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Youth Hockey Tournaments

Hosting the Nation's Top Youth Hockey Tournaments in the Northeast

Nickel City Hockey

Nickel City Hockey is the Northeast's Leader in Youth Hockey Tournaments. Our priority is to create a one of a kind experience for both players and families. 

Youth Hockey Tournaments in New York State

Nickel City Youth Hockey Tournaments

Nickel City Hockey hosts multiple tournaments each year. As the Northeast's premier choice for youth hockey tournaments, we strive to build a unique, competitive experience that your children will remember for a lifetime. 

Listed below are our current tournaments. Scroll down the page to see available discounts too!

Niagara Pucktoberfest

Oct 11 - Oct 4, 2024

Niagara Falls, NY

Presented in partnership with the Niagara Jr. Purple Eagles, Pucktoberfest is an early season test to see where your team stacks up against quality competition from various locations. 

Utica Fall Frenzy

Nov 1 - Nov 3, 2024

Utica, NY

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.

Buffalo Fall Frenzy

Nov 1 - Nov 3, 2024

Buffalo, NY

Join us in Buffalo, NY, known has Hockey Heaven, for a tournament between highly competitive teams. Come November, many teams are comfortable with their new rosters and eager to battle new opponents. With divisions available for Tier I, II, & III there are opportunities for many!

Niagara Presidential Playdown

Feb 16 - Feb 18, 2024

Niagara Falls, NY

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.

Buffalo Outdoor Challenge Series

Feb 16 - Feb 18, 2024

Buffalo, NY

The Buffalo Outdoor Challenge Series provides one of the most unique experiences of the hockey season. Players will get a chance to compete outdoors, at the rink used in the inaugural 2008 Winter Classic, between the Buffalo Sabres and Pittsburgh Penguins.

Tournament Arenas

Take a look at the arenas Nickel City Hockey uses to host youth hockey tournaments. To learn where your next hockey tournament is located, click on the individual tournament in the tabs above for additional details. 

One-of-a-kind Youth Hockey Tournaments

Nickel City Hockey is driven by a simple goal: to create unforgettable hockey experiences for players, families, and coaches in the youth hockey tournament realm. Our commitment to excellence means delivering top-tier competition, exceptional amenities, and unmatched customer service. Our mission is clear - we aim to foster lifelong hockey memories that will be cherished for years to come.

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Hockey Matchups That Just Make Sense

Distinguishing ourselves from other youth hockey tournaments, our utmost dedication lies in fostering a balanced and competitive atmosphere for all players. We go above and beyond by maintaining consistent communication with coaches and managers throughout the season, diligently assessing the competitive capabilities of each team. We recognize the significance of facing opponents of similar skill levels, as it enhances the thrill of competition. Hence, we meticulously pair teams based on their current standings, guaranteeing that your children engage in enjoyable competition while still being presented with an equal opportunity to vie for the championship.

See Why Previous Participants Choose
Our Youth 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. 

Youth Hockey Tournament in New York

Sign Up for Two Hockey Tournaments and Save!

Buy One Get One Free Youth Hockey Tournaments

Looking to schedule multiple events for your team? You are in luck! We are now offering a buy-one-get-one free special for teams who sign up for 2 "out of town" events with Nickel City Hockey. Click the link below to learn more about the BOGO offer and register online today.

Youth Hockey Tournaments Stay-To-Play Policy

Travel Information for Nickel City Hockey Youth Hockey Tournaments

All Nickel City Hockey Tournaments have 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.

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