Dates Announced for 2016 BC High School Basketball Championships

May 22, 2015

(Township of Langley, BC – Friday, May 22, 2015) – Following the success of the 2015 BC High School Basketball Championships, the BC Secondary School Girls Basketball Association and the BC High School Boys Basketball Association have confirmed the dates for the 2016 events happening at the Langley Events Centre in the Township of Langley.

The girls’ tournaments will start the action with game play commencing on Wednesday, March 2. The Championship games will take place on Saturday, March 5.

“We are extremely excited to be hosting our Championships at the LEC again in 2016,” BC Secondary School Girls Basketball Association President Brett Westcott said.

The boys’ tournaments will get underway the following week with all four tiers of senior boys’ basketball running from Wednesday, March 9 to Saturday, March 12.

BC High School Boys Basketball Association President Paul Eberhardt was also excited about next year’s event,

“The opportunity to host all four tiers of senior boys’ basketball was something that worked out very well in 2015 and is something we are excited about being able to do again in 2016.”

The 2016 TELUS Junior Boys Basketball Provincial Basketball Championships will also again be hosted at the Langley Events Centre however the dates have not yet been confirmed.

TELUS has been a supporter since 2006.

“We are proud to be a long-time supporter of the BC High School Basketball Championships as we believe that sports encourages youth to foster leadership, self-confidence and team-building skills that are invaluable in their future growth and development,” said Nicholas Cartmell, TELUS senior director of strategic initiatives. “At TELUS we believe in giving where we live, and as part of our commitment to the development of local youth in the areas of sport and education, we are again supporting scholarships for top performing BC high school basketball athletes who wish to pursue a post-secondary education and varsity career.”

In summary:

To be confirmed 2016 TELUS Junior Boys Provincial Basketball Invitational Tournament

March 2 to March 5 2016 TELUS Junior Girls Provincial Basketball Invitational Tournament

March 2 to March 5 2016 BC Secondary Schools Girls AA Basketball Tournament, presented by TELUS

March 2 to March 5 2016 BC Secondary Schools Girls AAA Basketball Tournament, presented by TELUS

March 9 to March 12 2016 BC High School Boys 1A Basketball Tournament, presented by TELUS

March 9 to March 12 2016 BC High School Boys 2A Basketball Tournament, presented by TELUS

March 9 to March 12 2016 BC High School Boys 3A Basketball Tournament, presented by TELUS

March 9 to March 12 2016 BC High School Boys 4A Basketball Tournament, presented by TELUS

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For More Information:

Jared Harman, Langley Events Centre, O: 604.455.8851, jharman@langleyeventscentre.com

Brett Westcott, BC Secondary School Girls Basketball Association, westcott@shaw.ca

Paul Eberhardt, BC High School Boys Basketball Association, coachebe@shaw.ca



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