Save the Date 27th Cougars Family Day Friendship Festival

  • Feb 16, 2024 - Feb 18, 2024

  • OWHA Sanction Number: 2223076



Congratulations to our 2023 Champions and Finalists

U9 B Champions ~ Kincardine Kinucks  Finalists ~ Huron Heat

U9HL Champions ~ South Huron Sabres  Finalists ~ Upper Maitland Mustangs

U11 BB Champions ~ Kincardine Kinucks  Finalists ~ Clarington Flames

U11C Champions ~ Huron Heat  Finalists ~ Lambeth Lancers

U13 B Champions ~ Temiskaming Shores  Finalists ~ Ottawa Valley

U13 C Champions ~ Twin Centre Hericanes  Finalists ~ Woodstock Wildcats

U13 HL Champions ~ Ann Arbor Cougars  Finalists ~ Scarborough Sharks

U15B Champions ~ Temiskaming Shores  Finalists ~ Sudbury Lady Wolves

U15C Champions ~ Sudbury Lady Wolves  Finalists ~ Upper Maitland Mustangs

U18 B Champions ~ Mitchell Meteors  Finalists ~ Lucknow / Wingham

Senior A Chambpions ~ London Wolfpack  Finalists ~ Guelph Jr Gryphons

Senior B Champions ~ North Simcoe Capitals  Finalists ~ Barrie Sharks

Senior C Champions ~Orillia Hawks Root  Finalists ~ Huntsville Sting

Update Overtime Rule Consolation Games are Not Played to a Winner, Teams have been notified via Text MSG Services. 

Reminder we are offering Player of Game Skate Towel Awards Proudly Sponsored by "Hockey Opportunity Camps' ffor every game and Championship finals we offered Gold Medals

We are also again offering the Wholy Moly Who's That Goalie SHUT OUT Awards as well we now offer Hat Trick Awards for any player scoring a Hat Trick.

COMING SOON DETAILS - Don't Forget to book your team party directly inside the Canlan York or at the Sport Village Arena - Contact information coming soon.

Vendors Onsite

See Document Section for Toronto Marlies Special Game Ticket offerings

Watch on site for the "Leafs vs Habs" 50/50 Draw  "Seconds of the Winning Goal " wins 50%


2023 FREE Scores & Event Updates Text to Phones Free Service:

Printable Document flyer is now in Document Section

Hello Teams and families. We are pleased to provide this FREE Service to our guests to receive all  scores and team advancement notifications sent directly to your personal mobile device.

Super Simple that allows parents and relatives to enjoy their time at the event with updates coming directly following each game. Not only is it easy to use, the advancement notifications tell you who you are playing, at what arena and at what time. This system will also notify you of vendors /sponsor specials / silent auctions and other important reminders while the event is taking place. It really can’t get much simpler than this amazing free feature!

Please note it is a minimum requirement that 3 Team Staff sign up for this feature however allow all your family members the same instant updates,

We are wishing that all families also use the service as this is a means for us to BROADCAST EMERGENCIES to all Guest,

Reminder all texts are free to receive, we respect your privacy and your information is never shared.
To subscribe for text messaging or to find out more, please click this link: http://www.tourneysms.com/Mobile/MRegister.aspx?TrnSMS=3f9d8082



Due 21 days before Final Updates for online team acct for Bench staff / Player rosters

NOW POSTED  FINAL Tournament Schedule in Document Section FEB 2 @ 8am

NOW POSTED  Tournament Rules in Document Section Jan 31 @ 8am

Ongoing Coach & manager updates 


2023 ALL HOUSE TEAMS are required to bring a 2nd Set of Jerseys or Tryout Pinnies to avoid Color Conflicts...ask your Association for assistance today




2023 PLEASE NOTE ALL TEAMS ENTERED MUST BE READY TO PLAY AT 8AM FRIDAY IF REQUIRED- Seniors Teams normally start after 6pm Friday evening where possible.

