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Coaches Flight: Thursday April 26th at 1:50pm Southwest Flight 5727

Return Flight : Sunday April 29th at 7:35pm Southwest Flight 2841

Directions to Embassy Suites- 12 6th St South, Minn. (from Hotel Website)-

Light Rail: From the Airport, Blue line to Warehouse/Hennepin Ave Station (right after Nicollet Mall Station). To the Airport: Blue Line from Warehouse/Hennepin Ave station to Airport Terminal 1/Lindbergh Station or Terminal 2/Humphrey Station.

From East: I-94 W to exit 233A onto 11th St, keep left on 11th St, turn right onto Hennepin Ave, right onto 6th St. 

From West: I-394 into downtown Minneapolis, Take 6th St. exit, Hotel is on the left as you cross Hennepin Ave. 

From South: 35W N to exit 16A on the left towards I-94 W, left onto 7th St, right onto Hennepin Ave, right onto 6th St.

Convention Center (1301 Second Ave S, Minn) Parking/Directions from CC website. *Tournament does not offer advance parking passes.

Spot Hero is available in Minn but you have to make sure of the times for the spots before booking. Some look like they are after 3:30pm. I also found Minneapolis Parking Finder that shows locations and prices

Shopping and Restaurants- Nicollet Mall. Mall is on your way to the Convention Center (one long block over from Hennepin). Mall offers bus service from one end to the other if you don't want to walk the whole way to the Convention Center. Ask for info at hotel.

Dates: 4/28-30 (Fri-Sun); travel 4/27

-Friday Start Time: TBA


Team Hotel: Embassy Suites Downtown- Minneapolis- 12 6th St South  612-351-2554. Website
Rooms: King or queen + pullout. Rate- $139 + 13.40% tax.  Hotel built in 2016 with free full breakfast, free evening cocktails, restaurant, lounge/bar, indoor pool, fitness center, guest laundry, gift shop. This hotel offers free cooked-to-order breakfast and a nightly evening reception with complimentary light appetizers and beverages.

Walking Directions to Convention Center (approx 20 minute walk)

Travel: Players should arrive in Minneapolis by 9pm on Thurs, 4/27; return flights should be made for after 6pm on Sun, 4/30.

Airport: Two terminals, Southwest is in Terminal 2, United, American, etc are in Terminal 1. Free Light Rail from Terminal 2 to Terminal 1, then take Light Rail Blue Line to Warehouse-Hennepin Ave Station for hotel or use other form of transportation. Light Rail Map


Warm-up Balls/Cart provided by tournament- leave player balls at home.


Playing Schedule: Available on TM2sign.com the week of the tourney. Once in TM2sign.com click on Schedules/Results, click on Northern Lights Qualifier. 3pm start time on Friday; Saturday/Sunday start times determined by previous day finish.


Spectator Admission & Entry Procedures – April Event in Minneapolis

All persons attending this event, participants or spectators are subject to the Terms & Agreement found by clicking here.

For this year’s event admission is required for all spectators over the age of 6. You may purchase either a tournament weekend pass, or single day tickets.

Weekend passes may be purchased in advance online. Information about our online sales can be found by clicking here. We strongly urge you to purchase your weekend pass online to avoid a long wait at the convention center. Senior Passes are NOT available on line, they must purchase in person with proof of age at the Convention Center.

Tickets may also be purchased in the lobby of the Minneapolis Convention Center at the event. You may purchase tickets in person starting on the Thursday before the event at the Convention Center.

  • Ticket purchases at the event: You may purchase a daily ticket or a weekend pass at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Payment forms which will be accepted are cash or credit card. No checks will be accepted.
  • Ticket Prices:
    • One Day Pass=$10 (Senior 65+ $8 at event only)
    • Three Day Pass=$28 (Senior 65+ $22 at event only)