FAQ

Q: Why comes to this tournament?

A: Because this tournament offers “real-competition” with a minimum of 3 games while putting the focus on hockey skills to improve the athlete’s performance.

Q: Can I register a team?

A: Yes, just complete the Registration Application on this web site and make the first deposit to reserve a place in this tournament.

Q: When will the first offers of acceptance be sent out?

A: Please note that all competitive teams that apply early will be guaranteed acceptance until all the spots are filled in that level. The selection committee will respond quickly to confirm your acceptance to this tourney.

Q: Is there any benefit to sending in my team application early?

A: The selection committee meets on a monthly basis accepting teams at the beginning of each month. This will allow teams the opportunity to plan and organize their trip.

Q: How do I know if you received my application?

A: Once the application is received after you paid the entrance fee, the registration committee will contact you as soon as possible to confirm that we have received your application.

Q: When is the schedule released?

A: The schedule for the tournament will be released 2-3 weeks before the tournament begins. Please check back frequently on the home page of this web site to see the updated schedule.

Q: What to worry about before coming to this hockey event as a coach or a team manager?

A: The direction of the High School Hockey Prospects Showcase has prepared a check list to review before coming the tournament. Important to consult it.

Q: How do you assess the skill divisions/caliber of a team!

A: Teams will be split into divisions based on skills level after registration is complete. Every effort will be made to place teams in divisions where they will play competitive games. We will do our best to be fair to all teams.

Q: How many players per team?

A: You should aim for 12 skaters and 1 goaltender, with 10-20 skaters per team the acceptable range.

Q: Are roster changes or additions allowed after the tournament starts?

A: Absolutely not. Teams should bring enough skaters that their team will still be able to skate comfortably should a player sustain an injury, become ill, or be otherwise unable to play. You can make any changes to your roster until the first game of the tournament. Further, any roster additions after a team has been placed in a tournament division are subject to the approval of the tournament director.