Discover the 57th Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament 2016, from February 10th to 21st, 2016 at the Videotron Center in Quebec City.
The tournament, referred to as the “Peewee World Championships” is annually attended by more than 2,250 competitors from over 15 countries and is the oldest and most prestigious youth hockey tournament in the world. The Quebec Peewee International Hockey Tournament is the centerpiece of the third largest outdoor festival in the world; the annual Quebec City “Winter Carnival.” The Winter Carnival draws hundreds of thousands of visitors to this winter wonderland and the tournament alone has drawn over 5,000,000 spectators in it’s 56 year history. Proceeds from this historic youth hockey event benefit the “Patron Roc-Amador” youth organization.
Hockeyrecruits4u will be in Quebec watching AAA action! Our local teams; Boston Jr Terriers, Washington Capitals, South Shore Kings, Long Island Stars, New York Rangers, New Jersey Devils, Boston Jr Eagles, Mid-Fairfield Jr Rangers, Philadelphia Flyers, Buffalo Jr Sabres, Adirondack Jr Wings. Follow the schedule at http://www.tournoipee-wee.qc.ca/en/stats/schedule.html?season=7&category=18579.
The Quebec Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament takes place during a period of 12 days with crowds totaling around 200,000 fans, every year. This extraordinary event, very popular, was founded in 1960 and has never ceased to grow in importance. Thousands of young players aged between 11 and 12 years from all over the world come to defend their country in a major tournament.
Hockeyrecruits4u will be staying at The Auberge St. Antoine. Quebec City is arguably the most romantic city in North America. The cobblestone streets of Old Town, the cafes and bistros, and the views over the St. Lawrence are a treat, The Auberge St Antoine is a restored maritime warehouse with thick stone walls, antiques and river views.
In the past, many of the top professional players such as Guy Lafleur, Wayne Gretzky, Gordie Howe, Mario Lemieux, Patrick Roy, Steven Stamkos and many others took part in this tournament. Some of them are now taking place among the enthusiastic spectators!