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The George Trainor Holiday Classic

2019 Tournament Registration is now Open 

A tournament for all Recreational Hockey where players are First.

I cordially invite you and your team to participate in the 15th edition of George Trainor Holiday Classic hockey tournament in Charlottetown from December 27th to December 29th, 2019. The tournament will be hosted by the Sherwood Parkdale Rural Minor Hockey Association (SPRMHA) and the Charlottetown Minor Hockey Association (CMHA).

This year the tournament will have the Novice Girls and Boys division with the half Ice format as per Hockey PEI guidelines. The Novice will be done on a maximum of two days' timeframe. We will also offer competition for Girls and Boys teams from Atom to Midget Divisions.at the 'A' (PEI) including Atoms or 'C' (NB & NS) level. Co-ed teams are welcome. The Atom to Midget Competition will be held between the 27th to the 29th of December. All teams are guaranteed three games.

If your team wishes to attend please use the registration form online only at Tournament Registration and the registration fees are $350.00 for Novice Teams and $650.00 for the Atom to the Midget level teams. December 1st, 2019 is the registration deadline (no post-dated cheques).  Teams will be registered for the tournament upon receipt of the tournament application and registration fee. Cheques can be made payable to 'George Trainor Holiday Classic' and mailed to: Katrina Durdle, 40 Lincolnwood Drive, Charlottetown PEI, C1A 6H5. ETranfers are our preferred method of payment to gthctreasurer@gmail.com

We will be hosting a Shootout Competition for skaters and goalies. This is an individual competition with a dedicated ice time. Each player will have to register online with a fee of $5.00 to be paid by December 22nd. This year we only take ETransfer for the Shootout registration and payment can be made to gthcshootout@gmail.com  DO NOT include with the tournament registration fee. All players wishing to participate must be registered with a team taking part in the George Trainor Holiday Classic tournament. Each player will get a minimum of 3 attempts and there will be a winner for each division. We are planning an ice time for each Boys and Girls division Novice, Atom and Peewee only.

For any additional information regarding tournament rules, schedule, results, accommodations, please browse the various sections of the website above.


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Oct 15, 2017
Weather Policy

Our weather policy for the tournament is that we do not cancel games due to the weather. We will evaluate the situation on a case by case basis. For example, if a team cannot make it to a game due to the weather, the team does not automatically forfeit the game. The ruling committee will deal with the situation and will make a decision at the time.

Dec 24, 2019

Volunteers Needed!

This could be the last year of the George Trainor Holiday Classic as we did not get any volunteers to replace key positions as most of the current members are retiring from the committee after this year's tournament.  The George Trainor Holiday Classic Organizing Committee is looking for volunteers in various sections such as Chairman, Hospitality, Rink Managers, etc. We are committed to providing a quality tournament for all House League hockey players. If you are interested in helping with the tournament in the coming year please contact me, Pierre Goyette, at 902-628-0692 or email at gthcregistrar@gmail.com

Dec 27, 2019

Keough's Photo Prize Winners

We would also like to thank Chris Keough from the Photo Guy that has been supporting the tournament from the very beginning in 2005. Chris give one player from each division a free Action Shot photo. please check out our Webpage for the list of winners https://www.georgetrainorholidayclassic.ca/keough_s_photo_a…
To claim your prize contact Chris situated at the Bell Aliant Centre in the lobby. Please contact Chris before your game so that he can have a picture ready for you.

Dec 27, 2019

Chuckies Sports Prize Winners

Thank You To Chuckies Sports of Excellence our Major sponsor that has been supporting our tournament for the past 7 years. Chuckies gives out 8 $20 gift certificates per division. Please check out our website for a list of winners at https://www.georgetrainorholidayclassic.ca/chuckies_player_… . To claim your prize please come see us at the tournament office located between the rinks at the Bell Aliant Centre during the tournament.