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2016 AAA - Labor Day Jamboree

2016 Labor Day AAA Event -

Date:  September 2nd - September 5th , 2016

The San Jose Jr. Sharks are proud to announce that AAA Western Shootout, will return to San Jose over Labor Day Weekend 2016.  This will be the  12th Annual Labor Day Tournament event in San Jose.

This is an Invitational Jamboree  for All Birth Year AAA teams and AA Teams







Please note the 16AAA event will be held at the end of September. Please contact Mike Janda for more information

  Application Deadline is July 15, 2016. 

Games will start on Friday afternoon and end by noon on Monday.

Teams are guaranteed 5 games.

Bantam and Midget games will be 3-17 Minute Periods with an ice cut in between 2nd and 3rd periods.

Peewees will play 3-16 Minute periods.

Our goal is to provide a high level AAA season opening experience while allowing players exposure to various scouts and leagues

Cost: $1650 5 GAME GUARANTEE!

Applications, Payments, Team Registration, Roster Submissions etc. are all to be done online. 


At this time please email Tyler Shaffar at and Mike Janda to register your team for the event. The tournament registration link is will be available here, but you will need a passcode to register:

The Registration "2016 AAA - Labor Day Jamboree" is not currently available.

Tournament Rules, Information, Schedule, Scoring & Results

This is the 2016Labor Day Schedule & Results will be available here:





16AAA and 18AAA will play under the Tier 1 Elite League Rules:

5 Minute Warm Up; 3 17 minute periods with ice cut between 2nd and 3rd ,if tied 5 minute 4 v 4 Sudden Death, then 3 player shootout

18AA/16AA/13AAA format:

5 Minute Warm-up; 3 16 minute periods with ice cut between 2nd and 3rd, if tied no overtime,  directly to 3 player Shootout


5 Minute Warm-up; 3 15 minute periods, no ice cuts, if tied directly to 3 player shootout

Sharks Ice Waiver

Sharks Ice Waivers are required for all players, coaches, and managers, even though your team may have previously signed the waivers for last season. Please prepare a new waiver for each coach, manager, and player. Indicate "2016 Labor Day" as the event.

Application Notes

Please email for Application information. Please Note: The Primary Contact should be the Team Manager, or the person that will be personally responsible for getting all the information submitted, getting the Sharks Ice Waivers signed by the parents/guardians, and following through with the credit card payment of the tournament fee.

Registration & Rosters

Once your application has been submitted and within 72 hours, you will be sent an email of conditional acceptance upon payment.

Deadline for submittal of the Roster Spreadsheet by email:

Inna Cantor - Tournament Chair



2015 USHL Labor Day Hotels



Please email completed 2015 LDT hotel reservations form to Inna Cantor at


BlackDog Enterprises will be the official videographers for the 2016 Labor Day AAA Western Shootout Tournament, and will be streaming video of all the games. You can also purchase games on DVD.

Managers will be contacted about pre-ordering specials.

Click the following link BlackDog Enterprises for more information on prices and packages offered.


Photography - HockeyShots  -  HockeyShots has been working with the Jr Sharks for many years, covering all its major hockey events including the 2007 & 2011 USA Hockey National Championships.  For the Labor Day Tournament, HockeyShots is offering shoot games for individual teams to pre-purchase one or all games.  There will be no on-site sales.  For more information, please visit