2015 THANKSGIVING HOCKEY CLASSIC at Hanover, New Hampshire
Back for its 22nd Year! November 27 - 29
NEW FOR 2015! Four game minimum guarantee!
Everyone plays on Friday, two on Saturday and at least one on Sunday.
NEW RINK and Tourney Headquarters! Thompson Arena at Dartmouth College will be the primary rink. All games now in Hanover at Dartmouth and Campion Rink!
SQUIRT/ATOM - Hanover’s top team is the host club. Level will be similar to NH GSL Tier II and upper Tier III, Vermont AA and upper 'A', or USA Hockey lower Tier II and upper Tier III. PEE WEE -Hanover’s second PW team and the girls top 12U (NE Regional Finalists last year) are host clubs. Level will be similar to NH GSL upper Tier III or 'A' to lower 'AA' in Vermont. Girls 12U Tier I and upper tier II teams also welcome! BANTAM- Hanover’s top Tier NH II team is host club – also similar to what is known as Vermont ‘AA’ and upper 'A' and USAH Tier III and lower Tier II.
Thanksgiving Skills Challenge returns! Team Relay Race and the Turkey Shoot(out)! Celebrate two decades of Thanksgiving Hockey in Hanover!
TOURNAMENT FORMAT - 4game minimumguarantee-Divisions with eight teams will have semi-finals
-No gate fee - free admission to all games
-Overtimes and timeouts in all games, including Round Robin play
-Games begin around 10am Friday and will try and have further away teams play a little later if possible
-Family-Friendly game times
-Three 12 minute stop time periods
-USAH sanctioned tournament and Canadian teams welcome (practice ice available on Thursday if interested)- USAH sanctioned travel permit required
-Teams must be approved by Tournament Director before your registration is confirmed. Especially if your club is new we want to check team strength to make sure every club is the right fit and games will be competitive.
Great dining and hotel options! OFFICIAL hotel for this tournament are being finalized in early July and will be posted soon. Dining Options:
Click tabs on left for local options. More will be added over the summer.