The Rochester Jr. Americans are hosting the 31st annual Big Thaw Spring House Tournament in memory of Willard "Bud" Parker Jr.
March 4-6, 2022: 8U (Mites) teams at red, white and blue levels
March 11-13, 2022: 10U (Squirts) - 18U (Midgets)
Tournament Headquarters: Rochester Ice Center, Fairport NY
A half-ice tournament featuring USAH sanctioned, cross-ice dasher boards, regulation “mite” nets, great competition at all levels of play with teams from across the Northeast.
All 8U teams will play one game on Friday, two on Saturday and one on Sunday. Sunday games will include gold medal, bronze medal and cross-over games.
A full-ice, 5v5 House tournament based on fair, competitive, play and fun on the ice! All games will be non-checking.
Teams should be available to play as early as 2 p.m. on Friday.
Out-of-town teams are welcome!
Space is limited so make your reservations soon.
A portion of the proceeds from the Big Thaw Tournaments will be donated to the Sean Shortsleeve Memorial Scholarship fund to help families in need cover their Jr. Amerks fees for the season.
All tournament hotel accommodations are to be made exclusively through Halpern Travel, our official housing partner for the Big Thaw Tournament.
8U (Mites): March 4-6, 2022
Team Fee: $495 ($200 deposit - final payment due 2/18)
House 10U (Squirts) - 18U (Midgets): March 11-13, 2022
Team Fee: Based on age level ($450 deposit - final payment due 2/25)
10U - $800; 12U - $850; 14U - $975; 18U - $1,000
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