Elmira Street Hockeyfest
The Elmira Jackals are pleased to announce that they will host Elmira's first ever Street HockeyFest on Sunday, August 24, starting at 12:00 p.m. and ending at 7:00 p.m. The one-day tournament will take place on blocked-off portions of Main Street and Gray Street outside of First Arena. Check-in begins at 12:00 p.m. and the games start promptly at 1:00 p.m.
Registration is now open up until Saturday, August 23, or when registration is full. Individuals can sign up online at jackalshockey.com or by clicking the link below. Participants can sign up as a team online and elect a team captain or individuals can sign up and be placed on a random roster.
The tournament is open to boys and girls 17 and under at a cost of $35 per person. Each team will consist of four players and one goaltender. Every player will also receive an Elmira Street HockeyFest hat. Prizes will be awarded to the first and second place teams of each division. The award presentation will be held at 4:30 p.m.
Season ticket holders and sponsors are invited to come enjoy a complementary lunch with members of the Jackals organization and Elmira Jackals Youth Hockey supporters. Food and drinks are available for purchase throughout the event at Splitrock Brew Pub. Inflatables will be available for kids in the side parking lot next to First Arena on the Main Street side.
The band, Bigfoot, will be performing live from 4:00 p.m - 7:00 p.m.
Participants are responsible for bringing their own equipment, including sneakers, hockey sticks and gloves. Goaltender equipment is mandatory. Additional protective gear is optional, but recommended.
Teams will be divided into divisions determined age/birth year. Mini-Mites and Mites are required to wear a helmet and must also be under adult supervision at all times. Divisions are as follows:
- Mini-Mites 6 & under: (2008 and later)
- Mites 8 & under: (2006)
- Squirts 10 & under: (2004, 2005)
- Pee Wee 12 & under: (2002, 2003)
- Bantam 14 & under: (2000, 2001)
- Midget 17 & under: (1997, 1998)
(Please note: if minimum number of teams per division is not met, certain divisional play may be canceled)