Columbus Day Invitational, CT

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Date Oct 7-9, 2023
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Location Connecticut
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Ages 8U-18U
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Gender both

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)

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