2022 Tournament and Game Format Overview (Oakville Rangers Hockey Club)

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Following the huge success of the 2018, 2019, and 2020 event (which saw 70 U8 (formerly Tyke) and U7 (formerly IP) teams hit the ice); the Oakville Rangers Hockey Club is excited to announce the return of Shrink the Rink 2022!

The 2022 event will be taking place this Family Day Weekend, February 19th and 20th, 2022 at Sixteen Mile Sports Complex in Oakville.

STR 2022 event will feature U8 divisions at both the House league and Select divisions as well as a U7 division for various skill levels.

Open to all House League U7 and U8 teams as well as U8 Select teams (Rep Calibre) this two day event will feature 3 on-ice games in addition to the Mini Stick zone and interactive concourse.

Game and Tournament Format:

  • ·All games will be played on half ice, 4v4 with goalies.
  • ·Teams will play a 22 minute game and then switch opponents for another 22 minute game.
  • Teams will play a total of 6- 22 minute games throughout the tournament (2-22 minute games per game slot)
  • ·Team entry covers a roster of up to 20 players who will be split into Team A and Team B as per the above format. (teams of 13 or less players will not be split up)
  • ·Enhanced game atmosphere to include player announcements and the singing of O'Canada
  • ·All players will receive a swag bag including a mini stick
  • ·Teams will be matched based on skill level determined at the time of team registration
  • ·Teams from the OWHA, Alliance, GTHL, and NOHA are welcome


Teams can register in 1 of 3 skill levels and will be paired accordingly. Team entry fee is $950.


U7 Team Registration

U8 Team Registration