For over 40 years youth hockey players in New England have gathered in Groton, MA from December 26th through December 30th to play in the annual Tourney In The Woods. The event has grown to one of the largest youth hockey tournaments in the region. The tournament provides an opportunity for Tier II, Tier III, Tier IV, and Tier V teams at the 8U (Mite), 10U (Squirt), 12U (Peewee), and 14U (Bantam) levels to compete in one of 19+ divisions grouped by skill. The goal of the tournament is to provide a FUN experience for all players. Everyone involved in the tournament strives for parity in every division to give every team a chance in every game. It’s not always perfect, but it is getting better every year. The tournament staff is committed to working with every team to make the holiday week a positive memorable experience.

When: December 26th - 30, 2019

Where: Groton School & Lawrence Academy Arenas


  • Guaranteed 4 Games per team 10U to 14U, 3 Games 8U
  • High Priority on division parity. We watch every team and work with you on division placement
  • NEW Action photos included for all teams (2018 Photos)
  • No Gate Fees - Free Admission
  • USA Hockey Sanctioned
  • Tournament Souvenirs for all attendees
  • Awards for all players on Championship and Runner Up Teams
  • MVP Trophy for all Championship Teams
  • Best Goalie Award for each 10U-14U division
  • Flexible scheduling around travel and conflicts
  • Online scoring and stats
  • Mite Division(s) are Half-Ice

Tournament Fee: $650 (8U half-ice) $1,250 (10U-14U)

  • Payment: Check or Credit Card (processing fee)
2017 Highlights
2016-2018 Parity Stats (500 Games)
Games Within 1-Goal Differential
Games Within 2-Goal Differential
Games Within 3-Goal Differential

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CYH PO Box 942 Groton, MA 01450
E-mail: director@tourneyinthewoods.org Phone: (978) 272-0124