WINNIPEG, MB – Hockey Manitoba is pleased to announce that registration has opened for the 2016 Hockey Manitoba Cup presented by Budweiser held April 14-17 in Winnipeg. The Hockey Manitoba Cup – Adult Rec Provincials has grown from hosting 24 teams in 2010 to nearly 80 teams in 2015, becoming a staple of recreational hockey in Manitoba. “The Cup”, as it’s become popularly known, sees teams from all corners of the province from as far as Boissevain, Churchill, Flin Flon and Thompson along with teams from Winnipeg and surrounding areas.
The seventh annual Hockey Manitoba Cup presented by Budweiser officially runs from Thursday, April 14 – Sunday, April 17. Local teams from Winnipeg or surrounding areas will kick off the tournament with a handful of games during the evenings of April 13th and 14th whereas out of town teams will begin play on April 15th. The 2016 event will host seven recreational divisions (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 & Women’s). Great entry gifts for teams, championship prizes for division winners plus tons of value added promotions and team discounts make this simply the best Adult Rec. tournament in Canada.
The Hockey Manitoba Cup offers an unrivalled experience to all participants unlike any other adult recreational tournament in the country, featuring promotions such as the Budweiser Team Party, Tavern United Team Headquarters and the opportunity for teams to be treated like a professional hockey club. Competing teams can win one of three Pro Team Experiences, where they will be provided with a guest coach, an equipment manager, sponsored jerseys, matching socks, skate sharpening, water bottles, a snack table and Gatorade.
Perks that teams have come to expect at the Hockey Manitoba Cup:
- 3 games guaranteed, possibility of up to 5
- Great team entry gifts
- Free entry to Budweiser Team Party for all participants
- HM Cup lanyard that gives individuals access to great deals all weekend
- Prizes & medals for all division champions
- Championship hats for all division winners
- Championship trophy for each division winner
- Great discounts at Tavern United Team Headquarters
- Hotel specials with Canad Inns
- Great door prizes throughout the weekend
- Scores, standings & stats tracked online
- Event silent auction
- In-game music & PA
- Pro Team Experience
Entry fee per team is a total of $799 + GST with all teams guaranteed a minimum of three games. Teams are able to pay a deposit of $129 + GST at the time of registration to hold their spot in the tournament with the remaining entry fee balance due by March 31st. As in previous seasons, the 2016 Hockey Manitoba Cup presented by Budweiser will fill up quickly, far before the posted deadline of March 31st. Interested teams are encouraged to visit the Hockey Manitoba Cup page for the 2016 Rules & Procedures package as well as online registration and payment (credit card only).
Visit hockeymanitoba.ca to get your team’s deposit in now and join us for a legendary weekend of hockey and camaraderie at the 2016 Hockey Manitoba Cup presented by Budweiser!