The Colorado Springs Amateur Hockey Association will host the 42nd annual Presidents’ Day Hockey Tournament beginning Friday. A total of 105 teams, including one sled hockey team from CSAHA’s adaptive programs, will compete in one of the longest-running youth hockey tournaments in North America.
Colorado Springs and a variety of local venues will host 2,200 youth hockey players, their families and friends for the events through Monday. Many competitors and visitors will be staying at local hotels. Teams are traveling up to 3,200 miles to compete from across Colorado, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Montana, New Mexico, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming and Edmonton, Alberta Canada.
The USA Hockey-sanctioned tournament is estimated to bring an economic impact of $2 million in tourism dollars to Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region. Games are free to the public and are being held at The Broadmoor World Arena and Ice Hall, Colorado College’s Honnen Ice Arena, the U.S. Air Force Academy’s Cadet Ice Arena, Sertich Ice Center and the Pueblo Ice Arena.
Find a full schedule of events and more details here.