LABATT BLUE POND HOCKEY TOURNAMENT
1) The registration process is on a first come first serve basis. It is no longer a lottery system. Once you make your payment you will have a guaranteed team spot. Following your team registration you will receive additional tournament information from firstname.lastname@example.org within 24 hours.
2) Payment of $300 will be due at time of registration. Payment is paid via credit credit.
3) Rosters can be entered now or up to the roster freeze on Friday Dec 29th.
4) There is 2 tournaments this year. You can sign up for either event or both. The first tournament will have all games including playoffs on Sunday Feb 11th, 2018.
The second tournament will play one game on Tues 13th-Fri 16th in the evening. Then the remaining 2 games plus playoffs will be played either Saturday Dec 17th or Sunday Dec 18th, 2018.
5) Game schedules will be provided 2 weeks prior to the event dates.
USA Hockey Requirement
Each Player must be registered with USA Hockey prior to the roster freeze. The team roster requires the USAH # for every participant. The team rep must complete this information on the roster by the roster freeze on December 29th, 2018
2018 TOURNAMENT INFO
Welcome to the kickoff of the 11th annual Labatt Blue Buffalo Pond Hockey Tournament!
Buffalo RiverWorks & Labatt Blue are excited to announce that this year the tournament will be bigger than it’s ever been. There will be (2) tournament options for players this year that will take place throughout the week of February 11th – February 18th. This means more teams, more players and more competition.
Here are the highlights of the 2018 Labatt Blue Buffalo Pond Hockey Tournament:
- Registration will open at noon on Saturday, December 16th. Registration is first come first served so be sure to get your team info in now!
- The 1st tournament will take place on Sunday, February 11th and will include 2-3 divisions ranging from novice to intermediate skill level. This is a 1-day tournament so all divisions will have 3 games and playoffs taking place all on that Sunday.
- The 2nd tournament will take place from Tuesday, February 13th – Sunday, February 18th. Teams will play their first game on one night during the week Tuesday – Friday evening (no game before 7PM) and finish their remaining 2 games and playoffs on either Saturday or Sunday depending on skill and age levels.
- Teams can register to play in both tournaments, but cannot select to play both Saturday and Sunday the 17th & 18th. You will need to select and register for each individual tournament when you register.
In addition to more hockey action this year, there will also be new activities that both players and fans can also enjoy throughout the week at Buffalo RiverWorks.
- Burning Buffalo
- Battle of the Bands
- Labatt Blue Silo Tower Tours inside RiverWorks Brewery
- Zip Lines (weather permitting)
- Sillo Rock Climbing (weather permitting)
- Sabres Alumni appearances
- An Appearance From the Labatt Bear
- Vendor Village
- Ninja Course Skills Competition
- Game Day Hospitality Tailgate (for Sabres Game on 2/17)
- Video Feed for Sabres game