RED DEER - Hockey Alberta is pleased to announce the dates for the 2023 Hockey Alberta Provincial Championships.
A total of 34 events will be held in communities around the province next March and April. The applications to bid to host a 2023 Provincials event will be open in the fall.
The Provincial Championships will open during the week of March 23-26, and carry on for three consecutive weeks until April 6-9. Below is a breakdown of events during each week:
|Number of Events
|March 23 - 26
|March 30 - April 2
|April 6 - 9
Week one will feature the most events with 17, with a large majority of them taking place in the U13 and U15 divisions. Week two features 11 events, most of which will be in the U18 division. Junior B Male and U17 AAA will be the only events on the April 6-9 weekend, while four champions will be decided via playoffs.
Most Minor Tiered and Minor Female events will feature eight teams - the host, a wild card and the champions from each division’s respective leagues: Hockey Calgary, Edmonton Federation Hockey League, Central Alberta Hockey League, Northern Alberta Interlock, All Peace Hockey League, North Eastern Alberta Hockey League, Rocky Mountain Female Hockey League, and East Central Female Hockey League.