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Beko Home Appliances 1-on-1 Challenge

In partnership with AHAI and Beko Home Appliances, the Beko Home Appliances 1-on-1 Challenge allows participants to showcase their skills while contending to become the top shooter or goalie in the Squirt-age division. The competition will take place at MB Ice Arena on October 13, 2018. The top two goalies and top two skaters will battle for the championship at the United Center during the intermission of the Chicago Blackhawks home game on November 27, 2018! The winning team (player and goalie) will accompany the Chicago Blackhawks Fan Development staff to the 2019 NHL® All-Star Game in San Jose from January 25-26, 2019 to compete against other Squirt-age winners from around the NHL.

* In order to win the trip to San Jose for the All-Star Game, you must be able to attend and participate both competitions on October 13 and in the intermission on November 27 at the United Center.

*All Participants MUST be Squirt players (2008 or 2009 birth years). This competition is open to boys and girls.

When: Saturday, Oct. 13 from 10 a.m.-3p.m. (Times subject to change based on number of participants competing)

Where: MB Ice Arena (1801 W. Jackson Chicago, IL 60612).

Cost: $30.00 includes t-shirt

*If you need to request the morning (10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.) or afternoon (12:30-3 p.m.) slot due to league game times, please email Sam Ratty at

If you'd like to be added to the skater waitlist, please email Sam Ratty at

How many players will be competing in the competition?
The maximum number of shooters is 96 and the maximum number of goalies is 24.

What is the format?
Participants of the Beko Home Appliances 1-on-1 Challenge will compete to become the top shooter and top goalie from their division. There will be a Kane and a Toews division; you will be assigned a division one week prior to the event. The top shooter and goalie from each division will then team up to face the other division's top shooter and goalie in a thrilling final in front of thousands of Blackhawks fans during the 1st intermission of the Blackhawks game on November 27 vs. Vegas Golden Knights at 7:30 p.m.

What is the cost?
$30.00, includes a Beko Home Appliances 1-on-1 Challenge, event giveaway, Blackhawks locker room tour and a chance to skate at MB Ice Arena, the new Blackhawks Community Rink.

If I make it to the finals of my division, do the Blackhawks provide tickets to the game on January 7?
Yes, we will provide 2 tickets to each winner and you will need to be here 1 hour prior to the game.

Can I enter as a team?
This is an individual competition. You can enter either as a shooter or a goalie.

What birth years are eligible for this competition?
This competition is open to squirt age boys and girls (2008, 2009) of any level.

How do you decide who advances to the next round?
The shooters with the most goals and the goalies with the highest save percentage in their division will advance to the next round.

When is the NHL All Star Game and do I need to be available that weekend?
Yes, you need to be available. The NHL All Star weekend is January 25-26, 2019 in San Jose.

The Blackhawks will cover flights, hotel and tickets to the Skills Competition and All Star Game to the winning goalie and skater plus one parent/guardian each. 

Additional questions?

Please contact Samantha Ratty at