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Oswego Minor Hockey Association’s 31st Annual Oswego Mite Invitational - "The Mite Before Christmas Tournament" kicks off on Saturday (Dec 10th).
The Christmas themed event hosts more than 275 6-8 year-old hockey players including a special visit from Santa!
Presented by Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 73, this Mite tournament will include teams from Auburn, Binghamton, Cortland, Lysander, Oswego, Skaneateles, Utica, Valley (Syracuse), and Whitestown. The Mite Red (A) and White (B) divisions will play 4 on 4 half-ice and Mite Blue (C) division will be 3 on 3 cross-ice (no dressed goalies). There is a 4 game guarantee for all teams. Tournament will be played at both Fort Ontario - Anthony J Crisafulli rink and SUNY Oswego Campus Center.
Both rinks will be utilizing the USA Hockey ADM approved cross-ice board system donated by Oswego's own Erik Cole.
Brackets, rink locations, times and locker rooms are on Oswego Minor Hockey’s web site: http://www.oswegohockey.com/mites
There will be vendors, raffle baskets, food, and beverage choices available at the Fort Ontario - Anthony J Crisafulli rink.
In the spirit of the season OMHA has partnered with Food Bank of Central New York to donate a portion of proceeds to families in need. Please consider adding a few non-perishables to your hockey bag for families in need through the Human Concerns Center. Gently used coats and other winter gear will be accepted for donation to the Rescue Mission.
Many thanks to Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 73 for their generous sponsorship of this very fun tourney!
Since 1964, the Oswego Minor Hockey Association Inc. (OMHA) has been providing area youth with the opportunity to learn to skate and play the game of ice hockey.
The mission of the OMHA includes promoting good sportsmanship, respect, discipline, self-esteem and fun at all levels - while enhancing skills to accommodate the full spectrum of player ability. Through the generous sponsorship of numerous local businesses, as well as a variety of successful fundraisers and an expanding equipment-lending program - the association works hard to support participation from boys and girls of all economic backgrounds.
The OMHA is a member organization of the New York State Amateur Hockey Association (NYSAHA), which is a recognized affiliate of USA Hockey – the national governing body for the sport of ice hockey in the United States. The OMHA is considered to be a “Tier II” (also known as “B” level) organization. This status is granted by the NYSAHA in recognition of the association’s size and general competitive success.
The OMHA is incorporated in the state of New York and maintains an official mailing address of:
Oswego Minor Hockey Association
P.O. Box 5525 ,
Oswego, NY 13126.
The association maintains its status as a not-for-profit organization in accordance with section 501(c)(3) of the federal tax code.
Located on the scenic shores of Lake Ontario in Central New York, Oswego is a compact city with a long tradition of quality hockey. With three ice rinks located within two miles of the downtown area, Oswego is home to the SUNY Oswego Lakers Men's and Women's Hockey teams, the Oswego City High School Boys' and Girls' Varsity Hockey teams, and the Oswego Minor Hockey Association.
Oswego Rink locations:
Crisafulli Memorial Skating Rink at Fort Ontario
East 9th St. & East Van Buren Street
Oswego, NY 13126
Cullinan Skating Rink
West 3rd St. & Varick St.
Oswego, NY 13126
SUNY Oswego Campus Center Arena
Washington St. & Centennial Dr.
Oswego, NY 13126