Thursday, January 19, 2012

Pats Skills Competition

For Immediate Release

January 19th, 2012

Skills on Display

The Regina Pats 2nd annual Prairie Mobile Pats Skills Competition Set for Sunday

Regina, Saskatchewan – The Regina Pats will put their individual skills on display in the Second annual Prairie Mobile Pats Skills Competition. This Sunday, January 22nd, 2:00pm at the Co-operators Centre, the Pats will be split into two teams and compete in:

Puck control relay – Observe players demonstrating stick-handling versatility
Fastest Skater – Feel the exceptional speed of WHL players on their skates
Hardest Shot – Hear the power of a WHL slapshot
Accuracy Shooting – Marvel at the precision of a WHL shot
Breakaway Relay – Witness the most explosive speed, agility and power

The Prairie Mobile Pats Skills Competition will be organized and executed by the same company that does the NHL All Star Game SuperSkills Competition.

The Pats will be joined in the competition by the Tier One Sabres from Hockey Regina. They will take part in all five of the events with their points affecting the team totals.

The event will be hosted by The Wolf Morning Show with Chad and Ballsy from 104.9 The Wolf as well as Seanna from The Wolf Workforce and Ryan Schultz from 620 CKRM.

Admission to the 2nd annual Prairie Mobile Pats Skills Competition is free!

“With the popularity of the event last year, we felt that it was important to continue and improve the Prairie Mobile Pats Skills Competition with this year’s event.” Regina Pats Vice-President of Operations, Cliff Mapes continues, “We would like to thank Prairie Mobile Communications as well as Hockey Regina for their continuous support of this competition and of the Regina Pats all season long.”

Prairie Mobile Communications Regional Manager, Sales and Marketing, Shae Paisley, "Prairie Mobile is once again proud to be the title sponsor of the Prairie Mobile Pats Skills Competition. We see this event as a great opportunity for the younger hockey players in our community to spend some quality time with the Pats players that they look up to. The Pats players are great role models to these kids and we at Prairie Mobile are honored to be part of this yearly event."