Best Men’s League Hockey Experience in the World

Elite Mens League Hockey

Over 200 current and former NCAA/ Pro / Club players have experienced Showdown Hockey.

Premium Entertainment

Unlimited attractions and First-class nightlife in the City that never sleeps. 

Luxury Experience

 Exclusive, White-glove, concierge service.

Make Memories that last a lifetime

A weekend experience like no other.

Tournament Information & FAQ

Event Location

All Games will be played at “The Rink” at the American Dream Mall – 1 American Dream Wy, East Rutherford, NJ 07073

Schedule of Events

  • In-person team registration – Sept 7th (6pm – 9pm)
  • Day 1 of play – Sept 7th – Games start at 8:00pm (Local Teams will be slotted)
  • In-person team registration – Sept 8th (8am – 4pm)
  • Day 2 of play – Sept 8th – Games start at 9:00am
  • Player Party – Sept 8th (10pm – 1am)
  • Day 3 of play – Sept 9th – Games start at 9am
  • Day 4 of play – Sept 10th – Championship Game will finish at 6:30pm


Registration will go on-sale July 14TH at 6pm Est.

For any question please reach out to:

Tournament Format

  • 16 teams (4 divisions)
  • 5v5 + goalies
  • Round Robin (Two – 25 min running halfs)
    • **Clock will stop during final 3 mins if game is within 2 goals
  • Playoffs (Three – 15 min stop time periods)
  • Top team from each division will advance to playoffs

Cost & What's Included

The cost of event packages start at $5,000/ team


Teams will have a maximum roster size of 13 players (12 players + goalie and will be played 5 on 5 + goalie)

All teams are guaranteed 3 games.

A set of team jerseys, player gift bags, drink tickets, food and games are included in the registration fee.

Jersey sizes and numbers must be submitted by august 1st***

Age Requirement

You, and all of your teammates must be 21+ by Sept 6th, 2023

Player Party

We will have a player party  the night of Friday, Sept 8th

  • Open Bar and Food 10PM-midnight. 
  • Friends and Family will be able to purchase tickets to the party.
  • All registered players will be invited.
  • More information to come. 

Tournament Prize

  • The winning team will receive an auto-bid to next year’s Big Apple Showdown with tournament fee and hotel expenses comped.
  • Additional prizes to be awarded