2021 Team Alberta U18 Female Program
The Team Alberta U18 program is the final stage of identification and evaluation towards Team Alberta and one of the stages of identification for Canada’s national programs. Through on and off-ice evaluation, the high performance U18 program works towards the final goal of taking Team Alberta to the National Women’s U18 Hockey Championship or the Canada Winter Games. For the 2021 National Championship, The U18 team selection process will be as follows:
Summer Selection Camp: The U18 female selection process will begin at the U18 Summer Selection Camp. Players from Alberta, who were registered with a Hockey Canada/Hockey Alberta sanctioned program in the 2020-21 season and born in 2004 and 2005 are invited to register for the camp. Players participate in on-ice sessions for evaluation. The selection camp will ran from August 13-15.
Final Selection: After the regional camp, a shortlist of players are identified to continue through a fall training camp and scouting process. The fall camp will include on and off-ice sessions, and some exhibition games. From here, the Team Alberta coaching staff announce the final 20-player roster.
Fall Selection Camp runs September 24-26, 2021.
Team Alberta: Team Alberta will compete at the National Women’s Under-18 Hockey Championship. The National Women’s Under-18 Championship includes a combination of provincial and regional teams: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario Red and Blue, Quebec and Team Atlantic. The event is usually held in November of non-Canada Winter Games years.
The 2021 U18 Nationals is scheduled for November in Dawson Creek, B.C.