Date: Friday, January 24, 2020 – Sunday, January 26, 2020

Category: House League – Novice Tier 2 (formerly House A), 3 (formerly House B) & 4 (formerly House C) / Atom A, B & C


Novice House Tier 2 (formerly House A) $730.09 + HST ($825 Total)

Tier 3 (formerly House B) and Tier 4 (formerly House C) – $685.84 + HST ($775 Total)

Atom House – $1,022.12 + HST ($1,155 Total)

Weekend 2 of the annual Cougar Cup is presented by the host Gloucester Minor Hockey Association and will be headquartered at the state-of-the-art Richcraft Sensplex, where parents can enjoy the action from the comfort of Stanley’s Restaurant above above three of our four ice surfaces. The event will be facilitated by the same experienced staff as tournaments at the Bell Sensplex, whose tournaments, year after year, feature some of the best and most diverse competition available at the house league level, regularly featuring an extensive waiting list at many divisions. Apply now to guarantee your team the best opportunity for acceptance.

The Cougar Cup is pleased to guarantee a three-game minimum for all Atom teams and aims to provide teams with their best tournament experience of the season!

This year’s Novice event will run as a jamboree with half ice scrimmages, as mandated by Hockey Canada. Each team will be on the ice four times, with the breakdown as below:

Novice Tier 2 – 2 half-ice scrimmages and 2 skills competitions

Novice Tier 4 – 3 half-ice scrimmages and 1 skills competition

Your team and parents will thank you for coming to Ottawa for your first half tournament!
Some tournament features include:

  • Prizing awarded to Champions & Finalists / Prizing awarded to winners of skills competitions for jamboree participants
  • A guaranteed THREE game minimum (up to 6 possible depending on division), at the Atom level, and a FOUR ice-time minimum for Novice teams
  • Awards ceremony following EVERY game for “Player of the Game” selections from both teams
  • Free admission for all spectators! (no admission / gate fees)
  • Great competition
  • Best facilities anywhere for tournaments
  • Fantastic hotels, shopping and amenities within 5 minutes of tournament headquarters
  • After amazing reviews, HockeyTV is back! HockeyTV is a subscription based service that broadcasts all games played at the Bell and Richcraft Sensplex both live and on-demand. 

 The Richcraft Sensplex features plenty to compliment the action on the ice, including:

  •  Stanley’s Restaurant & Bar overlooking play
  •   Lightning Blade Pro Shop

The Richcraft Sensplex is the headquarters for this tournament, however teams may play games at other local facilities.

Teams MUST be prepared to play as early as Friday, January 24th at 8:00 a.m.
Hudson Travel Group is the exclusive travel partner for all Sensplex Tournaments. Booking with them is a mandatory condition of acceptance for all out of town teams. Accommodations for all events at the Sensplex facilities will be arranged on your behalf by Kelly Dooley at [email protected] or  1-800-668-5596. This will offer your team the lowest rates on a wide range of area hotels!

HEO Minor Sanction Number:  19-026

Format:  Atom teams will play a minimum of three games, followed by playoff rounds for those who qualify. See above for details on the Novice format.

Period Lengths: Atom: 3 x 10 min stop time.

This tournament is for house league teams (ie. non competitive or non select teams).

Gender: Boys (Co-ed)