2019-20 Tryouts

2019-20 Maryland Black Bears NAHL Tryout Camps: 

The Maryland Black Bears host three open tryouts each summer (two pre-draft and one post-draft) for 2003-1999 birth years and concludes with one invite-only main camp in late July.  Players from each open camp will be selected to attend the main camp and compete for open roster spots.  In 2018, Coach Mylymok tendered players directly out of pre-draft camps and many others earned invites to the main camp.


-PRE-DRAFT #1:
Chicago, IL – May 17th-19th (goalies begin May 16th..GOALIES FULL) at Seven Bridges Ice Arena in Woodridge, IL  Complete

-PRE-DRAFT #2: Princeton / Trenton, NJ – May 24th-26th (goalies begin May 22nd) at Ice Land Skating Center in Hamilton Township, NJ Complete

-OPEN CAMP #3: Washington D.C. / Baltimore – June 14th-16th (goalies begin June 12th) at Piney Orchard Ice Arena, home of the Black Bears, in Odenton, MD Complete

All tryout camps are $329 and include a minimum of 4 games. Goalies registering for camps must attend goalie-only sessions Wednesday and Thursday (minimum 3 sessions) to be selected to continue through to the weekend open camp.

-MAIN CAMP (invite-only): July 17th-21st at Piney Orchard Ice Arena in Odenton, MD (home of the Black Bears) Invited players will be provided with a registration link from coaches and scouts

For Main Camp

Nearest Airport: (BWI) – Directions to the rink from BWI can be found here

Hotel Information:

Please see the information below to secure your hotel room at the official camp hotel. As a reminder, all out of town players are expected to stay at the official hotel where the coaches, scouts and staff will be staying.

  1. Springhill Suites BWI Room Reservations $159 (includes Breakfast)
  2. Towne Place Suites Arundel Mills Room Reservations $134 (includes breakfast)
  3. Courtyard Ft Meade Room Reservations $135 Room Reservations (includes breakfast)

**Please note camps are non-refundable.**