Mid States Hockey Tournament Tickets
League: Mid States Club Hockey Association (MSCHA)
Location: Enterprise Center, St. Louis, Missouri
Trophies: Wickenheiser Cup, Challenge Cup
Notable Teams: Francis Howell Central, Lafayette, Seckman, Duchesne
Mid States Hockey Tournament TicketsThe Mid States Hockey Tournament is played annually in St. Louis. Mid States Hockey is an organization that was founded in 1971 to make it possible for high school students in the St. Louis area to play high school hockey. It took off quickly. By the mid-1970s, the league was growing rapidly to 32 teams. Today, the league is comprised of 37 varsity teams, 13 JV teams and a developmental division with 34 teams. There are two varsity playoff series. The winning team among smaller schools takes the Wickenheiser Cup. The winning team among larger schools takes the Challenge Cup. The Mid States Hockey Tournament is a round-robin style tournament. Four Divisions of four teams each face off in the first round. The top two teams from each division move on to the quarterfinal. The final round of the tournament is played at an NHL sized rink in downtown St. Louis. Get your tickets to the Mid States Hockey Tournament at StubHub.
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Where is the Mid States Hockey Tournament held?The Mid States Hockey Tournament finals are held at the Enterprise Center in St. Louis, Mo. This venue is located in downtown St. Louis. It was opened in 1994. In addition to events like the Mid States Hockey Tournament, the Enterprise Center is the home of the NHL's St. Louis Blues.
What is the schedule for the Mid States Hockey Tournament?The Mid States Hockey Tournament is held in March of every year. The full tournament is comprised of three rounds. The first round takes place at small local rinks, including South County, Brentwood and Queeny. The final two games are played over the course of one day at the Enterprise Center in St. Louis.
What are the teams in the Mid States Hockey Tournament competing for?The schools in the Mid States Hockey Tournament are competing for the Wickenheiser Cup and the Challenge Cup. The Wickenheiser Cup is named for former St. Louis Blues player, Doug Wickenheiser, who died at 37 of a rare form of cancer. Doug Wickenheiser was the first draft pick overall in 1980. In the St. Louis area, he is remembered for his role in the Monday Night Miracle playoff overtime win against Calgary. The Wickenheiser Cup was first awarded to Tier II schools in the 1990s and has been awarded continuously since 2000. The Challenge Cup has been awarded since the 1970s and is awarded to larger schools.
Who are some past winners of the Mid States Hockey Tournament?Past winners of the Mid States Hockey Tournament Wickenheiser Cup include Wentzville Holt, Priory and Lindbergh. In the Challenge Cup series, CBC and St. Louis University High have dominated the contest in recent years. In 2019, Lafayette and Duchesne faced off for the Wickenheiser Cup. Lafayette ultimately claimed its second cup, of three attempts. Key players in the game included Patrick Johnson and James Vermeersch for Lafayette and Vincent Conti for Duchesne. The contest wasn't decided until a goal was scored with just over a minute left. St. Louis University High took the 2019 Challenge Cup with an overtime win against DeSmet. Mid States Hockey Tournament often sees close finishes like these.
What events are similar to the Mid States Hockey Tournament?Mid States Hockey also holds similar tournaments for events like the Challenge Cup. Developmental leagues like the MSCHA share some similarities with junior hockey in Canada, where high school students play in elite developmental leagues. The Ontario Hockey League and Quebec Major Junior Hockey League are among the best-known junior leagues in North America.
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