PJHL Press Release: Location and Title Sponsor of 2022/23 Schmalz Cup Tournament

Schmalz Cup Announces Host and Championship Title Sponsor
Provincial Junior Hockey League welcomes Dairy Farmers of Ontario once again as the title sponsor and offers our gratitude to Woodstock for hosting this year’s tournament. 

The PJHL is thrilled to announce the return of the Schmalz Cup Championship Tournament, set to run from May 11-14, 2023, in Woodstock, Ontario.

The tournament will once again see the four conferences come head-to-head competing in a round-robin format to determine rankings for the semi-finals to be played on May 13th. The Championship Final Game will be Sunday, May 14th.

We are so thankful to our hosts, The Woodstock Navy Vets, who have been so gracious in offering their facilities to our organization. We cannot wait to show all of the amazing things we have planned and encourage all of our stakeholders to attempt to come out and celebrate the evolving history of the Schmalz Cup.

The PJHL  is also pleased to announce the return of Dairy Farmers of Ontario (DFO) as our title sponsor for the Schmalz Cup Tournament.

“We are very happy to be once again partnering with an organization that aligns so well with the PJHL,” said PJHL Commissioner, Terry Whiteside. “The PJHL is all about community hockey in small towns across Ontario and offering our players the best opportunities we can. We are thrilled to be presenting the Schmalz Cup Championship Tournament for these dedicated players.”

“Dairy Farmers of Ontario is proud to be named title sponsor for this amazing event once again. Supporting athletes and youth sports is an important part of showing commitment to the communities we call home.” Cheryl Smith, CEO of DFO. “This partnership with the PJHL continues to help deliver a great experience for players while highlighting the benefits of milk in a healthy and active lifestyle.”

The PJHL  is a Canadian junior ice hockey league in Southern Ontario and is the largest junior hockey league in the world. It is part of the Ontario Hockey Association and is sanctioned by the Ontario Hockey Federation and Hockey Canada.

Dairy Farmers of Ontario is the marketing and administrative board for the largest sector of Ontario agriculture. Ontario’s 3,400+ licensed dairy farmers, their families and employees are proud to produce high-quality milk for consumers through a safe and reliable system. For more information visit www.milk.org  

Please direct questions to:

Terry Whiteside, Commissioner
For general information about the PJHL, please visit www.thepjhl.ca