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Mad City Pond Hockey Championships Jan. 22nd-24th, 2016


2016 Mad City Pond Hockey Championships Champions



50+ 2016 Champs - The Back Niners -- Trent Grabow, Jeff Brown, Jay Graham, Mike Schultz, Rick Mussey, Bob Doyle, Kent Campbell



Bonze Co-Ed 2016 Champs - Danny Krall -- Kerstin Meyer, Megan Erickson, Chris Erickson, Danny Krall, Paul Zimmerman, Brian Carr, Karen Wolfe



Bronze 40+ 2016 Champs - Tyranena Brewing -- Mike Joyce, Steve Baumann, Mike Klaus, Alan Gundlach



Bronze 30+ 2016 Champs - Kushn Pass -- Ross Owen, Dustin Sonday, Dustin Dollak, Scott Shillingburg, Dillon Sonday, Ben Byrd, Mike Wilcox



Bronze 18+ 2016 Champs - Fighting Moose Knuckles -- Ryan Sopha, Josh Crom, Austin Lynch, John Azuma, Will Reiland, Will Conley, Andy Koenig



Silver 40+ 2016 Champs - B.A.R.T. -- Richard King, Andy King, Tim Custer, Joe Roisum, Dave Knight, Matt Budd, Bob Boyle



Silver 30+ 2016 Champs - 3x Silver 30+ Champions - Pooleys -- Craig Johnston, Jerry Appleton, Kevin Volker, Casey Poole, Jeremy Harmsen, Josh Batker



Silver 18+ 2016 Champs - The Team -- Zach Addamo, Chris Anderson, Blake Jorenby, Shawn Tipple, Sam Daniels, Zach Zanoya, Carl Beglinger



Gold 18+ 2016 Champs - Dirty Mike and the Boys -- Andrew Martin, Pat Holtan, Reijo Wahlin, Chad Mahnke, Corey Wahlin, Cody Larson, Kevin O'Donnell


Dates and Registration Set for the 2016 Mad City Pond Hockey Championships

The 3rd annual Mad City Pond Hockey Championships will take place January 22-24, 2016 with rain-out dates of January 29-31, 2016.  The event will be at a new and even better venue - Esser Pond in Middleton, WI (On Madison's west-side about 100ft from the Madison City Line). This location has better parking - hotels that you can walk to from the pond - and it is right off the beltline!  Registration for the 2016 Mad City Pond Hockey Championships will open at 10am CDT on Wednesday July 29, 2015.  The registration will be handled online at www.madcitypondhockey.com.


 2016 Mad City Pond Hockey Championships – Hotel Options

 

Please call the hotels below directly and mention code “Mad City Pond Hockey (MCPH)” to receive the special blocked rate offered. Please note the block expiration dates as this is when the special rates will no longer be available. Simply click on the BOOK THIS HOTEL> link to begin the reservation process. Each hotel is located a mere block or two away from the tournament headquarters and is within walking distance to numerous bars, restaurants and retail. Room availability is limited however, so be sure to book your room as soon as possible. We look forward to seeing you in January!

 

 

Hilton Garden Inn Madison West/Middleton

1801 Deming Way, Middleton, WI 53562

Distance from venue: 0.1 miles (3 min)

Queen/Queen: $99/night

Block exp. date: 12/23/15

Call: 608-831-2220

Code: MCPH

BOOK THIS HOTEL>

 

 

Fairfield Inn & Suites Madison West/Middleton

8212 Greenway Boulevard, Middleton, WI 53562

Distance from venue: 0.2 miles (5 min)

Queen/Queen: $89/night

Block exp. date: 12/23/15

Call: (608) 831-1400

Code: MCPH

BOOK THIS HOTEL>


 

March 18, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Mad City Pond Hockey makes Sizeable Donation to UW Carbone Cancer Center

Money donated to be used for pancreatic cancer research

(MADISON, WI) – Organizers of the Mad City Pond Hockey Championships are pleased to announce that they have made a $3307 donation to the UW Carbone Cancer Center. The three-day tournament raised money for pancreatic cancer research through sports gear and memorabilia raffle items and a silent auction. The Madison Area Sports Commission (MASC) has worked with the Mad City Pond Hockey Championships for the past two years to assist with promoting the event to the community and sports media as well as helping with housing attendees and other visitor needs. Event founders chose to raise money for the UW Carbone Cancer Center to honor their friend and longtime hockey coach Gene Tempel, whose wife Becky passed away from pancreatic cancer in 2012. Gene Tempel is also on the Pancreatic Task Force at the UW Carbone Cancer Center.

 

“Supporting the UW Carbone Cancer Center has always been a key part of the Mad City Pond Hockey Championships,” said event co-founder Brad Mastenbrook. “We are humbled to be able to help such an important organization in Becky Tempel’s honor. Our plan is to continue raising money for pancreatic cancer research for years to come,” Mastenbrook added.

