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The Gloves Off Gala is our Spring Formal and the end of season fundraising dinner. For more than a decade, this community dinner has provided a familiar platform for ice rink community building and new friendships. Funds raised each year advance facility development and ongoing construction projects.

The event normally falls on the 2nd Saturday of April each year. Tickets include dinner, souvenirs, silent and online auction, live auction, games, and a keynote speaker whenever possible.

Note: Due to COVID-19, the 2020 in-person event was canceled and broadcast live through Facebook.
The 2021 event will be a virtual event as well with a live broadcast more information below.

The 2021 Gloves Off Gala has a combined format year. There will be a live event as well as an extended online auction.

There will be a live event as well as an extended online auction.

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Live 2021 Gloves Off Gala Event

The live event will be broadcast live from 6 - 8 pm on April 10th from the Best Western Grantree in Bozeman.

Due to Covid-19, an in-person event at the ballroom is not possible this year.

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The 2021 Gloves Off Gala Online Auction is Live!

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Keynote Speakers from past events include:


Cammi Granato

From Girl to Gold Medalist to NHL Scout
USA star Cammi Granato has long dreamed big, shutting out the noise and inspiring women to follow their own hockey aspirations.

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Bryan Trottier

The story starts with a beaver dam. Or what was once a beaver dam. Every year when winter would descend on the vast plains of southwestern Saskatchewan, the father of the house, a powerfully built man descended from the Cree and Chippewa peoples, would head out to Frenchman Creek, behind his modest ranch in a speck of a town called Val Marie (population 164).

Machete in hand, the father would proceed to chop up the dam as if he were hacking up a woodpile, freeing water to flood onto a patch of flat land, creating a makeshift skating rink for his hockey-loving sons.

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Mike Eruzione 1984

Mike Eruzione

Pavelich then floated a perfect pass to the top of the circle where team captain Mike Eruzione fired home "the shot heard round the world." The final 10 minutes were probably the longest in U.S. hockey history, but the Americans held on as goalie Jim Craig played brilliantly down the stretch. Then, as the crowd counted down the final seconds, Al Michaels shouted "Do you believe in miracles? ... Yes!" And with that, the Americans had made it into the gold medal game.

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