Category Archive: In The News

HOCKtoberfest teams up with Town of Lakeshore & Lakeshore Lightning


Town of Lakeshore, the Lakeshore Lightning & HOCKtoberfest team up for 10th annual event   October 16, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   The HOCKtoberfest International Girls Hockey Tournament is pleased to announce that they will partner with the Town of Lakeshore and the Lakeshore Lightning to host the 10th annual HOCKtoberfest Female Hockey Festival “A …

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CTV Windsor: HOCKtoberfest

Hocktoberfest 2013 “Players Corner” Video

Sports Tourism – HOCKtoberfest 2013

Tony Doucette from CBC radio Windsor Mornings interviews Janice Dobson, chairperson of Hocktoberfest There’s a sports event that will get underway in Windsor in just less than an hour. And it’s attracting more young athletes to the city than the International Children’s Games did this past summer. Original Air Date October 19th 2013

CBC The National – Girls hockey in Canada

Girls hockey is growing in Canada and it’s an opportunity sponsors can’t ignore. Makda Ghebreslassie reports. Original air date October 19th 2013  

HOCKtoberfest 2015: The Gr8 Sk8 – Gear for Sale


Scholarship Awards

Scholarship Awards Pic

 Click here to download the Scholarship Award Application form Scholarship Awards General Information and Guidelines Two $750 scholarship awards will be offered to two participating players. Students must be entering their first year of full time studies in any field at any accredited post secondary institution in Canada. These awards are open to: Females who have …

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Hocktoberfest 2012

It's a lot more than Hockey

                                    One of the most rewarding aspects of my job is the opportunity to capture some of the important events happening within our region. This video celebrating female hockey is no exception.  In fact when I decided to …

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HOCKtoberfest on CTV

Over the weekend reporters from CTV were on the scene… check out their story below:

Allstate All-Canadians and NHLPA bring Clarke MacArthur to HOCKtoberfest

We are very excited to inform you that Clarke MacArthur from the Toronto Maple Leafs will be visiting Hocktoberfest Saturday October 20th from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the WFCU Centre. He will come to the Allstate All-Canadians photo booth, which is located in the lobby. We encourage you to stop by and bring …

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HOCKtoberfest Gives Back – Windsor Lancers

Through fundraising and our dedicated team of volunteer board members, we’ve worked very hard to accomplish our mission….to give back. We were honoured to present our local University of Windsor Lancer Female Hockey team with a donation to help them ensure female hockey continues to develop and thrive. Have a great season ladies!

Social Media – Facebook and Twitter

Make sure to “LIKE” us on Facebook and “FOLLOW” us on Twitter. We will be posting pictures, scores and interacting with all of the players, visitors, parents and coaches. Click on the links below: HOCKtoberfest Facebook Page HOCKtoberfest Twitter Page 

Team Photo Contest 2014 – Congratulations to Barrie Sharks – Peewee BB!!

Attn: all Registered Teams! We want your Team Picture, but not just ANY picture. We want a CREATIVE picture and it MUST include HOCKtoberfest in it.  Submit it to by Oct 17th, 2014 and if you win, we’ll give you 50 tickets to see the Windsor Spitfires take on the Plymouth Whalers ,Thursday October 23th …

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Making a difference at Bigg Wiggle Fest in support of the 2013 International Children’s Games

Bigg Wiggle Fest 4 in support of the 2013 International Children’s Games (ICG’s) took place on Saturday, June 23, 2012 at the Riverside Sportsmen’s Club. Funds raised in excess of $5,000 (net) will benefit event hosting and operations for the ICG’s next year. Bigg Wiggle put on an exceptional show, which was sold out with …

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HOCKtoberfest Gives Back

June 18th 2012 marked a very special day for HOCKtoberfest. Since HOCKtoberfest dropped its first puck in 2008, our vision was to ensure that female hockey continue to grow and develop in our area. We could not have made this dream possible without the co-operation and blessing of the Sun Parlour Female Hockey Association. They …

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Registration is Officially Open

Visit the registration page to register for the tournament!! REGISTER

Allstate All-Canadians – Winners Drawn

The winners of the raffle put on by the Allstate All-Canadians during Hocktoberfest IIII: Overtime have been announced. Congratulations to the lucky winner of the TV, Patti Lynn Goddard from Windsor!! The winners of the Autographed Allstate All-Canadians jerseys included: Luisa Porter Dave Veneruzzo Jeri Linton Kris Poore Congratulations to all the winners!!! And a …

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Hocktoberfest 2016 – Looking for Volunteers

Hocktoberfest 9 is looking for volunteers to help out with the tournament this year. To sign up, click here. See above: Ava, Michelle and Lisa at the Spitfires home opener recruiting volunteers.

ICE Magazine Touches on CO-ED Dressing Rooms

Hello fellow HOCKtoberfest addicts! If you know us, you know we are huge supporters of ICE Magazine. Just one reason we love them and want to share them with you, is indicated in this recent article. Check out the article here: ICE Magazine Touches on CO-ED Dressing Rooms See you in OCTOBER!!! Cathy Media and …

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