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The 2013 Hockey Night in Canada's Play On! National Championship will be held in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia on September 26-28. The Men's & Women's championship games will be broadcast on CBC on September 28th at 4-6PM EST.

Championship Purse*: Men: $40,000 Women: $10,000

Championship purse is calculated as a function of the number of teams that registered in that division for the twenty one city program.


Travel Info

Where to Stay

The Rodd Grand Yarmouth Hotel is thrilled to be the host hotel for The Redwood Cup. The "Rodd" is steps to the event site and offers beautiful views of the Downtown Yarmouth Waterfront. It offers a fully-equipped fitness centre with nautilus equipment, indoor pool, jacuzzi and sauna.

Participants in The Redwood Cup will receive a special promo rate. Space is limited so don't wait. To book now, call 1-800-565-7633 and ask for Gillian.

For other accommodation options, click here.

Getting to Yarmouth


Hockey Night in Canada’s Play On!, the Redwood Cup and WestJet are pleased to announce an agreement bringing you to the event for less. All participants, family and friends travelling from your respective home towns to Yarmouth, NS to compete for the Redwood Cup are eligible to book your flights with a 10% discount*.

To book travel using the discount simply call a WestJet group travel department at 1-888-493-7853 and quote the discount code : CC7542

The discount code is valid for travel between September 17, 2013 and October 5, 2013.

For groups of 10 or more, this code will not be effective but WestJet will gladly book your team with a group discount of your own.

*This discount is not applicable on seat sale fares

Porter Airlines

Porter Airlines is proud to offer a 15% discount on all available base fares for travel to and from Hockey Night in Canada's Play On! National Championships in yarmouth, Nova Scotia. The discounted fares are available for booking from July 29, 2013 to October 1, 2013 and available for travel:

  • From anywhere in Canada or the US to Halifax, NS between September 23 - 29, 2013
  • From Halifax, NS to anywhere in Canada of the US between September 25 - October 1, 2013

Please book online at www.flyporter.com using promo code CBCCPO.

Rental Cars

Avis Car Rental

Avis Car Rental is pleased to offer all Redwood Cup participants special rates on their rental car needs. The rates are as follows:

Compact Car -      $40.00/Day or $240.00/Week     
Mid-size Car -      $41.00/Day or $246.00/Week                          
Full-size Car -       $43.00/Day or $258.00/Week             
Minivan -          $62.00/Day or $372.00/Week     200km free per day and $.15 additional km.
All vehicles except for the Minivan will be unlimited kms for the duration of the rental. 

To receive these promo rates, teams can book online at avis.ca and use the discount code A027800.

National Car Rental

National Car Rental is also offering a 10% discount on all car rentals. To receive this discount, simply call Natioanl Car Rental Halifax Airport at 902-873-3505 and mention the Play On! tournament. All employees at National Car Rental know about the discount and will apply the 10% discount to the booking.

Need help with travel arrangements?

Merit Sports Travel is proud and excited to be working with PlayOn! to assist participating teams book their travel requirements for the Redwood Cup taking place this September.

At Merit Sports Travel we can help you with every step of your trip to Nova Scotia.

  • Flights
  • Rental vehicles
  • Accommodations
  • Travel Insurance

We have a team of travel experts to assist you.  Please contact our team at the info below to start your championship experience.

Merit Travel

We look forward to assisting you and good luck in Yarmouth!

Check-In for the event

Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Time: 4PM - 8PM
Location: Rodd Grand Hotel, 417 Main St, Yarmouth, NS B5A 4B2

Welcome Banquet

Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Time: 7PM - 10PM
Location: Rodd Grand Hotel, 417 Main St, Yarmouth, NS B5A 4B2

All teams are invited to the Redwood Cup Welcome Banquet! There will be live music, food, cash bar and photo ops with the Redwood Cup. Come size up the competition and experience some Maritime hospitality first hand!

Contact Information

Charles Musto
National Championship Event Director

Melissa Sbrega
Assistant Event Director

Jake Clarke
Assistant Event Director

    National Championship Blog

    Wednesday, September 25, 2013
    Here are the final rankings of the Elite Men's Teams competing at the 2013 Redwood Cup in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, as prepared by the National Program Director 31. Digby Happy Harry’s 30. Clare Lions 29. Saugeen Dream Breakers 28. Yarmouth Avengers...
    Wednesday, September 25, 2013
    We just love working on these rankings.  It’s not always an easy task, however.    To do the job right, captains have to cooperate with us as we solicit and then aggregate as much information as we can about the team’s hockey history, educational...

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