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FlatWater Hockey Tournaments

  • 501 Coliseum Dr, Chelsea, MI 48118
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There will be a minimum of 4 games scheduled for each team. Friday games may begin as early as 2pm local time.

Select the division that best fits your team and our highly skilled staff will ensure you are placed in a competitive division with like matched teams.  Divisions will be created with our goal of competitive tournaments for all teams.  In any division minor, major, and mixed age group teams may play in the same USA Hockey Age Classification.  

Any questions regarding placement or divisions, please contact our office 248-399-1694.

  • Kodiak Division- Generally higher level teams 
  • Grizzley Division-Generally middle level teams 
  • Polar Division-Generally lower level teams 

Midget 16U/18U/H.S.J.V./ H.S V teams: May be scheduled in the same divisions.  Ice resurface after 2 periods of play (time permitting).  You may start on clean ice and play 2 periods and go off for a resurface then play the last period.  You may go on dirty ice for warm up and 1 period and go off for a resurface then play the last two periods.  

All teams must be book through our hotel process with TTS. This is a stay to play event for all teams whose home rink is 70 miles or further away from the designated main rink of the tournament. Any teams within the 70-mile limit that are planning to get hotels must also go through our hotel booking process. Failure to comply will result in forfeiture of games, disqualification and immediate removal from the tournament without refund of any kind.     

Big Bear partners with many local sports teams and other attractions to provide a complete travel experience in the cities we host tournaments. Our on-staff Entertainment Coordinator can help your team pick the perfect off-ice activity in any tournament location. We provide this service as a courtesy to all our participating teams to make the most of your travel experience in any city. From professional sports to dining and other team activities, let us plan the perfect balance of on-ice competition and off-ice family fun. Please email hc@bigbeartournaments.com for the most up to date activities in the city of your choice.

If you are planning to purchase tickets to professional or other off-ice entertainment on your own, you must alert Holly so she can work with our scheduler to ensure your activity can be accommodated. Failure to communicate off-ice activities could result in schedule conflicts with your games.  

Please be aware that if your team is traveling by plane, motor coach, or any method requiring payment and/or reservations, you must enter that itinerary into your application to avoid scheduling conflicts.