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Rogers Hometown Hockey in Dauphin this weekend

By: Q Country News
Posted: November 15, 2019 09:33

Festival begins at Noon at the CN Station on 1st Avenue

Image: Ron MacLean & Tara Slone - Sportsnet

Rogers Hometown Hockey, presented by Scotiabank and Hyundai, is in Dauphin this weekend.

Hosts Ron MacLean and Tara Slone will be on site for the festivities, which include meet-and-greet opportunities with NHL alumni Colton Orr and Butch Goring, and CWHL alumni Brigette Lacquette, live local entertainment, and the live Sportsnet NHL broadcast.  

The two-day hockey festival begins on Saturday, November 16 at Noon at 1st Avenue NW (in front of CN Station), and will conclude on Sunday evening following the Rogers Hometown Hockey outdoor viewing party.

The evening's broadcast gets underway with a special pre-game show hosted by MacLean and Slone live from the Sportsnet Mobile Studio beginning at 6:30 pm followed by a showdown between the Calgary Flames and Vegas Golden Knights.

The free hockey-themed weekend features games, prize giveaways, fun activities, and live local entertainment for the whole family, including: 

- Rogers Fan Hub: Celebrate more of the game that brings us together with fun and interactive hockey experiences. Fill out your Fan Profile for a chance to win exclusive Rogers Moments, enjoy autograph signings with NHL alumni Colton Orr and Butch Goring, test your stickhandling with the Infinite Dangles challenge, and grab some free popcorn! 

- Sportsnet Shooting Accuracy Game: Fans race against the clock to snipe as many targets as possible before time runs out! A digital scoreboard tracks the best scores from the day, and from the other Tour stops across the country. Players of all ages can show off their hockey skills and see how they match up to NHL stars and alumni with fantastic prizes to be won!

- Steve Goodtime Rockin' Hockey Show: Come see Steve Goodtime, our world-renowned hockey acrobat! Steve performs his incredible family-friendly rock n' roll hockey show packed with fire, juggling, stunts, and guitar solos. The event will be rocked!

- Scotiabank Community Hockey Rink: A family-friendly outdoor hockey space designed to engage hockey fans who can interact with CWHL alumni Brigette Lacquette and celebrate the game. Scotiabank will also be donating $15,000 in support of kids' community hockey at each tour stop this season.

- Hyundai Drives Hockey: Hyundai displays on festival grounds will feature games and challenges for kids and parents alike. Opportunities to test-drive and interact with the entire range of five Hyundai SUVs will demonstrate how Hyundai is made for those who drive hockey. Fans will have the chance to win on-site giveaways, weekend prizes as well as an overall grand prize for the season. 

- Dr. Oetker Giuseppe Pizzeria: Fans can enjoy a complimentary slice of Giuseppe Pizzeria pizza fresh out of the oven, and learn more about the Find Giuseppe contest with many great prizes to be won!

- Playmobil Kids Zone: Fans have the chance to face off against friends and family with the PLAYMOBIL NHL Arena and its lineup of NHL figures. In the zone, fans will also be able to enter to win an NHL playset. 

- Sobeys Community Barbeque: Sobeys is proud to support the Community Barbeque through a food donation. All funds raised this weekend will go towards supporting the Dauphin Minor Hockey Association.

- Live Local Entertainment: Live music featured throughout the weekend beginning with Riley Michaels performing on Saturday followed by Jessica Wilson on Sunday. 

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