Die hard fans of the Colorado Avalanche and Detroit Red Wings rejoice! Tomorrow night you can revel in your storied rivalry as Av and Red Wings alumni take to the ice in support of Aspen Junior Hockey's scholarship fund. The puck drops at 5pm at the Lewis Ice Arena in the Aspen Rec Center. The hockey game is the first event in the Stirling Cup All-Star weekend, honoring the memory of Aspen local Stirling Cooper. The weekend also includes the Stirling Cup Golf Tournament on Sunday at the Aspen Golf Course. For ticket information, visit www.aspenjuniorhockey.com or call (970) 920-7081.
The 47th annual test of brawny men (and women) in short shorts, Aspen Ruggerfest, is taking place this year from September 18-21. Hosted by Aspen’s own Gentlemen of Aspen team, Ruggerfest is a world-class rugby tournament with more than 40 teams from all over the US, South America and Europe. Five divisions of play will be highlighted during the event and the matches are guaranteed to be rough, tough and dirty – just the way these athletes like it! Details can be found by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 14th Annual Stirling Cup All Star Weekend takes place from September 26-28. Weekend events include a rousing hockey game between the Avalanche and Red Wings alumni on September 27 and the Stirling Cup Golf Classic at the Aspen Golf Course on September 28. The Stirling Cup is held in memory of Aspen resident Stirling Cooper, and is a fundraiser for Aspen Junior Hockey. For details, visit www.aspenjuniorhockey.com or call 970-920-7081.