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2018 Minnesota Meltdown AAA Tournament


2018 Meltdown AAA Info

April 19-22, 2018

The 23rd annual Minnesota Meltdown is gearing up for great hockey this April.  Come play in Minnesota's best AAA hockey tournament of the year.  We are offering 18+ age levels and expect to have the strongest field of teams to date.  Here are the levels:

*Boys AAA Invitational

2010-2004 Birth Years

*Boys AAA Open

2010-2004 Birth Years

*Girls AAA Levels

10U ('08/'07), 12U ('06/'05),

14U ('04/'03), 16U ('02/'01), 19U ('00-'98)

*Teams traveling from out of town will begin play on Friday when possible.

  • 4-game guarantee - possible bonus game(s)
  • 17 minute stop-time periods
  • Team trophies for 1st - 3rd place teams
  • Player awards for 1st and 2nd place teams
  • 20+ competitive age divisions available
  • Checking at the 2005 age level and older
  • USA Hockey rules will be followed with exceptions
  • USA Hockey, MSHSL, NCAA, and Canadian officials
  • No gate fees!  Free admission for all spectators
  • Free Tournament Mobile App
  • Championship game MVP awards
  • Fully-insured event (not a USA Hockey event)
  • $1695 USD team entry fee

Scheduling

preliminary schedule will be created when we are able to confirm the final teams.  We will then publish a list of rinks where levels will play to help teams find lodging near the rink.

Final schedules will be available approx. 2 weeks prior to the tournament start date.  The tournament is played from Thursday to Sunday.  Games typically begin after 5pm on Thursday and will continue Friday morning to Sunday early evening.  Final games on Sunday typically begin between 3pm-6pm.  

Teams traveling from out-of-town will begin play on Friday when possible.

Here are links to the rink locations:


2018 Girl's Division Birth Years

Girl's Division Birth Years for the 2018 Meltdown:

  • 10U = 2008 and 2007 Birth Years
  • 12U = 2006 and 2005 Birth Years
  • 14U = 2004 and 2003 Birth Years
  • 16U = 2002 and 2001 Birth Years
  • 19U = 2000, 1999, 1998, Birth Years

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Contact Us.....


Sponsored by 2018 Registration - NOW OPEN!

2018 Registration - NOW OPEN!

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Registration for the 2018 Meltdown AAA Tournament is now open.  Teams can pay the entire team fee $1695, or pay a deposit of $700 with a $995 balance automatically charged on April 1, 2018. 


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2018 Hotel Booking - COMING SOON!

All visiting teams are required to stay at one of the sponsoring hotels!

For booking help contact:

Tony Cook, tcook@bloomingtonmn.org

952-278-8532



Meltdown Tourney App

Download the FREE app below on iTunes or Google Play for Android to view schedules, results and more...

iTunes App Download:  CLICK HERE

Google Play App Download:  CLICK HERE


2017 Champions Crowned!

Congratulations to these Championship teams:

  • 19U Girls AAA - Madison Capitols (WI)
  • 16U Girls AAA - Wisc. Central Stars (WI)
  • 14U Campbell AAA - B.C. Selects (SASK)
  • 14U Wales AAA - Tommy Chicago Gold (MN)
  • 12U Campbell AAA - Alaska Selects (AK)
  • 12U Wales AAA - Ice Cougars Black (MN)
  • 10U Campbell - Magicians AAA (MN)
  • 10U Wales AAA - Terrebone Terriers (ND)
  • 2002 Open AAA - Rapid Fire AAA (MN/WI)
  • 2003 Invite AAA - Team Gradient (MN)
  • 2003 Open AAA - Thunder Bay Bandits (ONT)
  • 2004 Invite AAA - Southeast Elite (FL)
  • 2004 Campbell AAA - Hometown Hockey (MN)
  • 2004 Wales AAA - Southeast Elite (FL)
  • 2005 Invite AAA - Red Army AAA (MN)
  • 2005 Campbell AAA - NWO Warriors (ONT)
  • 2005 Wales AAA - Gentry Astros (MN)
  • 2006 Invite AAA - Miracle Gold (MN)
  • 2006 Campbell AAA - Breakaway Red (MN)
  • 2006 Wales AAA - Northern Wings Black (MN)
  • 2007 Invite AAA - Tommy Chicago Green (MN)
  • 2007 Campbell AAA - Hometown Hockey (MN)
  • 2007 Wales AAA - South Dakota Selects (SD)
  • 2008 Invite AAA - Miracle Gold (MN)
  • 2008 Open AAA - Breakaway Red (MN)
  • 2009 Invite AAA - Minnesota Blades (MN)

2016 Champions Crowned!

Congratulations to these Championship teams:

  • 19U Girls AAA - Team Young Americans (IL)
  • 16U Girls AAA - Colorado Kodiaks (CO)
  • 14U Campbell AAA - Colorado Kodiaks (CO)
  • 14U Wales AAA - Team Young Americans (IL)
  • 12U Campbell AAA - Miracle Gold 04 (MN)
  • 12U Wales AAA - AK Selects (Alaska)
  • 10U Wales AAA - Fargo Lightning (ND)
  • 2001 Open AAA - Green Wave (MN)
  • 2002 Invite AAA - Pro Ambitions (Various)
  • 2002 Open AAA - Euro Rebels (MN)
  • 2003 Invite AAA - Team Gradient (MN)
  • 2003 Open AAA - WI Jr. Outlaws (WI)
  • 2004 Invite AAA - Tommy Chicago (MN)
  • 2004 Campbell AAA - Miracle Black (MN)
  • 2004 Wales AAA - South Dakota Selects (SD)
  • 2005 Invite AAA - Euro American Red (MN)
  • 2005 Campbell AAA - Velocity AAA (MN)
  • 2005 Wales AAA - Bauer Vapor Black (MN)
  • 2006 Invite AAA - Machine Black (MN)
  • 2006 Open AAA - Belzer's N/S Stars (MN)
  • 2007 Invite AAA - Bakken Oilers (ND)
  • 2007 Open AAA - Colorado Kodiaks (CO)