Maryland

May 29-May 31, 2020

What's included

The 8th Annual Hockey Fights MS Maryland Tournament will take place May 31 - June 2, 2019.  All games will be played at Ice World in Abingdon, MD.  Proceeds from this event will benefit Johns Hopkins Project RESTORE in Baltimore, MD.  Registration is open for Men's (A, B, C) and Women's D teams and is based on a minimum of four teams in each division. The tournament schedule will be posted on our website approximately two weeks before the start of the tournament.

Also taking place this same weekend is the 17th Annual Great Grapes Wine & Food Festival. The festival will be held in Hunt Valley. MD - just a 35 minute drive from Abingdon. Over 150 different international and local wines, beers and spirits will be available to taste. Food Trucks and live music make this an event you don't want to miss! (Please email support@hockeyfightsms.org if you plan to attend this event so we can try to schedule your games accordingly)

Player fee includes:

  • 4 game guarantee starting at 4:00pm on Friday.  All players will play a 4th game on Sunday. Games will be played on NHL size rinks and will consist of three 12-minute stop time periods. 

  • Tournament T-Shirt guaranteed to players who register before May 10, 2019.

  • Your team's donation ($10 per player) to Johns Hopkins Project RESTORE

  • Special gift for champions in each division and winning team's name placed on official Hockey Fights MS trophy.

  • Competitive divisions determined based on the information provided by players at the time of registration.

  • Game reminders sent to your phone via email.  Game results and standings will be also be promptly updated on our tournament website throughout the weekend as well as Twitter at @HockeyFightsMS.

  • Opportunity to purchase tournament merchandise, team photos and action shots onsite as well as online.

  • SAVE $10 when you register and pay before March 1, 2019!!  

Team Rules

  • Teams must have a minimum of 10 fully registered players and 1 fully registered goalie prior to the team registration deadline to qualify (May 3, 2019).  Captains will then have two weeks to finalize their rosters.  

  • All players must be at least 18 years old prior to the start of the tournament and can only be rostered on one team.

  •  All players must register and pay online in order to participate.  Unregistered players caught playing in the tournament will be ejected immediately and the game will result in a forfeit for the offending team.

  • No substitutions or last minute add-ons.  ALL players must be on the official roster.

  • Players should bring both light and dark jerseys, including numbers on the back.  Home team wears light, away team wears dark.

  • Players must sign the score sheets located at the registration table before the start of each game and should come prepared to present a valid photo ID.


Game Rules

USA Hockey Adult rules will be observed with the following exceptions:

  •  Minor penalties will be 1:30, Major penalties will be 3:00

  • Any player receiving 4 minor penalties in one game will be ejected from the remainder of the game with no further suspension.

  • Fighting majors will result in immediate suspension from the tournament, no exceptions and no refunds!

  • Hockey Fights MS reserves the right to ban players from participating in future tournaments due to unsportsmanlike behavior.

"I absolutely love this tournament! It's so much fun to play in and it's so easy to be a part of thanks to your awesome tournament management team. Thanks to everyone for making it such a success. Excited for the VT 10th anniversary next year!"

 

- Vermont Tournament Player (July 2016)

Register your team, yourself, or as a free agent

Team Deadline:

Player Deadline:

May 17th, 2019

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Tournament Photography

Philmar Photography is our official, on-site, tournament photographer! They are on site during the tournament and have both actual and digital photographs available for purchase. Team packages available as well!

Beneficiary

The Johns Hopkins Multiple Sclerosis Center (MD)

For the 5th year in a row, Johns Hopkins Neurology and Neurosurgery Department - the beneficiary of our Maryland Tournament - was ranked #1 in the country by the U.S. News & World Report. The Multiple Sclerosis Center at Johns Hopkins is one of the largest clinical and research MS centers in the world. With ten neurologists, two nurses, and extensive laboratory and support staff they are able to focus on all aspects of the disease - from diagnosis and clinical care to cutting edge clinical trials brain imaging and laboratory research.  The Multiple Sclerosis Center is currently participating in several clinical trials for both relapsing remitting and primary progressive multiple sclerosis.

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