With the ice rinks opening tomorrow, the Bison led “Back to the Ice” sessions on the weekend of the 17th & 18th will now go ahead at the revised timings of 4pm to 6pm on both Saturday & Sunday.

We are pleased to announce that as well as Coach Tait & Bison netminder Dan Weller Evans, the following Bison players will be donning their skates and imparting their...
28th of February 2020


After the success of last years End of Season Awards night, the Trane sponsored Basingstoke Bison would once again like to invite all our supporters to our second "End of Season Awards" night which once again will be hosted by the Herd's corporate hotel provider "The Apollo Hotel" on Friday 24th April 2020.

So, dust off your party gear and come and join us to celebrate with the players who have provided us with excitement and entertainment (and also some heart in mouth moments) every week.

If you would like to join us for a three course sit down dinner, the player awards (more on how to vote in the coming weeks) and dancing until midnight then please come and see us at the merchandise table for more information or to book your places or complete the booking form and email it to

The cost once again is £40 a head, there are limited numbers so it will be on a first come first served basis. As in previous years the minimum age for attendance is 16.

There are two payment options, you can either pay the full amount at the merchandise table or pay a £10 deposit per person with the balance being paid by Sunday 22nd March 2020.

Once all the places are taken we will be making a reserve list.

The menu for the evening is detailed below:

Tomato Soup served with Ciabatta
Pork Terrine with Spiced Apple Chutney
Smoked Salmon with Dill Dressing
Boccocini Mozzarella Salad

Vegetable Tart served with a side salad
Roast Chicken, Served with Roasted New Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetables
Beef Bourguignon

Cheese Plate served with grapes, crackers and Chutney
Fresh Fruit Plate
Vanilla Cheesecake with Chantilly Cream
Chocolate Brownie with Vanilla Ice Cream

Forms will be available at the Merchandise table from Saturday night's game and can be downloaded here.

Please can you indicate which of the menu options you would like and put your name and contact details on the form and return the merchandise table where payment can be made.

Printed copies of the booking form will also be available at the Merchandise table. For those with dietary requirements please come and speak to us.

The awards and after dinner disco will be once again be hosted by the “Voice of the Herd” Daren Bavister who will no doubt bring his very own unique hockey humour to the evening.

The Apollo hotel have very kindly offered preferential room rate for those supporters who would like to stay overnight. The rate is £59 for single occupancy and £69 for double occupancy per room including bed and breakfast.

If you would like to take up the Apollo Hotels room offer, supporters need to contact the hotel direct on 01256 796700 and quote the “Bison Awards Dinner”.