THE MUSIC CITY INVITATIONAL- APRIL 19-22
The kickoff event for the Brick series takes place in Nashville, Tennessee at the Ford Ice Center. The Ford Ice Center is a Nashville Predators run facility. Games start on Thursday morning and finish on Sunday afternoon and each team has a 6 game guarantee. There will also be a BBQ and live entertainment on Saturday afternoon for all players, parents, family members and friends.
Bauer Spring Shootout – May11-13th
2009’s & 2010’s
The Bauer Spring Shootout is the opening event for both the ‘09’s and 10’s at the Brick series and takes place in beautiful Toronto, Ontario. The tournament is hosted by Pro Hockey Development. This storied tournament always draws a top field of teams and the Brick series makes their debut here in 2016
The Boston Showdown – May 25-27th
2009’s & 2010’s
The Boston Showdown is an elite, AAA level spring hockey tournament hosted by the Junior Bruins over Memorial Day Weekend at the New England Sports Center (NESC) in Marlboro, MA. The Junior Bruins host the second stop for the Brick series for the 09’s and 10’s and, in just its third year of operation, the Boston Showdown has become the top Boston based Elite AAA youth tournament
The Battle for the Windy City – June 8-10
2009’s & 2010’s The Brick Series moves to Chicago as The Battle for the Windy City has the 2009’s and 2010’s playing in their final stop for before the championship events in Las Vegas and Vancouver, respectively. Chicago Elite AAA host the tournament at the Arctic Ice Arena and the rink and tournament hotels are a short drive from downtown Chicago and all that this world class city has to offer. Go see a Cubs game at Wrigley, hit the Magnificent Mile, spend time at the Navy Pier, head to the Willis/Sears Tower SkyDeck, Hancock Building/Water Tower, Millennium Park, Riverwalk or visit some of the best restaurants in the world. We suggest a steak at Gibson’s.
Kings of Vegas – July 10-13th
It’s off to the Entertainment capital of the World for the 09’s to finish the season. In its first two years this has proved to be a “must go to event” and past champions include the Junior Bruins (2016) and Team Brick Manitoba (2017).
BRICK SERIES FAQ:
Is the BRICK series affiliated with the Brick Invite in Edmonton?
The BRICK series is endorsed and supported by the Brick tournament but is run independent of the Brick. As you can see from the organizations listed below who have already committed to the BRICK series in 2016 there is participation from programs who also hold Brick tournament charters.
What programs make up the BRICK series?
The BRICK series has commitments from Toronto Pro Hockey, Junior Bruins, CT. Jr. Rangers, Detroit, Chicago Elite AAA, Minnesota Blades, Team Brick Alberta, LA Selects and the BC Jr. Canucks to participate in 2016. Those 9 programs will make up the core field of the BRICK series and we will be adding 2-4 "wild card" teams per age level at each event to round out the tournament field. All teams are either invited to participate or screened by the BRICK series committee.
What is the BRICK series?
The Brick series was born out of a need for our programs to elevate the spring and summer tournament circuit and to help prepare for the Brick tournament with each age group. There are so many tournaments offered that you rarely know what the level of talent will be at each tournament you go to. You also spend the entire weekend at the hotel, rink or a restaurant because game times are spread out. the BRICK series events are designed to provide players with top competition and families with great experiences throughout the spring and summer in some of North America's best cities.
What ages/birth years does the BRICK series offer?
The BRICK series events are offered at the two years prior to the Brick tourney (2007's and 2008's in 2016) & at the post Brick level (2005's in 2016).
All events will only have 8-12 teams per division to ensure elite fields.
Wild Card Teams
We will be adding teams not mentioned above at all events to round out the field. Teams interested in becoming a part of the BRICK series as a full time participant or as a "wild card" team can EMAIL US.
the BRICK series games will be given priority start times so players and families have free time away form the rink each day to take in all the sights that host cities offer. Wether it's the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto, The Mall of America in the Twin Cities, a Red Sox game at historic Fenway Park in Boston, hiking and zip lining at the Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge in Vancouver, seeing one of the world class shows in Las Vegas or going to the Grand Old Opry in Nashville our players, parents and families will not just see the airport, hotel and rink in these world class cities.
All events will have at least a 5 game guarantee and with such a small, controlled field of teams you are guaranteed to have competitive games. Some of the BRICK series events will have added events such as tournament wide parties, BBQ's and live entertainment.
The BRICK series Mission
Elite teams, strong competition, & great experiences away
from the rink in some of the world's best cities.