January 13, 2017; Liverpool, NS: Be prepared to be swept up in the excitement of the 2017 Maritime Broomball Championships which will take place at Queens Place Emera Centre, Liverpool, NS from April 28th through 30th. The three-day tournament will include teams from Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island competing for the title of Maritime Champions.
“We look forward to hosting the Maritime Broomball Championship, and extend a warm welcome to the athletes and fans. Queens Place Emera Centre has a reputation for hosting fast paced, exciting sporting events, and Council is pleased that the 2017 Maritime Broomball Championships is coming here,” said David Dagley, Mayor of the Region of Queens Municipality.
“We are proud to announce that Liverpool, N.S. will be host to the 2017 Maritime Broomball Championships “ says Matthew Wainman, President of the Maritime Broomball Association. “This tournament will showcase the best teams and players in the Maritime Provinces in Men’s, Mixed and Women’s divisions and is expected to have participation from 15 or more teams representing Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. Queens Place Emera Centre was host to the NS Provincial Championships in 2013. The MBA is pleased to be returning in 2017, as we know the region will do a stellar job in hosting and organizing this tournament.”
Broomball is a sport that is growing in popularity across the world and in 2010 was featured as a demonstration sport in the Winter Olympics.