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Backyard Classic returns to Canalside this weekend to benefit Oishei Children's Hospital

Posted at 4:18 AM, Feb 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-22 08:32:56-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The three day Backyard Classic at Canalside kicks off this weekend.

There's more than 80 teams not only competing, but the main goal of the weekend is to raise money for kids at Oishei Children's Hospital.

On Friday:

  • There's adult play from 8am-12 on Friday
  • Skills competition from 6pm Saturday & Sunday
  • Adult play and kids play from 8am-4pm

Kids and adults play either 3v3 or 4v4 this is the 12th year the backyard classic is bringing the fun to the ice while raising money for research.

The community has raised more than $150,000 over the years, you can head down to Canalside this weekend to check out all the action.