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Tuesday October 4th, 2011

Posted at 11:30am

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Inside the WFCU Centre, host to the 2012 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge (Photo by: Owen Wolter)

This morning at the WFCU centre officials gathered to release ticket pricing details for the 2012 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge that will be held here in Windsor from December 29th, 2011 to January 4th, 2012.  The 2012 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge will bring together the top players in the world born in 1995 or later.

The 27-game tournament will be centred out of the WFCU Centre, with games being played at the Vollmer Culture & Recreation Complex in LaSalle and at Tecumseh Arena.  In addition Amherstburg and Essex, will each host pre-competition games.

The gold medal game will be held January 4th at 7:00pm and will be broadcast on TSN/RDS, Hockey Canada’s official broadcasters.

Starting Thursday, October 6th at 10:00 am, a 10-game facility ticket packages will go on sale to the general public in Windsor, LaSalle and Tecumseh.  Fans who purchase their packages by October 31st will receive the early bird price of $155.00 in Windsor and $136.00 in LaSalle and Tecumseh.  Package prices will be $186.95 and $166.91, respectively, beginning November 1st.

The game breakdown for each venue is as follows:

Windsor: one pre-tournament game, five preliminary round games, two semifinals, bronze medal game and gold medal game.

LaSalle: one pre-tournament game, seven preliminary round games, ninth-place game and fifth-place game.

Tecumseh: one pre-tournament game, eight preliminary round games and seventh-place game.

In addition, season ticket holders of the Windsor Spitfires and LaSalle Vipers will have the opportunity to purchase ticket packages at a preferred price of $124.00 for Spitfires season ticket holders in Windsor and $112.00 for Vipers season ticket holders in LaSalle and Tecumseh.

Also available are group tickets for all pre-tournament and preliminary round games. Tickets are $15.99 each with the purchase of 20-39, and $15 each with the purchase of 40 or more.

For complete game schedules check out the Hockey Canada website.

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