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Interview Advisory: The Soul of Canadian Hockey

The Players and Volunteers Behind the Largest Pond Event on the Planet


The Players and Volunteers Behind the Largest Pond Event on the Planet

No contracts. No salary caps. No on ice refs.
It's The Soul of Hockey in Canada

Canadian National Pond Hockey Championships
January 23-25, 2009

Canadian Masters Pond Hockey Championships
January 30 – February 1, 2009
Muskoka, ON

Canadian's love their Pond Hockey, and its a passion shared by people world-wide.  Thousands of players from across the country, the USA  and abroad will descend on Muskoka for the 4th Annual Canadian National Pond Hockey Championships. The classic two-weekend affair will feature competitive and recreational championships for both men and women showcasing the spirit of Canada's game. And new for 2009, sanctioned qualifiers will take place in Rossland, BC and Hamilton, Ontario.  

    Interview Executive Director Neil Lumsden ...

    • The colourful stories behind teams from your area ... together they represent the soul of Canada's national game
    • The massive undertaking pulling the world’s largest pond hockey championship together – the immense volunteer contribution preparing and maintaining the 24 rinks on the 6-acre pond and scoring and officiating over 800 games of action over the two weekends
    • The allure of returning the hockey's roots to play hockey in the open Muskoka air challenged by the elements
    • The format of play - essentially unchanged since the 19th century
    • The story behind the Maple Cup hand carved from a pond-side Maple tree - inspired by both the Stanley and Grey Cup???
    • The new sanctioned qualifying events for 2009 one in the majestic Monashee Mountains in Rossland, BC and the other in rustic Valens Park in Flamborough, outside of Hamilton

    PHONE: Gary Holloway 905-638-4226 or email, gary@eboundmarketing.com

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