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2017 Pond Hockey League
Posted by: Administration
Thursday, July 14, 2016

Pond Hockey Program
Spring 3 on 3 Pond Hockey League Introduction

3 on 3 Pond Hockey League
Spring 2017 Monday-Thursday
    Pond Hockey is a Recreation NON-Contact league based on fast paced, full ice hockey game played with small numbers of players.  This ensures that each participant gets lots of ice, a good workout and a vast amount of development in his/her game play.  The Springbank Twin arenas are being utilized for for this league.
The focus of the pond hockey league will be to advance their hockey skills
 through game play and provide a fun, social and family 
atmosphere for all. The basis of development for each of the Top Guns 3 
on 3 pond hockey teams will be a blend of warm up and league play 
between April and the end of June. Each ice time will consist of a 
10-minute WARMUP, followed by a fast paced 3 on 3 Pond hockey league
 game. 

The rules of our 3 on 3 Pond Hockey League support the philosophy of 
continuous play, fast aggressive skating, fast puck movement, individual 
player creativeness and great goaltender showdowns.

On busy days when schedules with other sports occur send a sub to 
play pond hockey for you! (must be on the sub list to be insured)

 

Program consists of:

  • 11 skaters (RESPONSIBLE FOR SUPPLYING BACKUP IF SICK)

  • 1 goaltender (RESPONSIBLE FOR SUPPLYING BACKUP IF SICK)

  • Each session consists of 10 minutes of WARMUP and 50 minutes
     of 3 on 3 Pond Hockey Game
  • 20 sessions per season - averaging 2 sessions per week 
    (ice schedule permitting)
  • League jersey, T-Shirt and Helmet Stickers supplied
  • players will be grouped into appropriate levels to make it 
    competitive for all players
  • Qualified hockey skill developers will conduct each session
  • Players of Div 1 or 2 levels must register in division above as an underage
Players can request to be seated with specific players/buddies within the 
same division but may be asked to play with the opposing team to ensure 
league parity.
    Age Divisions:    
                             Novice - Open for Registration
                                  Atom     - Open for Registration 
                                  Peewee - Open for Registration 
                                  Bantam - Open for Registration
         Midget   - Open for Registration

                             

    Entry Fee is $600 (GST Included)

    REMEMBER, you can either enter players from your winter team, or enter
     a fun summer team, or even get a few friends together and come out to 
    experience the thrill and excitement.  


    ***** Subs can be registered online for player replacement (sickness, holidays, etc)   To get your player on the sub list, use the link for Sub Registration to your left.  
    Sub Registration will be open FOR REGISTRATION on February 1, 2017.  Subs will be issued a punch card with 6 game limit per registration.   These are non-transferable due to insurance reasons.

    `2017 AAA Tournaments
    Posted by: Administration
    Monday, June 27, 2016

    Top Guns 2017 AAA Tournament
    Information
     
    This year we are continuing to host our tournaments in the scenic and relaxing mountain town of Canmore, Alberta.   The Banff National Park will be celebrating its 100 Year Birthday in 2017 and is announcing that there will be no gate admissions.   The town of Banff, Lake Louise, Canmore and surrounding areas will be filled with tourists.   
     
    You will have the Honour of staying in Canmore at a much reduced rated (than the tourists) enjoy great hockey and still go sightseeing at a very reasonable rate. 

     
    Enjoy our stress free tournament which runs out of 1 arena, with the hotel 5 minutes walking distance from the Canmore Arena.
    (leave the big city traffic and hassles behind). 
     
    The downtown core of Canmore offers the ultimate Artisan Boutique shopping experience for all ages and genders.
    (Yes it has the ultimate Candy Shop).
     
    3 - 20 Minute Periods Stop Time Games consisting of 2 hour time slots, 5 games guaranteed (6 team draw).  Final Game to Finish by 4:00 pm on Sunday to allow safer and convenient travel back home.  See online schedule (link to left) for your specific age group.
     
    The Top Guns AAA Spring Tournament is an annual event which takes place in Mid April, May and June each year. 
    (each age group is hosted on different weekends).
     
     
     

     MINOR NOVICE (2009) - APRIL 21-23, 2017
    MAJOR NOVICE (2008) - APRIL 28-30, 2017
    MAJOR BANTAM (2002) - MAY 5-7, 2017
    MINOR ATOM (2007) - MAY 12-14, 2017 
    MINOR BANTAM (2003) - MAY 26-28, 2017
     MINOR PEEWEE (2005) - June 2-4, 2017
     MAJOR PEEWEE (2004) - June 9-11, 2017
      MAJOR ATOM (2006) - June 16-18, 2017

    Tournament cost for 2017 is $2300 (includes GST).  Teams registered must book their hotel rooms directly with the Quality Resort Chateau Canmore (mandatory for tournament participation).  We have reserved 92 rooms to ensure that each team has enough rooms at a great price to enjoy our tournament.    Melissa & Brittani are Top Guns hotel Group Booking Agents.    They will accommodate your teams requirements.   You can book your teams meals for buffet or sit down reservations at the same time with Melissa & Brittani.    Melissa can be reached at 403 561-6354or email at melissa_paulsen@hotmail.com   or   Brittani Doepker can be reached at 403 921-9492 or email at brittanidoepker@gmail.com.
     

     
    This is a great deal for the Canmore area as you know, it is only 13 minutes from the Famous Banff Alberta.
     
    Each tournament will host an All-Star Lineup, Participant Custom T-shirts,  Individual Game MVP Trophies, Champion Trophy with Custom Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals.
     
    We will only host 6 teams per tournament maximum, so make sure you register and get in before it fills.   There will be two tournaments offered simultaneously (one on Alex Kaleta and one on Thelma Crowe both arenas are in the same Canmore Recreation building).
     
