As part of Third Assist's "Ultimate Pond Hockey Resource" we've reached out to the best pond hockey tournaments taking place this winter in the United States. We want to know where they're at, what makes them unique, and why we should visit this upcoming winter. Safe to say we're sold on the following tournaments.
Labatt Blue Upper Peninsula Pond Hockey Tournament
Location of Tournament:
St. Ignace, Michigan
Time of Year:
February 14-17, 2019
Ages Welcomed to Play:
21+. It's a Labatt Blue tournament after all.
Size of the Tournament:
7 divisions which means 200 teams and over 1200 people total
Live music on the lake!
What Sets This Tournament Apart:
Lake Huron! With a setting on the Upper Peninsula this one is uniquely Michigan.
Third Assist's Take:
This tournament has been going for over a decade now. It's part of the Labatt Blue pond hockey lineup. Over 200 teams and over 250 games. If you're looking for a classic pond hockey tournament on one of the largest "ponds" in the US then this one should top your list. Check out the link below to learn even more!
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*All photos used by permission from tournament.