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2016 Challenge Cup: February 12-15

By JWHL Hockey Ops, 01/21/16, 12:30PM EST


2016 has arrived and the JWHL is proud to host the 9th annual JWHL Challenge Cup featuring JWHL teams and other top girls teams from across the US and Canada.  The event is supported by the NHL's Washington Capitals and will again be held at Kettler Capitals Iceplex and Rockville Ice Arena from February 12-15, 2016.  

This year, 38 teams  will compete at the U19, U16, and U14 divisions over the course of 4 days.  The JWHL Challenge Cup is one of the top scouting opportunities for NCAA programs as well as Hockey Canada and USA Hockey.  Over 8,000 players, parents, and spectators are expected to participate in this years event.  

In addition to the tournament, the Washington Capitals and JWHL will be hosting a free girls clinic on Thursday Feb. 11th at 6:50PM followed by the JWHL All-Star Game at 8:00PM.  More information will be available at  

To keep up on all the action, please visit our Challenge Cup homepage or follow along via social media for all schedules, rosters and game updates.