October 20 2023 – October 22 2023


Tier I – U10 A/AA/AAA (Tier I) (2014), ‘AA’ U12 (2012), ‘AA’ U14 (2010) & ‘AA’ U16 (2008)

The 18th Annual edition of the Capital Fall Classic presented by the Ottawa Valley Silver Seven will be headquartered at the state-of-the-art Bell Sensplex, where parents can enjoy the action from the comfort of Centre Ice Bar & Restaurant above two of our four ice surfaces. Year after year this tournament features some of the best and most diverse competition available at the AA (tier II) tournament level (Tier I at U10), regularly featuring an extensive waiting list at many divisions.

The Capital Fall Classic is pleased to guarantee a four-game minimum for all teams and aims to provide teams with their best tournament experience of the season.

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

  • Prizing awarded to Champions & Finalists
  • A guaranteed FOUR game minimum
  • Awards ceremony following EVERY game for “Player of the Game” selections from both teams
  • Great competition
  • Best facilities anywhere for tournaments
  • Fantastic hotels, shopping, and amenities within 3-minutes of the tournament headquarters
  • Exclusive access to Ottawa Senators tickets, subject to the NHL schedule

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

The Bell Sensplex is the headquarters for this tournament; however, teams may play games at other local facilities.
Hudson Travel Group is the exclusive travel partner for all tournaments hosted by the Bell Sensplex. Booking with them is a mandatory condition of acceptance for all out of town teams. Accommodations for all events at the Bell Sensplex will be arranged on your behalf by Kelly Hudson at [email protected] or 1-800-668-5596. This will offer your team the lowest rates on a wide range of area hotels!

We are excited to announce the NHL Season will be underway and the Ottawa Senators will be hosting the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday, October 21st at 1:00pm. We will be offering a special team rate for anyone interested in booking tickets. Interested teams must book with Ottawa Senators group sales account manager Shannon Jones at [email protected] or by phone at 613-599-0377. Tournament scheduling will accommodate those group tickets purchased through these official channels. Please note that ticket sales will be limited and sold on a first come first serve basis to accommodate tournament scheduling needs.

HEO Minor Sanction #: 23-003


U10 (2014): $1687.80 + HST ($1,940.00 in Total)

U12 (2012): $1687.80 + HST ($1,940.00 in Total)

U14 (2010): $1,805.25 + HST ($2075.00 in Total)

U16 (2008): $1,918.35 + HST ($2,205.00 in Total)


Teams will play a minimum of four games, followed by playoff rounds for those who qualify.
Period Lengths: U10: 3 x 12-minute stop time; U12 & U14: 2 x 12, 1 x 15-minute stop time; U16: 1 x 12, 2 x 15 minute stop time with a flood mid-game (every two periods). Body checking will be permitted at the U14 & U16 levels.

Teams must be prepared to play as early as 8:00am on Friday, October 20th.

For the U10 (2014) division, the equivalency chart for Ottawa & Ontario in use is:

Tier IAAAA / high-end AA
Tier IIBlow end AA / A / AE / MD

At U10 Only Tier I or strong Tier II teams should apply.

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