BC Hockey is excited to announce that the annual Minor Hockey Week in BC is underway and will run from January 16 – 22, 2012. There are a number of exciting contests and events that will be held throughout the week through BC Hockey to celebrate minor hockey in our province.
A new component to Minor Hockey Week in BC will be Twitter and Facebook contests. All minor hockey players are encouraged to tweet to BC Hockey or post to the BC Hockey Facebook account their answers to the following questions:
Twitter: What is your most memorable moment in minor hockey?
Facebook: BC Hockey is excited to offer the following programs during Minor Hockey Week: Stand on Guard, Penalty Free Challenge, Team First Challenge. What is your favourite contest/event and why?
Other events/programs that the 2012 Minor Hockey Week in BC will feature include:
|Penalty Free Challenge||Teams who are penalty free for an entire game must submit a completed entry form along with the game sheet to BC Hockey. Teams will receive gifts from BC Hockey, and a grand prize will be given to a randomly selected team. For more information on the Penalty Free Challenge please click here.|
|Stand-on-Guard with the Vancouver Canucks||The 10 winners were selected for the Stand-On-Guard contest and will be attending the Vancouver Canucks game on Tuesday, January 17, 2012 when they take on the LA Kings. The winners were selected through the Canucks Centre for BC Hockey. For more information on the Stand-On-Guard contest click here.|
|Team First Challenge||The Team First Challenge is a partnership between BC Hockey, the Vancouver Canucks and Hockey Canada and is an initiative to expose Minor Hockey teams to the Fair Play Codes for players, team staff, parents and officials. Any BC Hockey minor team that is willing to read the fair play codes and make this commitment can sign the signature page and submit it to the BC Hockey office to receive a prize. The first 50 teams who enter are eligible to win. For more information about the Team First Challenge click here.|