Ballhockey.com is pleased to announce a series of new tournament’s to be launched in 2016 that will continue in our tradition of offering first class Provincial level events to the sport. We are pleased to announce that the City of Mississauga, Toronto & St. Catharines have won the bids to host these inaugural Championship’s that will become a regular annual event for players in Ontario and beyond. Brian Broley, President of Ballhockey.com indicated, “We have had such a tremendous response from the players and teams that participate in our events and this will become another opportunity to be part of our efforts to grow the game at an Open provincial level”.
These events will be limited to 12 Men’s teams in each level. Players must be 18 years of age to participate as these are adult events. Teams will be seeded into groups of 4 and will play 3 preliminary games within their group Friday through Saturday. The top eight teams will qualify for the Quarter Finals beginning on Sunday. Playing Rosters will be limited to a maximum of 20 players, but each team can declare up to 22 players on the roster.
The Tournament date’s are:
Men’s Tier 1 – July 15-17 – Toronto – Open Event, No roster limitations.
Men’s Tier 2 – July 15-17 – Toronto – Roster limited to 4 Tier 1 Players on any roster.
Men’s Tier 3 – July 29-31 – Niagara – Roster limited to 1 Tier 1 Player & 3 Tier 2 Players on any roster.
Men’s Tier 4 – July 29-31 – Niagara – No Tier 1 or 2 Players Allowed, Limited to 4 Tier 3 Players.
All games will be played indoors in a full size arena and helmets will be mandatory. The cost of the event will be $750 per team, but the winners will play for a first place prize of $2,000 plus a championship banner and individual medals. Finalists will receive $ 750.00 in cash and Silver Medals. This is an open Championship intended to bring together the best teams in this age group. We would expect and encourage participation from the USA and other Canadian Provinces.
More Event details will be posted to Ballhockey.com but should you have any immediate questions or are interested in registering your team, please contact Brian Broley at firstname.lastname@example.org.