Aug 5,2014(ISN) – The Portland Winterhawks and your local Toyota dealers are teaming up to celebrate
the start of hockey season with the Toyota Hockey Family Fest at the Winterhawks
Skating Center in Beaverton on Sunday, August 24.
Hockey fans are invited to the Skating Center to watch the final of the intrasquad
Neely Cup training camp tournament that morning from 10:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. (Dates
and times for the rest of training camp and Neely Cup will be announced in the next
Once the game ends, fans can head outside where the parking lot area will be turned
into a free family hockey festival, with street hockey, inflatable bounce houses,
autographs and photos with Winterhawks players, food and much more. The festival
will continue until 4 p.m.
Toyota will also be on site with some of their newest vehicle models and will have
Winterhawks prizes to giveaway.
In addition to celebrating the start of the Winterhawks’ season, the event will also
mark the subsequent opening of the Junior Hawks season a few weeks later. As part of
the celebration, the Junior Hawks will be holding their popular gear swap at the
“We’re excited to partner with Toyota for a second season to support youth hockey
initiatives throughout the Portland metro area,” said Portland Winterhawks President
Doug Piper. “The Toyota Hockey Family Fest will be a great day of hockey fun for
Toyota came on board as a prominent sponsor of the Junior Hawks last season, helping
provide opportunities for youth throughout Portland and Southwest Washington to play
The Winterhawks’ merchandise stand will be on hand selling Winterhawks gear,
including game-worn jerseys. Also joining the fun on the 24th will be team mascot
Tom-A-Hawk and members of the Rosebuds dance team, with prize giveaways and contests
for the whole family.
The Winterhawks Skating Center is located at 9250 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway in