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Host a Tournament

How to Host an Invitational Tournament

To Host a tournament fill out the required registration form by clicking on the link at the bottom of the page.  When you apply to host a tournament you will need the following:

  1. All the pertinent information for your tournament. These include divisions offered, dates, tournament director contact information etc.
  2. A copy of the tournament rules in PDF or DOC format to be attached to the application
  3. A copy of your tournament flier or information in PDF or DOC format to be attached to the application if you wish to have it displayed in our tournament search NEW
  4. A $250 Application Fee for invitatational tournaments and the $250 Tournament Fee for 3 on 3, or 4 on 4 tournaments will be collected at the end of the application process. There is no charge for 8U Jamborees cross-ice jamborees.
  5. All tournament promoters and/or organizers that are NOT USA Hockey-approved member programs, are required to provide proof of liability insurance evidencing $1,000,000/occurrence and $2,000,000/aggregate prior to an approved sanction being issued.
  6. At the close of the tournament an email will be sent with a link to close out the tournament. Have a list of the teams that played with their USA or Canadian Team numbers ready on the Tournament Team Participation Form to upload.  Upload the needed information and pay the remaining feel. (For invitational tournamnets the fee is $40 per team) There is no additional fees for 3 on 3, or 4 on 4 tournaments.
  7. If you have to cancel a tournament after it is sanctioned, see  refund policy on the right.

Additional information on the rules governing tournament is available in the right column.

IMPORTANT - Please read USA Hockey Rules and Regulations, Article VIII "Games, Exhibition Games, Invitational Tournaments and Sanctioned Events" and any applicable Affiliate rules before completing this form. This sanctioned Invitational Tournament is expected to be conducted in compliance with local, state  and federal health guidelines and regulations in force at the time and location of the tournament. Sanctioning of a tournament does not provide insurance for a non-member promoter and/or organizer. All tournament promoters and/or organizers agree that they are responsible for following and shall follow the USA Hockey Sanctioned Tournament Safe Sport Program Protocol, online at, in operation of the sanctioned tournament.

Begin Your Tournament Application