Everyone Wins at Dodge Caravan Kids Cup Family Day
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Richmond Hill, ON: -
Chrysler Canada in conjunction with the Ontario Minor Hockey Association [OMHA], Ottawa District Hockey Association [ODHA], Ontario Women’s Hockey Association [OWHA] and the Alliance Hockey hosted the Dodge Caravan Kids Cup Family Hockey Day on Monday, February 18th in Windsor, Kitchener and Ottawa.
The Day was organized to give forty-eight local Novice House League Dodge Caravan Kids Hockey Teams from the OMHA, ODHA, OWHA and Alliance Hockey an opportunity to compete against each other in a big league tournament setting.
There were twenty-four Novice House League Dodge Caravan Kids Hockey teams represented by OMHA Associations, which included: Essex, Tilbury, Amherstburg, Riverside, Kent, Windsor, LaSalle, Wallaceburg, Grimsby, Lincoln, Milton, Dundas and Listowel.
The Ontario Minor Hockey Association’s Events Team was stationed in Windsor and Kitchener throughout the tournament where players got to play in the OMHA Mini Rink, had an opportunity to try the Matt Duchene Shootout Challenge and to see how hard their shot was on the OMHA Radar Gun. Players also enjoyed a complimentary lunch graciously provided by the local Chrysler Canada Dealers. A tournament skills competition was also organized at each event where forty players and six goalies were chosen to represent their teams an obstacle puck relay, fastest skater and breakaway challenge.
The Dodge Caravan Kids Program, a joint effort between participating amateur hockey associations and Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and Ram retailers has become one of Chrysler Canada''s major community efforts. Local Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and Ram dealers across the country have funded novice hockey teams, thereby contributing to the development of amateur hockey players at the grassroots level and providing unforgettable experiences for those involved.
For more information on the Dodge Caravan Kids Cup Family Hockey Day, contact Derek Polowyk by email at [email protected] or by phone at 905.780-2175.
About Dodge Caravan Kids
The Dodge Caravan Kids Program is a joint effort between participating amateur hockey associations and Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and Ram retailers. Since its inception in 1996, the Dodge Caravan Kids Program has supported over 6,000 novice aged [ages 7-8] hockey teams across Canada as one of Chrysler Canada’s major community efforts. For more information, please visit www.dodgecaravankids.ca .
About Alliance Hockey
Since being founded in 1993, the ALLIANCE has always positioned the organization as a leader in Canada in the administration and development of the game of hockey for all player and adult volunteer participants. As a result, the ALLIANCE offers a number of programs designed to enhance the performance, organization and safety of our participants. This innovative thinking has led to the ALLIANCE being one of the most recognized and original organizations in amateur sport. For more information, visit www.alliancehockey.com.
About the Ottawa District Hockey Association
The Ottawa District Hockey Association, founded in 1920, is one of thirteen Branches of Hockey Canada and oversees amateur hockey east of and including the Counties of Lanark, Renfrew, and all of Leeds except the town of Gananoque and the portion west of Highway No. 32, and south of Highway No. 15 in the Province of Ontario. The ODHA membership base is 30,000 consisting of players, coaches, trainers, officials. For more information, visit www.odha.com.
About the Ontario Minor Hockey Association
The Ontario Minor Hockey Association, founded in 1935, is the largest minor hockey association in the world and oversees a participant base of 300,000 consisting of players, coaches, trainers, officials, hockey volunteers and parents across the province. The OMHA has 246 active member minor hockey associations and annually coordinates 45 leagues and approximately 600 development clinics throughout Ontario. For more information, visit www.omha.net.
About the Ontario Women’s Hockey Association
The Ontario Women’s Hockey Association is one of seven Member Partners of the Ontario Hockey Federation and oversees female hockey in the Province of Ontario. For more information, visit www.owha.on.ca.
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