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Alberta Cup Registration Now Open

*Update* - Alberta Cup registration is now closed. For late registration inquiries, please contact Mike Kraichy.

This year’s tournament, set for April 27 - May 1 in Canmore, will mark the 30th anniversary of the very first Alberta Cup, which was played in Edmonton in 1986.

All eight zone camps will take place March 25-27 at the following locations (dates and locations are subject to change):

Northwest - Spruce Grove

Northeast - Vegreville (Recreation Centre)

Edmonton - Edmonton (Terwillegar Community Rec Centre)

Central - Blackfalds (Blackfalds Multiplex)

Calgary North - Calgary (East Twin Arenas)

Calgary South - Calgary (East Twin Arenas)

South - Lethbridge

Not sure which zone to register for? Click here for the Alberta Cup Zone Directory

"This year is a very exciting one as we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the very first Alberta Cup," said Mike Kraichy, manager of Team Alberta. "It’s also a chance for the 2001-born male athletes in Alberta to represent their zone in a historic year for the Alberta Cup. We’re very much looking forward to seeing what’s in store at zone camps in March."

The Alberta Cup program is a core Hockey Alberta Development Program. It provides players, coaches, trainers, administrators and referees an equal opportunity to discover the great qualities of competitive hockey in a well-organized and fair Zone Camp and Select Team competition.

The Alberta Cup prides itself on the aspects of equality and fairness when evaluating and selecting the top 20 athletes, three coaches, one trainer and two referees to represent each zone in the Alberta Cup competition.

Click here for more information on the 2016 Alberta Cup.


Female Roster Announced For 2016 Arctic Winter Games

RED DEER - The road to Greenland begins now for 17 of Alberta’s top female athletes living north of the 55th Parallel, as Hockey Alberta has announced the Team Alberta North roster for the 2016 Arctic Winter Games.

The Junior Female squad, along with a Bantam Male team, will compete in the Arctic Winter Games March 6-11, 2016. The Games are being hosted in Nuuk, Greenland, but hockey will be played in Iqaluit, Nunavut.

Click here to view the Female Team Alberta North Roster.

The female team selection camp ran January 8-10 in Slave Lake. Male selection camp ran December 11-13 in High Prairie, click here to view the Male Team Alberta North Roster.

"Selection camp this past weekend in Slave Lake went very well," said Blake Cosgrove, Regional Centre Northwest Consultant for Hockey Alberta. "We were quite impressed with the level of talent we saw on the ice, and are excited about the squad that will represent Team Alberta North at the games."

The Arctic Winter Games are the world’s largest northern multi-sport and cultural event. The Arctic Winter Games are a celebration of athletic competition, culture, friendship and cooperation between northern contingents. Athletic competition features sports that enjoy worldwide popularity alongside traditional Arctic Sports and dene Games. A significant cultural component featuring visual arts, dance, ceremonies and galas with participants from across the circumpolar region is a pillar of the Games.

Each hockey team is comprised of 17 players and two coaches. Teams participate in a round-robin tournament to determine seeding for medal-round pairings. One gold ulu is awarded in each age/sex class. Teams that regularly participate in ice hockey include Alaska, Yukon, Alberta North, Northwest Territories and Nunavut.

Communities eligible to participate in the Arctic Winter Games are located North of the 55th Parallel. Click here to view a list of eligible communities.

Click here for more information on the 2016 Arctic Winter Games.