If you want to see Douro-Dummer Township in Peterborough County voted the winner of the 16th annual Kraft Hockeyville contest, register now at www.krafthockeyville.ca and start voting at 9 a.m. on Friday (May 6).
Voting continues until 5 p.m. on Saturday, with the community receiving the most votes declared the winner.
Once you create an account, you can vote as many times as you like.
Douro-Dummer is one of four finalists, competing for votes against Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu in Quebec, Sydney in Nova Scotia, and Princeton in British Columbia.
This is the second year in a row a community in the Kawarthas has been a finalist in Kraft Hockeyville. Bobycaygeon was in the running last year, but lost out to Elsipogtog First Nation in New Brunswick.
If Douro-Dummer wins this year’s contest, the community will receive $250,000 to upgrade the Douro Community Centre and Arena and the chance to host an NHL pre-season hockey game there.
The upgrades would include new facilities for girls’ change rooms and upgrade accessibility across the entire arena.
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The three second-place communities will each receive $25,000 for arena upgrades, along with $10,000 in brand new hockey equipment from the National Hockey League Players’ Association’s Goals & Dreams Fund for deserving youth in the community.
To get ready to cast your votes for Douro-Dummer, register now at www.krafthockeyville.ca. Voting opens at 9 a.m. on Friday and closes at 5 p.m. on Saturday.
Douro Minor Hockey and Douro-Dummer Township will be hosting a Kraft Hockeyville watch party at the Douro Community Centre and Arena on Saturday. The celebration will include food, a cash bar, and a big screen to watch the announcement of the winner and then some NHL playoff hockey. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for the free event.