Passionate hockey fans and amateur players will kick off the 10th annual Labatt Blue Buffalo Pond Hockey Tournament Feb. 17 to 19 at the Buffalo RiverWorks entertainment complex on Ganson Street.
The three-day tournament will feature 144 teams with seven players each. Registration is set for noon Wednesday through Saturday. Team captains may register their full complement of members at www.labattbluepondhockey.com/buffalopond. They will be required to provide proof of age for all players at the time of registration so the teams can be divided into their respective divisions based on the players' skill levels.
Players can find out if their team has been selected for the tournament by checking the tournament website Jan. 3. Once selected, each team will be required to pay a $250 registration fee by Jan. 7. The tournament game schedule will be announced Feb. 2. For more information, team captains should contact tournament director Ed Ellis at Ed@labattbluepondhockey.com.