Over 1,450 ice hockey players and family members will come together this weekend for the Rochester Red Lamp tournament. The annual event put on by ONE Hockey, will take place at Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex and runs December 2nd through the 4th.
In total, 38 youth hockey teams will compete, of which 35 teams traveled in from out of town.
This event attracts U.S. teams from NY and PA, as well as 30 teams from the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec.
The 35 out of town teams equates to roughly 1,320 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 $475,000 and $575,000.
For more information on the event and to view the full game schedule, visit www.onehockey.com.