Festival of Lights - Thanksgiving Tournament

November 24th-26th 2017 (Friday-Sunday)

This flagship tournament of NST is in its 27th season and is as competitive as ever. This year's event will be held at the completely renovated Hyde Park Ice Pavilion (see photo section) in Niagara Falls, NY. Over the last 4 years the rink has went through a complete overhaul. Both rink have new locker rooms, ices surfaces, scoreboard, benches and stands, plus the Stoneroom bar and restaurant is in full swing. Last year’s tournament had 48 teams that competed, with 5 of the championship games being decided by one goal! The average goal differential per game for the entire tournament was 2.25!

This year’s tournament will feature AA, A, B, AE, MD, Select, MOHL 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 24th with final games concluding on Sunday November 26th 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 or give Mike a call for more info. 716-316-1526