Preseason Challenge

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Date Aug 16-18, 2024
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Location Philadelphia
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Ages 10U-18U
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Gender both

OVERVIEW

Defender Hockey Tournaments is thrilled to anticipate our upcoming Preseason Challenge Tournament, a dynamic Round Robin event that will bring together age levels spanning from 10U to 18U, set at Grundy Arena and Northeast Skate Zone.

PARTICIPATING TEAMS

ARENAS

Grundy Ice Arena
475 Beaver St, Bristol, PA 19007

Grundy Ice Arena - Foundry Hockey

Northeast Skate Zone
10990 Decatur Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19154

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

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

Aug 16-18, 2024

SKILL LEVEL

AA

DIVISION

10U-18U

ENTRY FEE

$1,749/team (10U)
$1,799/team (12U)
$1,849/team (14U)
$1,950/team (16U)
$1,950/team (18U)

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