Maine Pond Hockey Classic postponed until Feb. 10-12

WATERVILLE — The Maine Pond Hockey Classic, returning for its 11th year, has been rescheduled from Feb. 3-5 to Feb. 10-12 because of sub-zero temperatures forecast for the weekend.
The tournament, to be held for the eighth year in a row at the Snow Pond Center for the Arts in Sidney, is expected to include 600 players across 75 teams, to be staffed by 100 volunteers and will be cheered on by up to 1,000 spectators.
All proceeds from the event go to support youth scholarships and programming at the Boys & Girls Club and YMCA of Greater Waterville at the Alfond Youth & Community Center.
“We’ve been closely monitoring the weather in preparation for the Maine Pond Hockey Classic, as the safety of our athletes, volunteers and staff is our highest priority,” said Patrick Guerette, tournament director. “The weekend’s forecast calls for temperatures that are as low as -40 degrees with the windchill, which would be unsafe for tournament participants, so we have postponed the tournament for a week to give time for the expected cold snap to subside.”
Teams may register through Feb. 3.
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