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Bring a Friend Summer FREE Skate

Do you know someone who may enjoy hockey as much as you do? Bring them to give it a try at our WHA Bring a friend summer FREE Skate!

Free skate rental and equipment use!  Masked helmets are mandatory and sticks and pucks are welcome. 

Sunday's 10:45 -11:45 a.m.  at the Waconia Ice Arena

Aug. 25

Sept. 22- 1:45 -2:45 p.m.

Help us recruit more WILDCATS! 

2019 WHA Golf Tournament

Get your swing ready for the annual WHA Golf Tournament! 

Saturday, Sept. 7

Shadowbrooke Golf Course, Lester Prairie 

Check in at 10 a.m. 

Shotgun start at 11 a.m. 

Foursome team golf - $350.00  (includes dinner)

Busing will be available from Chumly's! 

Tournament Sponsorship opportunities: 

Wildcat Gold Sponsorship - $600.00 

  • Foursome
  • Family/ Corporation name on a hole
  • Sponsorship recognition on rule card
  • Name on WHA Sponsorship page 

Wildcat Silver Sponsorship - $400.00

  • Family/Corporation name on a golf cart
  • Foursome

Wildcat Cash/ Gift Sponsor - $ Variable 

Register Here 


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2019 Fall Rookie Camp

Another opportunity for FREE Hockey- Rookie Camps! Coming this fall WHA will hold Rookies Camps for youth ages 4-3rd grade. Camp will introduce youth to hockey through fun skills and drills by WHA on-ice training staff. Loaner equipment will be available! 


September 21, 22, 28 and 29

Girls- 9-10 a.m.

Boys- 10:15 -11:15 a.m.

Register Today! 

Watch for more info coming soon about another session to be held in January 2020! 

2019 Waconia's Oktoberfest Event

WHA is partnering with Hoppers Bar and Grill for this year's annual Waconia's Oktoberfest Event!  Grab your Lederhosen and come join us!

Waonia's Oktoberfest Event 

Saturday, Oct. 5

11 a.m. - 10 p.m. 

Carver County Fair Grounds, Waconia

Events Include: 

Kids Root Beer 1/2 miles Run - Ages 4-9

11:30 a.m. 

  • $10 per child, long sleeve T-shirt and entry to Oktoberfest event. 1 free Root beer. 
  • After 9/15 price increases to $15 and there is no guarantee of a T-shirt.

Dankeschoen Dash 5K Run - Ages 10+


  • $25 per person, long sleeve T-shirt and entry to Oktoberfest event. 1 Free beer. 
  • Prizes awarded for 1st,2nd, and 3rd age levels and 1st,2nd, and 3rd BEST Outrageous Dressed and Best Dressed Hockey Runner. 
  • After 9/15 prices increases to $30 and there is no guarantee of a T-shirt. 

Bags Tournament 

1 - 4 p.m. 

  • $25 per team. Price increases after 9/15 to $30 per team.
  • 1st place - CASH prize, 2nd and 3rd place prizes.
  • Point structure - 21
  • 50 teams max 

Waconia’s Oktoberfest Other Event Happenings

  • Music by John Huntsman and Live Wire featuring Aaron Socha from Green Bay, WI
  • Roll in Classic Car Show
  • Mario’s Food Truck and Hoppers Sausage & Kraut
  • Pull tabs, games and much more!

Register below for the Root Beer Run, 5K and Bags Tournament!