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2020 Minnesota Meltdown AAA Tournament

*2020 June Meltdown Dates Postponed: Please choose the Intl. Cup, Easton Cup, Summer Finale or NEW Warrior Cup

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Registration for the 2020 Meltdown AAA Tournament is now open! Teams can pay the entire team fee $1725, or pay a deposit of $725 with a $1050 balance automatically charged on March 23, 2020. 

2020 Meltdown AAA Info

MOVED TO:  June 11-14, 2020

The 25th 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 19 competitive age levels of and expect to have the strongest field of teams to date. 

Boys AAA Invitational (Top AAA Level Teams)
2012-2006 Birth Years

Boys AAA Open (Mid-Lower Level AAA Teams)
2012-2006 Birth Years

Girls AAA Levels
10U ('10/'09), 12U ('08/'07),
14U ('06/'05), 16U ('04/'03), 19U ('02-'00)

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

  • 4-game guarantee - possible bonus game(s)
  • Team trophies for 1st - 3rd place teams
  • Player awards for 1st and 2nd place teams
  • 20+ competitive age divisions available
  • Checking at the 2006 age level and older
  • 17-Min periods for boys 07-06& girls 14U-19U
  • 15-Min periods for boys 12-08 & girls 10U-12U
  • 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.

2020 Girl's Division Birth Years

  • 10U = 2010 and 2009 Birth Years
  • 12U = 2008 and 2007 Birth Years
  • 14U = 2006 and 2005 Birth Years
  • 16U = 2004 and 2003 Birth Years
  • 19U = 2002, 2001 & 2000 Birth Years
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All visiting teams are required to stay at one of the sponsoring hotels!

For booking help contact:
Tammy Barnum,

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2019 Champions Crowned!

Congratulations to these Championship teams:

  • 16U Girls AAA - Tommy Chicago Green (MN)
  • 14U Campbell AAA - Southwest Blades (MB)
  • 14U Wales AAA - Southwest Storm (MB)
  • 12U Campbell AAA - Team MN 2025 Red (MN)
  • 12U Wales AAA - Skate to Excellence (MN)
  • 10U Campbell AAA - Team MN 2027 Gold (MN)
  • 10U Wales AAA - Northern Wings (MN)
  • 2005 Invite AAA - Minnesota Blades(MN)
  • 2005 Campbell AAA - Velocity Red (MN)
  • 2005 Wales AAA - Euro American Blue (MN)
  • 2006 Invite AAA - CA Patriots Shamrocks (CA)
  • 2006 Campbell AAA - Colorado Kodiaks (CO)
  • 2006 Wales AAA - Velocity Black (MN)
  • 2007 Invite AAA - MPH Hockey Black (MN)
  • 2007 Campbell AAA - UMW Warriors Superior (MI)
  • 2007 Wales AAA - Precision Hockey (IL)
  • 2008 Invite AAA - Breakaway Red (MN)
  • 2008 Campbell AAA - California Patriots (CA)
  • 2008 Wales AAA - Wisconsin Blue Devils (WI)
  • 2009 Invite AAA - California Patriots (CA)
  • 2009 Open AAA - Rapid Athlete Development (CA)
  • 2010 Invite AAA - Rapid Athlete Development (CA)
  • 2010 Open AAA - Rapid Athlete Development (CA)
  • 2011 Open AAA - Miracle Gold (MN)