PENTICTON, BC –The Penticton Vees Jr. A Hockey Club is excited to announce early-bird Western Canada Cup (WCC) ticket packages go on-sale to the public Friday, July 1st.
Fans can get their 13-game tournament package for just $149 by calling Director of Ticket Sales Laura Carleton at 250-493-8337, online at www.valleyfirsttix.com, or in person at the Valley First box office starting Monday, July 4th, at 10 AM.
“We’ve had a great response from our season ticket holders buying Western Canada Cup packages and now we hope the general public continues the strong push,” stated President, General Manager & Head Coach Fred Harbinson.
“We’ve worked really hard to keep costs down for our fans and if you look at the last two WCC tournaments in Estevan (2016) and Fort McMurray (2015), we’re offering a savings of over $100 on ticket packages.”
If you’re a season ticket holder and haven’t purchased your WCC ticket package, you still have the opportunity to do so, on a first come, first serve basis, by contacting Laura Carleton, in the Vees’ office.
Director of Player Development & Corporate Sales David Michaud expects it to be a big week on and off the ice for the city of Penticton, “This tournament should provide a significant economic impact, with plenty of fans coming from out of town and even out of province. Hotels will be full, restaurants will be busy, and plenty there will be plenty shopping.”
“There are only two games scheduled daily during the tournament, so fans will have plenty of opportunity to explore what our city has to offer.”
It’s been an exciting off-season for the Vees already, as Coach Harbinson and his staff continue to build a roster ready to contend for a national championship. Nick Jones was named Captain for the upcoming 2016-17 season, along with Gabe Bast being named an Assistant Captain. The Vees have a strong recruiting class coming in and have made some significant moves in acquiring veterans players, like Mitch Meek and Noah Jordan, and the team expects to make further roster announcements in the coming days.