Ohio - USA Challenge Cup

The Battery is very excited to be the host program for the Ohio national team at the USA Challenge Cup. The team will be made up of the best kids from Ohio to represent and play against other states at the USA Challenge cup. This year we will field a 2014 - 2011 team at the AAA level.


2014 - 2011


August 8th - 10th, 2024

Columbus, OH

Who is participating?

Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Minnesota, Wisconsin, California, Florida, Illinois, Nevada, Nova Scotia, New York, Ontario, and Indiana.


$500 (payment plan available)

  • Home and Away jerseys/socks.
  • 4-hour practice weekend.
  • 4-6 game tournament.


Each team will play 4-games guaranteed with the opportunity to play 6 total. The team will get together in Columbus at the end of July for a training weekend.


March 16th - 17th, 2024

Easton Chiller

$80 (2-hours)

Coaching Staff

Year Coach Current Team
2011 Dan Cousineau Ohio AAA Blue Jackets
2012 Joey Nahay Battery Byers AAA
2013 Tommy Goebel Cleveland Barons AAA
2014 David Steckel Battery Byers AAA

You must be an Ohio resident to sign up.

Frequently Asked Questions

How many kids will you take per team?

We will select 13-15 skaters and 2 goalies per team.

Is this a stay to play?

Yes, if you are traveling to Columbus, we will arrange hotel blocks for the teams through Team Travel Source. Details and links to come.


Team Ohio for the United States Challenge Cup. Tryout information will be released shortly.

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