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Brian & Whitney Harrington
Fax: 1-443-458-0188
1321 Swan Drive
Annapolis, Maryland


Come to a Showdown Tournament to experience FUN and COMPETITVE hockey at all levels.  Our goal is to make all our participants feel like winners.  To accomplish our goal we build competitive divisions, provide state of the art fun through our Showdown Olympic event, and give each participant and family a memorable experience to savor forever.  We thank past teams for continued support and look forward to sharing with new teams the Showdown experience.  

                     8th Annual
Capital Showdown
     16th Annual
Crabtown Showdown
26th Annual
Country Western Showdown
Laurel, Maryland Laurel & Annapolis MD Nashville, Tennessee

 March 10-12, 2017

December 29-31, 2016

March 3-5, 2017

March 17-19, 2017  

Travel B, A, AA, Minor AAA and House Allstar Travel B, A, AA, Minor AAA and House Allstar

Mar 3-5 - Mite 8U and SQ, PW, BT House Allstars and Travel B and A 

March 17-19 - Midgets 16U/18U (all levels) and SQ, PW, BT AA and AAA levels                 

Mite- Midget Mite - Midget Mite - Midget
$850 Mite 6U/8UHalf-ice
$1,300 Squirt/Peewee $1,350 (Bantam)
$1,400 (16U,18U, HS) 
$850 Mite 6U/8U Half-Ice $1,300 (Squirt/Peewee)  
$1,350 (Bantam)
$1,400 (16U, 18U, HS) 
$850 Mite 8U Half-Ice $1,300 (Squirt/Peewee)  
$1,350 (Bantam)
$1,400 (16U, 18U, HS) 

Events Souvenirs Trophies Awards

Showdown Olympics and Pin Exchange                                           Teams advancing to championship game receive individual trophies Each player receives a tournament souvenir                          Showdown Olympic medals for first, second, and third place teams

Game Structure 

·  4 Game Guarantee · 3 periods of stop clock play (all except Mite 6U/8U)  

· Squirt-Bantam 13 Minute Periods · Midget 16, 18U are 14 Minute Periods

· Mites 8U - Half Ice Games; Two 24 Min Period; Clock Stop Every 2 Minutes

Application & Payment Deadlines

· Crabtown Showdown (October 31, 2016)      

· Capital Showdown (December 15, 2016)      

· Country & Western Showdown (December 15, 2016)


Hockey Song by Stompin Tom Connors (copyright 1973)




This is our first update for the 2016-17 season.  We will be hosting all three tournaments again this year.  The official date for the Crabtown Showdown is December 29-31, 2016 and Capital Showdown is March 10-12, 2017 in Maryland.    


As for the Country & Western Showdown the A Game Sportsplex closed its doors in April 2016.  We will be using the Centennial Sportsplex and Ford Ice Center.  We are hosting Mites 8U and Squirt-Bantam House Select, B, and A March 3-5, 2017.  We will likely only have 3 sheets of ice to run the tournament, so the division and numbers of teams will likely be smaller than years past.  It will be important for your team to register sooner than the deadline given these circumstances.  


We have confirmed the second weekend for Country & Western to be March 17-19, 2017.  This tournament weekend will be for squirt-bantam AA and AAA, and all levels of Midgets (16U, 18U, and HS).  Regarding hotels, demand is still extremely high in Nashville.  Many groups are booking 2-5 years in advance as hotels space is limited and rates are at an all time high. We plan to be around the same rates as last year betweeen $159-$179 plus taxes. We have already secured 300 rooms at the Gaylord Opryland and 100 rooms at the Millenium Maxwell House for the March 3-5 weekend and will be working on adding more hotels.  Keep in mind many of the hotels only offer 15-30 rooms so booking Opryland and Millenium Maxwell was a blessing this year.


On a personal note, my son and daughter will be in college next year.  Dylan is currently at Mercyhust College as a Junior.  Kaylyn is a senior at Broadneck high school and is actively looking at colleges for next year.  One of my promises was not to add anymore tournaments until they were both grown and in college.  So starting next year we will be looking at adding another tournament location.  If you think your hometown would be a good location for us to consider let us know the rinks available and the best dates.  Just send us an email at


The dates below for this years tournaments and are targeted deadlines only.  Given the time crunch in January and February to prepare for the Country & Western Showdown and Capital Showdown it is possible that the dates will slighthly change as we near closer to the actual dates.  We thank you for your patience up front.

16th Crabtown Showdown (Dec 29-31) Timeline 

  • October 31st - Team Application Deadline
  • December 7th - Hotel Selections Issued To Teams
  • December 12th - Game Schedule Issued To Teams 

26th Country & Western Showdown (Mar 3-5 & 17-19) Timeline 

  • December 15th - Team Application Deadline (encouraged to apply early)
  • February 9th - Hotel Selections Issued To Team
  • February 23rd - Game Schedule Issued to Teams 

8th Capital Showdown (Mar 10-12) Timeline 

  • December 15th - Team Application Deadline
  • February 16th - Hotel Selections Issued To Team
  • February 23rd - Game Schedule Issued To Teams

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