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Last Call: Enter the 'Why I'm Excited Hockey Is Back' Essay Contest

By Ontario Minor Hockey Association, 11/30/21, 9:00AM EST


Win $1000 worth of CCM hockey gear!

We are all excited that hockey is back and we want you to tell us why that is true to YOU.

Follow these three simple steps for your chance at $1000 in CCM Gear!

1. Write an essay that follows the theme of “Why I'm Excited Hockey Is Back”

2. The essay is no longer than 250 words.

3. Submit your essay using the form below.

The eighth annual OMHA Essay Contest presented by Respect in Sport is designed for players to be engaged in an educational manner while encouraging them to express their thoughts on what life skills they learn from playing hockey.

The top five essays will be selected by a committee based on the creativity demonstrated in their submission. All finalists will be awarded an OMHA prize pack while the grand prize winner will receive a $1,000 worth of CCM Gear. Submissions will be accepted until December 3, 2021.

“Respect in Sport is about providing a positive environment for all, so that hockey players can enjoy the game, and learn from the positive adult role models around them, like parents, coaches, and officials,” said Co-Founder – Respect Group, Wayne McNeil. “Respect Group is very proud to support the OMHA Essay Contest this year.”

“We are proud to once again work closely with Respect Group on the OMHA Essay Contest. We are all thrilled to be back at the rink this year and are looking forward to hearing it from our players in their own words,” said OMHA Executive Director, Ian Taylor. “It’s important to us to hear how our players have developed a passion for hockey that they can carry with them for life.”

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