The Dallas Police Hockey Foundation, in partnership with the Dallas Stars and Brotherhood for the Fallen - Dallas are proud to announce the 2020 Dallas Strong Police vs Fire Invitational! A select number of First Responder hockey teams from all over the country will head to Dallas to play in this tournament as we remember the heroes we lost on July 7, 2016. Leading up to the big event we will annouce our sponsors, donors, and those teams who will be participating in this amazing memorial tournament. The 2020 Dallas Strong Invitational will be held July 9 - 13, 2020.
The Dallas Strong Police vs Fire Invitational will not only help raise money for those Dallas First Responders in need, but the winners of each division will win a check to a First Responder Charity or First Responder in need of their choice.
Is your First Responder hockey team interested in participating? Are you interested in sponsoring, donating, or volunteering for the event? Contact Us!
The annual Dallas Strong Hockey Game started a year after the tragic events of July 7, 2016, when Dallas lost five of its officers. The idea of the game came to be as a way to support local first responders who were in need and also bring the community together.
The first game was held on July 15, 2017, at the Farmers Branch Dr Pepper StarCenter. With the inaugural game’s attendance of approximately 1000, the community guaranteed the future of the Dallas Strong Hockey Game.
In July 2020 the benefit game has grown to a full tournament with teams from all over the country raising money for first responders in need, The Dallas Strong Police vs Fire Invitational.
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