Lakeshore Hosts 10th Annual Girls Hockey Tourney

(LAKESHORE, ON) – The Hocktoberfest International Girls Hockey Tournament has announced that it will partner with the Town of Lakeshore and the Lakeshore Lightning to host the 10th annual Hocktoberfest Female Hockey Festival, from October 20 through 22.

Hocktoberfest presents an event that provides a competitive and unique experience for the athletes, an enjoyable weekend for the coaches, and an entertaining weekend for the families who travel from near and far.

“The Town of Lakeshore loves hockey and we look forward to excellent competition over the three days,” said Lakeshore mayor Tom Bain. “I hope everyone involved with the tournament takes the time to enjoy Lakeshore’s amenities and local dining experiences.”

The tournament is in its tenth year and the 2017 edition of the event includes six divisions which range from peewee to midget, and with teams travelling from as far as Illinois. Over 100 games will be played at the Atlas Tube Centre with a small portion of the schedule spilling over to Tecumseh Arena.

“We are very pleased with our new partnerships with the Town of Lakeshore, Atlas Tube Centre, and Lakeshore Lightning, as well as on-going support from the Town of Tecumseh and the Tecumseh Arena,” said Hocktoberfest chairperson Camille Armour. “We are united in our focus to support girls and young women in hockey, and their pursuit of sport in general.”

The event kicks off Friday morning at both the Atlas Tube Centre and Tecumseh Arena and concludes Sunday evening with the championship banner presentations. The complete Hocktoberfest schedule can be found by clicking here.

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