Since 2015, the Stanley Ponder Memorial Cup Tournament has raised over $11,000 for various charitable causes, including the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and Be The Match Foundation. It’s an all-day inline hockey tournament and participant raffle, with a 50/50 raffle and many hockey-related and non hockey-related items.
Consists of 5 teams, 45 players, with a fantasy draft-style selection before the tournament. Sign-ups can be located on this page.
$50 per player to participate
There are 10 round-robin games and three playoff games. One team will not qualify for the playoffs.
The champion team receives the highly coveted Stanley Ponder Memorial Cup.
Games are tournament style, 30 minutes each (running time).
Two officials and a scorekeeper are present for every game.
Local companies can donate to the raffle, with all proceeds going to the aforementioned charities.
Tickets are sold at the event for $1 each or 6 tickets for $5.
Prizes in the past have included Blues jerseys, Blues and Cardinals tickets, signed hockey sticks, barbecue pits, DJ services, authentic St. Louis artist paintings and various other items.
If you would like to donate or help with the raffle, please contact Jeff Ponder at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Other Ways to Help
Must remain in scorekeepers box during games
Able to split duties with 1 or 2 others. However, the budget will not change for the position
2 or 3 referees preferred
Budget will be flexible with how many referees participate
Referees are encouraged to read the tournament rules before accepting the position
Raffle help / general tournament overseers
Collect money for raffles, distribute tickets, ensure the tournament scoreboard is updated with final game scores, announce raffle winners, assist with bartender (if needed).
Unlimited number of participants
If you are interested in any of these positions, please contact Jeff Ponder at email@example.com.