MYHOCKEY TOURNAMENTS AND BILL GRAY’S REGIONAL ICEPLEX ANNOUNCE 2013-14 YOUTH HOCKEY TOURNAMENT DATES

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    ROCHESTER, NY – MYHockey Tournaments will hold six tournaments during the 
    2013-2014 youth hockey season at Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex in Rochester, NY.  The six tournament 
    dates are as follows: 

    October 4-6, 2013 – Rochester Fall Classic 
    October 25-27, 2013 – Empire State Showdown 
    November 29-December 1, 2013 – Rochester Thanksgiving Classic 
    January 18-20, 2014 – Empire State Cup 
    February 15-17, 2014 – Rochester Presidential Power Play 
    March 7-9, 2014 – Rochester Rumble 

    The tournaments are expected to include over 425 teams, including 325 teams that will travel from 
    more than 25 states and provinces to participate, resulting in over 20,000 visitors to the Rochester area. 
    MYHockey Tournaments works with area hotels to house teams throughout the Rochester area and 
    their 2012-13 tournaments resulted in more than 10,000 hotel room nights in Rochester, utilized by 
    visiting teams. 

    “We are thrilled to continue our partnership with Bill Gray’s Iceplex and Rochester area hotels for our 
    2013-14 season”, said Jim Babin, Tournament Director for MYHockey Tournaments.  “Our teams have  
    enjoyed visiting Bill Gray’s Iceplex and the Rochester area for many years.  We are pleased to offer 
    teams the opportunity to compete in a world class facility and enjoy the hospitality of Rochester area 
    hotels, restaurants and businesses”  

    “MYHockey sets the gold standard in youth hockey tournaments in the United States, so we are very 
    pleased to continue our relationship for another year”, said Chris Woodworth, Director of Programming 
    and Marketing at Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex.         “These tournaments have a profound economic impact on 
    our area with millions of dollars getting pumped back into our economy.                Having such a great 
    tournament company hosting so many events at the Iceplex speaks volumes about what our facility and 
    community have to offer, and why it is a top tournament destination in the United States.” 

    “The Monroe County Sports Commission looks forward to welcoming the many participants, families 
    and friends that will be coming to Rochester for the six MyHockey Tournaments this hockey season”,  
    said Denis Mullen, Managing Director of Monroe County Sports Commission. We could not be more 
    thrilled about our partnership with MyHockey and the opportunity to showcase Rochester and the Bill 
    Gray’s Regional Iceplex as a premier sports destination. While Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex will be the 
    home to great action on the ice, the array of family activities, shopping, museums, and dining options in 
    Monroe County promises to make for a memorable experience off the ice as well” 



    MYHockey Tournaments, a recognized leader in youth hockey tournaments, organizes and hosts tournaments in nine US locations, with more than 2400 participating teams during the 2012-13 season. For more information on MYHockey Tournaments visit,www.myhockeytournaments.com

    Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex is a 170,000 square foot, multi-sport facility located on the campus of Monroe Community College. It is home to 4 NHL sized ice rinks, a Bill Grays Restaurant, Tap Room and Snack Bar, Abbotts Frozen Custard, Locker Room Sports hockey store, Maksymum Hockey, Northern educate Hockey Academy, City Brew Coffee and Xtreme Sight Performance Center. It is also the training facility for the Rochester Americans and home to MCC Ice Hockey, Nazareth Ice Hockey, Rochester Youth Hockey and numerous other organizations. For more information, visitwww.billgraysiceplex.com.
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