It was announced on Monday that the Canadian Adult Recreational Hockey Association (CARHA) has selected Richmond, British Columbia as the Host City for the 2020 CARHA Hockey World Cup.
The world renowned CARHA Hockey World Cup is organized every four years in a select Canadian city. It attracts participants from all across Canada, the United States, and Europe.
In March and April of 2020, over 120 adult recreational hockey teams from more than 15 countries will travel to Richmond for this week-long event.
Not to mention, the event has been labelled the “Olympics” of recreational hockey.
Since its inception, it has grown to be the largest international adult recreational hockey tournament in the world.
“The City of Richmond is thrilled and excited to be named the host for the 2020 CARHA Hockey World Cup,” said Richmond Mayor Malcolm Brodie.
The 2020 World Cup in Richmond will mark the 7th time a Canadian city has hosted the event. Previous host cities include Toronto (1996), Vancouver (2000), Ottawa (2004), Quebec City (2008), Sault Ste. Marie (2012) and Windsor (2016).
Richmond offers an ideal environment for such a tournament to flourish.
Facilities such as the Richmond Olympic Oval, Richmond Ice Centre and Minoru Arenas will be used.
CARHA Hockey World Cup Richmond 2020
Location: Richmond, Vancouver - various venues
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