|Join the 2011 World Junior Hockey Championship Community Rally|
The Local Organizing Committee for the 2011 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship bid is seeking the support of the Greater Grand Forks community during USA Hockey's site selection visit Tuesday, Sept. 16. The committee is hosting a USA Hockey Site Selection Community Rally to demonstrate the community's support for the 2011 World Junior Hockey Championship. Free lunch will be served from noon to 1 p.m., with the rally from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. in the main lobby of the Ralph Engelstad Arena. Admission is free and free on-site parking is available at the Ralph Engelstad Arena.
We need your help! We need the community to come out and show their support for this event as we attempt to make a favorable impression on the Site Selection Committee and help the Greater Grand Forks community secure this prestigious World Championship event.
Lunch is on us! Free hot dogs, chips, and drinks, will be served. Come on out for live music, prizes, great food, special guest appearances, and a grand community rally!
Grand Forks was the host of the 2005 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship, which was the most successful World Junior tournament ever held in the United States. Over 195,000 people attended the 2005 tournament and the event had a significant economic impact on our community.