Welcome Hockey Pioneers
The Victoria Playmakers Old Timers Hockey Tournament Committee is proud to offer our 28th annual tournament to be held from March 28 to April 1, 2017 in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia. This international tournament consistently gets teams from Japan, California, Alberta and mainland British Columbia. It is the largest Old-Timers hockey tournament in Western Canada, with over 40 teams participating each year. This tournament is renowned for its superb organization, participation gifts, Welcome Night and the “Hockey Knighting Ceremony” held during the Banquet event. The spirit of fellowship on ice and the opportunity to play against far away teams make this a must do tournament to participate in.
The Victoria Playmakers Association is a non-profit organization and its purpose is to promote Old-Timers hockey. The Playmakers Tournament is dedicated to male players 55 years and over, the pioneers of the Canadian game of hockey. And yes, ladies are also welcome to participate as players. The tournament is divided into age divisions of 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+ and 80+. This is a participation tournament with a format of 3 games per team. You can register as a team or as an individual to go on the spares list. The team registration fee is $950. Canadian and the full amount must be received by 14 January 2017. New this year, a deposit is no longer required. The maximum number of teams is set at 48, so register early to guarantee your entry.
Please use the links on the left of the page to navigate through our site, to gather additional information and to find appropriate contact information. Various forms are provided, from Team and Individual Registration to providing a Team Roster and obtaining a Hockey Knight Certificate. Please submit your individual or team information using the forms on line.
Victoria is the capital city of the province of British Columbia. Located 60 kilometers south of Vancouver, on Vancouver Island, it offers snow peaked mountain views, agricultural valleys and some of the world’s best sailing and fishing among the surrounding islands. It is served by its own International Airport as well as ferries from Vancouver and Washington State. The Victoria Playmakers Old Timers Hockey Tournament is held at the end of March every year to take advantage of Victoria’s attractive setting and splendid weather during that time of year.
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Victoria Playmakers Committee