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Upcoming Events U16

Camp Location Dates Schedule Rosters
Regional Camps Not Operating N/A N/A  
BC Cup Not Operating N/A N/A  
Provincial Camp Pitt Meadows Arena Complex August 19-22, 2021 Schedule Rosters
WHL Cup Red Deer, Alberta October 20-24, 2021 Schedule Roster

Athlete Eligibility

For the 2021-2022 season, eligible athletes must:

  1. Be BC Hockey registered.
  2. Be born in the appropriate year (2006). 
  3. Meet BC Hockey residential qualifications as outlined in Hockey Canada Regulations or as directed by Hockey Canada program policy.
  4.  Be male. 

Complete Program of Excellence (POE) policies can be found in the BC Hockey policy manual.

Program Steps

1. Regional Camps - Cancelled for 2021

2. U16 BC Cup - Cancelled for 2021

3. U16 Provincial Camp - August 19-22, 2021 - Pitt Meadows

4. 2021 Western Hockey League (WHL) Cup - October, 2021 - Calgary

Team BC competes at the Western Hockey League (WHL) Cup (formerly Western Canada U16 Challenge Cup) in non-Canada Winter Games years.  The Canada Winter Games is held every four (4) years. 

About the U16 Program of Excellence

The Male Program of Excellence (POE) was restructured for the 2016-2017 season to better align with the key characteristics of the new program.  With a greater focus on player development, BC Hockey will now have a better opportunity to work with and alongside the athletes.

The main change to the Male POE is the re-introduction of the U16 Regional Camps.

The U15 and U16 Regional Camps are operated in co-operation with the BC AAA Leagues and the Canadian Sport School Hockey League (CSSHL).   Team staff from local teams will be assigned a camp location with the expectation to deliver the camp and a high performance experience for the players in attendance.  Player attendance and participation at the U15 and U16 Regional Camps, combined with in-year evaluation, will determine players that will be selected to attend the U15 Tournament and U16 BC Cup.

Team BC for 2019 WHL Cup


Introducing Team BC for Canada Winter Games


Meet 2017 Male U16 Team BC

Meet 2016 Male U16 Team BC

2016 Provincial Camp Behind the Scenes

2016 U16 BC Cup Highlights

Other Videos

2015 MU16 BC Cup Wrap Video I (video)

The Story of Us - 2015 MU16 Team BC (video)

Meet the 2015 MU16 Team BC (video)

Canada Winter Games 2015 Player to Watch - Jordy Bellerive (video) 

2015 U16 Team BC Floorette Exhibition Game (video)

2015 U16 Team BC - All I Want for Christmas (video)

Western Hockey League (WHL) Cup

The WHL Cup (formerly the Western Canada U16 Challenge Cup) happens every non Canada Winter Games year on the last weekend of October and the first week of November.  Before heading to the WHL Cup, Team BC participates in a pre-stage camp that is geared towards team systems and team building.

Team BC brought home the silver medal in 2016 and won gold at the 2017 WHL Cup, the second gold medal for Team BC.

in 2013, Team BC competed 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 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.  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 WHL 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.

U16 Team BC - Canada Winter Games

The Canada Winter Games is held every four (4) years.  


 Team BC will participate in the WHL Cup scheduled for October 20-24 in Calgary, AB. 

*subject to change based on Provincial Health Regulations

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