Sun County Panthers U14AAA to Participate in 2023 Ontario Winter Games
Congratulations to the Sun County Panthers U14AAA team who earned the opportunity to participate in the 2023 Ontario Winter Games!
The ALLIANCE Hockey team representative selection was based upon the best team record as of a specific number of games played in the ALLIANCE Hockey regular season.
Originally scheduled for early 2022, the games were postponed due to COVID-19 concerns, with the Games now being held during the first two weekends of February 2023 – Feb. 2-5 and Feb. 9-12.
OWG Team Competition - Men's Hockey
Men's hockey will be featured during the first week of the Games, scheduled specifically for February 3-5, 2023 and played out of the Ma-te-way Park Activity Centre
The 2023 event features the U14AAA age group with the competition format as
• HNO – U14 x1 team
• OHF – U14 teams
o ALLIANCE Hockey x1 team = Sun County Panthers
o GTHL x1 team
o NOHA x1 team
o OMHA (additional team rotation) x2 teams
• HEO – U14 Club team + Host x2 teams
To follow along on the OWG sport site, click HERE
GO PANTHERS GO!
About the Ontario Winter Games
As Ontario’s largest multi-sport events, the Games are a showcase of amateur sport in Ontario and provide top young athletes with development and competitive opportunities to prepare them for national and international competition. The Ontario Winter Games were first delivered in 1970 by the City of Etobicoke. Since then, they have been held in even numbered years, and attract as many as 3,000 participants competing in over 20 sports.
Games Ontario will be hosting the 2023 Ontario Winter Games beginning Thursday, February 2 to Sunday, February 5, 2023, and February 9 to Sunday, February 11, 2023. The Games will take place at multiple locations across Renfrew County. A full list of venues will be posted on the Games website.
The Ontario government is providing $1.4 million to support the games.
The games will draw more than 3,000 young athletes, coaches and officials from across Ontario to compete in 22 individual sports.