The inaugural Maine Pond Hockey Classic will be held in China, Maine, on February 9-10, 2013. Director Pat Guerette said they wanted to bring a new and exciting event to the Waterville area and pond hockey has a large following. Pond Hockey is played 4 on 4 with no goalies or officials. Each team can max out at 7 players and registration is going on now through January 31, 2013. Entry fee for the tournament is $450 per team and there will be four divisions: open, recreational, 40+ and womens. If you want more information go to or contact Pat Guerette at The Maine Pond Hockey Classic will go to support the Boys and Girls Clubs and YMCA of Waterville.