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26th Annual Sarah Backstrom Memorial Tournament


  • 8159 Oliver Road Erie, PA, 16509 United States (map)

Girls 12U through 16U, Tier2 and Rec

This February, Erie Bank Sports Park will be hosting the 26th Annual Sarah Backstrom Memorial Tournament. We will welcome girls Tier 2 and Rec teams in all age groups from 12U through 16U.

25% discount for all Canadian teams. Email us for the discount code (info@lakeeffecthockey.com).

Tournament Highlights:

  • 4 game guarantee 

  • Player gift bag

  • On-line scores and standings 

  • USA Hockey referees

  • Medals for 1st and 2nd place

  • Team banners for 1st and 2nd place to hang at your home arena

  • 2-Hour skills competition Friday night with prizes from Sauce Hockey!  Skills include fastest skater, hardest shot, most accurate shot, most saves (goalies) and fastest stickhandling obstacle course time.

  • Parent hospitality event with hors d'voures and beverages.

  • Optional team warm-up with Tyler Travis of Erie Sports Now.  Tyler works as a strength and conditioning coach for Mercyhurst University Hockey full time and the USA Hockey National development program during the summer.

  • On-site photography and merchandise options

  • On-site hockey memorabilia auctions

  • Best local hotel rates

  • All hotels within 5 miles of the Sports Park with no obligation to stay in tournament hotels

  • We ARE NOT STAY TO PLAY!!!!

  • Early bird discounts.  Message us for additional info.

Please e-mail us with any questions

Tier 2 teams who have participated in our girls tournaments in the past include:

  • Erie Lady Jr Otters

  • Steel City Selects

  • Cleveland Barons

  • Cazenovia Chiefs

  • Rochester Edge

  • Armstrong Arrows

  • Gilmour Gladiators

  • Ann Arbor Cougars

  • Princeton Tiger Lilies

  • Columbus Lady Blue Jackets

  • Buffalo Regals

  • Buffalo Bisons

  • Niagara Jr Purple Eagles

Earlier Event: January 24
Lake Effect Winter Challenge