Saturday, January 23, 2021
Sunday, January 24, 2021
**Depending on the number of teams that enter, there may be Friday night games.**
Mystique Community Ice Center
1800 Admiral Sheehy Drive
Dubuque, IA 52001
Schedules will be posted 7 days prior to the tournament.
COVID-19 guidelines will be in place at all Iowa Games events. Please review the specific guidelines regarding youth hockey here.
(except for Mini-Mite, Mite)
Teams will be guaranteed at least 3 games. Please have players jersey numbers when registering!!
Round-robin tournament with all teams playing three (3) games whenever possible. All divisions will play three 12 minute periods (may be adjusted depending on the number of teams). Multiple teams from a city may enter the tournament. Coaches must be certified by USA Hockey. Each coach will have to produce his or her certified coaching card prior to each game
Mite Competition Format
Teams will be guaranteed at least 4 games.
Mite division will focus on participation with a Jamboree format. No scores or standings will be kept, games will be half ice, 4 on 4 plus goalies, line changes every 90 seconds and a coach from each team will officiate. Teams will play two 15:00 minute halves, allowing 2 minutes for warm-up and 1 minute break. All participants will receive a medal.
Mini-Mite Competition Format
In keeping with the philosophy of the Iowa Games, the Mini Mite division will focus on participation with a Jamboree format. No scores or standings will be kept, no goalies will be used and teams will play cross ice. All participants will receive a medal. This division will play 3 on 3 for 24 minutes with line changers signaled every one minute.
Whenever possible, teams will be scheduled 3 games on Saturday and 2 games on Sunday; depending on amount of teams entered into a tournament and scheduling conflicts.
Medal winners in each division will be based on win-loss-tie record (i.e. 2 points per win, 0 points per loss, 1 point for a tie). If a tie exists after all games, then it will be broken by an additional set of criteria that will be given with the rule adaptations.
The Iowa Games is successful only through the efforts of its volunteers. Hosting rink will provide game clock and score keeper, but each team is required to provide qualified individuals to assist with penalty box while their team is playing.
Current USA Hockey rules will apply. This is a sanctioned tournament. All referees the teams provide must be USA Hockey Certified. Coaches must also be certified by USA Hockey. Each coach will have to present his/her certified card prior to each game.
Gold, silver and bronze medals awarded in each division.
Mites & Mini Mites all players will receive a medal.
Registration includes a cotton t-shirt. Athletes have the option to upgrade their cotton shirt to a dri-fit shirt for an additional $12.00 until January 10.
Mini-Mite (6 & Under) – To allow for quality playing time, recommended roster size is 6-9 players.
Mite (8 & Under) – To allow for quality playing time, recommended roster size is 8-12 players and 1 goalie.
Squirt (10 & Under)
Pee Wee (12 & Under)
Bantam (14 & Under)
Schedules, Results and Teams will all be available through Iowa Games Team App on your smartphone.
Mini-Mite & Mite: The App is only for your schedule, not results.
You will still notice a results section on your division but that won’t be used on tournament day.
Click on the AppStore or Google Play button below to download and find your team!
EARLY REGISTRATION DEADLINE
Mini-mites – $300 Entry Fee
Mites – $325 Entry Fee
All other divisions – $675 Entry Fee
Postmark: Monday, December 28, 2020
Online: Monday, December 28, 2020
FINAL REGISTRATION DEADLINE
Mini-mites – $325 Entry Fee
Mites – $350 Entry Fee
All other divisions – $700 Entry Fee
Online only: Monday, January 4, 2021
ROSTER CHANGES DEADLINE
Postmark: Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Online: Monday, January 18, 2021
Waivers are due to our office by 4:00 pm January 20