If you have questions, want some tips, or need digital images or printable tools for your Kraft Hockeyville 2017 nomination, you’re in the right place.


  • How do I nominate an arena?

    Click on any of the “Nominate Now” buttons you see across the site from January 1 to February 5, 2017. Make sure to read our nomination tips first and keep in mind that once a nomination is submitted, it cannot be edited.

  • Can I edit my nomination after I have submitted it?

    Once your nomination has been submitted, you cannot edit it or save it for later. Please make sure to double-check your nomination before you click Submit.

  • What is the deadline for nominations?

    You must submit your nomination by February 5 at 11:59 PM EST.

  • Which communities are eligible to participate?

    Any community in Canada that has spirit and pride coupled with a passion for the sport of hockey.

  • Can I nominate multiple arenas?


  • Can I nominate a community that has already been nominated?

    Yes, communities can be nominated multiple times by different individuals.

  • How do I vote?

    When voting starts on March 12, click any of the “Vote Now” buttons you will see across the site for the 10 community finalists. From there you can select the finalist you’d like to vote for by clicking on their nomination. Then find the “Vote” button! Remember that voting is unlimited so vote for your favourite finalist as often as you can.

  • When can I vote?

    There are two rounds of voting for Kraft Hockeyville 2017. On March 12 (at 9:00 a.m. EST), you can vote for the Top 2 finalists and on March 19 (at 9:00 a.m. EST) you can vote for the winner of Kraft Hockeyville 2017!

  • What are the rules of Kraft Hockeyville?

    View the Official Competition Rules

  • What is your privacy policy?

    View the Privacy Policy here

  • How are finalists selected?

    The Top 10 finalists are chosen by a judging panel based on the criteria noted within the Official Competition Rules.

  • How is the winner chosen?

    The winner is determined by the highest number of votes. Make sure you spread the word about your community to get as many votes as possible.

  • What prizes are available?

    Grand Prize: The opportunity to host an NHL® Pre-Season game, including $100,000 in arena upgrades!

    Second Prize:
    - $100,000 in arena upgrades

    Third Prize:
    - $25,000 in arena upgrades will go to each of the 8 remaining finalist communities.

    The next Kraft Hockeyville will be announced on April 1!


Time to rally the community and get support!

Custom Downloads

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Pre-sized Logos

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