Every week, Elite Level Hockey will be previewing some of the best minor hockey tournaments in North America during the spring hockey and winter seasons. Tournaments are not ranked in any way and are selected to help promote boy’s and girl’s minor hockey at all levels and age groups.
Madison Girls CAN AM Hockey
The Madison Girls takes place in Middleton, Wisconsin from May 14-16, 2021. This tournament is home to defending champions Wisconsin Badger Women’s Hockey Team of 2019. Games will be played Friday through Sunday to determine the 2021 champions.
There will be a three-game guarantee, where four teams in each division will compete. Divisions include Tier 1 Elite teams and Tier 2 Travel teams. 12U, 14U, 16U, and 19U are part of both tiered tournaments. Games will consist of three 14-minute stop time periods.
New Jersey Spring Classic
The New Jersey Spring Classic takes place in Randolph, New Jersey from May 14-16, 2021.
The format of the tournament is a Round Robin with playoff games, with three games guaranteed. Divisions playing are AA U16 Midgets and A U18 Midgets. Games will be played through Friday evening to Sunday evening.
There are five U16 teams playing: Devil Dogs, Lehigh Valley Phantoms, Metro Moose, NJ Spitfires, Savages, and Wolverines.
There are four U18 teams playing: Metro Moose, Mid-Atlantic Black Knights, NJ Spitfires, and Wolverines.
These teams will compete in each division to see who takes the first, second, and third place rewards.
The Gauntlet hockey tournament presented by Little Caesars Amateur Hockey League (LCAHL) will take place between May 14-16, 2021.
The annual tournament will feature teams from the Midget, Bantam, Pee Wee and Squirt divisions of the LCAHL, with 2003 to 2012 birth years.
The registered teams are scattered all across Michigan, with a few coming from Ohio to compete in the tournament. Games will take place at select arenas with a few taking place at the BELFOR Training Facility (Official practice facility of the Detroit Red Wings).
Teams are guaranteed four games with the possibility of tournament results being used in 2021 fall division placement.
The Cowgirl Shootout will take place between May 13 – 16, 2021 in Nashville, TN.
The all girl’s tournament is part of the Rose series, which is an offspring of the widely popular Brick series tournaments.
The elite girl’s hockey event will feature teams from across North America in the 2008 and 2009 division.
Teams will play on both rinks of the Ford Ice Center, Bellevue and Antioch, where the Nashville Predators often practice.
More tournaments to watch out for this week (some tournaments may be cancelled due to the pandemic):
- Preview Challenge Tournament
- Madison Girls
- TCS Iron City Cup
- BLPA Bash Laurel
- Battle on the Border
- TCS Showdown in Coral Springs
- OneHockey Boston May Parity Warmup
- Hockey Fights Cancer
- Windy City Spring Classic
- Top Tier USA
- Doritos Spring Challenge
- DRAFTDAY Prospects 05 Spotlight
- New Jersey Spring Classic
- Chicago Quest for the Cup
- Pittsburgh Spring Challenge
- Rush Spring Showcase
- The Right 7
- Detroit Showdown AAA
- Milwaukee Summer Ice Cup
- Pikes Peak Spring Classic