BC HOCKEY ANNOUNCES ROSTERS FOR PROGAM OF EXCELLENCE PREP CAMP
For Immediate Release
November 16, 2022
Saanichton, B.C. - BC Hockey is pleased to announce the rosters for the Program of Excellence (POE) Prep Camp being held between December 16-18, 2022, at Meadow Park Sports Centre in Whistler B.C.
The camps will see 26 of the top 2005-2007-born female players and 26 of the top 2007-born male players compete for a spot on the final 20-person rosters ahead of the 2023 Canada Winter Games.
Prep Camps are for players that are residents of British Columbia, and are part of the phased selection process for BC Hockey to evaluate and ultimately choose the teams that will represent B.C. at the 2023 Canada Winter Games. The final 20-person roster for both Female U18 Team BC and Male U16 Team BC will be announced after Prep Camp concludes.
Throughout each camp the teams will participate in a variety of on-and-off-ice sessions including practices, evaluation exercises and games. The games that will occur throughout the camp are:
- Friday, December 16 against U18 A Sea 2 Sky Bears – 5:30 p.m. – Meadow Park Sports Centre
- Saturday, December 17 against U18 A Sea 2 Sky Bears – 3:00 p.m. – Meadow Park Sports Centre
- Saturday, December 17 against U18 AAA Greater Vancouver Canadians – 5:30 p.m. – Meadow Park Sports Centre
The Canada Winter Games will be held in Summerside, Prince Edward Island. The males are scheduled for the front half of the Games with their tournament running between February 18 - 25, 2023. The female tournament follows directly after with their competition slated for February 27 - March 5, 2023.