Quickcard Edmonton Minor Hockey Week

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Quickcard Minor Hockey Week is just around the corner! Things officially kick off on Friday, January 7th. SAMHA has 55 teams participating in this ten-day tournament.

Information

Quickcard Minor Hockey Week, Coach and Parent Information. 

Schedule & Results 
All teams can find their game schedule and results on the Quickcard Minor Hockey Week website.

Arenas 

Quickcard Minor Hockey Week Arena Abbreviation Guide

Admission - BUY ONLINE
Adult spectators must pay admission to attend Minor Hockey Week games. Adult Admission (18-65 years) is $3 for a single game or $5 for a Tournament Access Button. Purchasing a button gives you access to all Minor Hockey Week games and a small premium-roast coffee at participating McDonald's Restaurants.
Please stop at the entrance to buy your button. SAMHA purchases four buttons for each team; these are intended for coaches and will be available to pick up prior to your first game.
Social Media 
Stories from Quikcard Edmonton Minor Hockey Week have been shared between families for decades ever since the event started in 1964. If your team is sharing QEMHW stories on social media, please tag Hockey Edmonton and SAMHA; use the hashtag #QEMHW. This is the easiest way for us to see the post and share it.
Volunteers 
There is a tremendous volunteer commitment required to execute this tournament successfully. This year SAMHA volunteers will support over 300 working hours. The St. Albert Minor Hockey community has wonderful volunteers who dedicate their time throughout the hockey season, and they will be out in full force during this tournament.
If you are interested in volunteering this year please contact us at admin@samha.ca.
Tournament Rules 
The rules of play during Minor Hockey Week are different than league play.
Some key differences are:
  • Games are shorter
  • Games are straight-time/running-time
  • Penalties are straight-time from the drop of the puck (2, 5 or 10minutes)
If you are a coach or volunteer, please familiarize yourself with the Tournament Rules.
Did you know? 
Referees that participate in Minor Hockey Week volunteer 100% of their time; this helps keep the cost of this tournament low.
Minor Hockey Week is one of the largest and longest-running hockey tournaments in the world!
This year there will be close to 10,000 players participating in Minor Hockey Week, U9-U18.

At the Rink

Minor Hockey Week games will be played at various facilities throughout the region.

City of St. Albert Facilities
  • Please allow extra time to find parking
  • No food or drink consumption in seated audience settings or during intermissions in arena with capacity over 500.
  • Masks are required indoors at all  facilities

As of September 20, 2021, people aged 12 and over* are required to show one of the following to enter a City recreational or cultural facility:

Proof of full vaccination

or

Proof of a privately-paid negative PCR or rapid test within 72 hours of service.

Youth under 18 who are participating in an organized youth only sport, recreation or performance activity will not be required to provide proof of vaccination etc. at City recreation or cultural facilities.

For more information, please visit the City of St. Albert website. If you are playing outside St. Albert, please familiarize yourself with the public health measures at the facility.