50th Anniversary of Largest and Longest Running Women’s Hockey Tournament begins Today

The largest and longest women’s hockey tournament in the world is beginning today in Brampton. The Brampton Canadettes began this tournament in 1967 and this weekend we are hosting 327 teams, 7071 athletes and coaches, and countless fans to this international tournament. This year celebrates our 50th Anniversary and will include special events across the city.

 

 

On Friday, we will celebrate with a Meet and Greet, featuring former and current National Hockey team players: Angela James, Geraldine Heaney, Sami Jo Small, and Brianne Jenner from 2-6 p.m. at The Powerade Centre.  This event will also showcase our silent auction featuring, among many other items:

  • 2017 NHL All-Star team puck signed by Austin Matthews
  • -016 National Women’s team replica team jersey signed at the 2016 IIHF Women’s World Championship

Stay on to watch the Alumni game at 6:15 p.m., where alumni Canadette players will take on the Brampton Canadettes Junior team.

Saturday the Rogers Fan Hub Trailer will be at South Fletcher’s all day, and will include augmented reality photos, free popcorn, a photo booth, and displays. Our bunny mascots, Benji and Betsy, will also travel around all weekend for photos. For a complete list of the many fun activities and information on free coffee and juice, visit our website.

For schedules, scores, standings, rules and other details, visit: http://sportacularevent.com/events/120

For more information visit:

http://www.bramptoncanadettes.com/

http://www.bramptoncanadettes.com/tournament/

About the Brampton Canadettes: The Brampton Canadettes provides a safe environment where our girls are encouraged to be the best they can be. Part of being the best includes not only on-ice performance but performance in the classroom and in their community.

We strive to instill the virtues of leadership, self-confidence and sportsmanship in all of our players and volunteers within the organization. The Brampton Canadettes are committed to creating a great hockey experience for all of its players. Our mandate is to teach our players and volunteers valuable lessons through hockey that they can also apply to their lives away from the rink.

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