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!

🏒🚨Hockey Inspiration!🚨🏒

“It’s not necessarily the amount of time you spend at practice that counts; it’s what you put into the practice.” – Eric Lindros

Share your favorite hockey quote with us to have it featured.

🏒Yours in Hockey
Brian & Whitney

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🏒🏅Medal Monday Country & Western Style! 🏒🤠
Celebrating our newest medaled Nashville Flyers 8Us of the 33rd Country & Western Showdown Skills Event.
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Not only do the top two teams competing in the division Championship Game earn Medals, but we also celebrate each team’s skills at the Showdown Skills Event with gold, silver, and bronze honors.
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Are you getting ready to showcase your skills and compete in the 2024-25 Season Showdowns and the Showdown Skills Event?
Share your plans in the comments below! ⬇️

Tag us in your Showdown Medal and Skills Event Photos.
Photo credit 📸 @nashvilleyouthhockey

🏒 Yours in Hockey,
Brian & Whitney

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What are the most important criteria you consider in choosing a hockey camp?

You are choosing or looking to register your player in a summer hockey camp. How do you select the best camp for your kid?

Some top factors to consider:
🏒 Reputation & Staff
🏕 Day Camp vs Overnight Camp
🥅 Skills and Drills Offered
🛝 Extra Activities

What top criteria do you consider for selecting the right camp for your hockey player?
Tag your favorite camp in the comments below and tell us what makes it a great camp.

🏒Yours in Hockey
Brian & Whitney

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🥅🚫🏒The Showdown Skills Event, our action packed skills event!! Where goalies block your shots in the Shootout!

Outside of game play, we host this fun 6 part divisional silks event. The Showdown is in a shootout style where each goalie faces 8 shots from the opposing teams.

We’d love to share more with you about this tournament highlight! It’s easy to get more info, just click link in bio.

Looking forward to seeing your team at the rink! 🏒🥅🏒

📸 credit @my_premier_photography
Featuring @carolinajuniorcanes 8U!

🏒Yours in Hockey
Brian & Whitney
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Selecting the best hockey tournament for your team!?!

We break down the most important things to choose from when picking your tournaments for the season.

By deciding between travel and local tournaments, screening for appropriate division placement, prioritizing fun, and conducting thorough research, you can ensure a rewarding and enjoyable tournament season.

Click the link in bio and be sure to share these great tips with your youth hockey team managers and coaches.

🏒 Yours in Hockey
Brian & Whitney

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