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Cyndi Young

District 15 Tournament Director (email:

Phone: 218-731-5899

Link to MN Hockey Website for Sanctioned Tournament Application Approval

Click on this link and it will take you to the Minnesota Hockey website to check to see if your tournament has been approved and is sanctioned.

2022-2023 MN Hockey's Sanctioned Tournament Application

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2023 MN Hockey Tournament Dates

District 15 Tournaments: February 17-19, 2023

D15 Squirt A, B, and B2 Tournaments- February 3-5, 2023

MN Hockey Regional Tournaments: March 3-5, 2023

MN Hockey State Tournaments: March 17-19, 2023

District 15- 2023 Tournament Host Procedures & Information

February 17-19, 2023

(Squirt A, B, and B2- February 3-5, 2023)

1.     If you are hosting a district or regional tournament please refer to and follow the District Region and State Tournament Rules on the MN Hockey Handbook which can be found online at the Minnesota Hockey website.

2.     All teams must declare at Fall Meeting which teams will be playing in the District 15 Tournament.  Declarations are noted on the Homepage of the District 15 website at  If teams back out of the District 15 Tournament, the association will NOT be refunded their team fees that are paid by Dec. 31st.

3.     ***After declarations, all associations must register the declared teams on the D15 website and pay the team dues $190/ team at registration.

4.      District Hosts keep all gate fees. 2022 Gate fees are $250.00 per team and should be paid by each team to the host association before the start of the tournament.

5.      There is no team entry fee for District Tournaments. The district pays each association a team subsidy to help pay for tournament expenses. District Tournament Hosts are responsible for all tournament expenses including ice time, referees, and EMT's.

6.     District and Regional Tournament Hosts are responsible for scheduling and paying referees and EMT's. Hosts are also responsible to provide and schedule penalty box officials, announcers, timekeepers and scorekeepers for all district tournament games and any other help that may be needed to operate the tournament.

7.     District Brackets are not final until after being approved at the February District 15 meeting. Teams will be seeded into brackets at the February District Meeting or after weekend district games are completed.  



  • SQUIRT tournament pairings will be based on random draw with a 3 game guarantee for both A, B, and B2/C divisions.
  • Winner of district WILL NOT advance beyond district play.  

SQUIRT A: will be hosted by Northern Lakes, Hallot Arena in Crosby (Feb. 3-5, 2023).  

SQUIRT B:  There will be 2 Squirt B divisions (Feb. 3-5, 2023) 

  • North Division:  Hosted by Park Rapids
    • Teams:  TBD after Fall Meeting
  • South Division:  Hosted by Long Prairie
    • Teams:  TBD after Fall Meeting

SQUIRT B2/C:  Hosted by Benson


10U Girls

  • 10U A:  Hosted by Brainerd
  • 10U B:  Hosted by Brainerd
    • 10U B Pairings will be by Random Draw with a 3 game guarantee.
    • Winner of District Tournament WILL NOT advance beyond district plan.



12 U GIRLS: 

  • 12U A: Hosted by Alexandria. 
    • 3 Teams will advance to the Regional Tournament.
  • 12U B:  Hosted by Morris
    • 3 Teams will advance to the Regional Tournament.
  • PLEASE NOTE: The number of teams advancing could change after the MN Hockey Girls meeting in January.  



  • PEEWEE AA:  May 2022, the specific rules for end of District play will be determined at Fall Meeting.
  • PEEWEE A:   Hosted by Little Falls.
  • PEEWEE B1:  Hosted by Detroit Lakes.  Top 8 seeded teams will play in the B1 District Tournament.    
    • Seeds 9-12 will play in the B2 Tournament in Wadena.
  • PEEWEE B2:  Hosted by Wadena.  
    • Tournament Brackets for the B2 Tournament will be by random draw only.  



  • BANTAM AA:  (May 2022, the specific rules for end of District play will be determined at Fall Meeting.)
  • BANTAM A: Hosted by Fergus Falls.
  • BANTAM B1:  Hosted by Sauk Centre.
  • BANTAM B2:  Hosted by Alexandria.



  • 15U A:  TBD
  • 15UB:  (May 2022, the specific rules for end of District play will be determined at Fall Meeting.)

2023 Regional Tournament Advancing

Level # advance Region Regional Host
Bantam AA 3 North
Bantam A 3 West Moorhead
Bantam B 3 West Moorhead
PeeWee AA 3 North Brainerd
PeeWee A 3 West
PeeWee B 3 West
15U A Girls Olympic
15UB Girls Olympic
12U A Girls 3 West
12U B Girls 3 West

MN Hockey 2022 Regional Tournament Information

Click on this link to go to the MN Hockey website for all the information needed for the Regional Tournaments.