Hockey international kelowna major midget tournament
Teams interested in either hosting or participating in a tournament should read the tournament information. A schedule of games played among three 3 or more teams, which follows an inter-locking schedule and leads to an eventual winner. Coming together of several players who are then placed into teams. Games may or may not be competitive and the emphasis is on fun and fair play.
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Tournaments - Kelowna Minor Hockey Association
Changes in league scheduling by midget hockey associations across Western Canada have prevented several teams from attending the tourney next year, including six from the Canadian Sport School Hockey League. The B. The challenge of finding enough quality teams to replace those lost was simply too much to overcome for the tournament committee.
KIMMT has been a staple in Kelowna every January since , with the tournament to have been the 39th annual showcase of top midget talent from across Canada, with some years also featuring international teams from eastern Europe or the western United States. As for the reasoning for the cancellation, the release cited recent changes made to the league schedules for major midget hockey associations in Western Canada, including the Canadian School Sport Hockey League — featuring Winfield-based Pursuit of Excellence and Penticton-based Okanagan Hockey Academy — and similar leagues in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. These changes have resulted in scheduling conflicts that prevented teams from participating in the KIMMT tournament, which is typically held the week after the prestigious Mac's midget tournament in Calgary.