District Playoff(s)



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District 8 takes great pride in its role as the host for a diverse range of over 22 different levels of Minnesota Hockey District Playoffs. Within our district, multiple teams earn the honor of advancing to the Minnesota Hockey Regionals and subsequently, making appearances in the prestigious Minnesota State Hockey Tournament. This achievement underscores our position as one of the leading districts, highlighting the remarkable depth of talent present among athletes hailing from our various associations. We continue to celebrate and support the growth and excellence of our hockey community.

Zac Dockter

District VP Tournaments

(612) 735-9703

Zac will be out of country March 1 - 8 and will not be responding to messages. Please contact another board member with concerns during this time.


Road to State

February 18-25, 2024

District Playoffs

AA/A Bantam – Eagan 

B1 Bantam – Woodbury

AA/A Pee Wee – Hastings 

B1 Pee Wee – South St Paul 

15UA – Woodbury

15UB – Cottage Grove 

12UA – Lakeville 

12UB1 –  Lakeville

March 11-18, 2024

District Playoffs

B2 Bantam – Cottage Grove 

C Bantam – Woodbury

B2 Pee Wee - Lakeville 

C Pee Wee – Lakeville 

A Squirt – Woodbury

B1 Squirt – District 8

B2 Squirt – District 8

C Squirt – Inver Grove Hts

12UB2 - Hastings 

10UA – Rosemount

10UB1 – Apple Valley 

10UB2 – Eastview 

Minnesota Hockey Regionals:

March 1-3, 2024 

AA Bantam South - Inver Grove Heights

B1 Bantam South - Eagan 

A Pee Wee South – Cottage Grove 

15UA South - Woodbury 

15UB South - Woodbury 

Minnesota Hockey State:

March 15-17, 2024 

Junior Gold A – South St Paul 

Junior Gold 16U – South St Paul 



Below, you'll find a direct link that will allow you to download the comprehensive manual encompassing all the information and guidelines pertaining to DISTRICT PLAYOFF PROCEDURES. This manual provides a thorough and detailed overview of the procedures and processes that govern district-level playoffs in the context of our hockey organization. To access the full document, simply click on the provided link.


  • All February Playoffs = $1,500 per team (no gate fee)
  • B2/C Bantam = $1,400 per team (no gate fee)
  • B2/C Pee Wee, Squirt, 12UB2 & U10 = $1,200 per team (no gate fee)

Note: $800 refund from host association for teams who only play one game


  • The following teams submitted their requests to be removed from the playoff schedule. 
  • The deadline is Dec 31, 2023, and no further requests will be accepted after that.

OPT OUT TEAMS (as of 12/13/23)

  • C Bantam - Cottage Grove, AV/Burnsville
  • 12UB2 - Hastings
  • AA Pee Wee - White Bear Lake, Stillwater, Mahtomedi
  • C Pee Wee - Eastview
  • A Squirt - Cottage Grove
  • 10UA - Hastings Blue

Past DISTRICT 8 Champions

Below, you'll find a direct link of all the past District 8 Champions.

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