4th Annual Capital Gold Rush Presented by the Gloucester Rangers - Weekend I


September 15 2017 - September 17 2017


Novice & Minor Atom ('08 & '09 divisions) - All Tier I (AAA) (Ottawa A)


Novice Tier 1: $1,305.00 ($1,154.87+ HST)

Minor Atom Tier 1: $1,385.00 ($1,225.66 + HST)

This fourth annual edition of the Capital Gold Rush Tournament presented by the Gloucester Rangers will be headquartered at the newly built, state-of-the-art 4-pad Richcraft Sensplex, where parents can enjoy the action from the comfort of Stanley's Restaurant above. The Gloucester Rangers have long been one of the finest competitive hockey clubs in the Ottawa region; each year boasting division champions and many of the strongest teams in the Ottawa-Gatineau region. The Ottawa Senators organization has partnered with the Rangers to offer tier I teams the opportunity for a first class event at the newest and best facility anywhere for tournaments. We quite simply can't wait to welcome your team to this exciting tournament!

Some tournament features include:

  • A guaranteed FOUR game minimum (up to 7 possible depending upon final division sizes)
  • Free admission for all spectators! (No gate / admission fees)
  • Best facility anywhere for tournaments
  • Prizing awarded to Champions & Finalists
  • Awards ceremony following EVERY game for "Player of the Game" selections from both teams
  • Tournament memento for all players
  • Diverse competition featuring great teams

Fantastic hotels, shopping and amenities within 5 minutes of tournament headquarters

  • The Richcraft Sensplex features plenty to compliment the action on the ice, including:
  • Stanley's Restaurant & Bar
  • Pro Shop

All teams MUST be prepared to start as early as 8:00a.m. on Friday, September 15th.

While the Richcraft Sensplex is the headquarters for this event, some teams may play games at other local facilities.

HTG Sports is the exclusive travel partner for all tournaments hosted by Sensplex Tournaments. Booking with them is a mandatory condition of acceptance for all out of town teams. Accommodations for all events 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 FULL range of area hotels!

HEO Minor Sanction # HEO 00036


Teams will play a minimum of four games, followed by the playoff rounds for those that qualify (either quarters, semis, or finals depending upon number of teams at each division). This tournament is for teams who represent their associations' highest level of competition at Major Novice and Minor Atom (i.e. Ottawa area 'A' teams, 'AA' teams from areas without 'AAA' hockey, and 'AAA' teams). Period lengths will be 10-10-12 minutes.

For the Minor Atom division, the equivalency chart for Ottawa & Ontario in use is:

Division Ottawa Ontario
Tier I A AAA / high-end AA
Tier II B low end AA / A / AE / MD

Only Tier I or exceptionally strong Tier II teams should apply.

Competitive / Rep
Boys (Co-ed)

Stats & Standings Website

Capital Gold Rush Stats and Standings


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