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One Spot left in the Bantam A Division Please inquire

Schedule will be released by January 1st.

Click This Link to Register and for more info

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2016 Grizz Cup  Sanction # 16UT01

Grizz Cup 2016 is the 10th anniversary of Grizz Cup you won't want to miss out this year. Come be a part of the biggest and best MLK tournament in the West.  2015 Grizz Cup IX crowned 10 Division Champions, hosted 73 teams with 1250 participants and some of the toughest competition found.

Games will start Friday at noon and wrap up by 3:30 PM Monday. 
Each player will receive a participation gift and memorabilia quality  tournament program.
Player and Team awards for 1st and 2nd place.  Shirt Vendor with lower prices, tournament photographer and food vendors.


Squirt B, and Squirt A    
4 game guarantee, 12 min stop time periods   $1200.00
Peewee B, A, AA       
4 game guarantee, 13 min stop time periods   $1300.00
Bantam B, A
4 game guarantee, 13 min stop time periods   $1300.00
Bantam AA tier II
5 game guarantee, 14 min stop time periods   $1400.00
16U AA Tier II
5 game guarantee, 15 min stop time periods   $1500.00
Highschool / 18U
4 game guarantee, 13 min stop time periods   $1300.00


Registration will open to out of state teams first by mid August through October 1st after that I'll begin filling spots with local teams until the tournament is full.

Local teams interested in attending should contact me at to be placed on the waiting list.  After the October first deadline teams will fill empty spots.

Items needed after registration

USA Hockey Official Roster (Link preferred) ASAP
Full Payment by 11/1/2015
Team Photo by 12/1/2015 for Program
Completed Score sheet sticker template found below by 12/1/2015

Items required by USA Hockey at tournament check-in

Each team should have a team binder that contains the following items:
USA Hockey Official Roster
USA Hockey Consent to treat form for each player
Utah Amateur hockey Concussion Policy

Forms found below

Schedule will be released by January 1st, Teams needing special accommodations should check with me as early as possible, I try my best to accommodate but not all requests are possible.

2016 Rule Changes

2 Pts for a Win, 1 pt for a tie, no extra points for shutout win.

Revised tie breaker rules.

Head-to-head record between tied teams.
Most Wins 
Lowest goals against.
The team with the fewest penalty minutes for all games played (game misconduct = 10 minutes).
Quickest goal scored



Thanks for attending Grizz Cup IX.

A huge "Thank You" to all the participants, families and visitors for choosing Grizz Cup IX.  What a great weekend of hockey! 

Congratulations to all our divisional Champions, you all earned it.

We hope to see your teams return in the future.



Grizz Cup

2015 Grizz Cup January 16th -19th  2015.

USA Hockey Tournament Sanction # 15UT01
Schedule will be released on Sunday 12/21/2014

Team Manager of each team will need to bring their credentials binder to the check-in table at their first game. USA Hockey requires that team officials have these items with them at sanctioned tournaments.  Be sure to pickup your Team's participation gifts and tournament programs at this time, please patronize our tournament sponsors if you have the opportunity.
Credential binders must include:

  1. USA Hockey consent to treat form for each player
  2. Utah concussion release form for each player
  3. Official copy of your T1 Roster
  4. Travel Permit if your State Affiliate requires one

Before each game the Coach should stop by to sign the score sheet, a team official should stop by after the game to pick up a copy of the score sheet for your  records.

Coach and TM Hospitality Room
There will be a Coaches, TM, ref and scorekeepers hospitality room located at Steiner at the end of the West hall, stop by grab a drink and a snack.


Results for all games can be found to the left under the "2015 Results" tab and will be updated as soon as possible following each game, please check here often semi final and consolation matchups will also be found here as the tournament progresses.
It's very hard to secure ice for a tournament of this size and we would like to Thank all of the Rink facilities for accommodating the tournament.
The Rinks are all very proud of their facilities and work their hardest to keep them in World Class condition.  Please remind all participants and spectators to treat the facilities with utmost respect.  Rinks will be open at least 30 mins before the first game of the day.

  1. No Floor hockey is allowed in any rink facilities
  2. Many of the facilities are Multi use centers, please keep players and siblings in the rink areas only, particularly at Cottonwood Heights.
  3. Please leave a clean locker room, pickup tape and trash etc before returning the key.
  4. Lock rooms while players are on the ice, neither WMAHA nor the rinks are responsible for theft in locker rooms.
  5. Teams are responsible for any damages to locker rooms and/or facilities.

Please distribute the rules so everyone has a chance to be aware and understand them before the tournament begins. 
Here are a couple to make sure you aware of.
Home Team will wear Dark Jersey

  1. 4 goal differential in the 3rd Period will result in run time clock,7 goal after the first period for squirts, or 4 after the 2nd period whichever comes first.
  2. Tournament Director will not overrule any on ice decision
  3. Players shall not play on more than one participating team without Tournament Director's approval, approval must be sought before October 1st.
  4. Pool games will end in a tie, Points are distributed as such,  2 pts for win, 1 pt for a tie.

Tournament Vendors
Tournament vendors will be located at the Maverik Center and upstairs at Steiner, apparel is also available online now through the tournament at this link.




Get your tournament apparel early

Tournament Apparel online Store

Get your performance shirt or hoody early, check it out here.

Tournament Ice Rinks

Address listing and directions for the rinks used in our tournaments.

Grizz Cup has sold out for the last 3 years.

Grizz Cup often fills early please inquire if there are no open spots during the registration process for your division.

Thanks to our 2015 Grizz Cup Sponsors

Sponsored by Citywide Home Loans

Citywide Home Loans

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Sponsored by Players Bench

Players Bench

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Sponsored by Gentleman Barber

Gentleman Barber

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Sponsored by Gallivan Center

Gallivan Center

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Outdoor Ice Rink

Sponsored by M&


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Sponsored by Brighton Bank

Brighton Bank

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Sponsored by Howies Hockey Tape

Howies Hockey Tape

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Sponsored by The Bon Agency

The Bon Agency

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Sponsored by Massage Envy

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Sponsored by Strong Audi

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Dave Strong Audi

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2014 Grizz Cup News Story

NBC affiliate KSL produced a news story on the Grizz Cup