The Hamilton Huskies will host this year’s OHF Bantam AA Championship. The tournament will be held at Dave Andreychuk Mountain Arena from April 12th to 14th.
The Huskies won a silver medal at the Kitchener Early Bird Tournament in September. They were also silver medalists in the International Children’s Winter Games in Lake Placid, NY in January. Goaltender Owen Schlote was selected to lead the team delegation into the ICWG and participated in the Torch Ceremony. In this tournament, the Huskies faced teams from Slovenia, Hungary, Austria, Switzerland, and host Lake Placid, USA.
The Huskies and their Host Organizing Committee are very proud to represent their city and organization as hosts for the 2019 OHF Championships. Learn more about the city of Hamilton before you arrive with these five facts:
- The population of Hamilton is approximately 537,000.
- Hamilton is home to several sports teams and sports-related attractions, including: the OHL’s Hamilton Bulldogs, the Hamilton Tiger Cat of the CFL, and the Canadian Football Hall of Fame at Tim Horton’s Field.
- The Hamilton Bulldogs (OHL) won the league championship in 2018 and participated at the 2018 Mastercard Memorial Cup in Regina, SK, where they came in 3rd place.
- Tourist attractions in Hamilton include: the Royal Botanical Gardens, the Art Gallery of Hamilton, the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum.
- Hamilton is often termed the ‘City of Waterfalls’ because it is home to more than 100 waterfalls. The most famous waterfalls in Hamilton are Devil’s Punch Bowl (37 metres tall) and Webster’s Falls (30 metres wide).