8th Annual Canada Day Cup powered by Sherwood (Spring AAA Hockey - Pre-Novice - Major Bantam & Girls U8/U10/U12/U14)


June 30 2018 - July 2 2018


Spring/Summer AAA Hockey - Pre-Novice (11) - Major Bantam (03) & Girls U8/U10/U12/ (05-010)

Number of Teams

Approx 70 teams

Games Per Team

4 Game Guarantee (up to 6)


4 round robin games (or 3 round robin followed by guaranteed playoff game) plus playoffs. Pre-Novice/Novice/Atom (Girls U8/U10) will have 3 X 12 minutes stop time periods, Peewee/Bantam (Girls U12/U14) will have 2 X 12, 1 X 15 minute stop time periods. Pre-Novice, Novice, Atom, Minor Peewee & all Girls divisions will be non-checking. Major Peewee, Minor Bantam, and Major Bantam boys divisions will feature body checking. Depending on size and makeup, some divisions MAY be split into exclusive groups (tiers or simply groupings), at the sole discretion of the tournament committee.

Please forward all questions regarding this great event to us at (613) 599-0227 or [email protected].


The 8th Annual Canada Day Cup powered by Sher-wood will be headquartered at the state-of-the-art Bell Sensplex (4-pad practice facility of the NHL's Ottawa Senators in west Ottawa), and the Richcraft Sensplex (brand new 4-pad facility in east Ottawa). The tournament will be played under (modified) International Ice Hockey rules. This will be sure to offer players an out-of-this-world experience like they've never had before! Here are just some features of the 8th Annual Canada Day Cup:

  • High quality one-piece Sher-wood hockey sticks for EVERY player on EVERY championship team!
  • Quality Sher-wood merchandise for EVERY player on EVERY finalist team!
  • Tournament Memento for all players
  • Player of the Game awards will be presented to each team following each game
  • Great competition from across North America
  • Canada Day Cup Tournament Party for players & spectators
  • Best facility anywhere for tournaments
  • Fantastic hotels, shopping and amenities within 3 minutes of tournament headquarters

Important note regarding the Major Peewee division: Please note that bodychecking will be permitted at the Major Peewee level; however, all teams will be expected to have conducted a formal bodychecking clinic for their players. Thank you for your cooperation in ensuring a safe tournament for all of our teams.

IMPORTANT: Teams must be able to begin play at 8 a.m. on Saturday, June 30th.

INSURANCE: Teams should have liability coverage for their organization and proof of Insurance will be required upon check-in. For teams looking for affordable hockey insurance options, consider IPlayhockey which provides insurance for many AAA teams throughout Ottawa and beyond. For more information, contact: Shawn Perrier at 613-745-1352/888-361-1352 or [email protected]

Hudson Travel Group is the exclusive travel partner for all tournaments hosted by the Sensplex facilities. Please note that it is a condition of acceptance for out-of-town teams to book accomodations through this means. Accommodations for all events at the Sensplex facilities will be arranged on your behalf by Dawn Francoeur at [email protected] or 1-800-668-5596 x 306. This will ensure your team the lowest rates on a FULL range of area hotels!

Note: Registration for teams from the United States can be made in USD at the current day’s exchange rate less 5%.



Pre-Novice, Minor Novice& Girls U8, U10 : $1,269.91, Plus HST ($1,435)

Major Novice, Minor/Major/Elite Atom: $1,309.73, Plus HST ($1,480)

Girls U12: $1,345.13, Plus HST ($1,520)

Minor/Major Peewee: $1,380.53, Plus HST ($1,560) 

Minor/Major Bantam:  $1,398.23, Plus HST ($1,580)

Competitive / Rep
Boys (Co-ed)

Stats & Standings Website

Canada Day Cup Weekend Website