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Early Bird Registration Discount for Oakland Edge Adult Hockey Tournament Ends Soon

Public Date: 1/13/2012 12:00 AM
Contact: Steve Huber, Marketing and Communications Officer, Economic Development and Community Affairs
Phone Number: 248-858-1848

​Waterford, Michigan -- Adult men and women hockey teams that want to save $50 have until Jan. 31, to register for the 2012 Oakland Edge Adult Hockey Tournament.

The tournament is set for April 20-22 at the Onyx Arena in Rochester. After Jan. 31, team registration is $750. Teams are guaranteed a minimum of three games. Male players must be at least 25 years old to play in the "A" division and 30 years old to play in the other four divisions. Participants in the women's division must be at least 21. Athletes in the co-ed Sled Hockey division must be at least 15 years old.
 
The number of teams is limited so register online now to reserve your spot at www.oaklandedge.com.
 
The Sled Division is sponsored by Wright & Filippis, the nation's largest family-owned provider of home medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, respiratory services and medical supplies; and the Athletes with Disabilities Network.
 
Teams play three 15-minute running time periods. Each team is limited to 18 players and all players must be registered with USA Hockey.  Players on the winner and runner-up teams will receive individual awards. Each tournament participant gets a souvenir Oakland Edge t-shirt.
 
The Oakland Edge is presented by Oakland County and County Executive L. Brooks Patterson, the same people who bring you The Brooksie Way Half Marathon and 5K race, set for Sept. 30, as part of the county's commitment to health and wellness.
 
The tournament is sanctioned by USA Hockey and the Michigan Amateur Hockey Association # MIT120229.
 
For more information contact Tournament Executive Director Ed Joss at (248) 858-2111 or cell at 248-721-1204.