Okanagan Hockey Academy forward Sophie Lalor battling for the puck with a Pursuit of Excellence player during the female prep CSSHL championship in March 2018. Pursuit won the game 6-3. (Mark Brett/Western News)

A record 73 CSSHL teams will face off in Penticton next month

Tickets are now on sale for the tournament that runs Mar. 7- 17

The Canadian Sport School Hockey League (CSSHL) Championships announced today that tickets for the 2019 student-athlete tournament are now on sale.

This year marks the fifth consecutive year that the City of Penticton has hosted the event, which has grown from 33 teams and 609 student-athletes in 2015 to 73 teams and over 1,300 student-athletes in 2019.

The ten-day tournament starts Mar. 7 and runs until Mar. 17.

Winning teams will be decided in all seven CSSHL divisions, and both male and female divisions will be represented at the championships.

Related: Okanagan Hockey Academy female varsity team starts new campaign

“We are excited to once again partner with Spectra to bring the BDO CSSHL Championships to Penticton,” said Kevin Goodwin, chief operating officer of the CSSHL. “The support we receive from the City of Penticton, Travel Penticton, BDO Canada and the Western Hockey League allows us to put on a first-class event that highlights the very best in education-based hockey, while making a substantial economic impact to the local community.”

The majority of the games will take place at the Okanagan Hockey Training Centre, Memorial Arena and South Okanagan Events Centre. A small number of games will also take place in Oliver and Summerland.

Related: Penticton hosting 69 teams in CSSHL playoffs

Tickets are available at www.valleyfirsttix.com and in person at the Valley First Box Office at the South Okanagan Events Centre.

The cost is $15 for a day pass, $45 for a division pass and $60 for a full 11-day pass.

Admission is free for spectators 18 years old and younger.

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