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Tim Hortons Backyard Classic
WHEN: Saturday, March 4: 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. | WHERE: The Ice at Canalside
This year, The 9th Annual Tim Hortons Backyard Classic Tournament will be Saturday, March 4th and Sunday, March 5th at Canalside. The tournament, which started in a backyard, now has grown into one of the largest regional outdoor pond hockey tournaments in New York. In 9 years The Tim Hortons Backyard Classic has had 175 team, 500 player and has raised $75,000 for charity.
Separating themselves from other pond hockey events by using full size nets and goalies and also, unlike all other pond hockey events, the Tim Hortons Backyard Classic spans all age groups from Micron through Adult level players, making it a very family friendly, fun event for all ages.
The beneficiary, The Buffalo Sabres Sled Hockey Organization is a non-profit, competitive, sled hockey organization promoting athletic activity of physically challenged youth and adults across WNY. Special thanks goes out to sponsors for the 9th Annual Tim Hortons Backyard Classic Tournament that includes: Tim Hortons, New Era, Certainteed, City Fence, Rand Capital, Angry Buffalo at The Rose Garden, Pace Landscaping and Ice Rinks, DiVal Safety, Jam in the Valley, Amherst Bee, Amigone Funeral Home, David Uschold Photography, Atlantic Bedding and Furniture