South Okanagan Events Centre
The South Okanagan Events Centre is a 5,000-seat multi-purpose arena in Penticton, British Columbia. It is home to the Penticton Vees ice hockey team. The arena opened to the public in September 2008. Previously, the Vees played at Penticton Memorial Arena.
|Location||853 Eckhardt Avenue West|
Penticton, British Columbia
|Owner||City of Penticton|
|Capacity||Ice hockey: 4,701|
|Opened||September 14, 2008|
|Construction cost||C$56.16 million|
|Penticton Vees (BCHL) (2008–present)|
Young Stars Rookie TournamentEdit
The centre is home to the Young Stars Rookie Tournament, which is an annual tournament featuring rookies and prospects from the Calgary Flames, Vancouver Canucks, Winnipeg Jets and Edmonton Oilers. The tournament always starts in early September just prior to the league-wide NHL preseason. This tradition started in 2010 and the tournament has been played at the arena ever since.
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