the largest INTERNATIONAL adult recreational hockey tournament in the world

The CARHA Hockey World Cup is organized every four years in a select Canadian city, and is an event that attracts participants from all across Canada, the United States, Asia and Europe. Every four years, over 140 teams from 15+ countries travel to the Host City for this week-long event. It’s built on an Olympic-themed approach in that it’s hosted every four years, and since the event’s inception, it has grown to be the largest international adult recreational hockey tournament in the world.

2020 Tournament Information

The team tournament entry fee is:

  • $1,300 (CAD) for CARHA Hockey Member Teams and International Teams
  • $1,500 (CAD) for non-CARHA Hockey Member Teams
  • A non-refundable deposit of $350 (CAD) is due with registration.

All traveling teams are required to purchase the hotel package for which we have negotiated the best rates from our partner hotels.

All teams traveling more than 1.5 hours by car are considered traveling teams. The price of the hotel package will be $1,185 (CAD) per person based on double occupancy (2 people sharing a room). This includes 7-night accommodation, shuttle service to and from each of your team’s scheduled games, transportation to and from the Airport, tickets to the Opening and Closing Ceremonies, a welcome gift and a tournament program.

The cost for extra nights outside of the 7-day package will be $200 plus all applicable taxes per room per night. 

• Each team is guaranteed 3 games with the possibilities of 4 or 5 games for select divisions

• All semi-finals and finals games will feature a 3-man officiating system

• Each game will be played with a 3 stop-time period format (12, 12, and 15 minutes)

For teams looking for warm-up games, free friendly exhibition games are available.

Age division availability is based on the participating teams and their ages, however the following divisions are expected for 2020:

  • 19+
  • 25+
  • 35+
  • 40+
  • 45+
  • 50+
  • 55+
  • 60+
  • 65+
  • 70+
  • Women’s

*Provided there are four (4) teams of equal caliber registered for the same age category, CARHA Hockey will create a division based on the standard tournament format.

Please note that these divisions will/can be broken down into further categories based on the skill level of the participating teams.

Please note that for wire/bank transfers, service and handling charges are extra. Our bank’s $17.50 CAD handling charge plus your bank’s service charge need to be added to your total transaction. Also, please indicate your team name as part of the payment details for tracking purposes and advise us of your transfer date by sending us an email or fax.

For wire transfer instructions, click here.

Bank Information:
TD Canada Trust
45 O’Connor Street
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
K1P 1A4
TD’s Institution number 004
Swift Code (international) TDOMCATTTOR

Account Name – Canadian Adult Recreational Hockey Association
Branch / Transit Number – 03546
Account Number – 5208214

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The 2020 CARHA Hockey World Cup will be held in Richmond, BC from March 29th to April 5th, 2020!

Richmond is a thriving city where culture and character converge in a stunning setting. Where the refined mixes with the raw and contrasts are celebrated. It’s a place that’s constantly redefining itself. Dynamic and alive, it encourages visitors to leave their comfort zone and rewards them with unique and authentic experiences. It’s where Pacific culture and true Canadian coastal experiences yield constant discovery. Whatever you crave—incredible international cuisine, breathtaking outdoor adventure, or captivating relics of the past—Richmond is an experience truly Canadian in its multicultural essence and authentically Pacific in its appeal.


For specific information regarding hotels and accommodations for the 2020 CARHA Hockey World Cup, check out our Accommodations page!

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