Niagara Falls Blizzard Challenge Tournament

January 14th - 16th 2017 (Saturday-Monday)

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. With 54 teams in attendance, last year’s event delivered plenty of memories and excitement for all who attended. Six of our Championship games were decided by one goal or less, with the average goal differential for the entire tournament was 2.05

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

Each Team will be guaranteed a minimum of three games with a maximum of 5 games. The tournament schedule will be emailed to accepted teams 3-4 weeks in advance of the event.

Teams should be ready to play as early as 7:00 AM January 14th with Final Championships concluding by 7:00 PM January 16th.

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 button.