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2020 Columbia Valley Rockies Pond Hockey Tournament
Thanks to everyone supporting this key fundraiser for the CV Rockies Junior B Hockey team!
Thank you for participating in a past CV Rockies Pond Hockey tournament on Lake Windermere – Invermere. We are happy to announce that registration for the 2020 tourney will be open soon – January 24-26, 2020!
- Registration: Early bird registration will close January 5th, 2020 (bit longer than last year) teams will get entry for the same price ($600) as last year and be eligible for a refreshing early bird draw. Registration will be $650 after January 5th and will close on January 20th.
- What’s up 2020!
- Recreational – Little Bit Serious
- Recreational - more mature (35+)*
- Mixed 3 female 3 male – Just Wanna Have Fun
- * (Many of the 'old guys' have asked to bring back this division - 'we don't wanna chase those young guys' - based on registration we can't guarantee this division but this will help us schedule the games better.
Center Ice – We are still finalizing details - stay tuned!
ULLR bar will host a Red Neck Pond Hockey Party with Live Music Friday January 24th and on January 256th after the Rockies game with DJ’s on Saturday - please join them after your game.
What’s included: Guaranteed 3 games and divisional finals & prizes. Also, tickets to join the Columbia Valley Rockies game on Saturday January 25 vs Beaver Valley Nighthawks (game tickets will be included in your team package) and other support from our sponsors.
Accommodations - Need a place to stay? Book early… Accommodation deals available at many of our sponsors – make sure you ask for the CV Rockies rate
Waivers: Please make sure your team is registered on the Hockey Community Website and that everyone has ‘signed’ the electronic waiver - no ‘sign’ no play.
- Schedule: Schedule will be released: Tuesday Jan 21. Weekend starts with games from 6**-10pm(ish) on Friday night, Saturday from 10am to 6pm and Sunday games are from 10am-4pm .There will be 3 games for each team on Friday/Saturday and 1 game on Sunday plus the finals for teams that qualify*. (*Weather and schedule permitting)
- Get the app! Everyone on your team can download the HC app from the App Store or Google play – schedules for the weekend will be on the app.
Mother Nature Rule - The CV Rockies Pond Hockey 2020 tournament is an all-weather event. By entering this event, you acknowledge that you are playing on an outdoor ice surface, and ice conditions are at the mercy of Mother Nature. ALL teams are expected to play unless the Organizing Committee deems the ice unsafe. The organizing committee reserves the right to alter the schedule at any time, especially if due to weather conditions and unsafe ice surfaces.
If the event is cancelled due to weather/unsafe ice conditions 10 days or more prior to the tournament, teams will receive a 50% refund of their registration fee along with a guaranteed spot in the 2021 CV Rockies Pond Hockey Tournament. If the event is cancelled less than 10 days prior to the tournament teams will receive a guaranteed spot in the 2021 CV Rockies Pond Hockey Tournament; however, NO refunds will be given (MOTHER NATURE RULE).
**If your team needs a late start time on Friday night for travel reasons, please reply with the best time for your group. We will try our best to accommodate the request.
Any questions please email [email protected]