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2019 Minnesota Meltdown AAA Tournament

2019 Meltdown Division Venue Assignments

Below is a list of divisions and the corresponding venues:

  • 10U Girls: Brooklyn Park, New Hope and Maple Grove
  • 12U Girls: Eden Prairie and Braemar Edina
  • 14U Girls: Super Rink Blaine
  • 16U Girls: Braemar Edina
  • 2005 Invite Boys: Super Rink Blaine and Maple Grove
  • 2005 Open Boys: Super Rink Blaine and New Hope
  • 2006 Invite Boys: Super Rink Blaine
  • 2006 Open Boys: Super Rink Blaine
  • 2007 Invite Boys: Pagel Minnetonka
  • 2007 Open Boys: Pagel Minnetonka and Richfield
  • 2008 Invite Boys: Brooklyn Park
  • 2008 Open Boys: St. Louis Park and Brooklyn Park
  • 2009 Invite Boys: Maple Grove and New Hope
  • 2009 Open Boys: Eden Prairie
  • 2010 Invite Boys: Eden Prairie and Pagel Minnetonka
  • 2010 Open Boys: New Hope and Maple Grove
  • 2011 Boys: St. Louis Park
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Registration for the 2019 Meltdown AAA Tournament is NOW OPEN.  Teams can pay the entire team fee $1695, or pay a deposit of $847.50 with a $889.50 balance automatically charged on March 25, 2019. 

2019 Meltdown AAA Info

April 25-28, 2019

The 24th 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)
2011-2005 Birth Years

Boys AAA Open (Mid-Lower Level AAA Teams)
2011-2005 Birth Years

Girls AAA Levels
10U ('09/'08), 12U ('07/'06),
14U ('05/'04), 16U ('03/'02), 19U ('01-'99)

*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 06-05 & girls 14U-19U
  • 15-Min periods for boys 11-07 & girls 8U-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.

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2019 Girl's Division Birth Years

  • 8U = 2010 and 2011 Birth Years
  • 10U = 2009 and 2008 Birth Years
  • 12U = 2007 and 2006 Birth Years
  • 14U = 2005 and 2004 Birth Years
  • 16U = 2003 and 2002 Birth Years
  • 19U = 2001, 2000, 1999 Birth Years