Northern Plains District

2022/23 Tournament Sanction Application


Tournament Application

Thank you for your interest in hosting a tournament in the Northern Plains District!

As you get ready to begin the application process, please make sure you have the following handy.

  • All the pertinent information for your tournament. These include divisions offered, dates, tournament director contact information etc.
  • A copy of the tournament rules and procedures in PDF, DOC or XLS format to be attached to the application. (We can not approve your tournament without reviewing the rules and procedures)

If you have any questions along the way feel free to contact us and we will be happy to help you.


IMPORTANT - Please read USA Hockey Rules and Regulations, Article VIII “Games, Exhibition Games, Invitational Tournaments and Sanctioned Events” and any applicable Affiliate rules before completing this form. This sanctioned Invitational Tournament is expected to be conducted in compliance with local, state  and federal health guidelines and regulations in force at the time and location of the tournament. All tournament promoters and/or organizers that are NOT USA Hockey-approved member programs, are required to provide proof of liability insurance evidencing $1,000,000/occurrence and $2,000,000/aggregate prior to an approved sanction being issued. Sanctioning of a tournament does not provide insurance for a non-member promoter and/or organizer. All tournament promoters and/or organizers agree that they are responsible for following and shall follow the USA Hockey Sanctioned Tournament Safe Sport Program Protocol, online at, in operation of the sanctioned tournament. 

Each tournament is required to verify that all participating teams are properly registered with USA Hockey or their country's federation.

A USA Hockey Official Team Roster Form (1-T) approved by the district or associate registrar shall be proof of the proper registration and individual player age.  Invitational tournaments shall not require player birth certificates for review.

Travel Permits are required for any team from a affiliate requiring Travel Permits, and are required for all Canadian teams.  An International Competition Travel Form is required for all other foreign teams.



Please direct any questions to:

Todd Porter