On behalf of the 2012 Las Vegas “North American AAA Champions Cup” Sue
and I would like to thank all the teams, players and parents for making this
year’s tournament a wonderful experience for everyone. Sue also wanted to thank
all the coaches and parents that played at the Fiesta Rancho Rink for all their
cooperation and patience.
As it is every year, the tournament could not have happened if it were not for
the Sponsors. A very Special Thank You goes out to Jeff Cory and Harrow Sports,
The NHL, Las Vegas Ice Center, Fiesta Rancho Rink, Smith’s and Lee’s Discount
Liquor . Also I would like to thank all the hard working Referees that came down
from Winnipeg and Calgary as they made the games a lot more fun for all. Thank
You’s also go out to Larry & Sue Lesoway, Larry and Vangie, Rob Pallin, Bob
Della Rocca, George, Hector, Aaron , Brian Thiessen , Trevor Onstine and all the
staff at both rinks.
Stay tuned to the web site as we will be posting shortly all the championship
winners as well as all the player draw winners of the NHL autographed jersey’s,
ballcaps and pucks.
As for 2013, We will be losing the 98 & 99 Divisions and we want to say Thank
You for your participation over the last few years. New for 2013 will bring the
2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 & 2004 Divisions and with them comes New teams, Past
teams and Great, Fast AAA Hockey !!!
Have a Great Summer and we look forward to hosting Your team July 1 – 5, 2013 in
VIVA Las Vegas !!!!
Brian Serniak Tournament Director
From August 25 to June 2, 2012 we have had a Questionnaire on the web site
asking Coaches, Managers and Parents to answer 3 questions.
We received 77 replies to the Questionnaire.
Should the 2012 North American AAA Champions Cup have full contact Body Checking
in the 1999, 2000 and 2001 Divisions?
Yes - 57
No - 20
If there is full contact Body Checking in the 1999, 2000 and 2001 divisions,
will that change your mind on entering or Not entering?
Yes - 41
No - 36
Should we still allow angling and rubouts along the boards in the 2002 and 2003
Yes - 59
No - 18
From the Coaches, Parents and Managers who answered our Questionnaire, they have
said they want things to continue as in the past
in regards to Full Body Contact in some divisions and Angling and rubouts in
other divisions. This will continue unless our Insurance
Company tells us different. Thank You for all those that took the time to do our