Councillor Sheldon Germain 3-on-3 Hockey Challenge is back for another exciting year!

By Theresa Wells, Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo

ConnectingCouncil_Cr GermainRegistration is now open for the 2016 Councillor Sheldon Germain 3-on-3 Challenge, returning this year with a skills competition and divisions for youth and adult hockey players.

The popular annual hockey tournament takes place from December 28-30. The event is open to all Divisions (Initiation to Midget) and includes an adult division. The 3-on-3 Challenge will also include The Skill Challenge, which will engage participants in Speed Skating, an Obstacle Race and a competition to determine the Hardest Shot. In addition, on December 28 participants will have the opportunity to enjoy skating time with local home town hockey heroes the Fort McMurray Oil Barons, followed by an autograph session.

“Once again this year I am delighted to be part of bringing this event to the enthusiastic hockey players in our region,” said Sheldon Germain, title partner of the Councillor Sheldon Germain 3-on-3 Hockey Challenge and Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo councillor. “On an annual basis, the Hockey Challenge brings youth together to enjoy their passion for the sport and spend time with their peers. After a challenging year in our community, this event presents an opportunity for youth and adults to connect over their shared love of hockey while also engaging in some fun and friendly competition.”

Registration for the Councillor Sheldon Germain 3-on-3 Hockey Challenge is open until December 18. More information and online registration can be found at RRCWB.ca/events. Registration can also be completed in person at Guest Services on the main floor of the Suncor Community Leisure Centre.

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