RED DEER - Hockey Alberta and Hockey Canada are pleased to announce the Lacombe Generals as the hosts of the 2019 Allan Cup, Canada’s annual Senior AAA national championship.
"After a thorough review of the submitted bids, I would like to congratulate the Lacombe Generals and their Host committee on being awarded this opportunity,” said Jamie Salm, Hockey Alberta’s Chair, Senior Hockey. “Hockey Alberta is looking forward to working with the host committee on what is sure to be an exciting week of hockey for fans across Alberta.”
The event will be hosted at the Gary Moe Auto Group Sportsplex in April 2019 (complete schedule and ticket information to be announced). Six teams will participate in the round-robin, pool-play event, followed by sudden-death playoffs.
“On behalf of the Host Committee I want to thank Hockey Alberta for selecting our proposal to host the 2019 Allan Cup," said Steve Christie, Bid Committee Chair. "We look forward to working together in delivering this prestigious event to the Hockey world. Our Committee members are ecstatic to be representing such a great organization in the Lacombe Generals and helping showcase and promote the incredibly supportive and vibrant City of Lacombe, together we have the experience, facilities and enthusiasm to make this the best Allan Cup event yet.”
The Allan Cup was last hosted in Alberta in 2013 in Red Deer.
The 2018 Allan Cup is set for April 9-18 in Rosetown, SK. For details on the 2018 Allan Cup, go to allancup.ca.