Inaugural Capital Blues Hockey Fest Presented by the G.O.B Blues Minor Hockey Association


September 29 2017 - October 1 2017


Tier II Ott / Tier II/III rest of ON - Novice B/A (2009 - 2010), Minor Atom (2008) & Tier III -Major Atom to Minor Midget (2002 - 2008)


Novice Rep B & Minor/ Major Atom B/A: $1260 ($1115.04+ HST)

Minor/ Major Peewee B/A: $1315 ($1163.72+ HST)

Minor/ Major Bantam B/A: $1335 ($1181.42+ HST)

Minor Midget B/A: $1415 ($1252.21+ HST)

This first annual edition of the Capital Blues Hockey Fest presented by the G.O.B Blues Minor Hockey Association will be headquartered at the state-of-the-art Richcraft Sensplex, where friends and family can enjoy the great tournament action from the comfort of Stanley's Restaurant above, with access to a weekend long cantine and pro shop.

Some additional tournament features include:

  • Prizing awarded to Champions & Finalists
  • Awards ceremony following EVERY game for "Player of the Game" selections from both teams
  • Tournament memento for all players
  • Great competition
  • A guaranteed THREE game minimum
  • FREE admission for all spectators
  • Best facility anywhere for tournaments
  • Fantastic hotels, shopping and amenities within 5 minutes of tournament headquarters
  • Exclusive access to Ottawa Senators tickets (Subject to NHL Scheduling)

The Richcraft Sensplex features plenty to compliment the action on the ice, including:

  • Stanley's Restaurant & Bar
  • Lightning Blade Pro Shop

All teams MUST be prepared to start as early as 8:00am Friday, September 29th.

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

Hudson Travel Group is the exclusive travel partner for all tournaments hosted by the Richcraft and Bell Sensplex Facilities. 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 FULL range of area hotels!

We are proud to offer a special tournament participant rates to our hometown Ottawa Senators' games! 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.

HEO Minor Sanctioned: # HEO 00018


Period Length (all periods are stop time) : 

Novice / Atom : 10-10-10

Peewee : 10-10-12

Bantam : 12-12-12

Midget : 12-12-15

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

Please Note, at these divisions, this is a Tier 2 event.




Tier I


AAA / high-end AA

Tier II


low end AA / A / AE / MD

Remaining divisions are Tier 3

Competitive / Rep
Boys (Co-ed)