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Championship Tournament

Tournament has been canceled.

-updated Friday, March 13 at 4:15pm

Based on Gov. Walz and MN Hockey's recommendation and the best interest of our players, coaches and fans, WHAM has made the very difficult decision to postpone the WHAM Championship Tournament. More information to come to the teams involved in the next few days once details are worked out.

2020 Tournament

2020 Championship Tournament will be held at Dakotah Arena March 11-15th, 2020. See the top qualifying teams there for another great weekend of hockey!!!

Want a Girls Weekend of hockey, fun and slots??? Stay the Weekend!

Dakotah Arena is located on the campus of Mystic Lake Casino. They have set up a limited amount of discounted rooms for teams of the tournament - book early to take advantage of these deals!

Friday and Saturday Rates $119

Wednesday and Thursday Rates $109

"Dakotah" discount code

2020 WHAM Championship Tournament

Important and exciting news about the 2020 WHAM Championship Tournament

Our 2019-2020 WHAM season has ended and teams have qualified to compete for the championship of their division. Our end of season, intra-league tournament will take place at Dakotah Arena in Prior Lake, MN.  For the tenth year, our end of season tournament will not be sanctioned by and/or run as part of Minnesota Hockey due to WHAM's recreational league status under USA and MN Hockey.

Some important dates to remember and prepare for as we get closer to the tournament:

Important Dates

All stats must be entered into the online stat program by February 29th, 2020.

Teams qualifying for the WHAM Championship Tournament must commit to playing by noon on March 1st, 2020 (please note that after this time and date, all teams who have committed are committed to paying the full team fee of $560). Teams will be notified by Division Commissioners regarding qualification and must respond back with either a commitment to play or a decline. If teams decline the opportunity to play in the tournament, the next eligible team will be extended the opportunity.

The tournament will begin on Wednesday, March 11th and will run through championship Sunday, March 15th, 2020.

If teams know potential vendors for the Friday, Saturday and/or Sunday Vendor Fair—please contact League Administrator Erika Hockinson-Spande at leagueadmin@whamhockey.org by March 8th.

Exciting Facts

The WHAM Championship Tournament will continue with exciting improvements —many of which come as the result of listening to the feedback from our membership.

  • No gate fees. All spectators will be admitted FREE of charge.
  • $560.00 Team fee
  • Tournament Fees due no later than March 5th, 2020

WHAM

1605 River Rock Drive

Carver, MN 55315

  • All tournament games will be played at Dakotah Arena
  • A Vendor Fair on Saturday and Sunday (Friday night should vendors want to) during the tournament, where vendors will display and sell a variety of hockey-related and non-hockey related items.
  • Champions will receive a commemorative Gift to celebrate their success in the tournament.
  • Teams will be required to provide one volunteer per game—for score keeping/clock. No additional volunteer hours will be required. You must assure you have a volunteer for each game to help with the clock despite being the home or away team. If no volunteer is available, a player from your bench will need to be in the box to assist. Please plan accordingly.
  • Any scheduling requests (only those within reason accepted) due by March 2nd.