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U-17 POE

teamcdaTeam West competes at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge which is a top-level international competition that serves as a primary identification tool and entry point for Hockey Canada’s Program of Excellence.

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U-17 POE Process

Players are scouted/evaluated during the second half of the season and invited to participate in the U-17 Program of Excellence. There is no Regional Tryout or Spring Tournament for the U-17 POE. This year’s U-17 Program is for players born in 1997.

Team West Regional Camp:

  • August 7-11 (PCU Centre – Portage la Prairie)
  • 68 players invited to Regional Summer Camp (34 MB, 34 SK)
  • Includes camp accomodations at Canad Inns Portage la Prairie

Fall Scouting:

  • Players evaluated/scouted throughout the fall

Final Roster:

  • Announced early November

2014 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge:

  • December 28 – January 4 (Cape Breton, NB)

For more information:

Bernie Reichardt, Director of Development – Hockey Manitoba