Mite Winter Classic

Date January, 14, 2023
Location Newark, DE
Ages All Mites
Gender both


January 14, 2023

Defender Hockey Tournaments is excited for our Mite Winter Classic Tournament at Patriot Ice Center. This Round Robin tournament showcases Full Ice and Half Ice Mites.

Photos will be available for purchase, click the link below.

Round Robin with Playoffs (Minimum of 4 games)

Mites (B, C)

$525/team (Mites)

Patriot Ice Center
101 John Campbell Rd, Newark, DE 19711

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). 


  • Texas Roadhouse, 250 Buckley Blvd, Bear, DE 19701
  • Iron Hill Brewery, 147 E Main St, Newark, DE 19711
  • Taverna, 121 E Main St, Newark, DE 19711
  • Santa Fe Grill, 190 E Main St, Newark, DE 19711
  • Grain Kitchen, 270 E Main St, Newark, DE 19711
  • Home Grown, 126 E Main St, Newark, DE 19711


  • Christiana Mall, 132 Christiana Mall, Newark, DE 19702