High Performance - Male - Under 16
2014 BC Cup
April 17 - 20, 2014
Shaw Centre
Salmon Arm, BC
 
 
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Team BC takes silver at 2013 Western Canada U16 Challenge Cup
 
Team BC pushed hard in the gold medal game against Team Alberta, but fell short in their bid for back to back gold medals with a 4 - 2 loss.  Defenseman Dante Fabbro (Surrey, BC) and forward Tyson Jost (Kelowna, BC) were named to the 2013 Western Canada U16 Challenge Cup All-Star Team.
 
For the first time in the history of the Western Canada U16 Challenge Cup, Team BC captured gold in 2012 with a win over Team Alberta in the Championship Game.  Team BC finished the tournament with a perfect 4-0 record and two (2) players were named to the U16 Challenge Cup All Star Team.
 
The male Under 16 program is designed to instruct and prepare High Performance Players for future opportunities in the High Performance Program.
 
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Program Steps
 
1. Region Camp Registration 
  • Registration opens December 2013 and runs until March 17, 2014
  • A pre-camp goaltender identification session will be held prior to the Region Camp, if the District Evaluator deems it necessary. This evaluation will be based on camp registration numbers.
 
2. Region Camps
  • See Region Classifications below for your region
 

North

Camp Schedule

 

April 4 - 6, 2014

 

Vanderhoof Arena

 

Vanderhoof

 

Island

Camp Schedule

 

April 4 - 6, 2014

 

Island Savings Centre

 

Duncan

 

Lower Mainland

Camp Schedule

 

April 10 - 13, 2014

 

Langley Twin Rinks

 

Langley

 

Okanagan/Kootenay

Camp Schedule

 

April 11 - 13, 2014

 

South Okanagan Events Centre

 

Penticton

 

 

Lower Mainland Goalie Sessions

 

 

April 10, 2014

 

Langley Sportsplex, Langley, BC

 

Session One (1): 5:00 - 6:00pm

 

Session Two (2): 6:15 - 7:15pm

 

Out of these two (2) sessions, 24 goalies will be selected fpr the actual camp starting on Friday, April 11, 2014.  A list will be posted at approximately 7:45pm on April 10, 2014 at the Langley Sportsplex as to which goalies will move on.

 

** Goaltenders that attend the goaltender evaluation session and based on that session are not selected to move on to the zone camp will receive a full refund less a $50 administration/participation fee.

 
3. U16 BC Cup Short List
  • One hundred sixty (160) players are selected based on performance at Region Camps
 
4. U16 BC Cup
  • April 17 - 20, 2014
  • A jamboree style tournament mixing the players from various regions to make eight (8) teams 
 
5. U16 Provincial Camp
  • Early July 2014 (exact dates TBA)
  • Players are selected based on performance at U16 BC Cup
  • Consists of two (2) teams

 

6. Team BC

  • Team will be announced November 2014
  • Based on performance at the Provincial Camp, 20 players will be named to Team BC and will compete at the 2015 Canada Winter Games in Prince George, BC.

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U16 Team BC - Western Canada U16 Challenge Cup, presented by the WHL
The Western Canada U16 Challenge Cup, presented by the WHL, happens every non Canada Winter Games year on the last weekend of October and the first week of November.  Before heading to the Western Canada U16 Challenge Cup, Team BC participates in a pre-stage camp that is geared towards team systems and team building.
 
Team BC competed at at the 2013 Western Canada U16 Challenge Cup and fell short in the final game against Team Alberta to bring home the silver medal.  Defenseman Dante Fabbro (Surrey, BC) and forward Tyson Jost (Kelowna, BC) were named to the 2013 Western Canada U16 Challnege Cup All-Star Team.
 
For the first time in the history of the Western Canada U16 Challenge Cup, Team BC captured gold in 2012 with a win over Team Alberta in the Championship game.  Team BC finished the tournament with a perfect 4-0 record.  Defenseman Chaz Reddekopp (West Kelowna, BC) and forward Matthew Barzal (Coquitlam, BC) were named to the 2012 Western Canada U16 Challenge Cup All-Star Team.
 
The Challenge Cup is a round robin format tournament consisting of the four (4) western branches: BC Hockey, Hockey Alberta, Saskatchewan Hockey Association and Hockey Manitoba. The final game is determined based on the round robin standings.
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U16 Team BC - Canada Winter Games
The Canada Winter Games is held every four (4) years.  The next winter games will be held February 13, 2015 - March 1, 2015 in Prince George, BC. Before heading to the Canada Winter Games, Team BC will participate in pre-staging camp that is geared towards player development, team systems and team building.
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Team BC Staff
Team BC staff consists of BC's top individuals from across BC that have participated and excelled in the Provincial Male U16 and U17 High Performance programs.  U16 Team BC staff will be selected each Canada Winter Games year by application to the BC Hockey Executive committee.
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Player Eligibility
  1. Players must be BC Hockey registered.
  2. Players must be born in the appropriate year (1999). 
  3. Player must meet BC Hockey residential qualifications as outlined in HC Regulations or as directed by Hockey Canada program policy.
  4.  Players must be male.
  5. Players must be registered on their respective Minor Hockey Association's top TWO teams in the Bantam Division 

To be eligible, players playing Bantam (forwards and defense) must be registered on one (1) of the top two (2) Bantam teams in their Minor Hockey Association. In the case of Hockey Canada Sports Schools players must play on the top TWO teams in the Bantam division at the institution to be eligible. Should individual questions regarding eligibility arise, please email your question to the BC Hockey office at info@bchockey.net. Applications will be reviewed and should a decision be made that the player is deemed eligible to attend the BC Hockey High Performance Zone Camp, BC Hockey will contact the applicant.

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Region Classifications
Region 1 – Vancouver Island-Central Coast
Region 2 – Kootenay/Okanagan
Region 3 – Lower Mainland
Region 4 – North
 
Should clarification be required on residency or which regional camp is correct for an athlete, please contact the BC Hockey office.
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Complete High Performance Program policies can be found in the BC Hockey policy manual.
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Past Team BC Photo's
 
2012 Team BC 2011 Team BC 2009 Team BC 2007 Team BC 2003 Team BC
         
         
 
 
 
 

 

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