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Aug 28-30, 2009 RIT Ritter Arena, ESL Sports Centre & Lakeshore Arena
The 3rd Annual Rochester '99 AAA Invitational Games will be held at RIT Ritter Arena, ESL Sports Centre & Lakeshore Arena in Rochester, NY from Friday 8/28- Sunday 8/30, 2009. Were expanding to accommodate even more of USA Hockey finest '99 Squirt Major/Atom AAA squads.
The following '99 teams have accepted a bid to our invitational tournament. Teams are listed in Alphabetic order.
Assabet Valley - Massachusetts
Bay State Breakers - Massachusetts
Buffalo Regals - New York
Cleveland Barons - Ohio
Cleveland Jr. Jacks - Ohio
Hamburg Hawks - New York
Mercer Chiefs - New Jersey
Pittsburgh Aviators - Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh Hornets - Pennsylvania
Rochester Americans - New York
Springfield Jr. Pics - Mass
Syracuse Nationals - New York
4-game round-robin. Each team will play (4) other teams within their respective group. After the preliminary round, top (8) teams will advance to the playoff Rounds. Seeding the top 8 teams will happen based on the following criteria.
Top 8 Teams will be placed in the Gold & Silver Medal rounds.
Top 8 teams qualify for the playoff round with the Top 4 team (1st and 2nd place in each division) playing in the Gold Championship Bracket. The 3rd and 4th place finishers in each division will play in the Silver Consolation Championship bracket. Semi-final round winners advance to Gold & Silver finals Sunday Afternoon
15-15-15 minute periods
The Rochester '99 AAA Invitational Games is held pre-season as a high octane start to the season. Last year the teams that entered the tournament fared very well in the early season tournaments.
AAA competition by invitation only! (If you believe your team deserves a spot, contact us) !
Premium hotels at deeply discounted rates within minutes of ESL Sports Centre
No game curfews
Tournament entry fee US$ 900.00
Gold & Silver Champions crowned on Sunday!
Scores, Standings & Individual Player Stats kept online at end of each day.