What's better than Hockey played the old-fashioned way, on the ice, in the outdoors. The Great Lakes Pond Hockey Classic is 3 days and nights of outdoor hockey in the Lake Superior Bay right by Barkers Island January 27th through the 29th. This is the 13th Annual Classic and registration is open. Here's how to sign up.

Click on this link to register your team. You don't have to have the names but you do need a team captain and a credit card. If you need any info click here and there is a detailed page of how many games, measurements and what to expect what divisions there are and there is a link to register.

This year's Lake Superior Ice Festival promises to provide excitement celebrating the coolest aspects of the region. With Fireworks, activities for kids, food, ice sculptures, crafts and gifts, and much more.