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2019-2020 Season Opener

Welcome to the Inaugural Season Opener for all Sno-King association players, coaches, managers, volunteers, parents and families that will participate in 8U through 18U divisions for the upcoming 2019-2020 season.

Exciting News! We have received an overwhelming response from players, coaches, volunteers and families indicating they are planning to join our first Sno-King Season Opener event on Sunday September 22nd. Don’t miss it!! As we look forward to our 2019-2020 youth hockey season we want to share some important updates with you about the new location, guest speakers and event timing.

New Location! The Accesso ShoWare Center, home of the Seattle Thunderbirds has partnered with us to accommodate as many of our youth hockey families as possible. There is ample free parking, seating and food concessions to host our amazing hockey community. Please note the new location details in your calendars: ShoWare address is 625 W James St, Kent, WA 98032.

We are days away from our 2019-2020 Season Opener at the Accesso ShoWare Center!  It is important that 8U-18U players, parents and coaches plan to attend their TEAM MEETINGS starting at 11am. We wanted to share a few updates with you regarding the event.  

-We are inviting everyone to wear their favorite hockey jersey! -- Show us your hockey spirit! 

-The first 50 players who attend will receive a surprise door prize – prizing includes: a new hockey stick, Sno-King backpack, Free StickNPuck pass, Free skate sharpening and more!

-Admission to the event is 100% free

-Concessions to purchase food and beverages will be open during event.

-Kids are welcome to hang out in the KidsZone with bouncy inflatables, hockey shooting area, carnival games and a tattoo station!  

Bill Wixey (Q13 Fox News anchor) will be the Emcee. Our guest speakers will start at 11:30am and will include Tod Leiweke (President NHL Seattle), Joe Bonnett (Manager, ADM USA hockey), Flint Doungchak (Coach in Chief, Pacific district USA hockey) and Bil La Forge (GM of T-birds) .  

Event agenda is as follows:

8:00am - 11:00am - Coaches & Manager training

11:00am - 11:30am- 8U-18U Team meetings 

11:30am - 1:15pm - Keynote & Guest Speakers

1:15pm - 2:30pm - Social Hour 

2:30pm - 3:00pm – Annual Meeting and Board Elections 

If you are interested in volunteering to help at the event, we have created a simple Signup Genius for you to sign-up here:  You are also welcome to sign-up for more than one slot and feel free to share this with others who might be able to help. 

Reminder to arrive early to allow for extra time to park, find your team meeting section, shop for SkateWorks gear & visit the KidsZone!



We look forward to seeing you at the ShoWare center on Sunday, September 22!

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