Established in 2009, the Esso Cup brings together five regional champions from across the country, plus a host team, to compete for Canada's National Female Midget Championship. Since the inaugural tournament in Calgary, Alta., teams representing nine provinces have participated, and four have laid claim to national champions.

During the 2017-18 season, 100 teams – from the Vancouver Island Seals in British Columbia to the Eastern Icebreakers in Newfoundland and Labrador – have the chance to be the best in Canada. Provincial champions from Ontario and Quebec advance directly to the Esso Cup, while the remaining berths are filled by regional champions from Pacific (B.C. and Alberta), West (Manitoba and Saskatchewan) and Atlantic (N.B., N.L., N.S., P.E.I.).

Esso Cup
Bridgewater, N.S.
April 22-28, 2018
Morden, Man.
April 23-29, 2017
Weyburn, Sask.
April 17-23, 2016
Red Deer, Alta.
April 19-25, 2015
Stoney Creek/Hamilton, Ont.
April 20-26, 2014
Burnaby, B.C.
April 21-27, 2013
Which region has won the most National Female Midget Championships? Who recorded the most points in an Esso Cup game? Who scored the fastest goal to start a game? Get the answers in the Esso Cup Guide & Record Book.

All-Time Results
Year Gold Silver Bronze Location
2018 -- -- -- Bridgewater, N.S.
2017 St. Albert Slash (PAC) Harfangs du Triolet (QUE) Durham West Lightning (ONT) Morden, Man.
2016 Brantford Ice Cats (ONT) Express du Richelieu (QUE) Rocky Mountain Raiders (PAC) Weyburn, Sask.
2015 Sudbury Lady Wolves (ONT) Red Deer Chiefs (HST) Saskatoon Stars (WST/SK) Red Deer, Alta.
2014 Weyburn Gold Wings (WST) Edmonton Thunder (PAC) Sudbury Lady Wolves (ONT) Stoney Creek/Hamilton, Ont.
2013 LHFDQ Nord (QUE) North Bay Ice Boltz (ONT) Edmonton Thunder (PAC) Burnaby, B.C.
2012 Pembina Valley Hawks (WST) Thunder Bay Queens (ONT) Edmonton Thunder (PAC) Charlottetown, P.E.I.
2011 Notre Dame Hounds (WST) Edmonton Thunder (PAC) Toronto Aeros (ONT) St. Albert, Alta.
2010 Thunder Bay Queens (ONT) Notre Dame Hounds (WST) Edmonton Thunder (PAC) Regina, Sask.
2009 Westman Wildcats (WST) Scarborough Sharks (ONT) Calgary Flyers (HST) Calgary, Alta.
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2018 Esso Cup: STA 6 – BRA 2 (Preliminary)
Doyle had 2G 1A, and the Slash came back to clinch second place.
2018 Esso Cup: SAS 5 – NOR 2 (Preliminary)
Shirley and Parker had 1G 1A each, and the Stars finished perfect.
2018 Esso Cup: STA 4 – NOR 1 (Preliminary)
Willan scored twice in the third period to help the Slash pull away.
2018 Esso Cup: BRA 8 – LAN 2 (Preliminary)
Whaley had 2G 1A to help the Canadettes to their first regulation win.
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