Events & Activities
The 2021 – 11 Day Power Play
The 2021 11 Day Power Play
NOVEMBER 13 – NOVEMBER 24, 2021 | BUFFALO RIVERWORKS
We are going back to our roots. The original 11 Day Power Play event is back! The 2021 event will feature 40 new selected players, playing ice hockey for 251 + hours over the course of 11 days while braving winter elements. With 20 players per team, 40 pairs of skates will hit the ice downtown at Buffalo RiverWorks. The 11 Day Power Play, Inc., a not-for-profit organization, which has raised over $5 million for cutting-edge cancer research and wellness programs since 2017 through the production of an annual marathon hockey game, is announcing their 2021 event.
Buffalo and beyond – has rallied around the 11 Day Power Play events, helping raise necessary funds to supporting local families battling cancer. A group from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada has the current record for the world’s longest hockey game and we look forward to taking it back!
The 2021 11 Day Power Play will take place starting the evening of Saturday, November 13, 2021 and played continuously around the clock through Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at Buffalo RiverWorks. Hockey players in the community are invited to apply for one of the 40 player spots. See details and apply now! Deadline for applications is Friday, November 13th!
The 2021 game will raise dollars to support cancer research and wellness programs at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Camp Good Days, Make-A-Wish Western New York and the Roswell Park and Oishei Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Program.
THE BIG SAVE 2020
The 11 Day Power Play Community Shift 2020
AUGUST 19 – AUGUST 30, 2020 | BUFFALO RIVERWORKS
We are excited to announce the 11 Day Power Play Community Shift 2020 is taking place from August 19 – 30, 2020. Team applications are now full, but learn how you can get involved to support your favorite players, and stay tuned for information on how you can view and participate in this year’s unique event. In the meantime, please follow 11 Day Power Play on YouTube so you can be notified about promotion videos, and catch the live stream during the event.
Proceeds of The 11 Day Power Play will benefit our local families through cancer research and wellness program support. Cancer is a disease that touches everyone, and The 11 Day Power Play wants to make a difference. Your support is greatly appreciated!
The purpose of our organization is to raise critically-needed funds for important local cancer causes, including cutting-edge cancer research and wellness programs. We are proud to have supported Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Oishei Children’s Hospital, Camp Good Days and Make-A-Wish WNY.
Check out our previous events below, including the 2017 World’s Longest Hockey Game, and the 2018 and 2019 11 Day Power Play Community Shift events. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube to stay in the loop on our 2020 plans to put cancer on ice, and download the 2020 Event Program here!
The 11 Day Power Play Community Shift 2019
JULY 5 – JULY 15, 2019 | HARBORCENTER
Nearly 2,300 players competed for more than 250 hours of continuous hockey. This was the second year for the 11 Day Power Play Community Shift, and the community responded yet again raising over 1.64 million dollars for Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Camp Good Days and Make-A-Wish Western New York.
The 11 Day Power Play Community Shift 2018
JULY 5 – JULY 15, 2018 | HARBORCENTER
The 11 Day Power Play returned with nearly 1,700 pairs of skates hitting the ice to raise $1,278,204.09! Proceeds of the 11 Day Power Play Community Shift benefited our local families while supporting cancer research and wellness programs at Roswell Park, Make-A-Wish WNY and Camp Good Days.
2nd Annual 11 Day Power Play Golf Outing
JUNE 30, 2018 | WILLOWBROOK GOLF COURSE | 10:00 AM – 7:30 PM ET
The 11 Day Power Play Golf Outing returned! Foursomes signed up to join 2017 players, 2018 team captains and players, and our fantastic supporters for lunch, 18 holes of golf, and steak dinner on June 30th at Willowbrook Golf Course & Restaurant in Lockport.
The 11 Day Power Play | World’s Longest Hockey Game
JUNE 22 – JULY 3, 2017 | HARBORCENTER
In an effort to break the record for the world’s longest hockey game—and raise $1 million—forty fearless players spent over 250 grueling hours on the ice. After being required to eat, sleep and breathe hockey for 11 days straight, the fierce fight was still nothing compared to the battle cancer patients face each day. Learn more about the first 11 Day Power Play event here.