    Cheques are to be mailed to Top Guns, PO Box 43144, Deer Valley RPO, Calgary, Alberta T2J 7A7.    Cheques to be sent (POST DATED JAN 1, 2017)  immediately for 2017, $500.  All Cheques payable to Top Guns Hockey.  $500 Deposit will lock in your team until January 1, 2017, at which point the remaining $1800 will be due by February 1, 2017.
     
     
    If you have any questions, concerns, please feel free to call Cherryl Directly at 403 992-4867.  
     
     

     

    2016 European Hockey Tour Teams
    Posted by: Administration
    Sunday, June 29, 2014

    TEAM CANADA COWBOYS EUROPEAN HOCKEY
    Team Canada Cowboys Hockey
    Dale Paulsen, 403 630-9707   
    PO Box 43144
    Deervalley RPO
    Calgary, Alberta, T2J 7A7
    topguns@shaw.ca 

    The Canada Cowboys are pleased to invite players born in 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, and  1998  to an exciting once in a life time opportunity to tour Europe and play hockey in prestigious Europe.

    The highlights of the European tours Itineraries are located to the left on this webpage.
     
    Teams scheduled for the Italian Central Europe (Germany, Italy, Austria, and Czech Republic) tour are the 2006 (2005 O/A), 2004 (2003 O/A), and 2000 (1999 O/A) teams.
     
    Teams scheduled for the Hungary Central Europe (Germany, Austria, Hungary, Slovakia, and Czech Republic) tour are the 2007 (2006 O/A) and 2002 (2001 O/A) teams.  
     
    Teams scheduled for the Scandinavia (Sweden, Finland, and Estonia) are the 2001 (2000 O/A), 2003 (2002 O/A) and 2005 (2004 O/A).
     


     
      Prestigiuous European Hockey Tour
    • All Teams Pre-departure training camp - on-ice Canmore, Alberta (1 WEEK BEFORE DEPARTURE) July 25-29
    • Return Airline flights from Edmonton, Alberta to Europe and back
    • Hotel accommodations 3-4 Star Hotels with double occupancy (single rooms are available at extra cost)
    • Bus transportation 
    • Sightseeing tours as outlined in the Age Specific itinerary
    • Breakfast daily plus one lunch or dinner daily
    • All-inclusive travel insurance for Canadians only
    • Assistance of a local english speaking guide, all sports fees and arrangements
    • Tournament fees
    • Canada Cowboys game jerseys and matching Socks (Home, Away)
    • 1 Custom Track Suit
    • 1 Custom Tour Shirt (moisture wicking)
    • 1 Custom Tour Shorts
    • Custom Hockey Bag
    • Custom Hockey Gloves (Players only)
    • Custom Hockey Pant Shell
    • Team and Individual Photo to be taken during the week in Canmore
    • All taxes and fees
       
       
    We are very excited to provide this unique hockey experience and we hope you send in your hockey schedule for November, December and January to be scouted to play on our 2016 team.  Please submit Player's information using the "Europe Try-Out Form" to your left.   We will get back to you asap.


    2016 Pond Hockey League
    Posted by: Administration
    Sunday, June 29, 2014

    Pond Hockey Program
    Spring 3 on 3 Pond Hockey League Introduction

    3 on 3 Pond Hockey League
    Spring 2016 Monday-Thursday
        Pond Hockey is a fast paced, full ice hockey game played with small numbers of players.  This ensures that each participant gets lots of ice, a good workout and a vast amount of development in his/her game play.  The Springbank Twin arenas are being utilized for for this league.
    The focus of the pond hockey league will be to advance their hockey skills
     through game play and provide a fun, social and family 
    atmosphere for all. The basis of development for each of the Top Guns 3 
    on 3 pond hockey teams will be a blend of practice and league play 
    between April and the end of June. Each ice time will consist of a 
    10-minute WARMUP, followed by a fast paced 3 on 3 Pond hockey league
     game. 

    The rules of our 3 on 3 Pond Hockey League support the philosophy of 
    continuous play, fast aggressive skating, fast puck movement, individual 
    player creativeness and great goaltender showdowns.

    On busy days when schedules with other sports occur send a friend to 
    play pond hockey for you! (must be on the sub list to be insured)

     

    Program consists of:

    • 11 skaters (RESPONSIBLE FOR SUPPLYING BACKUP IF SICK)

    • 1 goaltender (RESPONSIBLE FOR SUPPLYING BACKUP IF SICK)

    • Each session consists of 10 minutes of WARMUP and 50 minutes
       of 3 on 3 Pond Hockey Game
    • 20 sessions per season - averaging 2 sessions per week 
      (ice schedule permitting)
    • League jersey, T-Shirt and Helmet Stickers supplied
    • players will be grouped into appropriate levels to make it 
      competitive for all players
    • Qualified hockey skill developers will conduct each session
    Players can request to be seated with specific players/buddies within the 
    same division but may be asked to play with the opposing team to ensure 
    league parity.
      Age Divisions:    
                               Novice - Open for Registration
                                    Atom     - Open for Registration
                                    Peewee - Open for Registration
                                    Bantam - Open for Registration
           Midget   - Open for Registration

                               

      Entry Fee is $575 (GST Included)

      REMEMBER, you can either enter players from your winter team, or enter
       a fun summer team, or even get a few friends together and come out to 
      experience the thrill and excitement.  


      ***** Subs can be registered online for player replacement (sickness, holidays, etc)   To get your player on the sub list, use the link for Sub Registration to your left.  Sub Registration will be open FOR REGISTRATION on February 1, 2016.

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