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Record turnout for US Pond Hockey Championships

By USPHC Office of the Commissioner, 01/18/13, 9:30AM CST


MINNEAPOLIS - It's back and bigger than ever.

The 8th annual U.S. Pond Hockey Championships begin Friday on Lake Nokomis. Tournament co-commissioner Justin Kaufenberg says it's the largest turnout in tournament history, with almost 300 teams and 2,000 players coming from 46 different states and multiple countries.

Night hockey has been added this year, using pucks illuminated by LED lights.

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2013 USPHC Sponsors

Sport Ngin is the company behind the USPHC. We are a highly skilled team specializing in the execution of world-class sports content strategy, design, marketing and technology... and we LOVE hockey.

No one is more near and dear to our hearts than the organization who founded this incredible tournament eight years ago: Haberman, a media + marketing firm. Their vision still inspires every aspect of this great event.

We are proud to be associated with organizations who value "the pond" as much as we do. Please thank the 2013 USPHC "Hat Trick" Sponsors: Bud LightMuscle Milk, Tria Orthopaedic CenterMountain Khakis, Grit and Moonlit Sports. We kiss the ice you skate on!

2013 "Goal" Sponsors include: Manplow, Tradition Mortgage, Joe Senser's, Total Hockey, Dick's Sporting Goods, Touchpoint Media, Quantum Graphics, Jack Link's Beef Jerky, Ultimate Events, Swannys, 612-ASK-DAVE, Northway Sports, Yaktrax, Bernick's, Little HottiesProgressoWOW Factor Sports, MN Hockey Hub, Clam Outdoors and National Sports Center.

A huge thanks to George Monson & Sons, the incredible snow removal and ice-ops crew that works through our crazy Minnesota weather to create the breathtaking rinks that grace the surface of Lake Nokomis!

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