50 Female Hockey Teams Hit The Ice This Weekend In Windsor-Essex

The 9th annual Hocktoberfest International Female Hockey Tournament takes place this weekend in Windsor-Essex.

Event conveyor Camille Armour says the event features 50 female hockey teams from Canada and the United States.

She says all the action gets underway on Friday at 10am and wraps up on Sunday around 6pm.

"We're very excited to be welcoming 50 teams of young ladies, age range from 11 through 22 and our tournament is going from this Friday morning until Sunday evening," says Armour. "We're going to be taking over the ice at the WFCU Centre, Forest Glade Arena, South Windsor Arena as well as Tecumseh Arena."

Games will be played at the WFCU Centre, Forest Glade Arena, South Windsor Arena and Tecumseh Arena. 

This is the first year the event has been organized by the Windsor-Essex Sports Council.