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GRIT at Penguins Rinks

December 26 -31, 2017

Tournament Summary

GRIT (Game Ready Intensive Tournament)

  • Games and/or practices will begin after 12pm Dec 26 and will end no later than 7:30pm Dec 31.
  • 4 guaranteed round-robin games
  • Championship game in each age division
  • Every team will get a practice led by UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex Professionals
  • Thirty minute coach breakout session
  • Many fun family activities to enjoy in the Pittsburgh area

Details and Fees

December 26-29

  • 10U (Squirt): AA, A Major, A Minor
  • 12U (PeeWee): A Major, A Minor

December 29-31

  • PeeWee AA
  • Bantam AA, A Major, A Minor

Tournament Fee: $1,600 (Early bird - register before September 30 and pay only $1,450)

Major vs Minor

Please note:

Here in Western PA in the PAHL (Pittsburgh Armature Hockey League) the major/minor distinction within each age group relates primarily to experience/skill level within the age group and NOT birth year.


For program inquires contact Mark Shuttleworth at

2015 Champions

Bantam A Major - Arctic Foxes Bantam 2

PeeWee AA - SHAHA Panthers

PeeWee A Major - Pittsburgh Aviators

PeeWee A Minor - York Devils

2016 Champions

Bantam AA - SHAHA 192

Bantam A Major - Southpointe 144

Bantam A Minor - North Pittsburgh 275

PeeWee AA - Southpointe 148

PeeWee A Major - Findlay Trojans

PeeWee A Minor - Arctic Foxes 302

Squirt AA - Pittsburgh Predators

Squirt A Major - South Fayette Lions

Squirt A Minor - Pittsburgh Predators