December 8 2023 – December 10 2023


Competitive Girls – U9 Tier 1 – U11 AA, BB, C – U13 AA, A, BB, B, C – U15 A, BB, B, C – U18 A, BB, B C

The GCGH Kickin Ice in the Capital tournament presented by the Gloucester Cumberland Girls Hockey Association will be headquartered at the state-of-the-art Richcraft Sensplex; Ottawa’s newest four-pad facility.

Teams will play a minimum of four games with a combination of round-robin, playoff, and/or consolation games. The U9 (2014-15) jamboree portion of the tournament will feature a combination of half-ice scrimmage style games, with no score kept, as well as competitive skills competitions. U9 teams will enjoy a combined total of 5 ice times at this event.

Some tournament features include:

  • Prizing awarded to Champions & Finalists
  • Awards ceremony following EVERY game for “Player of the Game” selections from both teams
  • Great competition
  • Free admission for all spectators!
  • Best facility anywhere for tournaments
  • Fantastic hotels, shopping and amenities within 5 minutes of tournament headquarters
  • 2 x 10, 1 x 12 minute stop time periods for U11 & U13 & 1 x 10, 2 x 12 minute stop time periods for U15 & U18 (other than the A division which will play 3 x 12 minute stop time periods).
  • Exclusive access to Ottawa Senators tickets, subject to the NHL schedule
  •  Returning after great reviews, 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:

All teams MUST be prepared to start as early as 8:00 a.m. Friday, December 8th.

While the Richcraft Sensplex is the headquarters for this event, some teams may play games at other local facilities.

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 FULL range of area hotels!

We are proud to offer a special tournament participant rate to the Ottawa Senators game. 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. Once the NHL 23-24 schedule is released, all tournament websites will be updated to reflect any home games available.

Tournament Sanction Number: 


U9 Tier 1, U11 AA, BB, C: $1384.96 + HST ($1565.00 Total)

U13 AA, A, BB, B, C: $1407.08 + HST ($1590.00 Total)

U15 A, BB, B, C: $1539.82 + HST ($1740.00 Total)

U18 A, BB, B, C: $1570.80 + HST ($1775.00 Total)



This tournament is OWHA sanctioned and all levels feature a 4 game minimum.

Period Lengths:

2 x 22:30 halves for all U9 scrimmages
2 x 10, 1 x 12 min stop time for all U11, U13 levels
1 x 10, 2 x 12 min stop time for all U15 & U18 levels (excluding U15 A & U18 A)
3 x 12 min stop time for U15 A &18 A

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