World Girls Hockey Weekend

Event Ideas

Types of Events Communities Can Host (for example)


Community celebration

  • Party with cake!
  • Viewing party (past Olympic Gold Medal Games)
  • Wearing Female Jersey at school/work
  • Invite a public figure to your event
  • Invite a Team Canada Player or Alumni to your event

Team Events

  • Team party
  • Group activities or female hockey quiz/games
  • Presentations about Team Canada players



  • Bring a friend to practice
  • Moms and daughter skates
  • Play games during practice
  • Free skate, ice rental
  • Esso Fun Days (intro to hockey sponsored by Hockey Canada)
  • Skills camp/session


  • Off-ice training session
  • Multi-sport practice
  • Training like the pros
  • Off-ice testing sessions
  • Floorball game(s)
  • Other sports in Female Hockey Jerseys



  • Watching hockey in your area (CIS/CWHL)
  • Book presentations/appearances by Female Role Models
  • Host/Taking a coaching clinic
  • Host/Taking an officiating workshop
  • Teachers including female hockey in lesson plan
  • Alumni reunion for a team or association
  • Team talent show

Street Hockey Game(s) or Tournament


DEV: Girls go global in Calgary
Calgary hosted female players from every corner of the country for the Canadian leg of the IIHF Global Girls’ Game.
2018 WGHW: Celebrating the female game
Canada joined with 41 countries around the world as part of the eighth annual World Girls’ Hockey Weekend
HCC: Getting the all-star treatment
HCC: Getting the all-star treatment
HCC: Welcome to Canada’s game
HCC: Welcome to Canada’s game