St. Paddy's Smackdown, Delaware

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Date Mar 7-9, 2025
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Location Delaware
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Ages 8U-12U
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Gender both

OVERVIEW

Defender Hockey Tournaments is back in action, bringing you the spirited St. Paddy's Puck Smackdown Tournament in Delaware and Maryland. 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

Ice World
1300 Governor Court‍, ‍Abingdon, MD 21009

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 7-9, 2025

SKILL LEVEL

A/B/C

DIVISION

8U-12U

ENTRY FEE

$849/team (8U)
$1,449/team (10U)
$1,449/team (12U)

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