Tournament Invitation Letter

Subject: Your Invitation to Victoria Playmakers Tournament March 28th– April 1st,  2023

October 12, 2022

Pierre Boudreau
Playmakers Tournament Registrar
3454 Fulton Road
Victoria, B.C.  V9C 3N2

Dear Hockey Friend:

A new hockey season has begun and it is time to think about tournament opportunities. The Victoria Playmakers is planning to host their 32nd annual tournament in Victoria March 28th – April 1st, 2023.

The Playmakers Tournament:

  • is dedicated to players 55 and over, with 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+ and 80+ age divisions for men.
  • also has  a women’s 55+ division
  • is a participation tournament guaranteeing 3 games/team consisting of two 21-minute stop time periods with all games played at Pearkes Recreation Centre in Victoria.
  • in 2023 Playmakers runs Tuesday through Saturday.  All teams must be prepared to play on any of these days. Please advise the Registrar when you submit your Team Registration Form if your team has constraints.
  • The total number of teams for our 2023 tournament has been set at 48.
  • The spirit of fellowship on ice and the opportunity to play against far away teams make this a must do tournament to participate in.

To register:

  • Teams are encouraged to register on-line via our website: Or you can print the Team Registration form from the website, complete, and mail to Tournament Registrar (mailing address is on the entry form).
  • Teams can register now and pay the registration fee later (payment is due by January 15th, 2023).
  • The tournament registration fee is $1000.00 Canadian payable by e-transfer (preferred) or by cheque payable to Victoria Playmakers. Those choosing to pay by e-transfer can find the instructions on the Website. 
  • As registration is on a first-come basis it is recommended that you register early.
  • Refunds of the registration fee, minus a $200.00 administrative cost, will be returned to teams that notify the Registrar not later than January 15, 2023 that they are unable to attend.

Associated Tournament Activities:

  • There will be a beer garden.
  • We intend to host a banquet on the evening of March 30th, which includes door prizes plus the presentation of a “Knighting” certificate for first time players over 70 yrs old, a “Hockey Exemplar” certificate for players over 80 yrs old and also a “Hockey Exemplaritas” certificate for players over 90 yrs old. 
  • Each player will receive a participation gift

Important dates to remember:

  • December 1st, 2022: Submit your Team Registration form via our Website. A deposit is not required.
  • January 15th, 2023: Registration and payment due date. Last date to withdraw and receive a refund if you paid the registration fee early.
  • January 31st, 2023: Game schedule will be posted on the Tournament Schedule tab of our website:
  • February 14th, 2023: Hall of Fame “Knighting” application deadline

Thank you for considering the Victoria Playmakers Tournament in Victoria, B.C. from March 28th – April 1st, 2023. Please check our web-site for further information on events and scheduling of games as we get closer to the tournament. To help the environment and avoid paper wastage, we no longer mail out a hard copy invitation letter.

Yours truly,

Pierre Boudreau
Playmakers Tournament Registrar
Ph: 778-433-0482