You can always find youth hockey tournaments at Protec Ponds in Central New Jersey.  From annual staples like our Shamrock Showdown each March, our Schools Out Shootout Spring Youth Hockey tournament each June, our 3v3 New Years Day tournament, our Varsity High School Winter tournament over the winter holiday, to fun new tournaments like our Mite Meltdown in September that also acts as a season kickoff party with all sorts of activities around the building, and our Thanksgiving Youth Hockey tournament for Mites and Squirts.  For teams in need of tournaments throughout your season, we’d love to have you.  To get acquainted with all our tournaments, you can always find information here, or email

Upcoming Tournaments:

T’was the Mite Before Christmas – Mite Hockey Tournament (December 21st – 23rd, 2018)

  • For Mites only
  • Levels AA, A, B, & C(rec teams)
  • 3 Game guarantee
  • Trophies to winning teams

View our 2018 Twas the Mite Before Xmas Team Application!

For more information, please contact David Ball at

High School Holiday Hockey Tournament (December 26th – 30th, 2018)

Current Competitors: Ridge, Middletown North, Hillsborough, Point Pleasant Boro, Bridgewater-Raritan, Middletown South, Pope John

Tournament Schedule will be posted here.

For information about our HS Holiday Tournament, please email

New Years 3v3 Youth Hockey Tournament (January 1st, 2019)

  • For U16s, Bantams, Peewees, Squirts, and Mites
  • All Skill Levels
  • Mini games on the ponds or X-ice on our NHL rink
  • Minimum of 4 games
  • Must have 6-9 players per team, plus 1 goalie
  • Trophies to winning teams.  Medals to all finalists

View our 2019 NYD 3v3 Tournament Brochure/Application Here!

To register a team, please contact

2019 Shamrock Showdown Youth Hockey Tournament (March 1-3, 7-11, and 14-18)

  • March 1st – 3rd (AA/A/B Bantam and U16)
  • March 7th – 11th (AA/A/B Peewee)
  • March 14th – 18th (Squirt: AA/A/B, Mite: AA/A/B/C and Rec/Development teams)
  • Minimum of 3 games
  • Trophies, medals, and banners to all finalists.  Medals to all Mites.
  • We look forward to another great round of Shamrock Showdown in 2019!
  • View the 2019 Shamrock Showdown Tournament Application Here!
  • For more info, contact David Ball at

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Past Tournaments:

2018 Mite Meltdown and Season Kickoff Party (September 2018)

Mites Only

Medals to all participants

Banners and Trophies to Champions

Schools Out Shootout Youth Hockey Tournament (Three Weekends in June)

For Mites, Squirts, PW, Bantam, and Midget Tier II teams.

4 Game Guarantee

Medals/Banner/Trophy to all Finalists

We look forward to another great round of Schools Out Shootout in 2019!

For more info, contact David Ball at

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