Global Girls Game
Hockey Alberta, in partnership with Hockey Canada and the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF), is participating in the Global Game on the weekend of February 18-19, 2023. The Global Game is an IIHF initiative focused on uniting female hockey players across the globe through sport in this one, global continuous game. The goal is to unite all females currently playing hockey as one global family.
The IIHF Global Girls’ Game originated in 2015. This unique event was created to unite federations around the world by having players from around the globe all playing for the same team. The Global Game embodies the spirit of enjoyment, teamwork, and collaborating with those from diverse backgrounds.
The 2023 edition of the Global Girls’ Game will take place Feb. 18-19, 2023, in all participating federations - 28 different countries across the globe! A cumulative score is kept across all 28 countries between Team White and Team Blue with a winner being declared on February 19.
This season, Hockey Canada wants to ensure that all Members have a chance to participate and will be selecting representation from each branch across the country. From coast to coast, Teams will have the opportunity to be selected as Team Red and Team White as part of Team Canada. 1 day, 11 games, more than 400 participants, all submitting their scores, to combine into one final tally from Canada. Participating games must be held on Saturday, February 18, 2023.
For the successful Team/Association, Hockey Canada will be providing each team with a Global Girls’ Game package for all players including a jersey, toque, and commemorative patch. Additionally, to help off set any additional costs in hosting this event, Hockey Canada will provide a stipend of $1,000 (total for both teams to utilize).
Please use the link below to nominate your Team/Association today for the opportunity to compete as Team Canada in the upcoming Global Girls Game!