TBC Reminder WE HAVE PLAYER OF THE GAME AWARDS AFTER EVERY GAME: Please note at the end of your games the players shake hands go to their blue lines helmets on the Refs will come to your bench for you to provide them a jersey# from a player on YOUR BENCH. They will do a quick announcement and presentation and we vacate the ice immediately. Presentations are always based on remaining on time as needed awards may be presented in dressing rooms.


This event NOW offers a FOUR (4) game minimum package.

We also offer possible elimination games, Quarter finals & Semis As Required to allow where possible 50% of all teams to advance to next rounds! 

2023 Divisions:  U18 BB, U22A, SRA

Game Lengths 12-15-15 - CDN $1599  - USA $1200

2022 All Other Rep & HL & DS Divisions

Game Lengths 10-10-12 -  CDN $1399 - USA $1300


2023 Payment Via E-Transfer full amount to   [email protected]  (no password required)  In the comment section, please identify your team using the following format:

Division Name – Association Name - Head Coach Surname – OWHA# (example:  U18AA- Hockey Folks – Jones - #1234) 

No POST DATED Cheques will be accepted unless a request to do so has been verified with our office.  We understand early in the season funds may not have been fully collected so we will work with you to ensure the commitment is still in place and in good faith.


2023 NEED HOTELS; Cougars Friendship Festival 2023 is pleased to partner with Sport-Travel as our official Tournament Accommodations provider. 

All participating teams requiring housing for the tournament should utilize the services of Sport-Travel to participate in the tournament.

Please book via the link below or contact James Carr Hotel Procurement Manager  [email protected] 

Phone: 519-433-6677 Ext 353 OR Toll-Free: 1-800-304-6346 EXT 353




2023 Gold and Silver Medallions & Banners to Division Champions

 We offer Player of game awards at all games

TBC -Silent Auctions, Draws and Raffles

TBC- Music at games

More exciting FUN details to be announced on this main page

*Welcome All USA TEAMS: If you are using a USA account please not the site may indicate division and level not being offered. Please continue your registration and we will convert your entry to Canadian affiliate division and level. Thanks


Congratulations to our 2022 Champions and Finalists

U11BB Champions ~ Belleville Bearcats  Finalists ~ Oakville Hornets

U11B Champions ~ Wilmot Wolverines  Finalists ~ Saugeen Shores

U11C Champions ~ Carlton Place Cyclones  Finalists ~ Lambton Attack

U13A Champions ~ Lakeshore Lightning Finalists ~ South Huron Sabres 

U13BB Champions ~ Timmins  Finalists ~ Twin Centre

U13B Champions ~ Gold Carleton Place ~  Finalists ~ Silver Kanata Rangers 

U13C Champions ~ Sudbury Lady Wolves  Finalists ~ Gloucester Cumberland

U13HL Champions ~ Windsor Wildcats  Finalists ~ Lindsay Lynx

U15A Champions ~ Bluewater Hawks  Finalists ~ North York Storm

U15BB Champions ~ Sault FHA  Finalists ~ Wilmot Wolverines

U15B Champions ~ Sudbury Lady Wolves  Finalists ~ North Bay

U15C Champions ~ Glengarry  Finalists ~ Mooretown Lady Flags

U18AA Champions ~ Chatham Crush   Finalists ~ OHA Mavericks 

U18A Champions ~ Sudbury Lady Wolves  Finalists ~ Stratford Aces

U18BB Champions ~ Chatham-Kent  Finalists ~ Sudbury Lady Wolves

U18B Champions ~ Cold Creek Comets  Finalists ~ Orillia Hawks

U18C Champions ~ West Oxford Inferno  Finalists ~ Lucknow/Wingham

U18HL Champions ~ Waterloo Ravens  Finalists ~ Haldimand River Cats

Senior A Champions ~ London Wolfpack   Finalists ~ Chatham Chill

Senior BB Champions ~ Brampton Cougars  Finalists ~ North Simcoe

Senior C Champions ~ Norfolk Hericanes  Finalists ~ Huntsville Sting'

Event Questions? [email protected]

