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Stick It to Cancer Hockey Tournament

April 2020

The Stick it to Cancer Tournament is a fundraising tournament to support the fight against breast cancer.

100% of proceeds from this event are donated to the Masonic Cancer Center at the University of Minnesota.

Tournament Contact

Kathy Brodzinski


Phone: 763.792.7340

Cheryl Blaker


Phone: 763-717-3229

Thanks to our supporters who help make this year a fun and successful event

We are currently calculating our total donation for 2019. Please check back often to see the total.

Our total donation for 2018 was $61,009. Our 2019 donation total will be released soon!

Let's make it a million!

Text STICKIT to 71777 to make a quick and easy donation

Make a donation now! All donations go to the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota. Our donation goal for 2020 is $100,000. Will you help us get there?

The Stick it to Cancer Hockey Tournament is a benefit to support the fight against breast cancer. We started this event in 1999. Each team volunteers a combined total of six hours, and all referees donate their time to tournament operations, resulting in an even larger donation to cancer research.

Thank you to all of our participating teams! The 2018 Tournament was a huge success and we proudly made a donation in the amount of $61,009 to the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota.

Don't have a team? You can still help

Make a donation

Donate on behalf of a registered team

Click on the sections below to learn more.

Volunteer Opportunities

Each team is asked to provide one volunteer to work in the score box at each of their games. Volunteers must be 16 years of age or older. Contact Tournament Director for more information on volunteers, donations, sponsorship and vendors. We're working on trying to cover all the game for timekeeping and announcing however we may need your help. 

If you would like to register for next years volunteer opportunities, please email tournament director to be placed on our list.

Once again, Dr. Lance Maki will be donating his time and providing our trainer services for the tournament!  Please consider him when in need of the many services his clinic provides.  For a list of his services Click Here


Tournament Features

  • Helps support the fight against breast cancer
  • Three-game schedule for women's divisions
  • Four-game schedule for youth AAA divisions
  • All games at state-of-the-art Super Rink

There will be a lot of fun activities going on throughout the weekend!

  • Bake Sale on Saturday from 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.
  • Silent Auction will be running from Friday at 5 p.m. through Saturday at 9 p.m. 
  • Raffle drawing will be held Saturday at 8 p.m.  Ticket sales will start Friday at 5 p.m.
  • Opening Ceremonies Saturday from 12:45 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

We ask that all teams be a part of the 3rd annual Opening Ceremony! Teams will be announced as they walk onto the ice.  We will provide a banner with your team name and who you are playing for or in honor of.

Celebrity game: Saturday 1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. (Olympians, current and retired Division 1 and Division III athletes). Come watch this FREE event!

Divisions Offered and Player Eligibility

Youth Association  

  • U12A  July 1, 2005 to June 30, 2007
  • U12B   July 1, 2005 to June 30, 2007

Youth AAA Tier I and Tier II

  • U16  (2002 & 2003)
  • College Division (For current college teams)

Women (based on WHAM divisions)

  • Women's A (Almost all players recent Division I/Division 3 hockey graduates, high school varsity)

  • Women's BI (Junior Varsity High School)
  • Women's BII (Limited HS or training in hockey)
  • Women's BIII (Limited HS or training in hockey)
  • Women's CI (Limited HS or training in hockey)
  • Women's CII (Beginner Players)
  • Women's CIII (Beginner Skaters)

Adult Coed

  • Single Open Division- 18+. Minimum 2 women on the ice at all times (excludes goalie) 

Celebrity Game - Info and Official Roster

Watch some of the best hockey players go head to head in the Stick it to Cancer Celebrity Game; free to watch, played on Saturday.

Tournament Fees

  • AAA youth teams:
  • College:
  • Adult:
  • Adult Coed Division: 

Refund Policy:  No refunds will be given to teams dropping inside 30 days of tournament start date.  

USA Hockey Registration Information - Adults

Our adult women's divisions will be sanctioned through USA Hockey.  

What does this mean?

  • Each player from your respective team must register with USA Hockey to participate in the event.
  • USA Hockey registration in MN is $41 per player. *Other states may vary on fees due to their home state.
  • Registration links are located here.

Why register with USA Hockey? With your USA Hockey registration you receive the following:

What is the tournament looking to gain with registering with USA Hockey?

  • The tournament is looking to grow the number of registered teams through marketing and promotion from the governing body of USA Hockey.  
  • The tournament is also looking to grow its donation to the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota through more teams and participants at the event. 


What customers are saying about Stick it to Cancer

First of all, THANK YOU so much for putting on such an amazing Stick It To Cancer tournament! We had a fantastic time as always!  Thank you for all the hard work you guys do putting on these awesome tournaments! You guys do amazing things and we are so grateful to you! We love these tournaments and can’t wait for the Chop!

  • Thanks again!  The Northern Enforcers

"Well we had the best time this weekend! Thank you for putting on such a wonderful tournament! I am proudly wearing my “Stick-It” sweatshirt today and thanking all my friends…and today would have been my mother’s birthday."

  • Angela Johnson

"Hi ladies, I can't even begin to express how wonderful your tournament was this past weekend. You are totally organized and ran a wonderful event.

Thanks for giving us such a great tournament- We will be back next year!"

  • Doreen

"Thank you all for a very well coordinated tournament. Great time had by so many."

  • Karen Carlson