Q & A

WHEN AND WHERE IS THE LUNCHEON AND TOURNAMENT?

April 6-8th, 2018
Luncheon – Westin Calgary
Tournament – Winsport

HOW DO I SIGN UP FOR THE TOURNAMENT?

The captain must sign up first to establish the team, followed by the sign up of the players

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

The early bird entry fee is $250.00, after Dec. 1 the fee is $299.00

WILL I RECEIVE A TAX RECEIPT?

No, you will receive great value for your nominal registration fee of $250

HOW MUCH DOES MY TEAM NEED TO RAISE?

In total teams must raise $25,000 by April 1 in order to participate. As well teams must raise $5,000 by March 1.

CAN I APPROACH COMPANIES FOR SPONSORSHIP?

Yes corporate sponsorship or donations are accepted and will be credited towards individual and team fundraising. For more information on sponsorship please contact Leslie Gallacher at leslie.gallacher@shaw.ca | 519-573-8075

WHAT KIND OF FUNDRAISING INCENTIVES ARE THERE FOR PLAYERS?

  • Top two fundraising teams receive designated dressing rooms for the entire weekend
  • Top 15 individual fundraising players will have the opportunity to play in the tournament all-star game on Saturday, April 8th. This game will feature 15 NHL Alumni players
  • All players raising $10,000 or more receive a special incentive
  • Monthly Fundraising Incentives
    Stay tuned for short-term incentives that reward players for raising money during a specified time period

HOW MANY GAMES DO WE PLAY?

Minimum 3 games

WHAT EQUIPMENT DO I NEED?

All games are played with full hockey equipment

WHAT ARE SOME OF THE BENEFITS THAT PLAYERS WILL RECEIVE?

  • A Commemorative Jersey
  • A Photo with their team/NHL Alumni
  • Invitation to Draft Night
  • A Commemorative Gift
  • NHL Locker Room Treatment (Toiletries, Towel Service etc.)
  • Food/Beverage at Winsport
  • Opportunity to spend the weekend with a former NHL great!

WHICH NHL ALUMNI PLAYERS ARE COMING?

We will once again being putting together a stellar list of NHL Alumni to participate in the 2017 event. Please check back for regular updates.

HOW MANY PLAYERS ARE REQUIRED ON A TEAM?

Minimum 11, Maximum 17

HOW MANY TEAMS ARE IN THE TOURNAMENT?

Maximum 24

WHEN AND WHERE IS DRAFT NIGHT AND HOW DOES IT WORK?

Draft Night is April 6th at the Westin Hotel, Downtown Calgary. All draft eligible NHL Alumni playing in the tournament will be at this function. Teams draft players in the order in which the team finished the fundraising competition

WHO IS INVITED TO DRAFT NIGHT?

In order to keep the draft night exclusive, only players and NHL Alumni are invited to draft night. We would kindly ask that you respect this request.

HOW CAN I PURCHASE A TABLE FOR THE LUNCHEON?

Tables to the Luncheon (8 players + NHL Alumni) on April 17th can be purchased for $5,000, with a $4,000 tax receipt, or by contacting Leslie Gallacher at leslie.gallacher@shaw.ca | 519-573-8075

WHERE DO I SEND DONATIONS/CHEQUES?

Please make cheques payable to the ‘Gordie Howe C.A.R.E.S.’ and include the team and/or player name if applicable. Gordie Howe C.A.R.E.S. ℅ Tammy Banks, CA Suite 1007, 1520 – 4th St. SW Calgary, AB, T2R 1H5.