Kevin Parnell

The Kelowna Rockets, in conjunction with the Canadian Hockey League, would like to announce that tickets will be available beginning Friday morning Jan. 27 for the Skills Competition only at the 2012 CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game in Kelowna taking place Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, 2012 at Prospera Place.

Beginning Friday morning at 110:30 a.m., tickets for the Skills Competition and 3 on 3 Challenge on Jan. 31 will go on sale for only $10 through, the Prospera Place box office or by calling 250-762-5050.

Previously the Skills Competition and 3 on 3 Challenge was available only as part of a package that included the Top Prospects Game on Wednesday.

The Skills Competition kicks off the festivities at the 2012 Home Hardware CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game on Tuesday. It will feature several events including a puck control relay, fastest skater, hardest shot, shooting accuracy and breakaway relay. That will be followed by a 30 minute 3-on-3 game.

The top 40 draft eligible players in the CHL will be in Kelowna taking part in the event including Kelowna Rockets players Colton Sissons and Damon Severson.

Tickets remain available for Wednesday night’s Top Prospects Game at a cost of $40 also through Select Your Tickets.