Tournament Dates

Friday, June 14th – Sunday, June 16th, 2024

Tournament Cost

DivisionCost (incl. HST)Division Information
2013 (U11) D1$2010.003 x 15 minute stop time periods (85-90 minute games).
2012 (U12) D1$2010.003 x 15 minute stop time periods (85-90 minute games).
2011 (U13) D1$2010.003 x 15 minute stop time periods (85-90 minute games).
2010 (U14) D1$2070.003 x 15 minute stop time periods (85-90 minute games).

Body checking is permitted at this division.
2009 (U15) D1$2070.003 x 15 minute stop time periods (85-90 minute games).

Body checking is permitted at this division.
2008 (U16) D1$2070.003 x 15 minute stop time periods (85-90 minute games).

Body checking is permitted at this division.

All games are played using extended length blocks (no 1-hour games in any divisions). Depending on size and makeup, some divisions MAY be split into exclusive groupings, at the sole discretion of the tournament committee to ensure the best competitive balance possible.

All divisions are a five (5) game minimum. Out of town teams must be prepared to start as early as 8 a.m. on the first day of the tournament (May 14).


After getting on the map as a two-division event in it’s Inaugural season, and growing in it’s second and third seasons, the organizers of the SSHD AAA Elite Invitational (D1) Tournament are excited to return with the 4th edition to meet the needs and wants of Elite (D1) teams from U11 to U16 (2008-2013). We are coaches and parents ourselves and we know what matters most; great competition. We then layer in THE best facilities, THE best atmosphere, THE most professional planning and execution, and surround it with excellent amenities to make travelling to Ottawa for this event a true no-brainer. Enjoy reading about the tournament features below and then APPLY NOW to take part.

Hosted by Senators Spring AAA Hockey Development, this tournament is headquartered at the state-of-the-art Bell Sensplex. Here are just some features of the SSHD AAA Elite Invitational Tournament:

  • Five (5) extended-length games guaranteed.
  • Thoughtful scheduling and THE most professionally run event you’ll find anywhere, run by the world’s tournament experts at Sensplex Tournaments.
  • Great competition, with teams generally attending from Ontario, Quebec, the USA and other parts of Canada.
  • Music and announcing for every game and an atmosphere you won’t find elsewhere.
  • Player of the Game awards ceremony following every game, with selections from both teams.
  • Top tier prizing awarded to both Champions & Finalists.
  • Best tournament facilities anywhere, with all games hosted at and operated by the not-for-profit Sensplex facilities also featuring Centre Ice Sports Bar, an on-site restaurant for pre/post game get togethers.
  • Fantastic hotels, shopping, and amenities within minutes of our tournament headquarters.

While many tournaments are eager to take your registration fees and have you travelling to remote arenas with no atmosphere, and very few value-added features, our spring AAA events save your families much aggravation by offering the most convenient locations near countless meal and accommodation options, and an unparalleled atmosphere of hockey excitement and value. Also, no one will be charged a penny at the door to come in and watch their kids play.

Misc. Tournament Info

Tournament Rules

Coming soon!


All 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 spring AAA teams throughout the Ottawa area and beyond. For more information, please contact Shawn Perrier at (613) 745-1352, (888) 361-1352 or [email protected].

Travel 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 accommodations through this means. Accommodations for all events at the Sensplex facilities will be arranged on your behalf by Kelly [email protected] or 1-800-668-5596. This will ensure your team the lowest rates on a wide range of local hotels.

Tournament Stats & Standings:

All up-to-date SSHD AAA Elite Invitational player stats and team standings can be found by following the link below to our dedicated tournament website.

SSHD AAA Elite Invitational Tournament

Contact Us

For more information on this tournament, or any of our spring tournaments, please give us a call at (613) 599-0227 or send us an email at [email protected].

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