Tuesday, September 01, 2009
BC Hockey announced today that Prince George has been selected as the host site for the 2010 Male Under 16 BC Cup. The Male U16 BC Cup will be held April 15-18, 2010 at the CN Centre.
“The City of Prince George is thrilled to have been chosen to host the 2010 Male U16 BC Cup and our committee is looking forward to making this a great experience for the 160 players, as well as their coaching staff, families, scouts, and everyone involved,” said Host Committee Chair Andy Beesley. “The BC Hockey High Performance Program is well respected by our hockey community, and we anticipate a great deal of excitement and pride from our entire City as we look forward to hosting this wonderful event”.
The BC Hockey Male High Performance Program has been designed to instruct and prepare the players for future opportunities in the High Performance Program. The Male Under 16 BC Cup will host the most talented 15 year old players in BC, and prepare the players for the next step in their developmental process.
Open tryouts will occur from March 19-21, 2010 in eight (8) designated zones throughout the Branch. The players will be evaluated, and eight (8) teams will be selected following these tryouts to compete in the 2010 Male U16 BC Cup.
The players attending the 2010 Male U16 BC Cup will be eligible to be selected to the 2011 Canada Winter Games team. The 2011 Canada Winter Games will be held in Halifax, Nova Scotia from February 11-27, 2011. Team BC will be led by head coach Russ Weber.
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