The RIGA HOCKEY CUP 2021 / SUMMER EDITION will start this Friday with games in the Inbox, Volvo and Ozo arenas.
The tournament will be held in six age groups with the participation of 64 teams, including teams from Estonia, Ukraine and Germany:
- 20-22 August 2021: for groups U11 (2011), U13 (2009), U15 (2007);
- 27-29 August 2021: for groups U12 (2010), U14 (2008), U16 (2006).
The tournament will be organized as a pilot project for epidemiologically safe international youth hockey competitions (cup competitions) indoors without the presence of spectators, testing the adequacy of certain types of epidemiological safety measures.
The strategic partner of RIGA HOCKEY CUP will be a long-term friend and partner of the tournament TRUE TEMPER SPORTS.
“We are pleased to announce that despite the global pandemic, we have been able to find a solution for the tournament organization and continue cooperation with the American hockey equipment manufacturer TRUE Temper. The Riga Hockey Cup tournament has a view to future growth and development - not only in terms of tournament organization, but also providing an improvement opportunity for all parties involved, including the tournament's main core value - young hockey players. The goal remains the same - to continue to organize a high-class hockey tournament, providing high service and quality, as well as valuable experience and great emotions for all tournament participants.” Satisfied is Riga Hockey Cup manager Jānis Jansons.
“We are thrilled to continue our cooperation with Riga Hockey Cup. We are excited to work closely with RHC and be part of supporting the growth of the tournament. RHC historically has played a large role in the development of youth ice hockey players in Europe by providing large range of the international clubs competing each other. This cooperation will provide an opportunity to continue to support youth ice hockey development on different levels from beginner to advanced. This partnership really allow us to engage with our core consumer in a very meaningful way and thru all RHC channels help us drive awareness and education for the TRUE brand and our portfolio of performance enhancing products” commented Patrick Granlund, Marketing Manager, True Temper Hockey Europe.
See you this Friday in the Ozo, Inbox and Volvo arenas!
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