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  • Gender: Male & Female
  • Dates: May 5-7, 2023
  • Age: Boys U16 & 2008-2015 | Girls U8-U16
  • Location: Twin Cities, MN
  • Female Event
  • Division
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  • Male Event
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Event Details

The Spring Stampede is a youth hockey tournament held in the Twin Cities and is a great opportunity for young players to showcase their skills and compete against top competition. Sign up today!

May 5-7, 2023  (Boys U16, Boys 2008-2015, Girls U8-U16)


  • 4-game guarantee (some teams may play 5)
  • (3) 15-minute stop-time periods
  • Individual Awards for 1st, 2nd, place
  • Slapshots at all levels
  • Checking at 2008 and older
  • No gate fees
  • Website with schedules and results
  • Dedicated Tournament Information Table at Every Arena
  • EMT's at Every Arena
Cost: $1750 USD
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  • Phone: (763) 225-7320

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  • Plymouth Ice Arena

    3650 Plymouth Blvd
    Plymouth, MN 55446
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  • Richfield Ice Arena

    636 E 66th St
    Richfield, MN 55423
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  • Rogers Activity Center

    21080 141st Ave N
    Rogers, MN 55374
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  • Schwan "Super Rink"

    1850 105th Ave NE
    Minneapolis, MN 55449
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Midwest Hockey Tournament Rules and Regulations

Game Format

  • Scoring
    • 2 points for a win, 1 point for a tie, 1 extra point awarded for a win with a shutout
  • Four minute warm up
  • Three 15 minute stop time periods
  • Running time will prevail if there is a six goal difference at any time during the game
  • Each team is allowed one timeout per game (one minute)
  • No overtime in pool play
  • Overtime will be used in Championship Round only
  • No rest period, teams will not change ends
  • Five minute running time period – 4 on 4
  • If still tied 3 player shootout – visiting team shoots first
  • Penalties assessed in regulation will carry over to overtime
  • At no time will a team have fewer than three skaters during overtime
  • The team listed first will be the home team and first choice of jersey color
  • A maximum of 20 players may be rostered. Players may not be rostered on more than one team unless an exception has been approved by the MHP staff.
  • If a player is double rostered without MHP approval, each game the player plays in will result in a forfeit for the team they are playing with. Goalie exception – if a team is without a goalie due to injury, an alternate goalie may be used with tournament approval
  • All players are required to have a birth certificate on file.
  • All players must have a signed waiver on file prior to playing any game
  • Please check your team in a minimum of 45 minutes prior to your first game
  • All teams must be paid in full prior to the first game of the tournament
  • Penalties - Minor (two minutes) Major (five minutes) Misconduct (10 minutes)
  • Any Fighting penalty will result in tournament disqualification
  • Any player receiving four penalties in one game will be asked to leave the game
  • Coaches are directed to tournament officials if game conflict exists. Under no circumstances are coaches allowed to talk to referees after the game to challenge a ruling or game outcome.


  • Players CAN ice the puck when shorthanded and it will NOT result in a whistle
  • A clock operator/announcer will be present for each game
  • There will be a trainer on-site during the tournament
  • Tournament apparel will be available for sale throughout the Tournament
  • Checking allowed in boys 2008 and older
  • Slapshots permitted at all levels
  • Tag up for off-sides will be used for boys and 2012 and older and U10 girls and older
  • Tournament officials have final decision-making authority for all game related situations
  • There can be occasions that a player plays down a level if that player is approved by MHP and MHP has verified the players skill level is appropriate for that age level.

Tie Breaker

  1. Head-to-head competition, if still tied the following in progression.
  2. Fewest goals allowed in all games.
  3. Goals Scored                                                                                                                                        
  4. Goal differential, 7 maximum per game, plus or minus.
  5. Coin toss by tournament directors. Coin toss to be called by coach winning rock, paper, and scissors!

***in the event of a 3-way tie head to head becomes an obsolete variable

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