The Labor Day Challenge in Connecticut kicks off the NGHL 2022-23 Blue Division season for divisions 12U to 19U. 14U, 16U, and 19U age groups Teams have a 5-game guarantee with finals, and a the 12U age group teams have 4-game guarantee with finals.

Schedule - All teams must be prepared to play at 8:00 am on Saturday and all play is scheduled to end by 4 pm on Monday. Scheduling requests should be submitted 1 month in advance. Email

Schedule Disclaimer - Please note that in the age of COVID,  there may be the circumstance that the schedule will change due to teams dropping out with positive tests.  Please DO NOT make any plans that can not be refunded.

8/5 Update:

  • 12U Division - Full
  • 14U Division - 1 spot open
  • 16U Division - 1 spot open
  • 19U Division - Full


September 3-5, 2022


  • Champions Ice Rink, 6 Progress Dr, Cromwell, CT 06416 - 14U, 12U
  • Enfield Twin Rinks, 1 Prior Rd, Enfield, CT 06082  - 19U
  • Simsbury ISCC, 1375 Hopmeadow St, Simsbury, CT 06070 - 16U, 14U


12U - $1750
4 game guarantee
14U,16U,19U - $1995
5 game guarantee

All Players and Coaches must complete the waiver before competing. Click here to sign. 


Tournament is on schedule. Please check back for updates.


This event is a Stay-to-Play Event. All teams are to utilize official event hotels. All hotels are convenient to arenas. Team Manager will be sent the registration link.


We've provided team managers some dining and attraction ideas, and players and parents a list of local schools for tours.



  • Carolina Jr Hurricanes
  • CT Shoreline Sharks Black
  • Ironbound Elite
  • MassConn United
  • Mid Fairfield Stars 12U Major 2
  • New England Wildcats
  • Princeton Tiger Lilies, Black
  • Princeton Tiger Lilies, Orange


  • Amherst Hockey
  • Brewster Lady Bulldogs
  • CT Ice Cats, U14A
  • CT Northern Lights Maroon
  • CT Polar Bears
  • CT Shoreline Sharks U14 Black
  • Florida Alliance
  • Hartford Jr Wolfpack
  • Ironbound Elite
  • MassConn United
  • NE Wildcats Black
  • NJ Devils Youth 14U Red
  • North Shore Wings 14U - Campbell
  • North Shore Wings 14U - Hardy
  • Philadelphia Little Flyers
  • Princeton Tiger Lilies


  • Amherst Lady Knights
  • CT Northern Lights
  • CT Shoreline Sharks U16 Black
  • Florida Alliance
  • NE Wildcats Black
  • New England Pioneers
  • North Shore Wings 16U
  • Princeton Tiger Lilies
  • York Lady Devils


  • Brewster Lady Bulldogs
  • CT Ice Cats
  • CT Northern Lights
  • CT Shoreline Sharks U19 Black
  • Columbus Blue Jackets
  • Florida Alliance
  • Ironbound Elite
  • MassConn United
  • NE Wildcats F/S
  • New England Pioneers
  • NJ Devils Youth
  • North Shore Wings
  • Philadelphia Little Flyers, Black
  • Philadelphia Little Flyers, Weil
  • Princeton Tiger Lilies
  • Stateline Hawks
  • York Lady Devils

Click the Map for Directions

Take some time to visit some colleges while you're in the area: