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2014 Snowball Shootout

2014 Snowball Shootout

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Come join us for the oldest youth hockey tournament in Illinois! The 29th Annual Snowball Tournament hosted by the Peoria Youth Hockey Association (PYHA) is December 26th through December 28th.

Our Snowball Tournament attracts competitive teams from all over the Midwest. We offer a reasonable entry fee of $675 for Squirts and PeeWees, with a reduced rate of $500 for Mites.

  • Mites will play a jamboree-style tournament with a (9) game guarantee.
  • 4 game tiering round Friday
  • 4 game Round Robin play Saturday
  • Playoffs Sunday – all Teams play a quarter final game
  • All divisions play for a championship game
  • All games play half ice – team must be USA Hockey Registered – All game lengths 35 minutes
  • Tournament open to all ADM U8/U7 teams, Mite U8/U7 USA Hockey teams and Mite House teams
  • Squirts and Pee Wees receive a minimum (3) game guarantee and will be assembled for both the A and AA levels.

We'll have trophies for teams finishing 1st, 2nd and 3rd place at every level and an opportunity to play their Championship game at Carver Arena, home of the Peoria Rivermen!

Squirt and Peewee level teams with have the opportunity to compete for individual awards for the 3 Stars of every game. Trophies will also be awarded at the Squirt and Peewee level for best GAA and points leaders for over the course of the tournament!

We have a fun filled weekend of great hockey and fun in Peoria, IL! Friday and Saturday evening the Peoria Rivermen are in town to host the Columbus Cottonmouths. ALL Snowball Tournament Teams are invited to enjoy a Rivermen game at a discounted price.

PRE-ORDER TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE FOR ONLY $8 PER TICKET (WHEN PURCHASED AS PART OF A TEAM)

TEAMS COMING TO GAMES EITHER FRIDAY OR SATURDAY NIGHT WILL BE ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:

  • Intermission youth hockey game
  • Pre-game locker room tour
  • Participate in player introductions and be on the ice with the Rivermen for the National Anthem
  • Teams MUST purchase a minimum of 20 tickets to participate and each event is first come first serve.

(Limited to one event per team per night). Tickets must be ordered no later than 12/20/14. To order tickets, please call Mickey Gray (309.680.3810)

Our tournament committee will do its best to assure your team has the chance to attend one game for the opportunity to skate during intermission and be introduced with your team picture on the scoreboard!

If you are interested in competing in the 2014 Snowball Tournament, please complete and mail the attached tournament application to:

Snowball Shootout
c/o Andy Seaton
1019 W Lake Ave.
Peoria, IL 61614

If you have a question in regards to the tournament, please visit www.pyha.org or feel free to contact Tournament Director: Andy Seaton

Andy Seaton
2014 Snowball Tournament Director
Phone: (309) 397-6864
Email: jrrivsdad@mtco.com


Andy Seaton

2014 Snowball Tournament Director

Phone: (309) 397-6864


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