By David F. Rooney
Revelstoke’s Bantam hockey team will skate on home ice against opponents from Whistler, Mission, Clearwater, Creston Valley, Vanderhoof for the BC Hockey Bantam Tier 4 Provincial Championships starting on Monday, March 20.
The four-day event starts on Monday with an opening game between Mission and Revelstoke starting at 10:30 am at the Forum.
The official opening ceremonies will begin at 6:45 pm with all teams present. Mayor Mark McKee will welcome everyone to Revelstoke and Aza Deschamps will sing O Canada while former NHL left-winger Aaron Volpatti perform the ceremonial puck drop.
Alexandra Farrugia of the Revelstoke Bantam Team Provincial Organizing Committee said everyone is looking forward to the series — the first provincial championship held in Revelstoke since 2009.
“They’re probably all strong teams so we’ll see some excellent hockey,” she said.
Our kids would appreciate some hometown support so please come down and watch a game or two:
Here is a schedule for the series, which runs March 20 – 23: