The Big Nickel Tournament is located approximately four hours North of the City of Toronto (via highway 69), six hours West of the Nation's Capital, Ottawa (via highway 17), and four hours East of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan (via highway 17).

Dependent upon the draw in any given year, the Big Nickel may utilize up to seven arenas within the City of Greater Sudbury. They include: Carmichael Arena, Coniston Arena, McClelland Arena, Garson Community Centre, Chelmsford Arena, Walden (TM Davies Memorial) Arena, Countryside Sports Complex.

Click here for maps and directions indicating the location of arenas.



  • Sep 6/17

    2017 Sanction Permit #17038

  • May 5/17

    2017 Registration Now Open

  • Mar 29/17

    2017 Event Dates Confirmed

  • Oct 27/16

    Wolves Special Ticket Offer

  • Oct 17/16

    2016 Schedule Released

  • Jul 31/16

    2016 Sanction Number 16004