Welland, ON – December 15, 2016 – Ball Hockey International (BHi) is pleased to announce they will submit and manage Team Britain’s entry into the 2017 World Ball Hockey Federation (WBHF) World Championships. This event will take place in June, 2017 in Litomerice-Lovosice, Czech Republic. This biannual ball hockey event brings together nations from across the globe to compete in hopes of bringing home a gold medal.
In order to try out for the 2017 Team Britain entry, you must be able to show British heritage. Players must self-fund their participation in the tournament. BHi will help subsidize the registration costs for registered BHi players. Fundraising events and opportunities will take place leading up to the tournament to assist players with the cost.
BHi General Manager, Chad Asselstine said, “This is an amazing opportunity for players with British heritage to participate in this international event. We’re confident that we can put together a team to represent Britain well, and compete with ball hockey’s elite nations.”
“We are pleased to be working with another leader in the sport’s growth. The WBHF’s global expansion requires experienced people to support and contribute to its development,” said Domenic Di Gironimo of the World Ball Hockey Federation.
If you are interested in trying out for Team Britain please click here to register REGISTER or
contact Dan Gilbert at 519 636 0138 or email [email protected]
For sponsorship and partnership opportunities please contact Bryan McGahey at 647 404 0159 or email [email protected]
For media inquiries please contact Chad Asselstine at 905 650 6404 or email [email protected]