RED DEER – Six months of regular season and tournament action, including up to six weeks of games in Zone playdowns, culminates this month, as teams prepare for the 2018 Hockey Alberta Provincial Championships.
Tournament action will determine the majority of the 2018 provincial champions.
Fourteen titles will be awarded on March 18.
March 25 will see another 15 champions crowned, and the remaining six champions will be determined on April 1.
Tournament champions will emerge from a weekend of round-robin pool play and playoff action in their respective tournaments.
The slate of provincial championship tournaments starts next weekend, March 15-18 in 14 locations around Alberta.
Provincial championships set for March 15-18 in the central Alberta area include the Bantam B title that will be played for in Rocky Mountain House, the Bantam Female B in Stettler, and the Atom D in Bentley.
Provincial championships in the central Alberta area for March 21/22-25 include the Midget B in Wetaskiwin, the Midget C title in Rimbey, and the Midget Female AAA title in Red Deer.
Four champions will be determined via league playoffs: Senior AAA, Junior A, Midget AAA, and Bantam AAA.
The final round of the Senior AAA provincials is underway and features the Lacombe Generals and the Stony Plain Eagles.
Playoffs are just underway in the Alberta Junior Hockey League, while the Midget AAA Division Finals begin on Sunday.
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