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LONG GAME & WORLD GIRLS HOCKEY WEEKEND TO TAKE PLACE OCT 7-9

by Hockey Manitoba  |  October 6, 2016 1:57 pm

WINNIPEG, MB – The women’s hockey world will come together this year from Oct. 7-9, 2016 to celebrate World Girls’ Hockey Weekend, with the highlight of the weekend being the Long Game.  World Girls’ Hockey Weekend has provincial members, minor hockey associations, communities and families from all over Canada hosting events from road hockey games to team skills sessions.  When the weekend is complete, Hockey Canada will submit a list of all events that took place across the country to the International Ice Federation, and that list will be released to the hockey world.

Manitoba host locations for events taking part in World Girls’ Hockey Weekend:

City Event
Brandon, MB Hockey Brandon – Esso Fun Day
Dauphin, MB Moms’ vs Daughters
Deloraine, MB Westman Wildcate Jamboree
Flin Flon, MB Lunch Time Road Hockey
Morden, MB Pembina Valley Hawks Thanksgiving Classic
The Pas, MB The Pas Minor Hockey – Female Jamboree
Winnipeg, MB Atom A1 Stars Purple vs Atom A1 Storm
Winnipeg, MB Female Bantam AAA Showcase Challenge
Winnipeg, MB University of Manitoba Bisons Game

 

Manitoba host locations & teams participating in the Long Game:The Long Game brings together players in every province and territory for Red and White bragging rights in five different age categories – Atom, Peewee, Bantam, Midget and Senior.  Starting on the east coast , the 1st game begins Oct. 8th bright and earl. When the buzzer sounds, the game & score head west across each province and territory until it ends in B.C. 15 hours later.

Atom, 1:00 PM (Dauphin, MB)
Gilbert Plains Inter-squad Game

Peewee, 2:00 PM (Dauphin, MB)
Mom’s vs. Daughters

Bantam, 3:00 PM (Dauphin, MB)
Inter-squad Game

Midget, 4:00 PM (Dauphin, MB)

Dauphin King Midgets vs. Alumni

Senior, 5:00 PM (Winnipeg, MB)

For more information on World Girls’ Hockey Weekend, to find out what’s happening in your area or to follow along with the Long Game, stay tuned to HockeyCanada.ca/FemaleHockey and Hockey Canada’s social media accounts.  To join the conversation, use and follow the hashtags: #WGHWCanada, #LongGame and #WGIHW.


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