Showdown Youth Hockey Tournaments

Showdown Hockey Tournaments

Experience FUN and COMPETITIVE hockey at all levels with Showdown Tournaments.

Our goal is to create an environment for all participants to feel like winners and to be a part of something good. To accomplish our goal we build competitive divisions, provide state-of-the-art fun through our Showdown Skills Event, and give each participant and family a memorable experience to savor for a lifetime.

With over 30 years of hosting tournaments in the Washington D.C. area, Maryland and Nashville, Tennessee, we are the go-to for your tournament weekend.

What you get at a Showdown Tournament:

  • 3 days of hockey

  • 4 game guarantee

  • Showdown Skills Event – a fun and exhilarating skill event

  • Pin Exchange

  • Player Souvenir

  • Family-run, Experienced Tournament Staff

We thank past teams for their continued support and look forward to sharing the Showdown Hockey Tournament experience with new teams as we celebrate our 34th year!

Showdown Tournaments Featured

We are honored to be featured in the Holiday Issue of USA Hockey Magazine in Behind the Glass with The Hockey Mom – Christie Casciano Burns.

Check it out here – Proper Tourney Planning

Guest on Our Kids Play Hockey’s Podcast, we talked everything youth hockey tournament related.

Check out the episode here – Turning Youth Hockey Tournaments into Unforgettable Experiences with Showdown Hockey Tournaments

Our Kids Play Hockey Podcast with Showdown Tournaments Our Kids Play Hockey is an award winning podcast offering insights, stories, and advice about youth hockey. The podcast is a treasure trove for parents, coaches, and young athletes, blending expert views with real-life experiences in the hockey community.

In the recent episode featuring Showdown Tournaments, listeners were treated to an in-depth discussion about our tournaments’ impact on youth hockey. The episode delves into the core values that drive Showdown Tournaments: fostering a competitive spirit, encouraging teamwork, and promoting sportsmanship among young athletes, while maintaining the FUN!

2024-2025 LINKS and DATES

December 27-29, 2024 | Washington D.C. area, Maryland

March 14-16, 2025 | Nashville, Tennessee

March 14-16, 2025 | Washington D.C. area, Maryland

Showdown Skills Event

Enjoy the excitement of our Showdown Skills Event!

If you have never been to one of our tournaments, you are missing out on a fan-favorite event!

What’s it like on the bench of youth hockey…
Thrilling, exciting, powerful, a place of leadership and influence…
There’s so much happening on the bench!
As players- you sit, stand, hydrate, cheer, jump over and bang those sticks. Hopefully, you’re listening to your coach`s instructions and guidance.
As coaches - encouraging your players to exemplify a hard work ethic, sportsmanship, respect, and commitment while learning the incredible game of hockey
Our hockey community is a special one and we promote good sportsmanship. We do so because being a good sport transfers to life. It’s an awesome game!

What have you learned that the world needs to know about being on the bench?
Being part of team
🔹Life lessons
🔹The thrill of the game
🔹Other lessons, please share

🏒Yours in Hockey
Brian & Whitney
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🤠🏒Join us for the 34th Country & Western Showdown Youth Hockey Tournament! 🏒🤠

🗓️ Dates: March 14-16, 2025
📍 Location: Nashville, TN
🌟 Levels: Travel B, A, and House Allstar
👦 Ages: U8 – U14

🔥 Get ready for three days of incredible hockey as we bring together participants from all over!

🤩 Our mission is to create an unforgettable environment where players can showcase their skills and families can enjoy the excitement.

🏅 Experience the thrill of competitive divisions, fun with our Showdown Skills Event, and make memories that will last a lifetime. Join us and be part of something truly special, Nashville!

🏒 Expert Tournament Organizers with a Personal Touch
🏒 Screening Teams for Divisions
🏒 4 Game Guarantee
🏒 Unleash Your Team’s Skills in the Showdown Skills Event
🏒 Fun with our Pin Exchange Tradition

Click the link in bio to register your team or for more tournament info.

🏒Yours in Hockey
Brian & Whitney
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🏒❓How old is too old to participate in a Showdown Hockey Tournament…❓🏒

🦀 Crabtown Showdown in Maryland, we host divisions for 6U – 18U
🇺🇸 Capital Showdown in Maryland, we host divisions for 6U-16U
🤠 Country & Western Showdown Nashville, Tennessee we host division for 8U-14U

We wish we could take the older age groups in Nashville, we just don’t have enough ice.

Let us know you would like more information on how your team can participate by typing AGE LEVELS in the comments. ⬇️
🏒 Yours in Hockey
Brian & Whitney

P.S. Have a question for us, please send us a DM. Every question is a good question and getting your questions answered aids in having a great time at the Showdown.

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🏅🏒 Happy Medal Monday! 🏅🏒
At Showdown Tournaments, we witness phenomenal performances from our young hockey stars. Featuring the Baltimore Stars 14U team at our most recent Crabtown Showdown Tournament. Your dedication and skill on the ice inspires us.

To all our medal winners, congratulations on your incredible achievements! 🥇🏅 Your hard work and determination have paid off, and we couldn`t be more proud.

For those who competed but didn’t take home a medal, remember that your effort and passion are what make this sport great. We hope you enjoyed the competition and created lasting memories.

We`d love to see your shining moments! Share your Showdown Medal Photos and tag us to be featured. Continuing to celebrate the spirit and camaraderie of youth hockey.

📸 Photo credit: @baltimorestars14u

🏒 Yours in Hockey,
Brian & Whitney

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