Divisions/Level Guaranteed Games Period Lengths Price
U13 BB 3 10-10-12 $1,399.00 CAD /
$1,200.00 USD
U13 B 3 10-10-12 $1,399.00 CAD /
$1,200.00 USD
U13 C 3 10-10-12 $1,399.00 CAD /
$1,200.00 USD
U13 HL 3 10-10-12 $1,399.00 CAD /
$1,200.00 USD
U13 DS 4 10-10-12 $1,399.00 CAD /
$1,200.00 USD
U11 BB 3 10-10-12 $1,399.00 CAD /
$1,200.00 USD
U11 B 4 10-10-12 $1,399.00 CAD /
$1,200.00 USD
U11 C 3 10-10-12 $1,399.00 CAD /
$1,200.00 USD
U11 HL 4 10-10-12 $1,399.00 CAD /
$1,200.00 USD
U09 B 3 10-10-12 $1,399.00 CAD /
$1,200.00 USD
U09 A 4 10-10-12 $1,399.00 CAD /
$1,200.00 USD
U09 C 4 10-10-12 $1,399.00 CAD /
$1,200.00 USD
U09 HL 3 10-10-12 $1,399.00 CAD /
$1,200.00 USD
U15 BB 4 10-10-12 $1,399.00 CAD /
$1,200.00 USD
U15 B 4 10-10-12 $1,399.00 CAD /
$1,200.00 USD
U15 C 4 10-10-12 $1,399.00 CAD /
$1,200.00 USD
U15 HL 4 10-10-12 $1,399.00 CAD /
$1,200.00 USD
U15 DS 4 10-10-12 $1,399.00 CAD /
$1,200.00 USD
U18 B 3 10-10-12 $1,399.00 CAD /
$1,200.00 USD
U18 C 4 10-10-12 $1,399.00 CAD /
$1,200.00 USD
U18 DS 4 10-10-12 $1,399.00 CAD /
$1,200.00 USD
U22 A 4 12-12-15 $1,599.00 CAD /
$1,300.00 USD
U22 BB 4 10-10-12 $1,399.00 CAD /
$1,200.00 USD
U22 B 4 10-10-12 $1,399.00 CAD /
$1,200.00 USD
U22 C 4 10-10-12 $1,399.00 CAD /
$1,200.00 USD
Senior A 3 12-12-15 $1,599.00 CAD /
$1,300.00 USD
Senior BB 4 10-10-12 $1,399.00 CAD /
$1,200.00 USD
Senior B 3 10-10-12 $1,399.00 CAD /
$1,200.00 USD
Senior C 3 10-10-12 $1,399.00 CAD /
$1,200.00 USD
Senior HL 4 10-10-12 $1,399.00 CAD /
$1,200.00 USD
Senior Rec 4 10-10-12 $1,399.00 CAD /
$1,200.00 USD
U18 HL 4 10-10-12 $1,399.00 CAD /
$1,200.00 USD
U22 HL 4 10-10-12 $1,399.00 CAD /
$1,200.00 USD
U07 HL 4 10-10-12 $1,399.00 CAD /
$1,200.00 USD
U08 HL 4 10-10-12 $1,399.00 CAD /
$1,200.00 USD
U07 Fundamentals 4 10-10-12 $1,399.00 CAD /
$1,200.00 USD
  • 989 Murray Ross Pkwy
  • North York, ON
  • Canada M3J 3M4

6 Pads full restaurant upstairs

(905) 738-7574
  • 2600 Rutherford Rd
  • Vaughan, ON
  • Canada L4K 5R1

 2600 Rutherford Rd, Vaughan, ON L4K 5R1


  • 65 Orfus Rd.
  • North York, ON
  • Canada M6A 1L7

There are 2 main entrances:

  • 65 Orfus Rd to access Rink 1 and Rink 4
  • 67 Dufflaw to access Rink 2 and Rink 3

Scotia Bank Pond

  • 57 Carl Hall Rd
  • North York, ON
  • Canada M3K 2B6

57 Carl Hall Rd, North York, ON M3K 2B6

We are pleased to partner with Sport-Travel - Now Tournkey  as our official Tournament Accommodations provider.  All participating teams requiring housing for the tournament should utilize the services of Sport-Travel to participate in the tournament.

