The fifth annual Buffalo Sabres/Dick's Sporting Goods Street HockeyFest will take place on Sunday, August 20, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the streets surrounding HSBC Arena.
The day-long street hockey tournament is open to boys and girls ages 5 and up, at a cost of $75 per team. Each team consists of up to five people and all teams are guaranteed three games. Each team member will receive a HockeyFest hat and t-shirt. Trophies will be awarded to the champions of each division.
There are five divisions: Mites (ages 5-7), Squirts (8-10), PeeWee (11-14), Midgets (15-17) and Legends (18+). All divisions are co-ed.
All participants are responsible for bringing their own hockey stick and gloves. Goalie equipment is mandatory. All players from 5-7 years old are also required to wear a helmet.
Registration for this years event is now closed due to the overwhelming demand. Thanks to all those who are interested. For more information on the HockeyFest, please call (716) 855-4194.