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Over 250 teams participating. Register today to reserve your teams spot in the Niagara Bauer Hockey Challenge!!
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Bauer On-Ice Experience
Free ice for all participants (Try all the newest equipment, sticks and skates that Bauer has to offer.)
Free Pizza and drinks
Free giveaways (Chance to win 2 pairs of skates from Bauer.)


Bauer Swag to participants.


Team gifting for every participant. (Usually consists of T-shirt, bracelet/waterbottle and mini stick.)


4 game minimum- with a possibility to play up to 7 games on the weekend.


MVP prizing for every game for both teams.


Finalist awards
Championship awards (from Bauer)


Largest Spring tournament in the world.
9th year of existence.
Tournament has grown every year since its inception.


Scouts from NHL, NCAA, OHL, Jr A, Jr B in attendance
NHL and OHL Player Agents in attendance.

OHL, AHL, NCAA and NHL games are within 30 minutes from Niagara


Teams from Europe and throughout the USA and Canada


Visit one of the 7 Wonders of the World.


Gamesheets online for EVERY game


Free coffee from McDonald's


Tons of Vendors at all arenas


Over 30 hotels to choose from- Water Parks, Casino Hotels, and many, many more.......

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Welcome to the Niagara Bauer Hockey Challenge website. This elite hockey tournament is the largest spring hockey tournament in the world and hosts over 250 teams from around the world including, Russia, Sweden, Slovakia, Germany, Finland, Hong Kong, Florida, Colorado, Michigan, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, Alberta, British Columbia, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario.............amongst many more!

Boys and Girls Winter and Spring teams are welcome in the following age groups:

BOYS - Junior Division (1994 & 1995), U18 (1996 & 1997), U16 (1998 & 1999), 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008

GIRLS- U19 (1995 and younger), U16 (1998 and younger), 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, U10 (2005 and younger), U8 (2007 and younger)

The Niagara Bauer Hockey Challenge will have MVP awards for both teams for each game. Every team will be guaranteed a minimum of 4 games. Tournament Winner and Finalist awards. Real-time online stats.

This is Niagara's premier elite hockey tournament, we look forward to an exciting match up between the best teams in Canada, the USA and Europe. The 2015 tournament will be held on the following two weekends: April 17-19 & April 24-26 - Register Today!

Bauer On-Ice Demo all teams welcome. Come try the newest Bauer gear for FREE!!! Helmets, Gloves, Skates, Sticks April 17th and April 24th from 5pm to 8pm at the Niagara Falls Gale Center rink #1

Register online to reserve your teams spot right now. Click apply now and follow our application process. Enjoy our Niagara Bauer Hockey Challenge website everything you need to know is here online. However any questions can be answered by filling out our contact form or directly emailing us.


The Niagara Bauer Hockey Challenge headquarters will be at the Seymour-Hannah Sports & Entertainment Center (Sportsplex 4) in St. Catharines, Ontario. This new facility is located in the heart of scenic Niagara and minutes from the incredible Niagara Falls here in Southern Ontario, less than an hour from Toronto, and less than a 1/2 hour from Buffalo. The directions to the Niagara Bauer Hockey Challenge can be found on this website on the Arena Page.

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Over 250 teams from over 120 different cities participate in the Niagara Bauer Hockey Challenge each year. The map below is interactive and displays each city that teams travel from. Click a continent to zoom in on countries.

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