THREE-ON-THREE OUTDOOR COMPETITIVE STREET HOCKEY TOURNAMENT COMING TO EAST HARTFORD ON AUGUST 6-7
HARTFORD WOLF PACK HOCKEYFEST 2022 TO FILL GROUNDS SURROUNDING
PRATT AND WHITNEY STADIUM AT RENTSCHLER FIELD IN EAST HARTFORD
A competitive, open three-on-three outdoor street hockey tournament, featuring customized rinks with dasher boards and nets, live music, food trucks, pop-up-bars, and fun and games, is coming to East Hartford.
The Hartford Wolf Pack present Hartford HockeyFest 2022, in partnership with OVG360, at Pratt and Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, CT, on Saturday, August 6 and Sunday, August 7.
HockeyFest, the world’s largest street hockey festival, features a two-day street hockey tournament with live music, food trucks, skill games including hardest shot, mini-stick rinks, shooting accuracy and more. HockeyFest is for competitors and spectators with plenty of fun, food, drinks, and, of course, street hockey.
“HockeyFest is the Lollapalooza of Street Hockey” – Barstool Sports.
“We are thrilled to partner with the Wolf Pack and OVG360 in East Hartford,” said Brad Jones, President, HockeyFest/Game On. We look forward to an amazing, fun-filled weekend of hockey, music, food, and games at Rentschler Field. We look forward to working with OVG360 and their many other properties across North America as we grow HockeyFest and bring our brand to new markets.”
“We are excited to partner with HockeyFest Game On to bring this unique street hockey tournament to East Hartford. The festival style atmosphere of street hockey, food vendors and interactive games will be a fun experience for hockey fans of all ages,” said OVG360’s Ben Weiss, General Manager of the XL Center, Pratt & Whitney Stadium, Hartford Wolf Pack Business Operations.
As a Premier Partner sponsor of HockeyFest 2022, the owner of Hockey1 I South Windsor Arena, Andrew Petrin said, “We are very excited to partner with such a great hockey event for our local communities, we are looking forward to a wonderful weekend!”
The two-day round-robin tournament consists of individual teams of seven competing based on age and skill level in three-on-three on half-size standard hockey rinks. Each age classification will be broken out into boys/men and girls/women brackets. Each of those brackets will be further divided into competitive vs recreation groupings:
- Mite – Birth year 2013-younger
- Squirt – Birth year 2012-2011
- Peewee – Birth year 2010-2009
- Bantam – Birth year 2008-2007
- Midget – Birth year 2006-2003
- Men’s Recreational
- Men’s Intermediate
- Men’s Competitive
Registration is $450/team and available at HARTFORDWOLFPACK.COM/HOCKEYFEST. Additionally, sponsorship packages are available by calling (860) 722-9637.
About HockeyFest Game On!
Established in 2018, HockeyFest has become the fastest growing street hockey festival in North America. Combining the sport of hockey, the integration of real rink boards and the support of official referees with a music festival atmosphere. Each game is played on a fifty percent to scale NHL sized patented rink board system. HockeyFest has produced street hockey tournaments and fan fest events for several NHL teams as well as produces the Chiclets Cup for Barstool Sports.
About Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field
Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field is a 38,000-seat multipurpose stadium located in East Hartford, CT, and operated by OVG360. The stadium serves as the home field of UConn football and has hosted a wide variety of other athletic, cultural, and civic events. Learn more at RentschlerField.com.
About Hartford Wolf Pack
The Hartford Wolf Pack has been a premier franchise in the American Hockey League since the team’s inception in 1997. The Wolf Pack are the top player-development affiliate of the NHL’s New York Rangers, and play at the XL Center. The Wolf Pack has been home to some of the Rangers newest faces including Igor Shesterkin, Filip Chytil, and Ryan Lindgren. Follow the Wolf Pack on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
In Connecticut, OVG360 manages the XL Center in Hartford, Pratt & Whitney Stadium in East Hartford, and Total Mortgage Arena in Bridgeport. OVG360, a division of Oak View Group, is a full-service venue management and hospitality company that helps client-partners reimagine the sports, live entertainment, and convention industries for the betterment of the venue, employees, artists, athletes, and surrounding communities. With a portfolio of more than 200 client-partners spanning arenas, stadiums, convention centers, performing arts centers, cultural institutions, and state fairs around the globe, OVG360 provides a set of services, resources and expertise designed to elevate every aspect of business that matters to venue operators. Service-oriented and driven by social responsibility, OVG360 helps facilities drive value through excellence and innovation in food services, booking and content development, sustainable operations, public health and public safety and more.
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