BC Hockey athletes have the opportunity to try-out for and represent their province, region or country in various national and international competitions throughout their career.
Hockey Canada governs amateur hockey throughout Canada. Hockey Canada works with the 13 Branch Associations, the Canadian Hockey League and the Canadian Inter-University Sports to facilitate hockey programs across the country. The organization also facilitates national teams for international competition.
Team BC – Canada Winter Games
The Canada Winter Games occur every four years. BC Hockey High Performance Athletes are selected to represent our province. Both a female and male Team BC are assembled to compete at the Games.
The 2015 Canada Winter Games will be held in Prince George, BC from February 13, 2015 to March 1, 2015..
As a member of Hockey Canada, BC Hockey members have the opportunity to one day participate at the Olympic Games.
International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF)
The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) was founded in 1908 and is the world governing body for ice and inline hockey. They partner with national organizations such as Hockey Canada to help make international competition possible.