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Thank you for your interest in Canadian Tire’s Operation: Puck Drop!

The contest is now closed and we’re busy selecting winners who will receive outdoor rink kits for their backyards across Canada.

We’ve seen so many great stories from Canadians with a passion for hockey and are thrilled with all of the applications that came in. Now, it’s time to rebuild hockey across our country.

What canadians are saying

Map of Mission, BC

“This sport has given my kids confidence, passion, social skills and friends in ways I never could have dreamed. I am endlessly thankful.”

- Mission, BC
Map of Langham, SK

“I enjoy being involved in our hockey community and helping kids learn to skate, learn the game of hockey, and most importantly FUN. Read more

- Langham, SK
Map of Bedford, NS

“I am a public health nurse which has been keeping me busy during this pandemic – to have an outlet and fun activity in the neighbourhood or backyard for my kids would be amazing!”

- Bedford, NS
Map of Inuvik, NT

“The children and adults alike play for the love of the game. There is not much competitive play here, but the sheer thrill of being able Read more

- Inuvik, NT
Map of 100 Mile House, BC

“Along with the effects of COVID-19 and everything else that had gone on in our town our hockey community is really struggling. Read more

- 100 Mile House, BC

Frequently asked questions

Who is eligible to win?

The contest is open to Residents of Canada who have reached the legal age of majority in their province/territory of residence at the time of entry. See official rules for complete details.

When did the contest close?

The contest closed at 11:59:59 p.m. ET on November 23, 2020.

How do I win?

Eligible applications will be scored by judges based on weighted criteria up to a maximum of 100 points. The 3 highest scoring eligible applications will be awarded Gold Prizes. The next 200 highest scores will be awarded Silver Prizes. See official rules for complete details.

How many prizes are being given away?

3 Gold Prizes and 200 Silver Prizes will be distributed.

If I win, when will I be notified?

Winners will be notified on or about December 1, 2020.

If I win, how will I be notified?

Eligible winners will be contacted first by email and then by phone to begin the winner confirmation process. See official contest rules for complete details.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Contest begins on November 9, 2020 at 12:00 a.m. ET and ends on November 23, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. ET. Contest open to legal residents of Canada who are the legal age of majority or older in their province or territory of residence at the time of entry. Odds of being selected as a winner depends upon the number of eligible entries received. Conditions/restrictions apply. For full contest rules, click here.

It is the winner's responsibility to comply with all provincial health guidelines, protocols and regulations.