CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Charlotte Checkers announced they will hold their first ever Charlotte Checkers Street Fest. The event will take place on August 18th at the season ticket holder parking lot at 6th and Brevard in uptown Charlotte.
The tournament will include four divisions: mite, squirt, pee wee and bantam with a minimum of three players plus a goalie (maximum five players per team). The round robin tournament will consist of two 10-minute running-clock periods with at least three games per team leading into a single elimination playoff. A trophy presentation to the winners of each division will take place at the Charlotte Checkers home opener.
The Checkers are the ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League and the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League.