One of Europe's largest junior hockey tournaments will be held in Riga in 2012 again.
Riga Cup 2011 hosted 127 teams from 18 different countries in 8 different age groups.
The tournaments will be held over 5 weekends with the first one starting on March 30 - 2012 and the last one ending on April 29 - 2012.
All tournaments will be played in Riga - Latvia and are open for AAA and AA teams from allover the world.
The format of the tournament is that way that it is attractive for teams of all levels.
Our 2012 tournament dates are:
March 30/31 & April 1: U-12
April 6/7/8/9: U-13 and U-15 (Easter weekend - 4 day tournament)
April 13/14/15: U-16
April 20/21/22: U-14
April 27/28/29: U-10 and U-18
Riga Cup is organized by EITC tournaments together with E.J.I.H.L. in cooperation with Pardaugava Sporta Skola.
In the 6th edition in 2011 we have had teams from Finland, Sweden, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany, Norway, Denmark, Latvia, Russia, France, Austria, Switzerland, England, Belarus, Estonia, Lithuania, Ukraine and Poland.
We hope Riga will be the Hockey (tournament) Capital of Europe again in April 2012 with a month of high level ice hockey and unforgettable weekends for everybody with great memories in Riga - Latvia!
On behalf of the Riga Cup 2012 organizers,
Results of the RIGA Cup U-16 tournament
Winner of the Riga Cup U-16 tournament 2012 is TABY H.S. from Sweden. Best forward of this tournament is number 18 Kevin Stenlund from Hasselby Kalvesta. Best defence of this tournament is number 10 William Svensson from Taby HC and best goalie : number 26 Adam Werner from Mariestad Bois. Point scoring leader is number 77 Kristian Ferletak from MHC Martin.
TOURNAMENT FULLY BOOKED
The U-16 tournament is fully booked. We are hosting teams from Poland, Sweden, Finland, Russia, Austria, Slovakia, Latvia and Lithuania.
ONLY 1 PLACE LEFT
We were fully booked. However, Wings H.C. Arlanda withdrawn from the tournament, so we have 1 place available again. There are 23 teams confirmed including teams from Latvia, Russia, Sweden, Finland, Slovakia, Austria, Lithuania and Poland.
ONLY 4 PLACES LEFT
We have 22 teams confirmed in the U-16 tournament. Participating teams are from Russia, Slovakia, Austria, Finland, Lithuania, Latvia, Poland and Sweden.
Maximum number of teams will be 24.
Tournament is filling up!
Total of 15 teams confirmed already.