General Information, San Jose Regional, Pacific Region, 2023-2024, US Reg (International Silver Stick)

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Sharks Ice at San Jose and the San Jose Jr. Sharks invite you to its 18th Annual Pacific District U.S. Regional Silver Stick® Tournament. Come spend your Thanksgiving Weekend playing hockey in beautiful San Jose, CA!

November 22nd - 26th, 2023

6U • 8U • 10U • 12U • 14U • 16U

Our goal is to provide a positive tournament experience and great competition at various age divisions and levels. Games will start on Thanksgiving Day, with some local teams possibly playing Wednesday night.

Four game guarantee
Silver Stick® Team Championship Banners (1st Place)
Silver Stick® Individual Championship Medals (1st Place)
Silver Stick® Participation Pins
Professional photography will be on site
Winners of each division advance to the International Finals in January 2024

Tournament Registration Fees

Registration Deadline - October 31, 2023
 Age  Divisions  Cost
6U   Mitey Mite Showcase - See below for special format  $1,300
 8U   Mitey Mite Showcase - See below for special format  $1,300
 10U  A, B, BB  $2,100
 12U  A, B, BB  $2,100
 14U  A, B  $2,100
 16U  A  $2,100


All registration will be done online:

Winners in each division will advance to the Silver Stick® Finals.

Each year, after the International Silver Stick® Finals, a plaque is placed in the Hockey Hall of Fame’s Silver Stick display listing the team names of all the new champions!


Thanksgiving Mitey Mite & Mini-Mite Showdown

Friday, November 24 – Sunday, November 26

Open to 8U (Mite)  & 6U (Mini-Mite) teams - House & Travel level

Team entry fee: $1300

Registration deadline: Friday, November 10th

Number of games: 9 guaranteed

Team managers will be notified of the schedule by the evening of Friday, November 18th. 

Round Robin games Friday, November 25th and Saturday, November 26th.

Championship & Consolation games on Saturday, November 27th.

Game format: Each game will be played as half-ice with 4 players per team, with a two minute warm-up and one 28-minute run-time period.

Included in the team fee are participation gifts for each player and Championship gifts for each member of the winning team.

All teams must have a USA Hockey-certified Mite or mini mite roster.

Only players and coaches on the roster will be allowed on the ice during games.

Register online at the Silver Sticks tournament link. When registering, choose the appropriate age level you are registering, Mitey Mite or Mini-mite.

The Silver Stick® International tournament is in its 65th year of hosting hockey tournaments across North America! Our Regional tournaments are unique in that if you are a Champion of the Division that you have competed in, this entitles you to the right to participate in an International Finals tournament, competing against other teams who had been successful in winning their Regional Qualifying tournament.