Sport-Travel is dedicated to providing the most affordable accommodation options for you and your team. With over two decades in the sports industry, Sport-Travel comes highly recommended for their commitment to securing the lowest group rates, providing professional service and simplifying the booking process.

Please book via the link below or contact 


James Carr Tournkey
Hotel Procurement Manager

226-781-8800 (Direct)

 519-433-6677  x 353


[email protected]

2024 Rules COMING SOON


2023 Brampton COUGARS Tournament Rules OWHA Sanction# 2223076

1. Hockey Canada and OWHA SUSPENSION rules shall apply where required. All Teams Must Register at Headquarters either before their first game in the event or directly after their first game. Any team using an OWHA Pickup Consent Form MUST bring this to Headquarters BEFORE your team’s first game in the event. Failing to do so may result in forfeiture of games. Anytime after the start of the event, the use of these pickup consent forms must have the actual forms brought to the headquarters office only. They are required minimum 1 Hour before the game start the player(s) are involved with. Team official as well must bring the “TEAM PASSPORT” page that was originally issued and verified at the beginning of the event for final adjustment of teams file.


2.All games will consist of 3 periods (10 minute -10 minute-12 minutes), stop time with the exception of  SR A will consist of 3 periods of (12 minute –12 minute -15 minute), stop time. LONGER GAMES will have floods will take place between 2nd & 3rd periods for single games and flood every 2 periods for back to back longer games. Ask arena convenor at game sheet sign in table in each arena

3. There will be a 3 minute warm-up prior to each game for ALL DIVISIONS.  


4. All teams MUST be available to play UP TO 20 minutes prior to the scheduled start time at the discretion of the arena convenor.


5. The OWHA minimum suspension guidelines will be strictly enforced. All suspensions will be enforced according to OWHA Constitution, By-laws, and Regulations & Rules.


6. Girls will shake hands after each game WITH GLOVES ON.


7. If the goal spread at any time of the third period reaches 5 goals, the clock will run until the spread is reduced to 3 goals, then stop time will resume.


8. One - 30 second timeout will be allowed for each team ONLY during Consolation, Elimination - Quarter - Semifinal & Championship games only. Overtime is not a new game. There is NO TIMEOUT in Round Robin Games.


9. A maximum 17 skaters and 2 goaltenders may be registered with each team.


10. A player may only participate with one designated team in a tournament and may only participate in one tournament on any date.


11. To be eligible to participate in the tournament, the participant’s name must appear on the team roster form submitted with the entry form. Changes to the roster must be made in writing and will not be permitted after registration prior to the first game.  Players on Ontario teams must be registered with the OWHA. The OWHA “Pickup Consent” forms will be honored and must be included where necessary based on OWHA Rules.


12. Teams will be awarded 2 points for a win, 1 point for a tie and zero (0) points for a loss.


Standings after the round robin will be calculated on the basis of the points awarded as per Rule # 12. In the event of a tie, the following criteria will be used to break the tie:


13A Winner between the tied teams when they played head to head. (Applies to 2way ties only, 3 or more teams tied start with tied breaker 13b.)


13B Percentage as calculated by dividing team’s total “Goals For” by the SUM of the team’s “Goals for and Goals Against”. TGF /  ( GF+GA) = % (See Chart )


13C Fewest Goals Against.


13D Most Goals For.


13E Fewest Penalty Minutes.


13F Coin Toss.


13G Follow Tie breaking rules in Order. Once a Tie Breaking Rule has been used or is not applicable it cannot be used again.


Four Team Divisions: After Round Robin Play, 1st & 2nd Overall will advance to Finals while 3rd & 4th Overall will play a consolation game.


Five Team Divisions: After Round Robin Play, 1st & 2nd Overall will advance to Finals.


Six Team Division: After Round Robin Play, 1st and 2nd Overall advances to the Semi Finals while 2nd through 6th place overall play an elimination game where the winner advances to the Semi Finals.


Eight Team Division: 2 Pools of 4 teams.  After Round Robin play the teams will be ranked in each pool and will advance to their Quarter final, winner to Semi Final and, the winners advancing to the Championship final.


