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SMASHFEST IS BACK

Join us in Toronto on July 20th for our 10th annual event. A one-of-a-kind night of ping pong and fun with your favourite NHL players and celebrity guests, all for a great cause!

#SMASHFESTX

SMASHFEST IS BACK

Collaboration Progress

Why concussions and rare cancers?

Rare cancers are not rare. <br />
1 in 4 cancer patients <br />
has a rare cancer.

Rare cancers are not rare.
1 in 4 cancer patients
has a rare cancer.

Rare cancer patients have <br />
few treatment options & <br />
significantly poorer outcomes <br />
compared to patients with <br />
common cancers.

Rare cancer patients have
few treatment options &
significantly poorer outcomes
compared to patients with
common cancers.

10 million people are <br />
affected annually by <br />
traumatic brain injuries

10 million people are
affected annually by
traumatic brain injuries

Concussions can cause debilitating short term and long term effects, including physical, mental, and emotional harm.

Concussions can cause debilitating short term and long term effects, including physical, mental, and emotional harm.

Common Challenges

Rare cancer research and concussion research face similar obstacles. Both are hindered by scattered and scarce data, limited resources, and a lack of information-sharing. Smashfest® supports COLLABORATIVE research to accelerate the pace of discovery.

Our Impact

Find out how Smashfest® is supporting collaborative research on rare cancers with the Broad Insitute of MIT and Harvard.

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Partners

Steam Whistle
Major Partner - Since our inaugural event, Steam Whistle has generously supported Smashfest as our one-of-a-kind venue, official beer partner.
Sonnet
Major Partner - Sonnet is the official insurance partner of Smashfest and continues to believe in Smashfest's mission making a significant impact to the event.
Vendo
Major Partner - Media City, now part of Vendo Media continues to support Smashfest by securing donated out-of-home media inventory from their partner network to promote the event.
NHLPA
Major Partner - Since day one, Smashfest has been closely linked with the NHLPA, with logistical support, staff resources, promotional collaboration, and contributions to the charity.
Killerspin
Event Partner
Biosteel
Event Partner
Lululemon
Event Partner
Oxford Properties
Event Partner

Meet the Team

Smashfest® wouldn't be possible without the collaborative efforts of our team members, all of whom are volunteers.