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!

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!

2023-2024 LINKS and DATES

December 28-30, 2023 | Washington D.C. area, Maryland

March 15-17, 2024 | Nashville, Tennessee

March 8-10, 2024 | Washington D.C. area, Maryland

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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!

🚨🏒Volunteering Opportunities for Youth Hockey Players: The Spirit of Giving Back to the Youth Hockey Community 🏒🚨

This is for your youth hockey players. We know and thank the hours parents volunteer but here we share some of the ways we have given back to the hockey community and how your hockey-loving children can too.

Click the link in bio to read.

Let us know other ways you have helped your kids give back to the hockey community. We`d love to add your experiences to this blog.

🏒Yours in Hockey
Brian & Whitney
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#youthhockey #hockeyvolunteers #givingbacktohockey #showdowntournaments #travelhockey #hockeytournamentfun #hockeyfun #hockeyblog #hockeymom #hockeydad #hockeylife #hockeymotivation #hockeyfam #hockeyfamily
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🏒🐸Happy Leap Day, Hockey Style🐸🏒

Now that`s some leaping! A goalie during our Showdown Skills Event leaping over the stick during the Capital Relay shot by our friends at Premier Event Photography

Share your jumping or leaping hockey photos with us.

🏒Yours in Hockey
Brian & Whitney

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#crabtownshowdown #countryandwesternshowdown #capitalshowdown
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The 33rd Country & Western Showdown Tournament has been released.
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We are 2 weeks before the first puck drops!
We hope you are as excited as we are for the start of the tournament!

Over the March 15-17th tournament weekend, 70 teams are coming together from 27 clubs in 12 divisions to partake in the fun and competition. We hope you all are as excited as we are.

🏒 Yours in Hockey
Brian & Whitney

#youthhockey #showdowntournaments #u14hockey #squirthockey #12uhockey #14uhockey #youthhockeytournament #u12hockey #u10hockey #travelhockey #peeweehockey #mitehockey #youthhockeytournaments #bantamhockey #10uhockey #u8hockey #8uhockey #hockeyszn #icehockeyteam #hockeyfam #hockeytourney #countryandwesternshowdown
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🚨🏒Hockey Team Spotlight 🏒🚨

Thank you for hosting such a fun weekend. We appreciate everything you and your team do to ensure the tournament is fun, exciting and successful. Our kids had a blast and made wonderful mite memories. See you again next season!
Thanks,
Stephanie Fox (QCR Team Begy)
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This is our mission. So happy to know your team had a blast!

👏Thanks again for attending the 32nd Country & Western Showdown Queen City Royals Hockey! We look forward to welcoming you back, next weekend at the 15th Capital Showdown.

🚨We’d love to recognize your club and thank you for attending a Showdown Tournament. DM us and let’s put your team in the spotlight!

🏒Yours in Hockey
Brian & Whitney
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#youthhockey #showdowntournaments #8uhockey #10uhockey #12uhockey #14uhockey #u8hockey #u10hockey #u12hockey #u14hockey #hockeyismylife #mitehockey #squirthockey #hockeytourney #peeweehockey #hockeyfam #hockeymanager
#hockeytourney #youthhockeytournaments #hockeyfamily #queencityroyalshockey #countryandwesternshowdown
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🏒🏅 Happy Medal Monday, Hockey Style! 🏅🏒

Celebrating the friendly competition and achievements at Showdown Tournaments. Congratulations to all the young athletes who earned Medals! Share your winning moments by tagging us. 📸

🏒 Yours in Hockey,
Brian & Whitney

P.S. Tag us in your Showdown Medal Photos. 🏅

#HockeyMedalMonday #ChampionsOnIce #hockeypassion #youthhockey #showdowntournaments #6uhockey #8uhockey #10uhockey #12uhockey #14uhockey #travelhockey #youthhockeytournament #hockeymedals #youthhockeyhub #crabtownshowdown #capitalshowdown #countryandwesternshowdown #hockeytourney #hockeytourneyweekend #youthhockeytournaments #medalmonday #medalmonday🏅
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Hockey builds relationships…
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It’s no wonder hockey friendships last a lifetime!
We spend so much time together during hockey season. On ice and off… Practices, Games, Team Building, Tournaments and more…

Check out all of those smiles during the tournaments.
With hockey, you always have friends.
Tag a hockey friend.

🏒 Yours in Hockey
Brian & Whitney
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#youthhockey #showdowntournaments #mitehockey #squirthockey #peeweehockey #bantamhockey #u8hockey #u10hockey #u12hockey #u14hockey #u16hockey #hockeyszn #hockeyfam #8uhockey #travelhockey #hockeyismylife #travelhockeylife #hockeyinspiration #youthhockeytournaments #youthhockeytournament #crabtownshowdown #capitalshowdown #countryandwesternshowdown #hockeyquotes #hockeyfriends #hockeyfamily 🏒
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