Public Date: 3/15/2012 12:00 AM
Contact: Steve Huber, Marketing & Communications Officer, Oakland County Economic Development & Community Affairs
Phone Number: 248-858-1848
Waterford, Michigan -- Adult men and women hockey teams have until Monday at midnight to register for the 2012 Oakland Edge Adult Hockey Tournament.
The tournament is set for April 20-22 at the Onyx Arena in Rochester. Teams are guaranteed a minimum of three games and team registration is $750. Male players in the B, C and D divisions must be at least 30 years old. Participants in the women's division must be at least 21. Elite A division players must be at least 25 years old. There is also a Men's 50 and over division and a co-ed sled division for disabled athletes ages 15 and up.
Teams will play three 15-minute running time periods. Each team is limited to 18 players and all players must be registered with USA Hockey.
The top teams will play-off for trophies. Players on the winner and runner-up teams will receive awards. Each tournament participant gets a souvenir Oakland Edge t-shirt. The number of teams is limited so register online now to reserve your spot at www.oaklandedge.com.
The tournament is sponsored by Buffalo Wild Wings, the Hills Bar & Grille and supported by Perani's Hockey World.
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.
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, 2011, 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.