Event Information

Ice Hockey (3 on 3)


  • Friday, April 20, 2018
  • Saturday, April 21 2018
  • Sunday, April 22, 2018

Other Info

 2018 Entry Form


Centennial Ice Arena
427 Bench Blvd
Billings, MT 59105

Headquarter Hotel

Boothill Inn
Phone 1-406-245-2000
ask for BSSG Rate

Best Western Clocktower Inn
Phone 1-406-259-5511

Entry Fees

Goalie Fee:
(Max 1 player)
Entry Fee:
(Max 7 players)
Swap Players*:
(Online Only)
Free Until April 13
 Online Entry Deadline: April 6 at 5:00pm or until Division fills
 T-Shirt Deadline:

*Minimum of 4 players, maximum of 8 players (including the goalie).

Event Photos

Click the button below to view photos of the BSSG Ice Hockey event.

View Photos

Centennial Ice Arena
427 Bench Blvd
Billings, MT 59105

Event Sponsored by:

Supported by:


A Realtor at Century 21 here in Billings, Justin assumed the duties of Hockey commissioner from Vince Francischetti in 2011, and has been a USA Hockey official since 2009. Possessing measured experience from within various depths of the regional hockey community, he adheres to the idea of timely communication and empowering the ideas that make the Big Sky State Games valuable.

Jeff moved to Red Lodge from Canada. After selling a business he and his family ran in Red Lodge for 23 years, he moved to Billings. He has been involved in hockey as a player, coach, and parent for many years. He is a past board member and past president of the Billings Amateur Hockey League. Jeff is a Broker with J L Wilson & Associates Realty.

Zach started playing hockey when he was 5 years old. He played his youth hockey with the BAHL. He continued playing hockey for four years in juniors and then in college and continues to play in the adult elite division. Zach is currently coaching the Billings high school hockey team as well as officiating. He is currently serving on the BAHL board and is head of the coaching committee.

State Games of America Qualifier

All 2017 and 2018 Big Sky State Games medalists, and some 2019 medalists are eligible to compete in the
2019 State Games of America in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Current sports are:

Archery, Basketball, Biathlon, Billiards, Bowling, Cycling (Mountain Bike), Disc Golf, Equestrian, Fencing, Figure Skating, Golf, Ice Hockey, Karate, Lacrosse, Pickleball, Racquetball, Road Race, Shooting, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tae Kwon Do/Judo, Tennis, Track & Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Weightlifting, and Wrestling.

Please see the State Games of America website for more information.


Please refer to the Ice Hocky Rules page for a comprehensive set of rules.

2018 Brackets

Brackets are now available! You can view the brackets here.

Please note that you will not receive real-time alerts unless you are using the app.

To download the app please select the type of phone you have below.

Get it on iTunes
Get it on Google Play

Follow our tournament, Big Sky State Games Ice Hockey Tournament

Special Information

Teams must have a goalie. You may have a minimum of 4 players per team, and a maximum of 8 players total (including the goalie). The first eight teams in each division whose completed entry forms are received are guaranteed a spot in the tournament. Players must play in their age group. All equipment must be worn per USA Hockey rules with no exceptions. No alcohol permitted. MUST HAVE USA HOCKEY CARD PRIOR TO THE TOURNAMENT. USA HOCKEY REGISTRATION AVAILABLE AT usahockey.com

Tournament Format

Guaranteed a minimum of 3 Games or Round Robin

Each game is 25 minutesS (running clock) and will be played on half ice. Referees will be supplied and have final say in all disputes and rules interpretations. Bracket changes will be allowed as needed.

Age Categories

Mites 5-8 (2009-2012)
Squirts 9-10 (2007-2008)
Peewee 11-12 (2005-2006)
Bantams 13-14 (2003-2004)
High School 15-18 (1999-2002)