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India’s National Female Hockey Team Arrives in Surrey Ahead of Canadian Tire WickFest

13nov2:30 pm5:00 pmIndia’s National Female Hockey Team Arrives in Surrey Ahead of Canadian Tire WickFest2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Event Details

Team from Ladakh en route to their First Appearance at Hayley Wickenheiser’s Annual Tournament

After years of hard work on and off the ice, and thanks to special invitation from six-time Olympian Hayley Wickenheiser, the players from Ladakh, India will arrive in Canada for the first time. The team, who overcame strong societal and familial pressures in an effort to grow the game of women’s ice hockey in India, will compete in the ninth annual Canadian Tire WickFest. Before heading to Calgary, the team’s first stop is in Surrey, where they will play an exhibition game.

Canadian Tire WickFest is one of the largest and most celebrated female hockey tournaments in the world. After nine successful years in Calgary, the Festival is also coming to Surrey from January 31 to February 3, 2019.

What

India’s National Female Hockey team exhibition ice hockey game

When

Tuesday, November 13 2:30 p.m.: Exhibition ice hockey game begins

Where

Surrey Sport and Leisure Complex - Arena 16555 Fraser Highway, Surrey, BC V4N 0E9

Who

Diskit Angmo, Defensive Player, India’s National Female Hockey Team Harjinder Singh, Coach, India’s National Female Hockey Team Laurie Cavan, General Manager, Parks, Recreation and Culture Robb Price, Co-Director, Canadian Tire Wickenheiser Female World Hockey Festival

For more information on India’s National Female Team’s journey to Canadian Tire WickFest, visit india2yyc.com. Follow the tournament on Facebook and Twitter using #ctwickfest.

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Time

(Tuesday) 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

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