Friday, November 19, 2021 – RIM Park
Join Easter Seals Ontario and NHL superstars on Friday, November 19, 2021 for the seventh annual Rick Vaive Celebrity Hockey Classic. This series offers hockey enthusiasts the chance to play with former NHL greats in a three-game tournament, as well as the opportunity to meet and greet the players during an exclusive VIP Draft Party the evening before.
The Celebrity Hockey Classic Series is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to play with NHL greats! You don’t need to be a super star to participate. Anyone who can skate and wield a stick is welcome. This is your chance to play with friends, family, colleagues and some of hockey’s greatest players. Have fun and raise money for children and youth with physical disabilities across Ontario. Easter Seals helps kids BE KIDS and your support is integral to our success!
Past celebrities include Rick Vaive, Steve Smith, Ric Nattress, Dale Hawerchuk and others!
Game Day: Friday, November 19, 2021
Arena: RIM Park, Waterloo
VIP Draft Party
Date: Thursday, November 18, 2021
Location: TBA, Kitchener, at 6:00 p.m.
Come meet the alumni, browse the silent auction table, put your hand up for one of the amazing live auction items, and enjoy the excitement of the draft selection! Spend the rest of the night getting to know your new NHL teammate!
Only participants of the Celebrity Hockey Classic Series can attend the VIP Draft Party so create or join a team now!
Each team must pay a registration fee of $1,500 per team, and each player must raise a minimum of $400.
There are a limited number of team spots available for this once-in-a-lifetime hockey experience, so get your team registered and start asking your friends to pledge their support!
The Rick Vaive Celebrity Hockey Classic team experience includes:
- VIP Draft Party.
- Personalized team jerseys and socks in corporate colours.
- NHL great on your team and in your dressing room sharing their NHL experiences.
- Three games of hockey.
- Lunch, snacks and water provided.
- Opportunity to play in the All-Star game!
Easter Seals Ontario is following the COVID-19 safety protocols set by the Province of Ontario and local public health officials to ensure a positive and safe experience at all our events.
Effective September 22, 2021, proof of vaccination and proof of identity is required to access indoor event facilities. For provincial guidelines on proof of vaccination requirements, please refer to: https://covid-19.ontario.ca/proof-covid-19-vaccination
Any event attendees, vendors, staff or volunteers who fail to follow public health policies will not be granted entry.
Hotel accommodation for the Rick Vaive Celebrity Hockey Classic will be at The Radisson Hotel Kitchener Waterloo. To book your room at our special rate please phone at 519-894-9500 ext. 0 or book online at www.radisson.com/kitchenerca. Select Date, and under Special Rates choose Promo Code from the drop down list. Enter Promo code: RVCHC. Rate offer valid to November 2, 2019.
The tournament schedule will be posted the week of the tournament. It will be announced in the Rick Vaive Celebrity Hockey Classic Newsletter.