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Sticks in Stillwater

Sticks in Stillwater Youth Hockey Festival

Join us in one of Minnesota's most beautiful historic cities to celebrate youth hockey at the 3rd annual Sticks in Stillwater Mite/U8 Festival.

January 2019  -  St. Croix Valley Recreation Center

With 70+ Mite/U8 teams there will be no shortage of hockey as all teams play 4 games, win or lose! While in Stillwater, visit award winning restaurants, tour the ice castle, walk the riverfront or go boutique shopping. Free shuttles will be running from the Festival to Downtown Stillwater. Fun for the whole family!

Festival details:

  • This is a 3-on-3 Festival; Ideal team sizes are between 6–10 players
  • No refs on the ice; one coach from each team must be on the ice
  • Just for fun; There are no standings, stats or individual awards or trophies
  • Each player shall receive a Sticks in Stillwater jersey
  • The coach of each team determines the level of play for his/her team
  • All skaters must wear full gear
  • This is a MN Hockey sanctioned event
  • All games will be played at the St. Croix Valley Recreation Center in Stillwater, MN
  • Games are 27 minute lengths with 1 ½ min. lines – all games are outdoors
  • Time keepers are provided by the Festival
  • There is NO checking. Coaches on the ice control their skaters for fun and safety

Mites: Level I - Real Beginners
Level II - Intermediates
Level III - Advanced Intermediates
Level IV - Top Advanced

U8’s: Level I - Real Beginners
Level II - Intermediates
Level III - Advanced

Participant links
Once your team is registered, parents and coaches will need the links below to complete the process.

Rosters (Managers):
Team Roster - manage your team's roster online, making it easy to add or drop players. You will need your Team ID number (Managers will receive this after registering). Rosters must be completed before parents can sign the online waiver.

Waivers (Parents):
Liability waiver - you will need your Team ID number (contact your Team Manager). Each player will need a signed digital waiver prior to play. Team rosters must be completed by the Team Manager before using the online waiver.


Single team: $300/team
Two-four teams (from same association): $250/team
Five-10 teams (from same association): $225/team

After association confirms the number of teams participating, the fee will be adjusted to reflect the balance due.
*$100 non-refundable deposit required at time of registration.

**All teams must be registered with USA Hockey. A copy of your USA Hockey roster will be required.


For event information and questions, please contact:
Jim Boo
Ph: 651.231.3111

For team registration questions, please contact:
John McClellan
Ph: 763.786.5645