The Grand Lake Pond Hockey Basic is again for a second 12 months and it’s trying to increase on the success of its inaugural occasion.

Final 12 months there have been 4 rinks, 27 groups and over 150 individuals. Just like the traditional final 12 months, it should all be accomplished with volunteers, donations and sponsors.

The dates for the traditional this 12 months are Feb. 2 for the grownup match and the youth match would be the following day on the third.

It’s being estimated the traditional will likely be about twice as massive as final season.

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The Grand Lake Pond Hockey Basic at the moment has 5 sponsors together with the Frazier Valley Hockey Affiliation, Warrior Avalanche, Grand Lake Chamber of Commerce, Success4Life Tutoring and Parker’s Platoon.

Parker’s Platoon is a non-profit group that helps fight struggle veterans. It was based by former Avs winger Scott Parker and his spouse, Francesca. Parker not solely is a sponsor of the occasion but additionally performs in it as nicely. He will likely be joined on the ice this season with different former Avalanche gamers.

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The grownup match will characteristic 4 divisions: newbie, intermediate, superior and sled hockey. There’s a three-game assure and the occasion will likely be performed 3-on-Three format. Price is $250 per workforce with 4-7 gamers per workforce.

The youth match has three divisions and also will be 3-on-Three hockey with 4 to 6 gamers per workforce. The divisions are damaged down by age: Eight and beneath, 9-13 and 14 and over. Price for the youth match is a $20 donation per participant.

If you’re a hockey fan and searching for a enjoyable couple days in February, try the Grand Lake Pond Hockey Basic. It’s certain to be a superb time. Take a look at the images and movies from 2018 right here.

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