Chicago Spring Thaw

Date May 19-21, 2023
Location Chicago, IL
Ages 10U-18U
Gender both


May 19-21, 2023

Defender Hockey Tournaments is excited for our first Chicago Tournament at Seven Bridges Arena and Center Ice Arena. This Round Robin tournament showcases 10U through 18U age levels.

Round Robin with Playoffs (Minimum of 3 games)

10U (2013-14) - AA/AAA
12U (2012-11) - AA/AAA
14U (2010-09) - AA/AAA
16U (2008-07) - AA/AAA
18U (2006-05) - AA/AAA

$1,550/team (10U)
$1,595/team (12U)
$1,650/team (14U)
$1,850/team (16U/18U)

Seven Bridges Arena
6690 IL-53, Woodridge, IL 60517

Center Ice of DuPage
1N450 Highland Ave, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

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 to request additional rooms (once the initial rooms have been filled).