Tournament Details

When:

Tournament will be on Friday July 12th 10am -8pm, Saturday July 13th 10am-8pm and Sunday July 14th, 2013 from 8am-4pm.  Banquet will be Sunday night at 7:30pm, cocktails at 6:30pm.  Playing times and draw will be published as the tournament gets closer.

Pool:

Walter Schroeder Aquatic Center

9250 North Green Bay Road, Brown Deer, WI 53209

 Map of Pool Location

The main pool is a 50 meter by 22 yards, 6.5- 7 feet deep, crystal clear visibility, very fast 1″ tiles.  This tournament features the fastest surface for underwater hockey in the USA, the Sport Court System.  This sport court will be used primarily for the “A” division playing surface and the “B” will play primarily on the tile court.  ”B” division teams may play games on the sport court.  The sport court is 22 yards x 15 yards and the tile court is 22 yards x 12 yards along with a large warm up/cool down area.

Costs:

  • Team Fees:  $1,100 per team, (12) players max per team (10 in the water), includes tournament fees, a T-shirt for each playing team member and  food & drink at the pool.
  • USOA/USAUWH Development Fees:  $10 per player
  • Banquet Tickets: $30.00/each –  must be purchased at the time of team registration.

Registration:

There will be 2 divisions at Nationals, Open A & Open B.  We ask that you register your team in the division according to your strength level of your team; there will be cross over games to re-seed the divisions before the playoffs.  If there are more than 20 teams registered, an “Open C” division maybe created.  A Maximum of 24 teams will be allowed to register, on a first come, first served basis, registration is considered accepted, when payment is received.  There are no restrictions on teams/player make up for the national tournament, club teams are strongly encouraged, however when your club cannot field a full team, mixed teams from other clubs/players/regions are allowed to register.  We want everyone to have a chance to play at the U.S. Nationals.

Eligibility:  To participate in U.S. UWH Nationals you must satisfy one of the following conditions:

1. be a US citizen.
2. be a permanent resident.
3. have lived and/or worked in the US for a continuous 3 months and practiced with the club you will be attending nationals with.

Tournament Puck:  CanAm Uni2 Puck

Affiliation:

This is a USAUWH Sanctioned Event, 2013 USAUWH membership dues must be paid before the tournament.  Please visit the USAUWH’s website to register.

Time Line:

ASAP- If you are planning on attending send me a quick email letting us know! (tournament@canamuwhgear.com)

May 20th, 2013- Deadline for entry fee, mailed checks must be postmarked by this date ($100 team penalty if paid after May 20th), Finalized rosters must be submitted electronically.  Send payment earlier to avoid issues if more than 24 teams register.

June 10th, 2013 - Final deadline to participate, no teams will be admitted after this date.  Finalized rosters must be submitted electronically   Add $100 late penalty to registration.