Alberni sports briefs: what your favourite athletes got up to this week

Figures skating, an emergency hockey game and more on the Alberni sports scene.

Drag racing AGM Nov. 19

The Alberni Valley Drag Racing Association will hold its annual general meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 19 at the Best Western Barclay Plus hotel at 7 p.m.

New members are welcome. For more info, please call Anita at 250-723-7562.

 

InterClub skating Nov. 21

The Mount Arrowsmith Skating Club hosts the 2014 Vancouver Island InterClub Competition Nov. 21–23 at the AV Multiplex.

Skating starts on Friday, Nov. 21 at 2 p.m., with Special Olympics skaters on the ice from 5–6:30 p.m.

Saturday will see skaters on the ice from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. There are 31 Alberni-based skaters registered out of a total of 230. Admission is free to the public.

 

Battle of the Badge Saturday

The police department will face off with the fire department in the annual Battle of the Badges, this Saturday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. at the Multiplex.

The emergency personnel will put down their fire hoses and handcuffs, exchanging them for hockey sticks and helmets for this annual charity hockey game.

Special guests this year will be members of the Alberni Valley Bulldogs.

Admission is by donation, with proceeds benefiting the Port Alberni Association for Community Living (ACL).