Hockey festivals are fun and exciting events for MNSH players to travel the country, see great places, meet new people and play games against special hockey players from all over the world as well as promote special hockey. Some past events have been held in Boston, Dallas, Detroit, Maryland, Minneapolis, and Philadelphia. See below for information for this year's festivals.
We hoping to send at least one team to the USA Disabled Festival in Buffalo, NY. Bus transportation will be provided by MN Special Hockey. It will LIKELY leave during the evening on Wednesday, April 8th and return the morning of Monday, April 12th. Our first game could be on Thursday, but likely on Friday and the last game either Saturday evening or Sunday morning. Commitment due date for attending this event is on Sunday, March 15th. This deadline is for coordinating the hotels and bus transportation.
Is anyone interested in attending the Special Hockey International Tournament in Ottawa, Ontario? This very fun tournament is the weekend of March 20th - 22nd. If we have enough players interested, we will create a team, if not, we will help players find a team to play with. MN Special Hockey will offer $200 per player to help cover the transportation costs. Team registration is due on January 15th, please let Jane Cashin know by Wednesday, January 14th if you are interested in traveling to Ottawa.