Major Ice Hockey Events This Fall

There’s no secret Canadians love hockey and are pretty good at it. Their games are captivating for people from all over the world who enjoy the game on TV or on the side of the skating rink. Moreover, there are millions of people who like betting on hockey games. If you are one of them, don’t miss the promotions on That being said, let’s see what this fall has in store for us in terms of awesome hockey competitions.

The IIHF World Girls’ Ice Hockey Weekend

Believe it or not, women enjoy playing hockey too. In fact, there’s a weekend dedicated to them every year. This is the 7th edition of the event and it’s meant for girls and women who try the sport for the first time, but also as a celebration of this very popular sport in Canada. The event takes place on October 6-8 and dozens of countries are expected to participate.

Being the world leader in this sport, it’s only natural for Canada to host the World Girls’ Ice Hockey Weekend. Several smaller events that are part of this celebration will be held from coast to coast in big cities as well as small towns. You can contact the local hockey association in your community to learn more about what events will be organized in your area.

The 2017 National Women’s U-18 Championship

On November 1-5, Quebec City will hold the 2017 edition of this national hockey competition for U-18 women. This national championship began in 2001 and features 8 teams from Canadian provinces: Atlantic, Manitoba, Ontario Red, Ontario Blue, Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Quebec. The event is hosted at ExpoCite in the Pavillon de la jeunesse.

Every year, the host region benefits a lot from organizing this event. The estimated net economic impact is $1.5 million. Local economy gains a boost and so is the popularity of the game in that area. Several hockey stars competed in this championship at a given moment of their careers: Meghan Agosta (Ontario Red 2005), Bailey Bram (Manitoba 2007), Emily Clark (Saskatchewan 2011, 2012) and Sarah Davis (2007-2009 Atlantic), just to name a few.

The 2017 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge

The fall ends with this event that will be held on November 5-11 at the Encana Events Center in Dawson Creek (14 games) and North Peace Arena in Fort St. John (12 games). The advance full-tournament package costs $189 per city. Note that there is a limited number of advance packages. Once they’re sold out, the price per city will be raised to $240.

There also are single-game tickets available for sale. Pre-tournament game tickets are the cheapest ones, only $5. You have to pay $15 for the preliminary round, $20 for quarter-finals and placement games, $25 for semi-finals, the bronze medal game and the gold medal game.

There are certain fees in addition to these prices, so make sure to contact the Tiger Box Office Plus at the Encana Events Center or Tiger Printing and Stationers for more information. There’s also a phone number you can call to save you a trip: 1-877-339-TIXX. The tickets can be purchased online at

If these events don’t sound interesting to you, you might have to wait until winter comes to attend the 2018 Olympic Winter Games on February 9-25 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

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