Action on ice as players face off in Peewee Jamboree

The 55th annual Chilliwack Minor Hockey Peewee Jamboree starts tomorrow at Twin Rinks and Prospera Centre.

Forty teams and more than 600 players go gunning for the tournament title as the 55th annual Peewee Jamboree kicks off today at two local rinks.

Twin Rinks and Prospera Centre will be buzzing with action over the next four days, with seven local teams taking on an impressive cast of visitors.

Teams from Portland, Seattle and Everett have traveled north for this year’s tourney.

Other squads making epic journeys include Prince George, Juan de Fuca, Nanaimo, Cowichan and Campbell River.

Championships will be awarded in bronze, silver, gold and platinum divisions, with title games Monday.

Skills competitions will be held Sunday night on the two Prospera Centre ice sheets (8 and 8:15 p.m. starts).

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— Tournament organizers are inviting Jamboree participants to take in the Chilliwack vs Surrey BCHL game Sunday night at Prospera Centre.

It’s Fill the Rink for the Food Bank night, with all tickets just $5 with the donation of a non-perishable food item.