Bid Process Open for 2008 and 2009 Hockey Canada Events
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December 12, 2006
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CALGARY, AB – Hockey Canada announced Friday that it has opened the bid process that will determine the host cities for Hockey Canada events taking place during the 2008-09 season.

More than 82,000 fans attended Hockey Canada events in 2005/06, held from coast-to-coast from Sydney, NS to Powell River, BC. As well, more than 600,000 people watched Hockey Canada events on TSN/RDS, the official broadcaster of Hockey Canada.

Bid guidelines are currently available for the following Hockey Canada events:

2008 National Women’s Under-18 Championship

2008 World Junior A Challenge

2009 World Under-17 Challenge

2009 Esso Women’s Nationals

2009 TELUS Cup (regional rotation – 2009 Western: SHA, Hockey Manitoba, Hockey Northwestern Ontario)

Hockey Canada is holding a number of events during the 2007-08 season:

2007 National Women’s Under-18 Championship – Kitchener, ON

2007 World Junior A Challenge – Trail/Nelson, BC

2008 World Under-17 Challenge – London, ON

2008 Esso Women’s Nationals – Charlottetown, PE

2008 TELUS Cup – Arnprior, ON

2008 RBC Royal Bank Cup – Cornwall, ON

For more information:

Lisa Dornan
Director, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4557 / 403-510-7046 (mobile)
ldornan@hockeycanada.ca

 

Morgan Bell
Coordinator, Media Relations
Hockey Canada
403-284-6427
mbell@hockeycanada.ca

 

Esther Madziya
Coordinator, Media Relations
Hockey Canada
403-284-6484
emadziya@hockeycanada.ca

 

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