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2023 Kohlman Cup

By Josh Edler, 01/14/23, 12:15PM CST


Greetings Hockey Families!


The 18th annual Kohlman Cup Pee Wee all-star tournament will take place on March 25-26, 2023, at the Chippewa Area Ice Arena in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. You can register for tryouts and pay your fees on-line at    


The Kohlman Cup is open to all 2010 and 2011 Tier II Pee Wee boys and girls in Wisconsin.  Girls must choose whether to try out for the Kohlman Cup boys’ team or girls’ team and are not allowed to try out for both. Kohlman Cup tryouts are on Tuesday March 15th at six regional locations. 

  • There could also be a goalie only tryout in certain Regions depending on the number of goalies registered. Stay tuned for more details on the Kohlman Cup website.


Players MUST participate in tryouts to play in the Kohlman Cup

  • $35 tryout fee which can be paid on-line at   
  • The boys Kohlman Cup fee is $170 which includes practices, at least three tournament games and a commemorative hoodie. 


The Kohlman Cup started in 2005 as the WAHA CUP but was renamed to honor the many contributions former WAHA Board member Don Kohlman made to improve hockey in Wisconsin. Mr. Kohlman was instrumental in the creation of the WAHA CUP/Kohlman Cup and was on hand to supervise the first four tournaments. Mr. Kohlman passed away in October 2008.


The Jacob Trannel Skills competition is on Saturday evening March 25 at the Chippewa Area Ice Arena and is a great night for all players and families to enjoy. Jacob Trannel was a member of the WAHA CUP champion Region 6 team in 2005 and he was also a member of the Region 6 team in 2006. Jacob was selected to play for Team Wisconsin both years he in participated in the WAHA CUP. Jacob passed away unexpectedly at the age of 15 in December 2008.


Important Dates for the 2022 Kohlman Cup Tier II tournament: 

  • Monday March 13, 2023 – Registration closed – possible Goalie ONLY tryout in certain Regions.
  • Tuesday March 14, 2023 – Tryouts at six regional locations (players must tryout in their home Region)
  • Saturday March 18, 2023 – Possible Regional practices (practices are set by each Region)
  • Sunday March 19, 2023 – Possible Regional practices
  • Friday March 24, 2023 – Check in for most players (hotels listed on Kohlman Cup website)
  • Saturday March 25, 2023 – 18th Annual Kohlman Cup begins
  • Saturday March 25, 2023 – Jacob Trannel Skills Competition at 7:30pm. 
  • Sunday March 26, 2023 – Championship, third place and consolation games. 


Please go to to register, pay fees and get all the 18th Annual Kohlman Cup tryout and tournament information. 


See you at the Cup!