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2010 Rochester '96AAA  Invitational Games!

8-11 October, 2010

 The Sports Centre @ MCC (formerly ESL)

North America's most highly-regarded '96AAA event of the year! 

A USA Hockey Sanctioned Tournament

The 7th Annual Rochester '96 AAA Invitational Games once again will be held at The Sports Centre @ MCC in Rochester, NY from Friday, Oct. 8th - Monday, Oct 11th, 2010. This year's event will be held exclusively at The Sports Centre. 

Interested teams please respond by 30 July, 2010. Registration information, hotel contacts and additional information coming soon. Please check back regularly. 

Please note the following tournament highlights:

All Games at The Sports Centre @ MCC!


  • The Rochester '96 AAA Invitational Games is held over Canadian Thanksgiving and Columbus Day weekend!
  • Each team will play a minimum of 4 games and maximum of 7. 
  • Each team plays one (1) prelim-round game on Friday followed by two (2) prelim games on Saturday setting up your 'Round of 16' Championship or Consolation matchups beginning Sunday morning. Gold, Silver and Bronze Quarterfinal elimination games on Sunday evening. Semifinals and Championship Games will be held on Monday, 11 October, 2010.
  • All periods are 15-15-15 with no curfews. 
  • Premium hotels at deeply discounted rates within minutes of ESL Sports Centre
  • Tournament entry fee US$ 1,200.00   

Previous Championship Results

  • 2009 Mississauga Rebels 3, York Simcoe Express 1
  • 2008 St.Louis AAA Blues 2, Toronto Marlies 1
  • 2007 Toronto Marlies 4, Mississauga Rebels 1
  • 2006 St. Louis AAA Blues 6, York Simcoe Express 2
  • 2005 Montreal Jr. Mustangs 4, Detroit Little Caesars 2
  • 2004 South Shore (MA) Kings 2, Providence Capitals 1

Tournament Director

Jim Schoeneman