15th Annual Capital Fall Classic Presented by the Ottawa Valley Silver Seven - Weekend 2
November 8 2019 - November 10 2019
Tier 1 Novice Competitive, Tier II: A/AA Major Atom ('09), Major Peewee 'AA' ('07) Major Bantam 'AA' ('05) & Midget 'AA' ('02/'03)
The 15th Annual edition of the Capital Fall Classic presented by the Ottawa Valley Silver Seven will be headquartered at the state-of-the-art Bell Sensplex, where parents can enjoy the action from the comfort of Stanley's Restaurant above two of our four ice surfaces. Year after year this tournament features some of the best and most diverse competition available at the AA (tier II) tournament level, regularly featuring an extensive waiting list at many divisions. Apply now to guarantee your team the best opportunity for acceptance.
The Capital Fall Classic is pleased to guarantee a four-game minimum for all teams and aims to provide teams with their best tournament experience of the season!
Your team and parents will thank you for coming to Ottawa for your fall tournament!
Some tournament features include:
- Prizing awarded to Champions & Finalists
- A guaranteed FOUR game minimum
- Awards ceremony following EVERY game for "Player of the Game" selections from both teams
- Great competition
- Best facilities anywhere for tournaments
- Fantastic hotels, shopping and amenities within 3-minutes of the tournament headquarters
- Exclusive access to Ottawa Senators tickets (Subject to NHL scheduling)
- Returning after great reviews in its first year - Sensplex Tournaments is pleased to announce our partnership with HockeyTV. HockeyTV is a subscription based service that broadcasts all games played at the Bell and Richcraft Sensplex both live and on-demand.
*NEW* NOVICE TIER I DIVISION FORMAT:
With Hockey Canada's switch to half-ice hockey for Novice aged players, we are excited to announce our new format for the Novice division at the Capital Gold Rush. Novice teams will play three half-ice scrimmage style games per Hockey Canada's implementation guide, played in hour-long gameblocks, with no score kept. Novice teams will also participate in two, hour-long competitive skills competitions. Overall skills competition winners will receive our incredible Sensplex signature medals and trophies. While HC guidelines do not permit scores to be kept in games, our competitive skills competitions will featuring a scoring system and several events designed to reward exceptional skills, compete levels, and scoring ability.
All Novice scrimmages will be played on surfaces separated by professional rinkboard stlye dividers, ideally suited to turn one NHL-sized surface into two.
The Bell Sensplex features plenty to compliment the action on the ice, including:
- Stanley's Restaurant & Bar overlooking play
- Hobbin's Hockey Shop
The Bell Sensplex is the headquarters for this tournament; however teams may play games at other local facilities.
Hudson Travel Group is the exclusive travel partner for all tournaments hosted by the Bell Sensplex. Booking with them is a mandatory condition of acceptance for all out of town teams. Accommodations for all events at the Bell Sensplex will be arranged on your behalf by Kelly Dooley at [email protected] or 1-800-668-5596. This will offer your team the lowest rates on a wide range of area hotels!
We are proud to offer a special tournament participant rate to the Ottawa Senators game pending NHL Scheduling. Interested teams can contact Ottawa Senators group sales account manager Nick Butts at [email protected] or by phone at 613-599-0247 for more details. Team tournament scheduling will accommodate group ticket purchases. Please note that ticket sales will be limited and sold on a first come first serve basis to accommodate tournament scheduling needs.
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FEATURED TEAMS IN PAST TOURNAMENTS:
- Yellowknife Wolfpack (NWT)
- Hershey Jr. Bears (USA)
- Dollard Vipers (QC)
- Skaneateles Lakers (USA)
- Soo Jr. Greyhounds (ON)
Novice Tier 1: $1,400 ( $1,238.94 + HST)
Major Atom: $1,570 ($1,389.38 + HST)
Major Peewee: $1,570 ($1,389.38 + HST)
Major Bantam: $1,685 ($1,491.15 + HST)
Major Midget: $1,795 ($1,588.50 + HST)
Teams will play a minimum of four games, followed by playoff rounds for those who qualify.
Period Lengths: Atom & Peewee: 3 x 12 min stop time; Bantam: 2 x 12, 1 x 15 min stop time; Midget: 1 x 12, 2 x 15 min stop time plus a flood. Body checking will be permitted at the Bantam levels and up.
Teams must be prepared to play as early as 8:00am on Friday, November 8th.