AIRDRIE - After months of preparation, the battle for provincial hockey supremacy heats up as the 2020 Alberta Winter Games take place in Airdrie this weekend.
The opening ceremonies are set for today (Friday) from 7-8 p.m. at Airdrie City Hall, with hockey running from February 15-17. Global News will live-stream the opening ceremonies on globalnews.ca, beginning at 6:45 p.m.
Eight teams will compete on the male side, comprised of 2007-born players from across the province, while six teams will compete on the female side, comprised of 2005 and 2006-born players.
A full schedule for both the male and female competition can be found on the Alberta Winter Games section of the Hockey Alberta website:
For period-by-period updates, follow Team Alberta on Twitter.
Hockey Alberta coordinates the ice hockey portion of the Winter Games, as a core segment of its Development Program. The Winter Games provide players, coaches, trainers and referees an opportunity to discover the great qualities of competitive hockey starting with the zone camp and selection process, through to competing in the Games.