Players rave about playing at the Sportplexe in Pierrefonds…so modern, so clean, such big locker rooms, storage space between games, and excellent ice! 

Stay in the finest downtown hotel... Le Centre Sheraton Hotel, centrally located so you can enjoy the Montreal nightlife! Redeem your cocktail/dinner voucher at Méchant Boeuf and Wienstein & Gavino’s. Whatever you like to do off the ice, Montreal has it for you! On the ice, we have competitive divisions for your team whatever the skill level. Great hockey, great accommodations, great entertainment! The Montreal Challenge Cup is here for you!

Ages and Playing Levels






At the Tournament

Welcome to the CAN/AM Challenge Cup in beautiful Montreal, Quebec! Your ultimate Tournament experience is finally about to begin. As you arrive in Montreal, you will check in directly at your hotel. Once checked in, it’s time to check out Montreal. Everyone’s first stop is likely the Sportplexe Pierrefonds, where they will find one of the top 10 arenas in North America! The newly renovated Sportplexe features an Olympic size arena, 3 NHL sized arenas, spectator seating in each rink, an extensive lobby with flat screens throughout replaying game action, standings, and live TV, restaurant, bar, pro shop, and daily equipment storage.
The headquarters for the Tournament will be in the upstairs lobby of the Sportplexe. Here you will find posted standings, locker room assignments, souvenirs, and as always, the friendly CAN/AM Staff. Tournament Central is where your Team Rep will register before your first game.  Your Team Rep will receive special player souvenirs for each player as well as any last-minute updates.

All games will be played at the Sportplexe Pierrefonds. Your game schedule will be available about one week prior to the Tournament Date.  All teams are guaranteed 3 games.  The games begin on Friday at 9:00 AM.  After the round-robin games are completed, the four top teams in each division will proceed to the Sunday Medal Championship games. By Saturday night, Medal matchups for your division will be set. Will your team have what it takes to make it to a Medal Game on Sunday morning? The Gold, Silver and Bronze Medal Games will be completed by 2:00 PM on Sunday. 

In all Divisions, Gold, Silver, and Bronze CAN/AM Championship medals will be awarded to each player. A special Challenge Cup Championship plaque as well as a first place CAN/AM banner to hang in their home arena will be awarded to all Gold Medal teams.

During the weekend, the CAN/AM Staff is always available for you. There is always a helpful staff member to guide you where to go, answer questions, make suggestions, assist your players and guests, even lock and unlock your team's dressing room door! Our goal is to help you get the most out of this special hockey holiday weekend, no matter what happens on the ice. Our goal is provide an unmatched hockey experience for your team. The Challenge Cup is a professional event for amateur players. That is why so many teams choose to make the CAN/AM Montreal Tournament an annual event. We look forward to hosting your team in La Belle Province.


Please use our interactive map to explore the greater Montreal area and to get venue address.


Border Crossing

US and Canadian citizens traveling across border lines by land are required to present one of the travel documents listed below.

- Passport
- Passport Card (US citizens only)
- Enhanced Driver´s Licence/Enhanced Identification Card
- FAST/Express
- SENTRI card

U.S. and Canadian children under the age of 16 will be able to present the original or copy of their birth certificates, or other proof of citizenship such as a naturalization
certificate or citizenship card.

Please call or visit the following websites for any updates on travel requirements:

Canada Border Services Agency

1-800-461-9999 or 204-983-3500

U.S. Department of Homeland Security
877-227-5511 or 703-526-4200