Swift Cur­rent en­ters 2014 Kraft Hock­eyville

The Southwest Booster - - NEWS -

Swift Cur­rent is cur­rently com­pet­ing against hockey fa­nat­i­cal com­mu­ni­ties from coast to coast who are hop­ing to earn a chance to be named Hock­eyville.

Swift Cur­rent has en­tered the Kraft Hock­eyville 2014 com­pe­ti­tion which will give pas­sion­ate hockey fans from the com­mu­nity a chance to show they de­serve the ti­tle of Hock­eyville and brag­ging rights as the best hockey com­mu­nity in Canada.

Swift Cur­rent sub­mit­ted an es­say en­ti­tled “100 Years of Hockey... A Story of Love, Loss and Last­ing Legacy” which is hoped to push the com­mu­nity into the fi­nal­ist cat­e­gory. In or­der to place among the Hock­eyville fi­nal­ists the en­try es­say is cur­rently be­ing judged on orig­i­nal­ity, com­mu­nity spirit and pas­sion for hockey. The top 16 com­mu­ni­ties will be an­nounced on CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada on March 8.

The top eight en­tries in Western Canada are guar­an­teed to re­ceive $25,000 in arena up­grades, while the grand prize win­ner from the fi­nal round of 16 com­mu­ni­ties will not only win $ 100,000 in arena up­grades they will host a 2014- 2015 NHL pre- sea­son game and a visit from CBC. Swift Cur­rent is try­ing to be­come the first Saskatchew­an com­mu­nity to win the na­tional con­test and or­ga­niz­ers are call­ing on sup­port­ers to reg­is­ter on the Kraft Hock­eyville web­site.

In or­der to help sup­port the bid people are asked to visit http://kraft hock­eyville. cbc. ca/ and search for Swift Cur­rent un­der the Find Your Com­mu­nity sec­tion. When the Credit Union iPlex ap­pears on the left of the web­page, in­di­vid­u­als are asked to click Join and reg­is­ter an ac­count by cre­at­ing a Dis­play Name, en­ter­ing your Email Ad­dress and cre­at­ing a Pass­word.

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