Visit Rochester is excited to welcome The “Play Hockey Invitational,” competing in Rochester from December 17 to 19. This invitational features 48 top AAA Hockey Clubs, with 11 local teams and 37 visiting teams.

There are 8 different divisions in this competition, with teams from all over the country visiting Rochester to compete. Current standings for the event are listed here

Visit Rochester is expecting more than 1,000 visitors to Monroe County during this tournament. Visitors include Play Hockey athletes, coaches, spectators and staff. Visitors will be staying at a number of different hotels near the Bill Gray’s Regional IcePlex, and will be utilizing several restaurants in the Henrietta area.

Visit Rochester is excited to welcome Play Hockey, which supports thousands of hockey players, teams, and families each year, and aims to help athletes of all ages, abilities, and genders be the best version of themselves while excelling at the sport.

Sports tournaments like the Play Hockey Invitational play an integral role in the overall economic impact of the tourism and hospitality industry in Monroe County, which prior to the pandemic exceeded $1 billion.