Stratford will be hockey central starting today.

The 41st annual Rotary Minor Hockey Tournament hits the city this evening.

The tournament, which is a Silver Stick International qualifier, will be played at the Rotary Complex, The Allman Arena and the Dufferin Arena.

The tournament runs until December 30th.

Opening ceremonies will take place at 5:15pm in the RBC Arena at the Rotary Complex.

All proceeds raised will be split between Rotary and Stratford Minor Hockey.

Admission to all games is free.