The Truro Major Bantam Bearcats will play host to the Nova Scotia Major Bantam Hockey League Inaugural Showcase that will feature some of the top bantam aged hockey players in Nova Scotia on Saturday, December 28, 2013 at the Rath Eastlink Community Centre in Truro.
“This year’s showcase will be the first of its kind for our league. We are very excited about the opportunity to display the high level of talented athletes within our league,” said Todd Watson, President Nova Scotia Major Bantam Hockey League.
“This will be witnessed not only by the community of Truro and surrounding area hockey fans. The game will also be heavily viewed by the Major Midget coaches that will evaluate the players in a high level setting. Also many of the players participating in the showcase are competing for a roster spot with Hockey Nova Scotia’s Canada Winter Games team, commented Watson.
The teams will be divided into Team North and Team South. These teams will include at least two representatives from each of the 12 teams with the only other criteria being the players chosen will be finishing their final year of bantam eligibility.
The players will have a full day of activity with practice in the morning with their team, team photo/jersey to keep, meals with the teams and the game at 4:00pm.
‘The Bearcats hockey organization are in their 4th year with their program and are excited to bring this level of play to the area over the Christmas holidays, stated Jon Stanfield, President of the Truro Major Bantam Bearcats. There is a lot of hard work -planning that goes into this type of event and we are fortunate to be the host of the inaugural showcase.”
The tickets for this game will be available the day of the game at the door. The general admission ticket for the game will be $5.00 with kids under 10 will be admitted free.
Nova Scotia Major Bantam Hockey League Showcase Schedule on December 28th 2013
Saturday December 28th 2013
9:00am Players arrive at Rath Eastlink Community Center
1000am-1100am Team North practice/ Team Pics
1110am-1210pm Team South practice/Team Pics
1215-100pm Team North and Staff Pre Game Meal at the RECC
100-145pm Team South and Staff Pre Game Meal at the RECC
350pm-400pm Warm Up
7:00pm Post Game Meal in the Dressing Rooms
Friday March 7 Truro Bearcats 3 vs. Bubba Rays 6 Saturday March 1 Bubba Rays 3 vs. Truro Bearcats 2 Sunday February 9 Truro Bearcats 3 vs. Kings Mutual 4