Wednesday, 14 April 2010

OHL Teams Bid for 2011 Memorial Cup

Four OHL teams made their pitch to host the 2011 MasterCard Memorial Cup on Wednesday.

The Barrie Colts, Kingston Frontenacs, Mississauga St. Michael's Majors, and Windsor Spitfires all made formal bid presentations to the 2011 MasterCard Memorial Cup Site Selection Committee.

The Site Selection Committee includes President of the Toronto Blue Jays and former CEO of Major League Baseball Paul Beeston, former NHL Executive Frank Bonello, Senior Vice President of Hockey Operations for the NHL Jim Gregory, and NHL Director of Central Scouting EJ McGuire.

The successful host centre for the 2011 MasterCard Memorial Cup will be announced during the week of May 3, 2010, to provide the delegates of the successful host committee the opportunity to travel to Brandon, Manitoba, in time for the 2010 MasterCard Memorial Cup which takes place May 14-23.

The 2011 MasterCard Memorial Cup will be the 93rd edition of the prestigious national championship taking place May 20-29 featuring the league champions from the Ontario Hockey League, the Western Hockey League, and the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, along with a host team from the OHL.

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