Hamilton, ON-(Friday, September 23, 2016)– Tonight, in Barrie, ON, the 20th World Outdoor Ball Hockey Championships will take place. The 3-day tournament features 54 of the best teams from all over North America, spanning 3 divisions: Men’s A, Men’s B/C and Ladies A/B. This year’s event features teams travelling in from Philadelphia, Boston, Pittsburgh, Ottawa, Montreal and from all over southern Ontario.
The WOBHC is the pinnacle of outdoor ball hockey greatness, akin to the Stanley Cup Final. Engraved on the championship trophy are the names of each player on winning teams. This isn’t just an outdoor ball hockey tournament, this is THE outdoor ball hockey tournament.
Games begin at 7 p.m. and continue through Sunday and are free to watch live at the Barrie Ball Hockey Club. The WOBHC will also be broadcast on RogersTV at a future date. For full tournament schedules click the following links: Men’s A Men’s B/C Ladies’ A/B