OVERVIEW

Welcome to the Puck of the Irish Hockey Tournament, where the spirit of the game meets the luck of the Irish on the ice. Our tournament, catering to Tier II AA 12U, 14U, and 16U teams, will take place in Nashville, TN, at Gary Force Acura Ice Arena.

Round Robin with Playoffs (Minimum of 4 games)

ARENAS

Gary Force Acura Ice Arena
7235 Haley Industrial Dr, Nolensville, TN 37135

Gary Force Acura Ice Arena - Sports Facility in Nolensville, TN - Travel Sports

 

PARTICIPATING TEAMS

HOTELS

As a reminder, this event is a Stay to Play Event. All teams are to utilize official event hotels. Please click on the link below to secure your team block. Please make sure to designate the number of rooms needed each night when creating the block.  You will then receive a confirmation email that contains the booking information to forward to the team families so they may make their individual reservations. All hotels are convenient to arenas. Please make sure families only book via the link provided. Families are not to contact the hotel directly to book rooms for the event. 
 
Please note, the link below will allow you to initially block a maximum of 16 rooms. Once your initial block is filled, rooms can be requested . Please email ibhcbookings@gmail.com to request additional rooms (once the initial rooms have been filled). 

RULES

All game day protocols can be found here

IN THE AREA

Restaurants

  • The Pancake Pantry, 1796 21st Ave S, Nashville, TN 37212
  • Loveless Cafe, 8400 TN-100, Nashville, TN 37221
  • Hattie B's Hot Chicken, 112 19th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203
  • Prince's Hot Chicken, 123 Ewing Dr #3, Nashville, TN 37207
  • Monell's Dining & Catering, 1235 6th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37208
  • Puckett's Grocery & Restaurant, 500 Church St, Nashville, TN 37219
  • The Stillery, 113 2nd Ave N, Nashville, TN 37201
  • Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint, 410 4th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37201
  • Arnold's Country Kitchen, 605 8th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203
  • Biscuit Love, 316 11th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203

Activities

  • Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, 222 5th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203
  • Nashville Zoo at Grassmere, 3777 Nolensville Pike, Nashville, TN 37211
  • Adventure Science Center, 800 Fort Negley Blvd, Nashville, TN 37203
  • Cheekwood Estate & Gardens, 1200 Forrest Park Dr, Nashville, TN 37205
  • The Parthenon, 2500 West End Ave, Nashville, TN 37203

Shopping

  • Opry Mills, 433 Opry Mills Dr, Nashville, TN 37214
  • The Mall at Green Hills, 2126 Abbott Martin Rd, Nashville, TN 37215
  • 12 South, 12 South District, Nashville, TN
  • Five Points in East Nashville, East Nashville, TN
  • Hillsboro Village, 21st Ave S, Nashville, TN

CONTACT

Cindy Irving, Director of Operations - cindy@defenderhockey.com 

TOURNAMENT DETAILS

DATE

March 15-17, 2024

SKILL LEVEL

AA

DIVISION

12U-16U

ENTRY FEE

$1,800/team (12U)
$2,000/team (14U)
$2,200/team (16U)

NEWS

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