On Wednesday, Henry Knoblauch, right, and his crew of volunteers set up boards for this weekend's Lake Bemidji Pond Hockey Classic. Thirty teams have pre-registered for the two day 4-on-4 pond hockey tournament. One team is coming from California. Eight rinks were constructed. Each rink is larger than last year. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper
Lake Bemidji Pond Hockey Classic: Puck to drop for weekend competitions
The boards are up, the ice is shaved and the flooding of rinks will begin today.
The second Lake Bemidji Pond Hockey Classic is ready to get under way on the ice near the Hampton Inn & Suites.
"The biggest thing is we are having it," said David Cermak, volunteer ice expert.
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