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24-Hour 'Hockeython' to Raise Money for EA Ice Rink
24-Hour 'Hockeython' to Raise Money for EA Ice Rink

EAST AURORA, N.Y. - On Friday, March 18, the first ever 24?hour hockey game in the United States will face off  in East Aurora, NY. This event will demonstrate the passion for hockey in Western New York and the fortitude of the local hockey playing community.  

Most importantly, this event will raise a minimum of $30,000 and be a catalyst for funding a permanent concrete pad at the Time Warner Cable Classic Rink in East Aurora.

This event is hosted by the Aurora Ice Association (AIA), a New York State not?for?profit 501 (c)(3) charitable organization. 


The Format

A total of sixty (60) participants will play hockey for 24?consecutive hours at the Time Warner Cable Classic Rink.  Each team will consist of thirty (30) players and rotate their ice time during the 24?hour game.  

Each player will pledge a minimum of $500 to participate in the event. Players will solicit donations from friends, family, co?workers, and area  businesses to raise the minimum of $500 each.

Game Time

Face-off:  Friday, March 18, 9 pm

Final buzzer:  Saturday, March 19, 9 pm

More Information

Go to  the Time Warner Cable Classic Rink website for more information on the rink and the Aurora Ice Association. Email John Cimperman or call 716?652?7400 for more information about the Hockeython.

East Aurora Businesses