PREDSidents Day Classic

Date February 18th - 21st, 2022
Location Nashville, TN
Ages 2009 AAA
Gender male

About The Predators AAA PREDsidents Day Classic!

Welcome to the Predators AAA PREDSidents Day Classic! This USA Sanctioned Boys' Tier I/AAA hockey tournament is located in Nashville, TN. The tournament will take place on February 18th-21st, 2022, and is hosted annually by the Nashville Predators during the holiday weekend in Smashville. The event will include a 4-game guaranteed divisional tournament, high-level competition, live scoring and updates on the mobile app, and on-site vendors and tournament apparel. Experience southern hospitality, enjoy live music and explore the famous Music City.



Official schedule coming soon!

Who Came To The Event Last Year:

St. Louis AAA Blues
Charlotte Jr Checkers
Team Ohio

Who Came To The Event Last Year:

The Venues - Where You'll Play:

Elite athletes will have the opportunity to compete at two state-of-the-art facilities that include the Ford Ice Center in Bellevue and the Ford Ice Center in Antioch. The two facilities combined have 4 NHL-size ice rinks (2 at Bellevue and 2 at Antioch), and each has Perani’s Hockey World Pro Shop, concessions, and meeting rooms. The Ford Ice Center in Antioch is a 90,000 square-foot facility located in Southeast Nashville that offers off-ice training space and a six-acre common park area featuring a playground and a quarter-mile walking trail. The Ford Ice Center in Bellevue is a 110,000 square-foot facility located in West Nashville that has twin rinks, 12 locker rooms, a full restaurant, full-service hockey and skating store.

Hotel Partner - Reserve Your Room:

This is a Stay-To-Play Tournament 

Through a strategic partnership with Welcome Travel Services, you can access discounted team rates for your stay in Nashville, TN. With countless options, you'll find the perfect location for your stay and save $ in the process!

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Tournament FAQ:

Games will start Friday February 18th, 2022 and end Monday, February 21 by 4:00pm.

A non-refundable $10 deposit is required to hold your spot in the tournament. The no refund policy will be waived if this event is canceled due to COVID-19 or if a team cannot travel safely due to COVID-19. This $10 deposit is to reserve your spot in the tournament and notify our system so that you receive all automated tournament information. Please note that you may use a different form or card to complete the full tournament fee at a later date.

Contact our Director of Tournaments & Special Events Macauley Lukenda with any questions here

Through a strategic partnership with Team Travel Source, you can access discounted team rates.

Book your room here!

A stipulation of being accepted to this tournament is that ALL out-of-town teams MUST book their rooms through our hotel partner. All families needing accommodations are required to book their hotel room with this partner. Cooperation is critical to the success of the event. This policy helps to ensure sufficient availability at quality hotels and the best available rates. Rooms will book quickly so please book well in advance.

Please contact Team Travel Source at 502-354-9103 or email them at with any questions!

No, applying does not guarantee acceptance to the tournament. If you are not accepted, you will be contacted within 2 weeks of applying.

What Makes Nashville Great

The city of Nashville is one of a kind as it grew from a foundation built on music. Dubbed as “Music City” legendary country music venues include the Grand Ole Opry House, The Country Music Hall of Fame/Museum, and rows of honky-tonk bars and restaurants with live music. Located on the Cumberland River the city will provide its southern charm ringing in as the 23rd most populous city in the US.


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"This is year one, but we are already getting great reception! Between top talent and Grand Rapids in the Summer, this should be a great experience for our families!" - Macauley Lukenda

Have Questions? Connect With Our Tournament Director Here!