Date: Friday, June 18, 2021 to Sunday, June 20, 2021

Category: Spring/Summer AAA Hockey

Divisions: Boys U11 (2010) & U13 (2008) & Girls/Womens U13 (2008), U15 (2006), U18 (2003-05)

Cost: $1,592.92 + HST ($1,800.00 Total)

Games Per Team5 GAME MINIMUM

Please join us for the Inaugural SSHD AAA Elite Invitational Tournament. This exclusive tournament is intended for Division I / Elite spring hockey clubs only. Interested parties may apply now. All applications are subject to review of team calibre.

This tournament will serve as your team’s best chance to return to elite hockey. With all games played at the Bell Sensplex, the official practice facility of the Ottawa Senators, the tournament experience is sure to be unmatched. Teams will enjoy a professional style game experience with music, announcing, player of the game awards, and a live stats and standings website.

Tournament Response to COVID-19

The Sensplex facilities have been leaders in developing protocols in recreation facilities in response to COVID-19. When you team attends this event you can rest assured that all steps are being taken to ensure the safest possible environment for hockey. This includes things like screening of everyone entering the building, constant sanitization to ensure clean rooms between teams, and modifications to the building to ensure physical distancing, just to name a few.

Division sizes will dictated by public health regulations at the time of the tournament, and may be smaller than usual in accordance with regulations.

As the tournament approaches, more specific COVID-19 rules and regulations will be shared with your team.


  • Five game minimum guaranteed, with additional games for playoff rounds, pending final tournament format.
  • Period & Game Lengths: Boys U11: 1 x 12, 2 x 15 minutes (80 minutes) / All Other Divisions (U13, U15, U18): 1 x 12, 2 x 15 minute stop time periods, with a flood every two periods of play (90 minutes)

Should COVID-19 protocols allow, body checking will be permitted at the Boys U13 division. Body checking (for clarification only), will not be permitted at any other level in this event.


Hosted by Capital Sports Management, and Senators Spring AAA Hockey Development, this hockey tournament will be played at the premium four-pad Bell Sensplex (official practice facility of the NHL’s Ottawa Senators). Here are just some features of the Inaugural SSHD AAA Elite Invitational Tournament:

  • The best competition available this Spring season, featuring elite SSHD AAA teams at each division.
  • Best facility anywhere for tournaments.
  • Fantastic hotels, shopping, and amenities within 3-minutes of the tournament headquarters.
  • Returning after great reviews – Sensplex Tournaments is pleased to continue our partnership with HockeyTV. HockeyTV is a subscription based service that broadcasts all games played at the Bell and Richcraft Sensplex both live and on-demand. 

IMPORTANT: Teams must be able to begin play at 8 a.m. on Friday, June 18.

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]

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS: Hudson Travel Group is the exclusive travel partner for all Sensplex Tournaments. 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 Kelly Dooley at [email protected] or 1-800-668-5596. This will ensure your team the lowest rates on a FULL range of area hotels!

Stats & Standings Website