Festival of Lights - Thanksgiving Tournament

November 25th-27th 2016 (Friday-Sunday)

This highly competitive tournament is in its 25th anniversary season. This year's event will be held at the completely renovated Hyde Park Ice Pavilion (see photo section) in Niagara Falls, NY. If you haven’t been there lately, you may not recognize it. Both rink have new locker rooms, ices surfaces, scoreboard, benches and stands, plus the Stoneroom bar and restaurant is up and running. Last year’s tournament had 46 teams that competed, with 4 of the championship games being decided by one goal! The average goal differential per game for the entire tournament was 2.5!

This year’s tournament will feature AA, A, B, AE, MD, Select, level teams in the Mite, Squirts, Pee Wee, Bantam and Midget Divisions. Teams from Florida, Texas, Massachusetts, California, Ohio, Pennsylvania, NY, NJ, Connecticut, Vermont, New Hampshire, Michigan, Illinois, Rhode Island, Washington DC, Maryland, Maine, and Ontario, Canada have been invited.

Each teams will play 3-5 games with games times starting at 7:00AM on Friday November 25th with final games concluding on Sunday November 27th by 5:00PM.

For more information about the rules, screening process for teams, and tournament features, please click on the Information button below. If you are ready to apply, click on the Register now button.