Over 1,700 ice hockey players and family members will come together this holiday weekend for the Presidential Power-Play Tournament. The event, which is put on by MyHockey Tournaments, will take place at Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex and runs February 17th through the 19th.
In total, 40 youth hockey teams will compete, of which 37 teams traveled in from all over North America. This event attracts U.S. teams from NY, PA, OH, VA, DE and NJ, as well as Canadian teams from the Province of Ontario.
The 37 out of town teams equates to roughly 1,550 out of town guests that will reside in local hotels, dine in local restaurants and shop in local stores over a three day period. Based on the National Association of Sports Commissions Economic Impact Assumptions, this event will have an economic impact on the local community in the range of $415,000 and $615,000.
For more information on the event and to view the full game schedule, visit www.myhockeytournaments.com.
Bill Gray's Regional Iceplex announced plans today to host one of their popular Try Hockey For Free events on March 3rd from 3:00pm to 4:00pm.
This event is part of USA Hockey's Nationwide 'Try Hockey For Free Day', and takes place at their 170,000 square foot multi-sport facility, located on the Monroe Community College campus. It is designed for children ages 4 to 9 to try ice hockey at no cost, in a positive environment focused on having fun.
Participants are provided full equipment and skates at no cost, and take to the ice for jam-packed, memorable experience. This event is being run in partnership with Rochester Youth Hockey, with on-ice instruction bring provided by some of their coaches and players, along with the Iceplex Hockey staff.
No skating or hockey experience is required, however re-registration is required for all participants as space is limited.
For full event information or to sign up a participant, visit the event website by clicking here, or contact Frank Carnevale at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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