Friday, September 28, 2012
Hockey Canada, BC Hockey and female and minor member associations across the country and the world will be holding public skating, Esso Fun Days, Try Hockey Days, team building activities and other events to celebrate female hockey. This year World Girls’ Hockey Day will be taking place October 12-14, 2012 and there are numerous events taking place around BC to celebrate.
The Female Midget AAA League (FMAAA) and the South Coast Female Amateur Hockey League (SCFAHL) are hosting a Festival at the Surrey Sports and Leisure Centre from October 12-14, 2012. The festival will feature 10 FMAAA and nine (9) SCFAHL games over the weekend, starting on Friday afternoon.
On Saturday, October 13, 2012, three (3) Richmond Ravens novice teams will host three (3) North Shore Avalanche novice teams in exhibition action at the Richmond Oval. Games times run between 1:45pm – 4:00pm.
Also on Saturday, October 13, 2012, the Vancouver Angels' are hosting a fun morning of playing and watching hockey at the Killarney Ice Rink. It's a fun, free event and registration is on a first come, first serve basis.
The Terrace Minor Hockey Association will be hosting an Esso Fun Day at the Terrace Sportsplex on Sunday, October 14, 2012 from 11:00am – 2:15pm. Esso Fun Day designed for girls between five (5) and 12 years that are first-time hockey participants in the female game. The focus is to introduce players to the basics, make new friends and try the game without having to make a commitment to sign up for a season.
There is still time if you would like to host a World Girls’ Hockey Day event. Whether it is a beginner’s clinic to introduce girls to the game for the first time or a league game with girls’ hockey teams in attendance, any event that celebrates female hockey is encouraged. Please visit the Hockey Canada website
for more information and to register.
World Girls’ Hockey Day is an opportunity for girls of all ages to try ice hockey. Hosts from around the world are putting on events to allow females to be introduced to basic skills in hockey in a positive, fun and safe environment, learn about opportunities in ice hockey in their community, learn about fair play, sportsmanship, teamwork, meet new friends and have a chance to fall in love with a new sport.
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