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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 January 3, 2018. The top two goalies and top two skaters will battle for the championship in front of a sellout crowd at the United Center during the intermission of the Chicago Blackhawks home game on January 7, 2018! The winning team (player and goalie) will accompany the Chicago Blackhawks Fan Development staff to the 2018 NHL® All-Star Game in Tampa Bay from January 27-28, 2018 to compete against other Squirt-age winners from around the NHL.

* In order to win the trip to Tampa Bay for the All-Star Game, you must be able to attend and participate both competitions on January 3 and in the intermission on January 7 at the United Center.

*All Participants MUST be Squirt players (2007 or 2008 birth years).

When: Wednesday, January 3 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: $25.00 includes t-shirt

Registration is closed.

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 and you will be assigned a division when you arrive. 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 January 7 vs. Edmonton Oilers at 2:00 p.m.

What is the cost?
$25.00, includes a Beko Home Appliances 1-on-1 Challenge and a chance to skate at MB Ice Arena, the brand new Blackhawks Community Ice 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 (2007, 2008) 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 27 - 28, 2017 in Tampa Bay.

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

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