Decatur, Franklin Park, Admirals & Sabre Girls to Celebrate 2016 IIHF World Girls’ Ice Hockey Weekend


The World Girls’ Ice Hockey Weekend is a global opportunity for girls to try out hockey as a new sport or to just celebrate girls hockey. Thousands of participants took part in the editions in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

This year you can be part of the celebration by attending one of the four events by hosted by Decatur Youth Hockey Association, Franklin Park, the Admirals or Sabre Girls Hockey. Check out their flyers below for details of their respective events.

Follow the Tracker during the weekend and many more pictures in our photo gallery on Facebook where you can help women’s hockey by sharing them. You can also follow our activities on Twitter and Instagram, please use the hashtag #WGIHW when posting about the event.

What is the World Girls’ Ice Hockey Weekend?

It is an opportunity for girls of all ages to try ice hockey. We are looking for hosts all around the world to bring girls from their community together on the ice so they can:
• be introduced to basic skills in hockey in a positive, fun and safe environment.
• learn about opportunities in ice hockey in their community.
• learn about fair play, sportsmanship, and teamwork.
• meet new friends and have a chance to fall in love with a new sport.

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