Hockey NL announced today that the Conception Bay Regional Minor Hockey Association has been selected as the host for the 2015 AAA Bantam Female Atlantic Championships. The Eastern Ice Breakers will be the host team from April 2-5, 2015 at a location that will be announced at a later date.
The championship will crown the top AAA Bantam Female team from the region. The best female player’s aged thirteen (13) and fourteen (14) will be participating. Teams will include Hockey PEI, Hockey Nova Scotia, Hockey New Brunswick, a provincial representative from Hockey NL and the host Ice Breakers.
Hockey NL has a five-team AAA Female Bantam program and will hold a provincial tournament February 27- March 1, 2015 to crown a provincial champ and branch representative for the Atlantic Championship. Other teams competing in NL are the Labrador Huskies, Western Warriors, Central Ice Pak and Tri Pen Ice.
The CBR Minor Hockey Association is quite thrilled to be hosting this prestigious tournament. Stephanie Spencer is the President of the host association. “As the largest association in the province, we are proud to support the development of female hockey in our region. Hosting this event will provide our girls an opportunity to see the talent of female players at this elite level. We look forward to working with Hockey NL to host a fantastic event, stated Spencer.
Hockey NL will be announcing information as it becomes available in respect to tournament website, webcast, schedules, host venue and other relevant information.