Hockey Holidays 2020

Victor Hedman wearing antlers in front of a red and white snowflake-theme background

Hockey Holidays is an annual Hockey RPF gift exchange challenge. This is the 2020 version, with fics to go live on New Year's 2021 just in time (in theory) for the new hockey season!

(Open, Moderated, Gift Exchange Challenge)

About Hockey Holidays 2020 (HockeyHols2020)

Active since:
Tag Set:
Assignments Due:
Thu 24 Dec 2020 08:00PM EST
Signed up:
  • xhexi,
  • neveranygoodupthere,
  • eafay70,
  • silkstocking,
  • Bluejay141519,
  • Quinntessentially,
  • marmolita,
  • taxingme,
  • Hock_hug,
  • aleksrothis,
  • Meatball42,
  • pr_scatterbrain,
  • blueorangecrush,
  • Caivallon,
  • derpyjeffcarter,
  • ologist,
  • iaintafraidofnoghostbear



This is the Hockey Holidays exchange for 2020. Feel free to direct questions to the Tumblr ask box (preferred) or email hockeyholidays2017 at gmail. (Please note the gmail is still 2017, not 2020.)

Sign-ups are now open!









Nominations open: October 11.
Nominations close: October 24.
Sign-ups open: October 25.
Sign-ups close: November 11.
Assignments sent out by: November 12.
Author check-in: December 8.
Assignments due: December 24.
Fics go live: January 1.
Author reveals: January 8.









1. You must write one fic as your assignment. This fic must be at least 1,000 words in length; there is no maximum limit.
2. You may write treats for your assigned recipient or for any other participant. There is no minimum word count for treats. You may also create artwork, etc. as a treat.
3. "Do Not Want" means what it says. Do not include your recipient's Do Not Wants in any assignment or treat.
4. No offers, requests, assignments, or treats for the following players: Casey DeSmith, Drew Doughty, Evander Kane, Patrick Kane, Mike Riberio, Semyon Varlamov, Slava Voynov, or Austin Watson.
5. If a player you have requested or been assigned is accused of or charged with sexual assault or domestic violence we will work with the requester and the assigned author to come up with a solution.
6. You must request at least three, but no more than eight, pairings/threesomes/moresomes. If you would like to receive gen fic involving any "pairing" (instead of or in addition to the pairing as a ship) please indicate that in your comments.
7. You must offer at least four, but no more than ten, pairings/threesomes/moresomes. If you are okay with, or would prefer, writing gen fic involving any "pairing" please indicate that in your comments. You may also write "any (team) pairing" in the comments if you are okay with writing ANY ship for players from that team (with the exception of banned players - nobody will be assigned those).
8. Dear Author Letters are encouraged! Please link them in your sign-up.
9. If you need to drop out please notify the mods as soon as possible so we can find a pinch hit for your recipient.
10. Please make appropriate use of the archive warnings or, alternatively, the "Choose Not To Warn" option.