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Victoria Will Play Host to 2009 RBC Royal Bank Cup
May 20, 2007

WINNIPEG – Hockey Canada announced on Saturday that the City of Victoria and the Victoria Grizzlies of the BCHL have been awarded the right to play host to the 2009 RBC Royal Bank Cup, Canada’s National Junior A Championship.

The site was approved by Hockey Canada’s Board of Directors on Sunday during its AGM.
The other communities which bid for the 2009 championship were Lloydminster, AB, Winnipeg, MB and the Battlefords in Saskatchewan.

The 2009 RBC Royal Bank Cup will be held at the Bear Mountain Arena in May 2009.

“Junior council heard the details of four solid presentations on Saturday,” said Scott Farley, Hockey Canada’s Director of Marketing Services/Events. “This championship continues to grow every year and with that comes an increase in interest in hosting the RBC Royal Bank Cup. Victoria put together a great bid and we’re confident that the community will put on a first-class event.”

Host cities for Hockey Canada’s other 2009 national championships will be announced in the coming months. Following is a list of confirmed sites for upcoming Hockey Canada events.

Note that the 20 host cities were previously announced.

TELUS Cup – Canada’s National Midget Championship

2009 – TBD

2008 – Arnprior, ON (April 21-27)

RBC Royal Bank Cup – Canada’s National Junior A Championship

2009 – Victoria, BC

2008 – Cornwall, ON (May 3-11)

World Under-17 Hockey Challenge

2009 – TBD

2008 – London, ON ( – )

Esso Women’s Nationals – Canada’s Senior Female Championship

2009 – TBD

2008 – Charlottetown, PEI (March11-15, 2008)

Women’s National Under-18 Championship

2007 – Kitchener, ON (November 7-11)

World Junior A Challenge

2007 – Trail/Nelson, BC (November 5-11)

Allan Cup – Canada’s Senior AAA Hockey Championship

2009 – TBD

2008 – Brantford, ON (April 15-23)

Hockey Canada is also proud to be hosting to a number of international events over the coming years, including the 2009, 20 World Junior Championship and the 2008 IIHF World Men’s Championship.

For more information:

André Brin
Director, Communications
Hockey Canada

Francis Dupont
Manager, Media Relations/Communications
Hockey Canada

Jason LaRose
Manager, Content Services
Hockey Canada

Kristen Lipscombe
Coordinator, Communications
Hockey Canada

Keegan Goodrich
Coordinator, Media
Hockey Canada

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