The Endless Summer Hockey Classic Tournament is scheduled to take place on August 30–September 3, 2019, at the Ice Station Valencia rink. Attending the event is the highlight of many people’s year. If you’re making the trip to this Santa Clarita, CA tournament, some planning is in store for you. This guide should help.
What to Expect at the Tournament
The Endless Summer Hockey Classic is USA Hockey-sanctioned. Each team is guaranteed to play at least four games and there are 15-minute periods for all divisions. The tournament is open to A/BB/B Division teams only.
The tournament will provide a gift to all team managers, championship banners for the 1st place team, and individual awards for 1st place and runners up.
The entry fee for Mite ADM teams is $1,000. The entry fee for Squirt through Midget teams is $1,600. On the plus side, out-of-state teams receive a 50% discount on their tournament entry fee.
It doesn’t matter if you’re the one coaching or managing players or merely cheering them on. This event is one that you don’t want to miss. The sooner that teams register for the tournament, the better because only a limited number of teams will be able to register to prevent the event from lasting late into the night.
Staying at a Hotel That is Close to All the Action
The Hyatt Regency Valencia is one ofthe most popular hotels in the area. With spacious rooms, plush accommodations, a heated outdoor pool, and 24-hour fitness center, it’s a great option for a traveling hockey squad.
Comfort Suites Near Six Flags Magic Mountain is a budget-minded hotel that offers great value. The free Wi-Fi, outdoor heated pool, and hot tub will all be a boon after a long day at the ice rink.
Sights to See in the City
Sightseeing is a must in Valencia, especially if you’re traveling in from out of town. After all, when else are you going to get to experience California in all its glory? You’ll have no problem finding plenty of things to do after the Hockey Tournament ends.
A few suggestions for your consideration include going to Universal Studios or Six Flags Magic Mountain. If you’re a thrill-seeker, you’ll love the entertainment value of both destinations.
If you love art, CalArts and The Main are two places you don’t want to miss out on. The latter even offers stand-up comedy to tickle your funny bone. Escape Theater and Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center offers memorable entertainment year-round. You can get tickets to a show or performance and leave feeling happy and inspired.
Places to Eat That You Don’t Want to Miss Out On Enjoying
Some restaurants for your consideration to visit include Greater Pacific, Alchemy, PizzaRev, Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar, Presto Pasta, and Valencia Wine Company. Menus filled with delicious options await you wherever you go.
A Trip to Valencia is an Investment with Immediate Returns
Don’t miss out on the Endless Summer Hockey Tournament this year. A trip to Valencia is well worth the expense. After the tournament is over, you can stay and explore the many attractions, shopping centers, and restaurants you plan to visit.