The Aboriginal Sport, Recreation and Physical Activity Partners Council (Partners Council) has announced the details of the Player Selection Camp for Team BC’s participation in the 2017 National Aboriginal Hockey Championships (NAHC) to be hosted in Cowichan from May 1-6, 2017.
Aboriginal male and female hockey players are invited to participate in the 2017 Team BC Player Selection Camp where they will be evaluated over a three-day period by the Team BC coaching staff.
The Selection Camp will be held April 7-9, 2017 in Prince George. Team BC will be represented by one male and one female team each comprising a maximum of 24 Bantam/Midget aged players at the 2017 NAHC.
Players must meet the following criteria to be eligible for participation in the NAHC:
• Resident of British Columbia and of Aboriginal ancestry (First Nations, Inuit, Métis)
• Male: Bantam or Midget age, as of the 2016/17 competitive season (born 1999 to 2003)
• Female: Bantam or Midget age, as of the 2016/17 competitive season (born 1999 to 2003) and those born 1997 to 1998 (as the female team can carry up to one overage player)
• Registered or eligible to be registered with BC Hockey. (Players not registered with BC Hockey for the 2016/17 season may register via this camp for an additional fee of $40)
The camp registration fee is $120 per player and includes a Team BC Selection Camp jersey. Pre-registration is mandatory as no ‘walk-ins’ will be accepted. Online registration will open on Jan. 15, 2017 at www.teambcnahc.com