Dixwell Ave, Hamden CT 
  • Giovanni’s, (Pizza) 855 Forest Road, Northford CT
  • The Breakfast Nook, (Breakfast) 448 Washington Ave, North Haven CT
  • Bishop’s Gate Tavern, 1505 State St New Haven, CT 06511
  • Wasabi Japanese Restaurant, 280 Branford Rd, North Branford, CT 06471
  • Doody's Totoket Inn 465 Foxon Rd, North Branford, CT 06471
  • TasteBuds Deli, 6 Church Street, North Haven, 06473
  • Celtic Cavern, 45 Melilli Plaza, Middletown, CT, 06457
  • Mondo, 10 Main Street, Middletown CT, 06457
  • Tavern at the Armory, 70 Main Street, Middletown CT, 06457
  • Perk on Main, 386 Main St, Middletown, CT, 06457
  • Illiano’s Ristorante Pizzeria, 404 S Main Street, Middletown, CT, 06457 
  • Eli Cannon’s Tap House, 695 Main Street, Middletown, CT, 06457
  • Matty’s Next Door Sports House, 635 S Main Street, CT, 06457
  • Bergen House, 725 Main St Unit 27, Middletown, CT, 06457

Shopping

  • North Brand Ford Center, 1717 Foxon Rd, North Branford, CT 06471
  • Northford Store, 1405 Middletown Ave, Northford, CT 06472
  • Village Shopping Center, 1179 Foxon Rd, Northford, CT 06471
  • Main Street Market, 986 Main Street, Middletown, CT,  06457
  • Metro Square Shopping Center, Middletown CT, 06457
  • Wesleyan R.J. Julia Bookstore, 413 Main Street, Middletown, CT, 06457
  • Avon Shopping Center, 255 W Main Street, Middletown, CT, 06457

TOURNAMENT DETAILS

DATE

Oct 7-9, 2023

SKILL LEVEL

AA/A/B

DIVISION

8U-18U

ENTRY FEE

$899/team (8U)
$1,699/team (10U)
$1,749/team (12U)
$1,799/team (14U)
$1,899/team (16U)
$1,899/team (18U)

NEWS

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OVERVIEW

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.

ARENAS

York Ice Arena
941 Vander Ave, York, PA 17403

York City Ice Arena - All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go

HOTELS

As a reminder, this event is a Stay to Play Event. All teams are to utilize official event hotels. Please click on the link below to secure your team block. Please make sure to designate the number of rooms needed each night when creating the block.  You will then receive a confirmation email that contains the booking information to forward to the team families so they may make their individual reservations. All hotels are convenient to arenas. Please make sure families only book via the link provided. Families are not to contact the hotel directly to book rooms for the event. 
 
Please note, the link below will allow you to initially block a maximum of 18 rooms. Once your initial block is filled, rooms can be requested . Please email ibhcbookings@gmail.com to request additional rooms (once the initial rooms have been filled). 

RULES

All game day protocols can be found here

IN THE AREA

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.

Restaurants

Shopping

Colleges in Attendance

TOURNAMENT DETAILS

DATE

Sept 8-10, 2023

SKILL LEVEL

AA/A/B

DIVISION

18U

ENTRY FEE

$1,899/team (18U)

NEWS

SCHEDULE


SCORES


STANDINGS


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OVERVIEW

Defender Hockey Tournaments eagerly welcomes back the much-awaited Mite Madness Tournament at York Ice Arena, a captivating Round Robin event exclusively tailored to showcase the incredible talents of our youngest players in the Mite category.

PARTICIPATING TEAMS

ARENAS

York Ice Arena
941 Vander Ave, York, PA 17403

York City Ice Arena - All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go

HOTELS

 
As a reminder, this event is a Stay to Play Event. All teams are to utilize official event hotels. Please click on the link below to secure your team block. Please make sure to designate the number of rooms needed each night when creating the block.  You will then receive a confirmation email that contains the booking information to forward to the team families so they may make their individual reservations. All hotels are convenient to arenas. Please make sure families only book via the link provided. Families are not to contact the hotel directly to book rooms for the event. 
 
Please note, the link below will allow you to initially block a maximum of 16 rooms. Once your initial block is filled, rooms can be requested . Please email ibhcbookings@gmail.com to request additional rooms (once the initial rooms have been filled). 
 
Complimentary rooms are awarded based on actual nights paid for in the team block, not reservations booked. One (1) complimentary guest room will be provided per team per night for every 16 guest rooms booked through the team block. Complimentary rooms are awarded on a per-night pick-up basis over the tournament dates. The complimentary room is applied to the 16th room reserved by the team. Teams that appear to qualify for a complimentary room will receive an email with instructions the week of the event on how to designate the recipient of the complimentary room. Please make sure all rooms for coach(es) are booked prior to the cutoff date. Please note that the complimentary guest room will be required to check in with a credit card. The comp room night(s) will be awarded at checkout. NOTE: The hotel(s) credit(s) eligible stays back to the credit card in the days following the event.
 

RULES

All game day protocols can be found here

IN THE AREA

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.

Restaurants

Shopping

CONTACT

Cindy Irving, Director of Operations - cindy@defenderhockey.com 

TOURNAMENT DETAILS

DATE

Feb 3-4, 2024

SKILL LEVEL

A/B/C

DIVISION

6U, 8U, FULL ICE MITES

ENTRY FEE

$899/team (6U)

$899/team (8U)

$1699/team (Full Ice Mites)

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