18 Home teams must wear light colored jerseys where possible. In the event of a conflict, the home team must change their jerseys. Visiting teams will advise opposing team of any conflict 30 minutes prior to game time. Pinnies may be used as required. House teams are requested to bring 2nd set of jerseys or Pinnies to avoid conflict.


19. Only 1 team officials must sign the game sheet IF BEING USED prior to each game.


20. Flooding of the ice will occur at the end of each game. Floods may be removed as required and may be deferred at the Arena Convenors discretion.


21. IF a team(s) remove prior to the event (up to 72 hrs. before) every opportunity will be made to find a replacement team. If however a team cannot be found where One or BOTH teams are unable to ice a team, or facilities breakdown / malfunction or game cancellation due to inclement weather, COVID and PHU or Provincials orders prevent teams from attending we will unfortunately NOT be able to reschedule the game.  If unable to reschedule the game(s) will be considered as an Official OWHA Forfeiture score. It will be recorded as either 5-0 for a “single team no show” or if both teams are unable the score will be recorded as a Hockey Canada Forfeiture of a 0-0 tie for both teams to assist in determining rankings to find a divisional winner as required in conjunction with tie breaking rules. Tournament organizers and committees are not liable or responsible for acts of God and unforeseen events mechanical breakdowns, causing the cancellation of any part of whole if this event.


22. It is the team’s responsibility to ensure a clean dressing room is left upon completion of their game. All teams are requested to vacate the dressing room 15 minutes or less after their game is completed


23. The decisions of the Tournament Officials are final with no appeals!


2023 Brampton COUGARS  OVERTIME RULES FOR Elimination, Semi-final and Championship Games

OWHA Sanction # 2223076


Elimination, Semi-final and Championship games are played to a winner.


In the event of a tie at the end of regulation time a SUDDEN VICTORY FIVE (5) MINUTE OVERTIME will commence.


Overtime will be played 4-on-4, plus goalies


Any penalties being served at the end of regulation time will carry over to the overtime period.  


Example 1: If a team is one player short, then overtime will start 4-on-3.  


Example 2: If a team is 2 players short, they OT will start 5-on-3. On ice strength will be adjusted back to 4-on-4, as per OT rules, at stoppages of play after the penalties expire.




If a penalty is assessed to one team during the overtime period, play shall resume 4-on-3


Should a second penalty be assessed to the same team, play will resume 5-on-3 until the expiry of the first penalty.


If the penalty expires during play, the player shall return to the ice and teams will play 5-on-4 until the next stoppage of play, at which point the on-ice strength will be adjusted to 4-on-3, etc.


At no time will a team have fewer than 3 skaters (plus goalie) on the ice 


Teams will play 4 on 4 plus goalies.  Players may be changed at any time. Goalies may be “pulled” at any time and a substitute player from the bench may be used.


Penalties do NOT expire at the end of regulation time.


If still tied, a shootout will occur.


Each team MUST designate 3 shooters (S1, S2, S3) on the game sheet BEFORE the start of the game.


Any player(s) serving a penalty at the end of overtime will not be eligible to participate in the shootout and MUST remain in the penalty box.  The coach must designate a shooter(s) to take her place(s) immediately at the end of regulation time.


If a predetermined shooter is unable due to health or injury that specific # shooter will be replaced immediately from the bench not using any other predetermined shooter #.  The injured or unhealthy player will no longer be able to participate in shootout.


All players except shooter and goalies will be on the bench TO START.


Shooters from both teams will shoot at the same time starting at the centre ice red line.


Once a player has shot, they will go directly to the penalty box.


This is a BEST OF 3 Shootout.


If still tied, each team will designate one shooter at a time until there is a winner.


A player may not shoot for a second time until all players on the game sheet signed (except goalies) have shot.


A penalty assessed in regular time will carry forward to the overtime period.  Therefore, the player will not come out of the box.



Championship Awards and Medals WILL BE Presented Off-ice as facilities Insurance request.

We thank you for your anticipated support in this matter. We thank you for your anticipated support in this matter.