Niagara Falls, NY Hockey Tournament
Introducing Pucktoberfest, presented in partnership with the Niagara Jr. Purple Eagles! This premier early season hockey tournament invites teams to test their skills against quality competition from various locations. Set at the heart of the US and Canadian border in New York State, teams can compete against new opponents and discover where they stack up.
With divisions available for Tier I, II, and III, Pucktoberfest offers opportunities for teams of all levels to showcase their talent and elevate their game. Join us for an unforgettable experience of thrilling competition, camaraderie, and the chance to create lasting memories in the beautiful border region.
Hotel information for Niagara Pucktoberfest
Stay To Play Policy
This event has a “Stay to Play” hotel policy. All attendees/groups in need of hotels are required
to book them through our housing partners in order to participate in the tournament.
This policy helps to ensure sufficient availability at
quality hotels, and the best available rates.
Rooms will fill up quickly for this hockey tournament, so please book well in advance
What Sets Nickel City Hockey Apart
At our core, we strive to create unforgettable hockey experiences for players, families, and coaches. With a commitment to excellence, we deliver top-tier competitive matchups, unmatched amenities, and unparalleled customer service in the youth hockey tournament industry. Our ultimate mission is to foster lifelong hockey memories that will be cherished for years to come.
Compete with the Best in Your League
Unlike other youth hockey tournaments, we work diligently to create a fair yet competitive environment for players. We communicate with coaches and managers throughout the season in order to understand the competitive level of each team. We know how important it is to compete against teams demonstrating the same skill level as your own. We match teams based on current standings, ensuring that your children are competing against teams that will create fun competition while still giving equal opportunity to take home the championship.
See Why Previous Participants Choose Our Hockey Tournaments
"This tournament was very well run! The rinks were beautiful and people were amazing. We want to especially thank you for looking out for our team and creating a showcase, since the half ice division wouldn’t have been as fun for us! Hope to see you next year!!"
- Nikki S.
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2022 Pucktoberfest Participants
Take a look at last year's participants and see what the competition could be like this year.
Check Out Our Other Hockey Tournaments in New York State
Nickel City Hockey hosts multiple tournaments each year in New York. If you can't make it to Pucktoberfest in October 2023, register for one of our other tournaments later in the season!
Additional Hockey Tournaments
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Join Nickel City Hockey in Utica, NY, for a youth hockey showdown between highly competitive teams. Hosted at the Brand New Utica University Nexus Center, and Adirondack Bank Center, home of the AHL Utica Comets, the facilities will surely not disappoint.
MLK Midwinter Meltdown
Jan 12 - Jan 15, 2024
Join us in Utica, NY, the Gateway to the Adirondack Mountains, for a tournament between highly competitive teams. Hosted at the Brand New Utica University Nexus Center, and Adirondack Bank Center, home of the AHL Utica Comets, the facilities will surely not disappoint.
Niagara Presidential Playdown
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Presented in partnership with the Niagara Jr. Purple Eagles, the Presidential Playdown is the perfect opportunity to close out the regular season with fierce competition from across North America.
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