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Brandon Goodwin
9/19 Discussion
Fri Sep 19, 2014 2:09pm
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For my personal narrative, I chose the time where I went to a national hockey tournament three years ago. The name of this tournament is State Wars. Iíve been to this tournament the past three years and it has been the best thing Iíve ever done. Over 250 teams from 40 states and four provinces in Canada come down to a central location in the U.S. and play a 12-day tournament. This tournament is unique because you are not just playing for your average travel team; you are playing to represent your state on a national level. A huge amount of pride and honor revolves around State Wars because it is the biggest hockey tournament in the country. The reason I chose this event over everything else is because it was the most memorable thing that has ever happened to me. I remember everything clear as day for a tournament that was three years ago and I will probably never forget it. Spending five days with my teammates/brothers was the best thing Iíve ever done. It was a bonding experience like no other. I feel like that due to the fact I can remember everything so clearly from three years ago, this topic would be the best to do a personal narrative about. I can support a thesis within four pages of writing with no problem due to the depth of detail and memory of the event. Sure other events in my life have stuck out and had an impact on me but nothing like my first State Wars tournament. I can honestly say it was the greatest time of my life. If I had it to do over again, I would not change a damn thing. Typing this personal narrative to an audience that I have never met before will be exciting but also not too difficult. It is easy to introduce something personal to an audience that is intrigued and unknown about the subject. Not many people know about State Wars hockey but it is one of the largest hockey organizations in the country and hopefully by the end of my paper, more people will have gained knowledge about my experience and the organization.




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