The 14th Annual FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL HOLIDAY INVITATIONAL 2013 is located at
GERMAIN Arena in Estero, Florida. Germain Arena is located directly between Ft. Myers and Naples, in
beautiful Southwest Florida. The facility has three ice rinks, one seating 7,100 for the ECHL Florida
At the same time and in the same facility as the FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL HOLIDAY
INVITATIONAL the NCAA Division I FLORIDA COLLEGE CLASSIC will take place. Teams include Maine,
Cornell, Princeton, and New Hampshire. The College tournament is December 28 & 29. Tickets are
available for the youth teams and are included in the price of the tournament!
The FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL HOLIDAY INVITATIONAL is for teams that are looking for the best
competition possible. This tournament has Squirt – Midget Major A & AA levels. This tournament has
featured 84 teams making it the largest ever in the Southeast District. Having a 4 game guarantee with
a possible 5th or 6th game makes the trip worth it. The tournament markets for out of state teams.
The winners of the tournament receive an automatic invitation next year to defend the trophy.
Southwest Florida’s beaches are fifteen minutes from the rink. The hotels are within ten minutes
of the arena and the beach. The Southwest Florida International Airport is one exit from the arena. The
arena is located along side of highway I-75. Next to the arena is Florida’s largest outlet mall the
Miramar Outlets. Airboat trips in the Everglades or Fishing Charters can be taken in during your time off
between games. And of course golfing is nearby.
The FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL HOLIDAY INVITATIONAL is December 26 – 31.
Squirt and Peewee divisions will be December 26 – 28. Florida Squirt & Peewee teams should be
prepared play by 12:00pm on the 26th. Out of State Squirt & Peewee teams should be prepared to play
by 4:00pm on the 26th. Bantam, Midget Minor, and Midget Major will be December 29 – 31. Teams
must have home and away jerseys, one light and one dark. The tournament will be played with USA
Hockey rules. You must submit an USA Hockey Roster signed by your local USA Hockey Registrar at the
tournament registration table before playing the first game. Canadian teams must submit a signed
roster from their local affiliate.
All games are played until someone wins…..sudden death over time for all games!!!
Unfortunately special scheduling request can not be accepted.
The tournament sold out by October 1st last year.
The only way to guarantee your spot is by sending in the registration form with full payment.
Do not delay!
Congratulations for being selected as possible tournament participants.