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2019 Independent Classic


Congratulations to these Championship teams:

  • 19U Girls AAA- TMD U19 Gold (MN)
  • 16U Atlantic AAA- Os (MN)
  • 16U Pacific AAA- Tommy Chicago Black (MN)
  • 14U Atlantic AAA- TMD 2024 Blue (MN)
  • 14U Pacific AAA- Crown Hockey Gold (MN)
  • 12U Atlantic AAA- Manitoba Hurricanes (CAN)
  • 12U Pacific AAA- Velocity 06/07 (MN)
  • 10U Atlantic AAA- TMD 2027 Gold (MN)
  • 10U Pacific AAA- Lake Superior Pirates (MN)
  • 8U Girls AAA- Northern Elite (MN)
  • 2011 Open AAA- MN Wave (MN)
  • 2010 Atlantic AAA- Lake Superior Stars (MN)
  • 2010 Central AAA- MN Blades (MN)
  • 2010 Pacific AAA- EuroAmerican Blue (MN)
  • 2009 Invite AAA- Machine Orange (MN)
  • 2009 Open AAA- UMW Warriors Superior (MI)
  • 2008 Invite AAA- MN Generals (MN)
  • 2008 Open AAA- UMW Warriors Superior (MI)
  • 2007 Atlantic AAA- Deveraux Daredevils (CAN)
  • 2007 Invite AAA- Viverant (MN)
  • 2007 Pacific AAA- FHIT East (MN)
  • 2006 Atlantic AAA- Velocity Black (MN)
  • 2006 Invite AAA- Fox Hockey (CAN)
  • 2006 Pacific AAA- Mustangs Green (MN)
  • 2005 Invite AAA- Fox Hockey (CAN)
  • 2005 Open AAA- Velocity Red (MN)
  • 2004 Open AAA- Northern Wings (MN)
  • 16U Boys AAA- Gradient (MN)
  • 18U Boys AAA- Winnipeg Aces (CAN)
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Registration for the 2019 Independent Classic 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 April 16, 2019. 

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Rink and Levels

Preliminary list of what levels are playing at what rinks.  Final schedules released Friday, April 26th.


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2019 Independent Classic Info

May 16-19, 2019

Come play in one of 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)
2011-2004 Birth Years, 16U(03/02) & 18U(01/00)

Boys AAA Open (Mid-Lower Level AAA Teams)
2011-2004 Birth Years, 16U(03/04) & 18U(01/02)

Girls AAA Levels
8U ('11/'10), 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.

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