April 29 - May 7 -2017 Western Canada Cup
The biggest Western Canadian Junior ‘A’ Championship, presented by Sun Life Financial, is coming to Penticton this April! The Penticton Vees Jr. ‘A’ Hockey Club, in conjunction with the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL), has been awarded the 2017 Western Canada Cup (WCC) April 29 to May 7, 2017.
The Vees, along with the champions of the BCHL, Alberta Junior Hockey League, Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League and Manitoba Junior Hockey League will participate in a five-team tournament for the WCC title. Of the five teams, two will qualify for the 2017 RBC Cup in Cobourg, Ontario.
The 13-game tournament includes a round-robin schedule followed by two semi-final games and a championship game. The Western Canada Cup Champion and the runner-up will both represent Western Canada at the RBC Cup.
The Vees organization along with the South Okanagan Events Centre and the City of Penticton is excited to welcome Western Canada’s best to the South Okanagan in the spring of 2017.
Game 1 - Preliminary - AJHL vs. BCHL - Sat April 29 - 2:00pm
Game 2 - Preliminary - SJHL vs. Penticton Vees - Sat April 29 - 7:00pm
Game 3 - Preliminary - MJHL vs. SJHL - Sun April 30 - 2:00pm
Game 4 - Preliminary - Penticton Vees vs. AJHL - Sun April 30 - 7:00pm
Game 5 - Preliminary - BCHL vs. MJHL - Mon May 1 - 7:00pm
Game 6 - Preliminary - AJHL vs. SJHL - Tues May 2 - 2:00pm
Game 7 - Preliminary - BCHL vs. Penticton Vees - Tues May 2 - 7:00pm
Game 8 - Preliminary - MJHL vs. AJHL - Wed May 3 - 7:00pm
Game 9 - Preliminary - SJHL vs. BCHL - Thurs May 4 - 2:00pm
Game 10 - Preliminary - Penticton Vees vs. MJHL - Thurs May 4 - 7:00pm
Game 11 - WG11 to G13 - 4th Place vs. 3rd Place - Sat May 6 - 2:00pm
Game 12 - WCC Title - 2nd Place vs. 1st Plac - Sat May 6 - 7:00pm
Game 13 - RBC Berth #2 - Winner of Game 11 vs. Loser of Game 12 - Sun May 7 - 4:00pm