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The Snipers Edge Hockey AAA Tournament Series

Snipers Edge Hockey is proud to sponsor an innovative Tournament Series with the goal of providing an awesome experience for players, coaches and families! Our events offer consistent competition in a fun and safe environment all at a great value! 

For the 2023 AAA Season, we are offering:

  • The Snipers Squirt State March 16-19
  • 5 AAA Tournament Weekends (2009-2015 w/ Elite & AAA levels) 
    • April 14-16: Snipers Kickoff Cup
    • May 5-7: Snipers Spring Open
    • May 12-14: Snipers Spring Finale 
    • August 4-6: Snipers Rivertown
    • August 18-20: Snipers South
  • The Snipers Premier League Sept 8-30
  • The Fall 3v3 Challenge (MEA Break OCT)
  • The Holiday 3v3 Challenge  (DEC Holiday Break)

Who Will Be Crowned the Champ at Snipers State?

The Snipers Edge State Tourney was created to be the platform for the best 4th and 5th grade players in the State and beyond to compete against each other in order to crown a Champ!  New for 2023, we added a Mite Prospects 3 Game Series! Last year's innagural event was awesome (see stats and results below)...This year, the rinks will be rocking the weekend of March 16-19, 2023. New for 2023, we have added a Snipers Prospects Series to the weekend for players born in 2014 and 2015. Click here for the full details and results!

Snipers State Teams and Coaches

Squirt Division Teams & Head Coaches

  • Snipers White:  Rich Dean
  • Snipers Blue: Matt Shillings
  • Snipers Silver: Brian Loots & Jesse Bull
  • Snipers Red: Jon Maruk
  • Elevate Gold: Tony DeFazio

Mite Prospects Division Teams & Head Coaches

  • Prospects Silver: HC Dan Plante
  • Prospects Red: HC Kyle Antilla

2023 Spring & Summer Tournament Series Dates / Locations

  • April 14-16: Snipers Kickoff Cup in East Metro

  • May 5-7: Snipers Spring Open in Eagan and South Metro

  • May 12-14: Snipers Spring Finale in BIoomington and Edina

  • August 4-6: Snipers Rivertown Showdown in East Metro 

  • August 18-20: Snipers South Metro Swing in Shakopee 

What's Makes The Hockey Great?

  • Consistent Competition at the Elite & AAA Levels
  • Top Referees that Communicate to Coaches!
  • No Ties! Even In Pool Play...3on3 OT then a Shootout like the NHL!
  • Top 2 Teams In Each Division Will Always Earn a 5th Game!
  • And Much More! 

About Snipers Edge Hockey

Snipers Edge Hockey has been a pioneer in the hockey training products industry since its inception in 2005.  Whether you dream of becoming the next NHLer, or just want to get more playing time, Snipers Edge has the products that can help get you there!

Snipers Edge Hockey Tournament Director

Snipers Edge Hockey Tournament Director