Brent Mutis

It’s the British Columbia Hockey League’s golden anniversary this season and all 16 teams are getting in on the festivities with Celebration Weekend Nov. 25 and 26.

Teams have paired off and will face each other on consecutive nights in home-and-home meetings.

On Friday, Nov. 25, the following matchups are set:

Alberni Valley Bulldogs @ Nanaimo Clippers

Penticton Vees @ Chilliwack Chiefs

Langley Rivermen @ Coquitlam Express

Cowichan Capitals @ Victoria Grizzlies

Merritt Centennials @ Prince George Spruce Kings

Surrey Eagles@ Powell River Kings

Salmon Arm SilverBacks @ Vernon Vipers

Trail Smoke Eaters @ Westside Warriors

The following night will see the same matchups in the other team’s building.

Each BCHL team has offers and promotions planned for their home game. Team-signed jerseys, sticks and other memorabilia will be auctioned or raffled off to raise money for KidSport. Contact your local club to find out more.

Voting continues for the BCHL all-time team and the top 50 vote-getters will be revealed in each rink on Celebration Weekend. Visit www.bchl.ca and click the “VOTE HERE” banner.

On Twitter, the hashtags #CelebrationWeekend and #BCHL50 will be used on any updates regarding the events. Also, follow @KidSport to support this initiative.