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2021 Minnesota Meltdown AAA Tournament

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2021 Registration - Now Closed

Register for the 2021 Meltdown AAA Tournament! Teams can pay the entire team fee $1750, or pay a deposit of $725 with a $1075 balance automatically charged on March 22, 2021. 

Venue Assignments.....

Here are the venue assignments for each division of the 2021 MN Meltdown:

  • 10U Girls: New Hope & Maple Grove
  • 12U Girls Lower: Super Rink Blaine
  • 12U Girls Upper: Richfield and Eden Prairie
  • 14U Girls Lower: Maple Grove, Brooklyn Park
  • 14U Girls Upper: Maple Grove
  • 16U Girls: Super Rink Blaine
  • 19U Girls: Woog Arena and Richfield
  • 2006 Boys: Woog Arena and Eden Prairie
  • 2007 Upper: Maple Grove
  • 2007 Lower: Super Rink Blaine
  • 2008 Invite: Super Rink Blaine
  • 2008 Upper: Braemar and Eden Prairie
  • 2008 Lower: St. Louis Park
  • 2009 Invite: Braemar
  • 2009 Upper: Eden Prairie and Richfield
  • 2009 Lower: Super Rink Blaine
  • 2010 Invite: Brooklyn Park
  • 2010 Upper: Super Rink Blaine
  • 2010 Lower: Brooklyn Park
  • 2011 Invite: Eden Prairie and St. Louis Park
  • 2011 Upper: Richfield
  • 2011 Lower: New Hope and Eden Prairie
  • 2012 Invite: Woog Arena and St. Louis Park
  • 2012 Upper: Woog Arena
  • 2012 Lower: New Hope
  • 2013 Boys: Richfield and Eden Prairie

2021 Meltdown AAA Info

April 22-25, 2021

The 26th 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 20+ competitive age levels of and expect to have the strongest field of teams to date. 

Boys AAA Invitational (Top AAA Level Teams)
2013-2006 Birth Years

Boys AAA Open (Mid-Lower Level AAA Teams)
2013-2006 Birth Years

Girls AAA Levels
10U ('11/'10), 12U ('09/'08),
14U ('07/'06), 16U ('05/'04), 19U ('03/'02/'01)

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

  • 4-game guarantee - possible bonus game(s)
  • 15 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 2007 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)


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.

Meltdown Tourney Machine App

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

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2021 Girl's Division Birth Years

  • 10U = 2011 and 2010 Birth Years
  • 12U = 2009 and 2008 Birth Years
  • 14U = 2007 and 2006 Birth Years
  • 16U = 2005 and 2004 Birth Years
  • 19U = 2003, 2002 & 2001 Birth Years
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All visiting teams are required to stay at one of the sponsoring hotels!

For room blocks & booking help, please contact:
Lisa & Carey 952-221-1870