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DVCHC East Coast Showdown


9th Annual East Coast Showdown

November 19-21, 2021

Ice Works, Aston, Pa

Hotel Info

The DVCHC has negotiated discount rates and reserved blocks of rooms at area hotels for teams and their family members attending the tournament

Best Western Plus Concordville Hotel Discounted Rates

Enter Dates and Group Code: DVH2019 675Conchester Hwy Glen Mills, PA 19342

Staybridge Suites Wilmington-Brandywine Valley Discounted Rates

Enter dates of stay and then Group Code: ECS 400Evergreen Drive Glen Mills, PA 19342

Residence Inn Philadelphia Glen Mills Concordville

Click on this link for discounted Group Rates 11Fellowship Drive Glen Mills PA 19342

Restaurant Info

9th Annual East Coast Showdown (High School Showcase Registration)

Youth Showcase Info

  • Date: Saturday November 20, 2021
  • Location: Iceworks, Aston PA
  • Men's Events (Rink 3):
    • TBD
  • Women's Events:
    • Skills Clinic - 12:30p-1:45p (Rink 1)
  • Cost: $70.00 (Men) / $40.00 (Women)
  • Eligibility: High School players or Community College students for the 2021/22 school year.



Participating Colleges / Universities


east coast showdown -

Neumann Unversity, Alvernia University, Lasalle University, Bloomsburg University, Millersville University, Catholic University, York College, Kutztown 2, Widener University, Susquehanna University, Farmingdale 2, Salisbury University


Empire Division -

Farmingdale State, Fairfield University, Quinnipiac University, Fordham University, University of Delaware, Kutztown University, Penn State - Harrisburg, Massachusetts Maritime


Womens Division -

University of Delaware, University of Pennsylvania, Towson University, Loyola University (Md), Montclair State University, Liberty University, Mercyhurst University, Naval Academy, California University (Pa), Villanova University, West Chester University, Rowan University



East Coast Showdown Past Champions (Men)

  • 2012 - Widener University
  • 2013 - Shippensburg
  • 2014 - Catholic University
  • 2015 - University of Maryland
  • 2016 - Penn State Altoona
  • 2017 - Rutgers-Camden
  • 2018 - St. Thomas Aquinas College
  • 2019 - Catholic University
  • 2020 - Tournament Cancelled (COVID)

East Coast Showdown Past Champions (Women)

  • 2014 - Towson
  • 2015 - Colombia
  • 2016 - Did not participate
  • 2017 - The University of Delaware (W2) / University of Virginia (W3)
  • 2019 - California University of Pennsylvannia
  • 2020 - Tournament Cancelled (COVID)

Tournament Scoring

Win 2 Points
Tie (No Overtime) 1 Point each team
Each Period Won

1 Point

Tied Period .5 Point each team
Shutout 1 Additional Point

Tie Breakers

  • Head to Head (Winner of Head to Head game wins overall)
  • Team with more games won
  • Team with more periods won
  • Goal Differential (GF-GA)
  • Max goal differnetial for any game will be 8 goals.

Tournament Rules

  • Teams are to report to rink no later than 30 minutes prior to game start time
  • Teams will be required to turn in a set of keys or a driver’s license to receive a locker room
  • Teams must be ready to play 15 minutes prior to your scheduled game time
  • Home teams will wear light and away teams will wear dark jerseys
  • CHF rules will be followed.  Any DQ’s must be served as outlined in the CHF Rules
  • Each team will need to fill out their roster on the score sheet prior to the game
  • The rink will provide the score keeper
  • There will be a 5-minute warm-up prior to each game
    • Each team will supply their own warm up pucks
    • The HOME TEAM will provide game pucks for the officials
  • Games will consist of 3-20 minute periods, with 1 ice cut in-between the 2nd & 3rd periods. 
  • There will NOT be overtime.
  • If a team is down by 6 or more goals in the 3rd period, running time will commence. If the gap is closed to three goals, stop time will resume.
    • Running clock will not apply during penalties
  • After each game the scorekeeper will give the scoresheets to the DVCHC Director of Hockey Operations (Bruce Kocenski), DVCHC Women's Commissioner (Taylor Hadley), or a DVCHC Board Member with an ID Badge.:
    • White copy to the tournament director
    • Yellow copy to the home team
    • Pink copy to the visiting team
    • The HOME team is responsible for inputting games into GAMESHEETS
    • The Tournament Director will input games in DVCHC website
  • The DVCHC Director of Hockey Ops, DVCHC Women's Commissioner and the DVCHC President reserve the right to take measures necessary to ensure a safe tournament for the participants including the modification of any rule(s) herein which is deemed by him/her to be in the tournament’s best interest. Decisions of the above labeled DVCHC Board Members are FINAL.