Regular season games at Scotiabank Pond will have a celebratory feel this weekend as the GTHL hosts the third annual I Play In The G Festival. In addition to hundreds of regular-season games happening Saturday and Sunday, players and parents will be treated to giveaways from GTHL partners as well as opportunities to watch the Midget “A” and “AA” All-Star Games.
Vendors (more to come)
Dairy Farmers of Ontario will be fueling over 3,300 athletes with chocolate milk throughout the GTHL I Play in the G Festival. Didn’t make it in the line up? Our excited team of Brand Ambassadors will be at Scotiabank Pond with our brand new hockey game, where athletes, and their friends and family can test their shooting skills! For everyone that participates, they’ll walk away with some Recharge With Milk SWAG. Look forward to seeing you there!
Hockey Snacks provides healthy fuel and team nutrition workshops for athletes in the GTA. Hockey Snacks will be providing health pre and post game snacks for teams participating in the festival.
Pro Hockey Life
PHL Challenge: Think you have silky mitts? Prove it! Test your stick handling skills on the SuperDeker, a new product exclusive to Pro Hockey Life stores in Canada! For more info on the SuperDeker, or to join the wait list to purchase, please visit https://www.prohockeylife.com/products/superdeker-hockey-training-system
Seven Tyke-aged teams will play cross-ice games starting at 11:45 am on Rink 2. The festival will allow the youngest age group to experience everything the I Play In The G Festival has to offer.
Midget “A” and “AA” All-Star Game
The top players from the Midget “A” and “AA” divisions will showcase their skills on Saturday afternoon on Rink 1. Admission is free of charge. Puck drop for the “AA” group is at 1 pm, while the “A” division will hit the ice at 4 pm. Click here for rosters.
GTHL Equipment Drive
The Greater Toronto Hockey League will be holding an equipment drive at the 3ndAnnual I Play in the G Festival. From January 11 and 12 swing by Scotiabank Pond to drop off your used hockey equipment in the lobby.
Equipment donated will be given to the Sport, Wellness and Athletic Network (SWAN), a community group recently formed to provide sport and wellness opportunities to children in the Lawrence Heights area of Toronto. There is a specific need for junior hockey skates and helmets, but any hockey equipment can be donated. Donated equipment that exceeds the needs of SWAN will be given to community based hockey programs in the city.