Lake Placid

November 27-29, 2020

The CAN/AM Difference

The CAN/AM difference is clear! Participating in the Challenge Cup means we take care of the details. We arrange your hotels, meals, games, divisions, tournament events, and let you worry about one thing: having fun, experiencing great hockey! Last year over 1,000 teams and nearly 33,000 players, families, coaches and friends enjoyed a Challenge Cup Tournament. We want you and your team to join in on the fun!

We are committed to providing the best experience both on and off the ice, using only state of the art, first class facilities and hotels. Why settle for less when CAN/AM offers so much more!

  • Accommodations at first Class Hotels – we make the arrangements for your team so that you don't have to worry about where to stay or if you can find rooms together!

  • Unsurpassed Locations – the Challenge Cup Locations offer more than a random sampling of suburban rinks. Lake Placid offers history, unique arenas, first rate hotels, and one of a kind attractions.

  • First Class Tournament Experience – we take care of the details to allow you to focus on one thing – enjoying the Tournament.

  • We introduced the idea of Customer Service for Tournaments. Our goal is to make sure you and your team have a great experience.

  • We offer competitively placed divisions based on age, strength, geography, history, and experience.

  • The Challenge Cup is run by Tournament Professionals with over 50 years of experience in organizing youth and adult events. We are always here for you, before, during, and after your event to help guide your team to the best hockey experience in North America.


I just wanted to take a moment and recognize the CAN/AM staff on a job well done this past weekend. I had so many amazing comments from the parents on our team. Many times the staff went out of there way to make our weekend memories awesome. You guys run an excellent tourney and my family has enjoyed very much both times we have attended in Lake Placid. We took our son as a Bantam player and now my daughter. Memories that will last them a lifetime. Material things in life are great but don't compare to memories that can never be taken away. So my hat off to all of you for creating so many awesome memories for so many families. - Tim C.

Just wanted to say thank-you for a wonderful tournament weekend. Our team had a fantastic time. The boys bonded and came away with memories for a lifetime! - Liana F.


I want to thank you for another great CAN/AM experience!!!  The Islanders Hockey Club had an amazing time.  The boys (and parents) are still talking about it. - Jeanine C.

We had a great weekend in Lake Placid! This tournament was probably one of the best organized events our team has participated in over the years. All the staff - tournament, hotel and arena facility - were very accommodating and always pleasant. - Martha T.

Everything went great during the weekend. The Support CAN/AM provides managers to pull the travel, accommodations, and events together is the best I’ve experienced. I have been involved with youths sports for the past 12 years, CAN/AM puts on a great show up in Lake Placid. Thanks! - Joseph V.


Thank you for such a wonderful experience.  The girls, coaches, trainers and their families all had an enjoyable and memorable time.  All of it was exceptionally planned; from the Opening Ceremonies to the championship games.  You made it easy to just sit back and enjoy the weekend. We are already looking forward to next year!!!!! - Cory C.

On behalf of the Monroe County Eagles, I would like to thank you for a fantastic tournament!  It was bar far, the most organized, well run tournament that we have every been to!  The competition was great and it was a great experience to play not only teams from other states but Canada as well. We will surely be back again!- Cissy L.


I am sure you hear this all the time, but I wanted to let you know that we had a fantastic weekend.  It is the first time we have participated in this particular tournament and we have been recommending it since our return!  Everything from the parade of athletes to the skills and games, meals and courtesy of the hotel staff was wonderful. - Jennifer C.