St. Mary’s Academy will play host in February to a new item on the list of Hockey Canada events.
The 2013 Female World Sport School Challenge will be conducted at Winnipeg’s MTS Iceplex with eight schools from across Canada in attendance.
Winnipeg’s Balmoral Hall and Shaftesbury Hockey Academy will join St. Mary’s as the local contenders in this national event.
Calgary’s Edge School for Athletes, the Banff Hockey School, the Okanagan Hockey Academy from Penticton, B.C., the Pursuit of Excellence from Kelowna, B.C., and Rothesay Netherwood School of Rothesay, N.B., will all compete for a gold medal in the four-day tournament Feb. 21-24.
A preliminary round, relegation round and a four-team medal round will be the format for the tournament.