 

“We are honored to support the Mad City Pond Hockey Championships. A key principle of our organization is to give back to the community,” said Deb Archer, President & CEO of the Madison Area Sports Commission. “Whether it is through our Youth Grant program or by supporting events like these, when we can help out a great sporting event that benefits our community, everybody wins,” added Archer.

 

The 2015 Mad City Pond Hockey Championships took place January 23-25 at Vilas Park Lagoon on Madison’s near west side. The three-day event drew nearly 60 teams. The Mad City Pond Hockey Championships began in 2014. Last year’s event raised $2,000 for Pancreatic Cancer research.  For more information, visit www.madcitypondhockey.com.

 

The Madison Area Sports Commission (MASC) is the greater Madison area's official sports marketing organization. Launched by the Greater Madison Convention & Visitors Bureau in 2010, MASC is charged with elevating the recognition and awareness of the impact of sports tourism on the regional economy while serving the unique needs of the sports tourism business. For more information on the Youth Grant program, please visit www.madisonsports.org/youthgrant.

 

L to R: Paul Parisi, Mad City Pond Hockey Championships; Brandon Holstein, Madison Area Sports Commission; James Listug, UW Carbone Cancer Center; Gene Tempel, UW Carbone Cancer Center; Rich Kerns, Mad City Pond Hockey Championships; Kim Hadden, Mad City Pond Hockey Championships; Brad Mastenbrook, Mad City Pond Hockey Championships; Terry Parisi, Mad City Pond Hockey Championships; Erica Rykal, Greater Madison Convention & Visitors Bureau; Johnny Parisi, Mad City Pond Hockey Championships; Luke Parisi, Mad City Pond Hockey Championships


2015 Madison Fire Department vs. Madison Police Department

A BIG THANK YOU to the  Madison Fire Department and the Madison Police Department for playing in the Mad City Pond Hockey Championships featured game!  An even BIGGER THANK YOU to both Departments for everything that you do for us and the City of Madison!


Madison Fire Department vs. Madison Police Department - 2015

2015 Madison Fire Department vs. Madison Police Department Pics


Thank You 2014-2015 Madison Capitols

Thank you to our Madison Capitols Hockey Club for coming out and signing autographs and working some of our games!


2014-2015 Madison Capitols USHL


Thank You 2015 Team Participants of the Mad City Pond Hockey Championships

We want to thank all of the 2015 team participants of the Mad City Pond Hockey Championships.  With your participation in this event we were able to give $3,307.00 to the UW Carbone Cancer Center for Pancreatic Cancer Research.                       (See our pic on our charity tab)  

You were the driving force behind that donation!!!

Thank you,

Mad City Pond Hockey Championships


Bronze Co-Ed 2015 Champs - The Weggies

Bronze Co-Ed 2015 Champs - The Weggies


Silver 40+ 2015 Champs - Uncontrollable Urge


Bronze 18+ 2015 Champs - PV All-Stars


Gold 18+ 2015 Champs - Will's Northwoods Inn


Silver 30+ 2015 Champs - Pooley's


Bronze 30+ 2015 Champs - Crew of 99


Silver 18+ 2015 Champs - Goon Squad




2015 Mad City Pond Hockey Championships

Thank You to these KEY PEOPLE who made the 2014 Mad City Pond Hockey Championships SUCCESSFUL

Big-time thank you to Gene Temple for all his hard work and dedication

Gene is a long-time High School Hockey Coach who is well-repected --- This one's for you!

 

Thank you to these individuals - without them - we wouldn't have had the success that we did --- These three guys worked their tails off

Jimmy Marshall 

Josh Strassman

Johnny Parisi

Aaron Kostichka


About

The 1st annual Mad City Pond Hockey Championships was a great success!  We had 57 teams competing in six divisions over three days.  The teams played 149 games on seven different rinks.  

The event boasts outdoor boom lighting so games are played at night as well - bringing you back to your childhood where you were out playing on the pond until bedtime, and the rinks had 2x4 boards to keep the puck from going into the snowbank.  

The 2014 Mad City Pond Hockey Championships were able to give $2,000 to the UW Carbone Cancer Center for Pancreatic Cancer Research, which makes all of us proud.  

This year we will be bigger and better, having a tent for the players to change and store their gear, and a tent which will have food, beer, tournament information, and Auctions/Raffles.  In 2015, the Championships will again have boom lighting and boards for each rink to make this pond hockey tournament unique.  

The 2015 Mad City Pond Hockey Championships will raise money for the UW Carbone Cancer Center for Pancreatic Cancer Research by way of a hockey/football/golf memorabilia auction as well as raffles.  All of the money generated from the auction and raffles will go to the UW Carbone Cancer Center for Pancreatic Cancer Research.  

 

 

2014 Mad City Pond Hockey Championships

Volunteers Needed

We need volunteers to help:

  • Set up the Event - Wednesday Jan. 13th through Fri. Jan 22nd
  • Ref games
  • Scorekeepers
  • Tent staff

Please email mastenbrook@me.com if you are available to help out.  Your time will be rewarded with cool swag!


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