Elmira Street Hockeyfest

Elmira Street Hockeyfest

Elmira Street Hockeyfest

The Elmira Jackals are pleased to announce that they will host Elmira's first ever Street HockeyFest on Sunday, August 24starting 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)



Wegmans Twin Tiers Tap-In

Wegmans Twin Tiers Tap-In


First Arena announced today that it will host the third annual Twin Tiers Tap In on Saturday, September 13, 2014. Wegmans returns as the title sponsor for the beer festival while TLC Limo is back as the presenting sponsor and WENY-TV News returns as our media partner.

"We had an overwhelmingly positive response, both from the attendees and the vendors, to our second annual Tap In last year. We couldn't be happier to bring it back and welcome even more beer lovers to enjoy everything these breweries have to offer," said First Arena general manager Matt Hufnagel.

Wegmans Twin Tiers Tap In presented by TLC Limo will get underway on the floor of the main rink at First Arena at 4:00 p.m. The first hour from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. will be for VIP tasters only. Select vendors will provide choice beers which will only be available during the first hour. Admission to Wegmans Twin Tiers Tap In presented by TLC Limo is $30 in advance and $35 the day of for general admission from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and $40 in advance and $45 the day of for the VIP ticket. The admission ticket comes with 25 3oz. tastings and a commemorative Twin Tiers Tap In glass provided by Anchor Glass. Live entertainment will also be provided.

The beers currently on tap for Twin Tiers Tap In will be provided by:

The Wegman's Twin Tiers Tap In presented by TLC Limo returns to First Arena for the third consecutive year.

Goose Island
Magic Hat
Buffalo Bills Brewing
Southern Tier Brewing Company
Ellicotville Brewing Company
City Stream Brewing
Cortland Brewing
McKenzie's Hard Cider
Fort Collins Brewing
Uinta Brewing Company
Lake Placid
Rooster Fish
Upstate Brewing
Ithaca Beer Company
Boston Beer/Sam Adams

Tickets for Wegmans Twin Tiers Tap In presented by TLC Limo are currently on sale now. To purchase tickets visit the First Arena Box Office between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, call 607-734-7825, or order online through Tickets.com. This is a 21 and over event.