Date: Friday, February 3, 2023 – Sunday, February 5, 2023

Category: House League – U9 Tier 2 (formerly House A), 3 (formerly House B) & 4 (formerly House C) / U11 A, B & C


U9 House Tier 2 (formerly House A) $840.71 + HST ($950.00 total)

Tier 3 (formerly House B) and Tier 4 (formerly House C) – $792.04 + HST ($895.00 total)

U11 House – $1,070.80 + HST ($1,210.00 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 Meating’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 U11 teams and aims to provide teams with their best tournament experience of the season!

This year’s U9 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:

U9 Tier 2 – 2 half-ice scrimmages and 2 skills competitions

U9 Tier 4 – 3 half-ice scrimmages and 1 skills competition

Your team and parents will thank you for coming to Ottawa for your second 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 U11 level, and a FOUR ice-time minimum for U9 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:

  •  Meatings Barbecue Restaurant & Bar overlooking play
  •   Bytown Royal 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, February 3rd 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 Hudson 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: 

Format:  U11 teams will play a minimum of three games, followed by playoff rounds for those who qualify. See above for details on the U9 format.

Period Lengths: U11: 3 x 10 min stop time.

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

Gender: Boys (Co-ed)