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Friday 19-Jul-2019 (More Dates)

Venue

Capital News Centre
4105 Gordon Dr., Kelowna, BC

Event Description

Don’t miss out on one of the most memorable hockey weekends of the year! This isn’t just your average hockey tournament. Registration fills up every year, so sign up now as an individual, bring your friends, meet new ones, and support our movement to help grow female hockey in Canada. The Grindstone Award Foundation is a registered charity that offers participants a three-day hockey event to raise funds for female hockey players in need. 2017 was our inaugural year and it was a groundbreaking event that raised enough to provide grants to 10 female hockey players across Canada; 2018 was an even bigger year, and we provided 30 grants to female hockey players facing financial barriers. This year, our goal is to make our event bigger and better in order to raise enough to provide 50 GRANTS. This fun tournament is open to any women who want to play. Never played before and want to give hockey a try? Play It Again Sports - Kelowna, BC will suit you up with gear and everything! You register as an INDIVIDUAL but can request up to 4 friends to play with on the same team. At registration you will let us know your ability level. From here we will try our best to make equal teams. What does the weekend include? ~ 3 Day Tournament, 4 Games ~ Individual Sign up (with friend requests) ~ Never played? That's okay, we encourage brand new players to come out! ~ Skills Session included for newer players ~ Sport Chek All Star Game w/ Natalie Spooner ~ Charity Banquet Dinner Included w/ Guest Speaker Natalie Spooner ~ Free jug of beer & nachos for each team AGES: 19+ COST: $120/player REGISTRATION DEADLINE: ASAP DATE: July 19-21, 2019 WEBSITE: https://grindstoneaward.com/3rd-annual-grindstone-charity-tournament/ LOCATION The event takes place at Capital News Centre Arena in Kelowna. A convenient location with great amenities (including a pub overlooking the arena). For those who arrive with campers – the CNC allows usage of their parking lot! CHARITY DINNER INCLUDED This year’s charity dinner will be hosted by Boomers Bar & Grill (right in the arena) and it’s included in your registration fee (drinks and gratuity extra)! *****PURPOSE OF THE WEEKEND***** Your support means you will have an impact on the lives of young female hockey players through fulfilling our mission to support and address the needs of female players who have the desire to play, but are unable to for financial reasons. Not only that, but on the same weekend, the The Grindstone Award Foundation team is again offering Grindstone’s Girls Rock the Rink – which is a free event for female hockey players under 18. If you have a daughter that wants to try hockey – this is her chance.

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Friday 19-Jul-2019
Saturday 20-Jul-2019
Sunday 21-Jul-2019
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