A weekend away from a World Record event: Longest Game of Ice Hockey for Cystic Fibrosis Canada
This Labour Day weekend, bring your family and friends to support and cheer on for Team Red and Team White as they continue to play till 11:05am on Monday morning to break the record of playing over 243 hours of non-stop hockey for Cystic Fibrosis Canada. Celebrate with the teams in this history making event with live DJ music, CBC facepaint and prizes!
Since the puck dropped August 26th at Burnaby's 8 Rinks, 40 courageous women from across Canada are still going strong on the ice with the goal to break the Guinness World Record for the Longest Game of Ice Hockey.
The two teams of women are determined to play a continuous game until the very last minute to raise awareness and funds for Cystic Fibrosis Canada.
Families, friends and a group of dedicated volunteers are at the ice rink day and night to support the teams. CBC Vancouver News, Sport Reporter Shane Foxman will be a guest referee September 2nd from 10am - 12pm.
The teams aim to raise $400,000 by the end of their 10 continuous day of hockey. As of the first day of September, the teams have raised over $104,000, played over 130 hours of hockey and scored over 1100 goals between the two teams. The game has now passed over 160 hours and reached over 1500 goals between the two teams. The women are just a weekend away to break the world record of the longest hockey game on Monday, September 5th.