Update March 13: Out of an abundance of caution over the novel coronavirus outbreak, we are cancelling Defrost 2020. Please see our general March 13 COVID-19 update for more details. All registrants will be contacted and refunded.

Defrost is EUPA's new recreational indoor hat tournament to thaw out from winter and get ready for summer! This tournament will be a recreational split-gender hat tournament, with open and women's divisions. If you've never played a tournament before or are looking for a friendly, fun-focused tournament, we encourage you to check this out!

  • What: Recreational split-gender hat tournament with open and women's divisions.
  • When: March 28, 2020. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Where: Commonwealth Fieldhouse (11000 Stadium Rd NW, Edmonton)
  • Format:
    • 5v5 (may be changed to 4v4 to form more teams depending on the final number of registrants).
    • Speed point (no pulls between points, no changes on the fly).
    • Stall count of 10.
    • Player-coaches to be on each team to help with strategy and rules.
  • Social: There will be a social happening after the tournament! Stay tuned for more details.
  • Cost: $35+GST/player
  • Registration:
    • Registration opens Monday, Feb. 3 at 10 a.m. and closes Sunday, March 22 at 10 p.m. or when all spots are filled.
    • Late registrations will be subject to a "Stall 9 Hammer" fee of an additional $5.
    • Register alone or with one buddy - we'll take care of making the teams. "Buddy chains" linking more than two players will be ignored when making teams.