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Bender Divisions

Choose to play either Opening Weekend or Golden Weekend

Bender Play:
Opening Weekend – January 19-21, 2024
Golden Weekend – January 26-28, 2024

Early – $750 per team by May 17, 2023
Regular – $950 per team by November 17, 2023

In Minnesota, to gauge someone's hockey skills, we ask a simple question... "did you play varsity in high school?" Well, if your answer is "yes" then you're not a Bender. In fact, if you bought skates before your first case of beer, you're not a Bender. 

The Bender Division is for the beautiful late bloomers of the Pond. Boys and girls who got into hockey long after the glory days of high school were gone. Backward skating is challenging, but having fun on the pond is not. Each team is guaranteed four games.

The Bender Division is a non-competitive division. Official scores will not be recorded, and there is no playoff.