The 41st Sherwood-Parkdale Rural Minor Hockey Association Early Bird Tournament begins Thursday.
78 teams competing this year from Novice to Midget.
There two female divisions in Bantam and Midget and 22 off Island teams.
The tourney is sponsored by Chuckies Sports Excellence.
Seven ice surfaces will be used including the Bell Aliant Centre, the Cody Banks and Simmons plus the Pownal Sports Centre, the APM in Cornwall and the North Star Arena in North Rustico.
Play continues through the championship games on Sunday.