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As a condition of acceptance, all out of town teams more than 60 miles from Ann Arbor must reserve rooms and stay at one of our authorized hotels. CAN/AM has secured room blocks at several Ann Arbor area hotels for you to choose from. Families will use our convenient CAN/AM reservation system to register their players and make their hotel reservations in one step. CAN/AM takes the hassle out of team and hotel reservations!

YOUR OUT OF TOWN PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • 3 days 2 nights accommodations at your choice of great area hotels. Check-in on Friday and check-out on Sunday. (Hotel selection honored based on earliest received $100 per room deposits. Deposits must be submitted as a team.)
  • Your Out of Town Package price includes all tournament entry fees. You do not have to pay the Local Team Fee. Just pay the per person price listed on the chart.
  • Complimentary gates fees to all games for the family.
  • Four Game Guarantee. Four teams in each division advance to a medal game. Games begin on Friday morning (select games played Thursday evening) and medal games end on Sunday afternoon.
  • 3 12-minutes stop-time periods.
  • USA Hockey Sanctioned Tournament.
  • Games played at the Arctic Coliseum.
  • Player Souvenir for each participant.
  • Complimentary e-program.
  • Championship Gold-Silver-Bronze medals, team winning plaque, and custom arena banner for all gold medal teams.
  • $50 credit toward any CAN/AM Hockey Camp for each tournament player, coach and parent.
  • And most importantly a highly competitive Tournament operated by experienced professionals.

HOTELS

As a condition of acceptance, all out of town teams more than 60 miles from Ann Arbor must reserve rooms and stay at one of our authorized hotels. CAN/AM has secured room blocks at Ann Arbor hotels for your team to choose from. Your families will make and pay for their hotel reservations right on the CAN/AM Hockey website. These rates are valid until 60 days prior to the event. Teams failing to reserve rooms at least 60 days out may see rates greater than the published rates.  

All out of town teams and their members (players, parents, coaches, guests) will be required to utilize a minimum total of 20 room nights during the tournament (for example 10 rooms per night, for two nights, would result in 20 room nights during the tournament). Tournament fees are based on teams meeting this requirement. Teams failing to meet the minimum number of room nights will be charged $50 per room night short.



TIER 1 - OUT OF TOWN PACKAGE HOTEL

GRADUATE ANN ARBOR

615 E Huron St · Ann Arbor, MI · 48104
734-769-2200

We’re across the street from the University of Michigan campus at Huron and State. Enjoy our cozy club feel, a nod to the arts (graffiti included!), a wink at the Maize and Blue and a hip library vibe. Gather Wolverines for a post bite at Poindexter or host an old-school dinner at Allen Rumsey Cocktail Lounge. Read more...

Graduate Ann Arbor



TIER 2 - OUT OF TOWN PACKAGE HOTEL

SHERATON  ANN ARBOR HOTEL

3200 Boardwalk Dr · Ann Arbor, MI · 48108
734-996-0600

Experience comfort, convenience and excellent service at Sheraton Ann Arbor Hotel. Located just minutes from Downtown Ann Arbor, our hotel places you near Main Street, corporate headquarters, the University of Michigan, Briarwood Mall, Cobblestone Farm and local attractions. Spread out in our airy, spacious guest rooms and suites, featuring Sheraton Signature Beds, complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi, Le Grand Bain bath amenities, microwaves and more. Dine on delicious American cuisine and cocktails in our upscale lounge and bistro. Read more...

Sheraton Ann Arbor



TIER 3 - OUT OF TOWN PACKAGE HOTELS

CHELSEA COMFORT INN & VILLAGE CONFERENCE CENTER

1645 Commerce Park Dr · Chelsea, MI · 48118
734-433-8000

Located “fourteen minutes from State Street” Chelsea combines small town charm with easy access to the hustle and bustle of Ann Arbor. Voted the number one suburb in the state of Michigan, our hometown feel, unique shops, great restaurants, golf courses and vibrant art community make Chelsea an appealing base for your adventures in the area. Read more...

Comfort Inn Chelsea


COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT ANN ARBOR

3205 Boardwalk Dr · Ann Arbor, MI · 48108
734-995-5900

The Courtyard Ann Arbor hotel impresses travelers with its innovative facilities and superior amenities. As one of the preferred University of Michigan hotels, the Courtyard Ann Arbor is conveniently located near the University of Michigan's campus, hospitals and medical centers. As a guest at this University of Michigan Ann Arbor hotel, you can retreat to a spacious, smartly designed and newly renovated guest room featuring a large desk, ergonomic chair and complimentary wireless Read more...

Courtyard Ann Arbor


ROOM REQUIREMENTS

Out of town teams will be required to utilize a minimum total of 20 room nights during the tournament (for example 10 rooms per night, for two nights, would result in 20 room nights during the tournament). A complete list of these hotels is posted on the Hotels page to the left.
Tournament fees are based on teams meeting this requirement. Teams failing to meet the minimum number of room nights will be charged a higher tournament rate.

TEAM DEPOSIT

A non-refundable $500 deposit will be charged to your credit card when your registration is accepted. The $500 team deposit is not an extra fee.  If you paid the team deposit, you can apply it to your balance or it can be divided between the families. If the team paid the $500 deposit, it can be returned to the team 30 days after the tournament is over. Refunds of team deposits paid by credit card are subject to a 5% service fee. Please contact one of our customer service representatives to discuss your options more fully.

DEADLINES

All tournament related materials are due 45 days prior to the Tournament Date.  All final balances are due 30 days prior to the Tournament Date.

CANCELLATION POLICIES AND INSURANCE

PANDEMIC/FORCE MAJEURE CANCELLATION POLICY Should CAN/AM Hockey be forced to cancel an event due to the pandemic/force majeure, 100% of all fees paid will be credited to a future event.

STANDARD CANCELLATION POLICY
Deposits are non-refundable. There are no refunds on payments for cancellations within 30 days of the Tournament.

RESERVATION INSURANCE

All fees and reservations may be insured against cancellation. Any reservation for which the insurance was purchased will be entitled to a full refund of all fees paid less the cost of the insurance. Click here for more information on reservation insurance.

TOURNAMENT SANCTIONING

The Challenge Cup is a USA Hockey sanctioned tournament. USA Hockey rules will be followed with additional CAN/AM tournament rules. Once you register, a copy of the CAN/AM rules will be available for review. US teams must provide a signed Official USA Hockey Roster 60 days prior to the tournament (some states also require a Travel Permit). Canadian teams must submit the required Travel Permit and Official Hockey Roster issued by their governing body (i.e. GTHL, OMHA, Hockey Quebec, etc…). No team will be allowed to participate in the tournament without submitting this information.



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