THUNDER BAY – SPORTS – Day 4 of this year’s annual Chill tournament gets underway at the Tournament Centre this morning at 9am. This marks the 25th annual tournament for this association. It is the biggest all girls hockey tournament in Northwestern Ontario. This year’s event will bring together teams with players as young as 4 years old and upwards of 17 years old. This stellar all girls tournament will see players from across Northwestern Ontario.
Action continues today at the Tournament Centre. With finals slated for 12:00, 12:15 & 1:30pm
“Sporting events are an excellent way for young women to excel both on and off the ice. This weekend is about the hard work the girls have done to get here. Girls learn that teamwork divides the task and multiples the success” said Kasey Etreni, Chill Co-Chair.
TBWHA is a member of Ontario Women’s Hockey Association which has over 6000 Associations and over 30,000 girls and women playing hockey in the province. Thunder Bay Women’s Hockey Association supports a junior division rep league of 5 Queen’s teams, junior division house league teams, and a senior league made up from across the city of Thunder Bay and surrounding district. Partnering with other hockey organizations throughout the city has enhanced this program and given these females more opportunities to develop hockey skills. Since 1992, the Thunder Bay Women’s Hockey Association has established a respected and reputable program and teams that participate in games and tournaments across Canada and the United States – bringing home the gold medal in many events at both provincial and national levels.