Rising Stars to Shine at Sask First's Top 160 Tournament
By Hockey Saskatchewan
REGINA, Sask. – Excitement is building as Hockey Saskatchewan and the Sask First high-performance program gear up to present the Male Under-15 (U15) Top 160 Tournament at the Co-operators Centre in Regina from December 28 to 30, 2023.
Following evaluations at the recent north and south Regional Camps, talented 2009-born players from across the province have earned their spots. On Thursday, December 28, 2023, these athletes will hit the ice for team practices bright and early, guided by our committed coaches.
The tournament will showcase the skills of these young players as they compete on eight teams in a thrilling round-robin competition. The action kicks off on Thursday afternoon and unfolds over three days, reaching its peak with the A, B, C, and D finals on Saturday, December 30, 2023.
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In the new year, the Top 80 players will advance to the next level, participating in a tournament in Balgonie, Sask., from February 16 to 18, 2024. Ultimately, the Sask First program's final roster of 20 players will be crafted, forming the Male Under-16 group which will proudly represent Team Saskatchewan at the 2024 WHL Cup.
About SASK FIRST
The Sask First program, introduced by Hockey Saskatchewan in 1988, has been a source of immense pride and achievement in our province. This high-performance initiative was crafted with the dual goal of enhancing the game's comprehension and nurturing the growth of exceptional players, coaches, trainers, officials, and administrators. It empowers participants, enriching them as individuals, fostering self-satisfaction, and enhancing their enjoyment within the hockey community.
About HOCKEY SASKATCHEWAN
Hockey Saskatchewan was established in 1912 and is the governing body for organized hockey in the province of Saskatchewan. With a mission to lead, develop and promote positive hockey experiences, Hockey Saskatchewan encourages competition at all levels – from recreational to high performance. Hockey Saskatchewan has grown through the years and is Saskatchewan’s largest sports organization with over 40,000 members comprised of players, coaches, and officials. For more information, please visit www.hockeysask.ca or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and X.