Program Overview


2013 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship
School Program Information

Thank you for your interest in the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey Women's World Championship School Program. Here you will find an overview of some of the exciting programming we will be offering starting in December 2012. Sign up online today to keep up to date with the latest school program news and information.

Puckster in the Classroom Contest is now open!

Every teacher that signs-ups for the school program before January 11, 2013 will be entered to win the chance to win one of the following prizes

  • Grand Prize:
    • Team Canada player and Puckster to visit your class/school to read the Puckster books on Jan 21, 2013
    • Set of Puckster books for each student in the class
    • Set of Puckster books for the school library
    • Team Canada autographed jersey
  • Secondary Prizes:
    • Puckster Books for your entire class
    • Puckster Books for your school library

CLICK HERE to sign-up today!

Lesson Plans:

Hockey-themed lesson plans will provide fun and interactive activities in a variety of curriculum areas, including literacy, numeracy, physical education, arts and social studies/history for the primary, junior and intermediate divisions. Teachers will be able to choose from English or French plans. Some plans will include rubrics to aid in assessment, and links to related websites.

Hockey Day Program:

The Hockey Day program offers students from regional and local schools a once-in-a-lifetime field trip. Hockey Day will have activities in the morning, a lunch provided and access to watch a 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey Women's World Championship game at Nepean Sportsplex or SBP Arena. Hockey Day will provide children with the opportunity to experience an international sporting event while incorporating an educational and interactive/physical component. Students will also get the chance to try floor ball.

The registration for the program will be on a first come basis. This program will range from $15 to $25 per student.

Adopt a Country Contest:

The Adopt-a-Country contest is a chance for your class to adopt a 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship competing country (Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, United States). Learn something new about a one of the countries, cheer on a team, make them feel special and welcome them to our city and country. Make banners, posters, flags, t-shirts, videos or photos to submit. Use your imagination!

Prizes include:

  • Tickets to a Women’s Worlds game at Nepean Sportsplex or SBP Arena
  • Submissions presented to your adopted team
  • Submissions displayed in arenas

Contest rules and regulations will be available when the contest opens.

Game days:

Tuesday, April 2, 2013 – 12 p.m. – Germany vs. Russia @ Nepean Sportsplex

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 – 12 p.m. – Czech Republic vs. Russia @ Nepean Sportsplex

Friday, April 5, 2013 – 12 p.m. – Germany vs. Czech Republic @ Nepean Sportsplex*

Monday, April 8, 2013 – 11:30 a.m. – teams TBD @ SBP Arena, home of the Ottawa Senators

* no Hockey Day program available

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