MEDIA RELEASE – 2022 Winter ShootOut Charity Pond Hockey Tournament Powered by Saskatoon Progress Club
For Release – December 1st, 2021
ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE PROGRESS CLUB SASKATOON DOWNTOWN
Announcing the First Annual 2022 Winter ShootOut in Saskatoon
The goal of the Winter ShootOut Pond Hockey Tournament is to raise funds for several Saskatoon non-profits
Why This Event?
Canadian Progress Clubs have organized charity pond hockey tournaments since 2010, raising money for local children’s charities. Saskatoon Progress Club member, Weston Fader, is the event chair to launch the 1st Progress Winter Shootout right here in Saskatoon. Weston has an extensive hockey background having played both Major Junior and University hockey, he has been involved in the planning and execution of these events since 2015, including two previous events in Edmonton Alberta.
“I am excited to bring this event to Saskatoon in 2022! In true Canadian fashion, 40 teams will compete in a one-day tournament to be crowned the Saskatoon Winter Shootout champions! The day includes a beer garden on ice, heated tents, live entertainment, and several family-friendly events for everyone to come out and enjoy a Canadian day on the pond.”
– Weston B. Fader, B.Comm, CCS®, CHS®, Principal Financial Consultant, Atlas Wealth Financial
Date: February 12th, 2022
We are looking forward to having teams participate in the 2022 Winter ShootOut Charity Pond Hockey 3-on-3 Tournament. There is a maximum of 40 registered teams. Including corporate and buddy team options.
Players must be vaccinated to play. All participants must provide proof of vaccination plus ID
Date & Time: Registration begins at 9 am on Saturday, February 12th. Opening ceremonies at 9:45. Puck Drops at 10 am, Event ends at 5 pm.
Location: Brighton Core Park Pond. Located at the end of Taube Ave in Brighton
- There will be a heated beer tent and beer gardens with fire pits and seating areas.
- Hot and cold non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase.
- Food will be available for purchase
The Canadian Progress Club – Saskatoon Downtown is a men’s service club chartered in 1981 which supports many worthwhile projects in Saskatoon and surrounding area. We are part of a national organization that is an all-Canadian Service Club operating in Canada since 1922. The Club is made up of individuals from Saskatoon who have a common interest in bettering our community by helping those in need. In particular, we focus on children’s needs.
- Care and Share
- Big Brother Big Sisters Saskatoon
- Help One
- Haven Kids House (formerly Saskatoon Crisis Nursery)
- Saskatoon Public Schools Foundation
- See charities, non-profits and individuals the club supports: https://www.saskatoonprogressclub.com/charities/
“We encourage the public to follow us and our partners on social media. “
We would also ask them to share the news of the event with their friends and colleagues.
We are extremely grateful to our generous 2022 event sponsors.
- Winter ShootOut Marketing Sponsors – Trusted Marketing Services
- Food & Beverage Sponsors – The Ramada & The Longbranch
Please visit our event page for details on our sponsors which will be updated as more are confirmed.
For Comments Or Interviews
Contact: Weston B. Fader
Title: Event Chair