Winter championship season one week away

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by Michel Bélanger

February 13, 2014, OTTAWA (ISN) – The CIS winter championship season gets under way in exactly one week. The top varsity swimmers in the country kick things off with three days of competition at the University of Toronto, starting on Thursday, February 20. Finals are set for 6 p.m. daily and can be seen live on www.CIS-SIC.tv.

The action resumes the following week with men’s volleyball in Calgary (February 27 – March 1), women’s volleyball in Regina (February 28 – March 2) and wrestling in Fredericton (February 28 – March 1).

Championship season runs until the end of March and also includes indoor track and field in Edmonton (March 6-8), men’s basketball in Ottawa (7-9), women’s hockey in Fredericton (13-16), women’s basketball in Windsor (14-16), curling in Regina (19-23), as well as men’s hockey in Saskatoon (20-23).

Sportsnet has live coverage of four national tournaments – men’s basketball (3 games), women’s basketball (3), men’s hockey (3) and women’s hockey (1) – and all 10 championships will be streamed on www.CIS-SIC.tv.

Below is a complete CIS winter championship schedule, including TV and webcast information, participating teams and media contacts.

2014 CIS WINTER CHAMPIONSHIP (all times LOCAL)

SWIMMING

Media Contacts:

  • Jill Clark
  • Off: 416-978-4263
  • Cell: 416-938-1620
  • jill.clark@utoronto.ca

MEN’S VOLLEYBALL

  • Dates: February 27 – March 1 (Thursday-Saturday)
  • Host: University of Calgary
  • Location: Calgary, Alta.
  • Venue: Jack Simpson Gymnasium
  • Championship final: Saturday, March 1, 6 p.m.
  • All-Canadian Awards Breakfast: Wednesday, Feb. 26, 8 a.m.
  • Webcast (all games): www.CIS-SIC.tv
  • Berths: Canada West (3), OUA (2), RSEQ (2), AUS (1)
  • Website: http://english.cis-sic.ca/championships/mvball/index 

Media Contacts:

  • Ben Matchett
  • Off: 403-220-8143
  • Cell: 403-863-8143
  • ben.matchett@ucalgary.ca
  • Lindsay Franco
  • Off: 403-220-5082
  • Cell: 403-993-8122
  • lfranco@ucalgary.ca

WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL

  • Dates: February 28 – March 2 (Friday-Sunday)
  • Host: University of Regina
  • Location: Regina, Sask.
  • Venue: Centre for Kinesiology, Health & Sport (CKHS)
  • Championship final: Sunday, March 2, 6 p.m.
  • All-Canadian Awards Reception: Thursday, Feb. 27, 6:45 p.m.
  • Television (quarter-final #3, semifinals & final): Access7
  • Webcast (all games): www.CIS-SIC.tv
  • Berths: Canada West (4), OUA (2), RSEQ (1), AUS (1)
  • Website: http://english.cis-sic.ca/championships/wvball/index 

Media Contact:

  • Braden Konschuh
  • Off: 306-585-5199
  • Cell: 306-537-3535
  • braden.konschuh@uregina.ca

WRESTLING

Media Contacts:

  • Maureen Sparks
  • Off: 506-451-6894
  • Cell: 506-470-5578
  • sparks@unb.ca

INDOOR TRACK & FIELD

Media Contacts:

  • Matt Gutsch
  • Off: 780-492-7214
  • Cell: 780-914-7096
  • mgutsch@ualberta.ca

MEN’S BASKETBALL

  • Dates: March 7-9 (Friday-Sunday)
  • Host: Carleton University
  • Location: Ottawa, Ont.
  • Venue: Canadian Tire Centre
  • Championship final: Sunday, March 9, 2 p.m.
  • All-Canadian & Awards announcement: Wednesday, March 5
  • Television (semifinals & final): Sportsnet
  • Webcast (all games): www.CIS-SIC.tv
  • Berths: OUA (3), Canada West (2), RSEQ (1), AUS (1), at-large berth (1)
  • Website: http://english.cis-sic.ca/championships/mbkb/index 

Media Contact:

  • Michael Beasley
  • Off: 613-520-2600 ext. 1917
  • Cell: 613-983-8315
  • michael.beasley@carleton.ca

WOMEN’S HOCKEY

  • Dates: March 13-16 (Thursday-Sunday)
  • Host: St. Thomas University
  • Location: Fredericton, N.B.
  • Venue: Grant-Harvey Centre
  • Championship final: Sunday, March 16, 6:30 p.m.
  • All-Canadian Awards Gala: Wednesday, March 12, 6:30 p.m.
  • Television (final): Sportsnet
  • Webcast (all games): www.CIS-SIC.tv
  • Berths: AUS (2), RSEQ (2), Canada West (1), OUA (1)
  • Website: http://english.cis-sic.ca/championships/wice/index 

Media Contact:

  • Kathleen McCann
  • Off: 506-452-0602
  • Cell: 506-440-7369
  • kmccann@stu.ca

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

  • Dates: March 14-16 (Friday-Sunday)
  • Host: University of Windsor
  • Location: Windsor, Ont.
  • Venue: St. Denis Centre
  • Championship final: Sunday, March 16, 8 p.m.
  • All-Canadian Awards Gala: Thursday, March 13, 6:30 p.m.
  • Television (semifinals & final): Sportsnet
  • Webcast (all games): www.CIS-SIC.tv
  • Berths: OUA (3), Canada West (2), RSEQ (1), AUS (1), at-large berth (1)
  • Website: http://english.cis-sic.ca/championships/wbkb/index 

Media Contact:

  • Elisa Mitton
  • Off: 519-253-3000 ext. 2447
  • Cell: 519-984-6302
  • emitton@uwindsor.ca

CURLING (CIS/CCA championships)

  • Dates: March 19-23 (Wednesday-Sunday)
  • Host: University of Regina
  • Location: Regina, Sask.
  • Venue: Caledonian Curling Club
  • Finals: Sunday, March 23, 1:30 p.m. (women) & 5 p.m. (men)
  • All-Canadian Ceremony: Saturday, March 22, 12:30
  • Webcast (semifinals & finals): www.CIS-SIC.tv
  • Berths: Canada West (3), OUA (3), AUS (2)
  • Website: http://english.cis-sic.ca/championships/curling/index 

Media Contacts:

  • Alison Fisher
  • Off: 306-585-4927
  • Cell: 306-527-7055
  • alison.fisher@uregina.ca

MEN’S HOCKEY

  • Dates: March 20-23 (Thursday-Sunday)
  • Host: University of Saskatchewan
  • Location: Saskatoon, Sask.
  • Venue: Credit Union Centre
  • Championship final: Sunday, March 23, 1:30 p.m.
  • All-Canadian Awards Gala: Wednesday, March 19, 6:30 p.m.
  • Television (round-robin games #5-6 & final): Sportsnet
  • Webcast (all games): www.CIS-SIC.tv
  • Berths: OUA (3), Canada West (2), AUS (1)
  • Website: www.universitycup.ca 

Media Contact:

  • Nicole Betker
  • Off: 306-966-1024
  • Cell: 306-717-3398
  • nicole.betker@usask.ca

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