What: The 40th annual Flyers Cup Scholastic Championships, a prestigious postseason tournament for Philadelphia-area high school hockey teams. Winners of the Flyers Cup A, AA, and AAA divisions will meet the winners of Western Pennsylvania's Penguins Cup for the Pennsylvania State Championships on Saturday, March 23rd at Robert Morris University in Pittsburgh.
Who: The top 52 high school hockey teams from throughout the Greater Philadelphia region, separated into five tiers (AAA, AA, A, New Jersey/Delaware and Girls).
Participating teams come from six local high school leagues: Inter-County Scholastic Hockey League (ICSHL), Suburban High School Hockey League (SHSHL), Atlantic Prep Athletic Conference (APAC), South Jersey High School Ice Hockey League (SJHSIHL), Central Pennsylvania Interscholastic Hockey League (CPIHL), and Lehigh Valley Scholastic Hockey League (LVSHL). Tournament games for the 2019 Flyers Cup will be played at nine different rinks in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware.
Looking to defend their 2018 Flyers Cup titles are St. Joseph's Prep (AAA), Downingtown East (AA), West Chester Rustin (A), Salesianum (NJ/DE), and Unionville (Girls).
When: Preliminary-round games begin on Monday, March 4th, and the tournament will conclude with all five Championship games taking place at the Wells Fargo Center on Sunday, March 17th. Admission is $10 for the entire day, and tickets will be available at the Wells Fargo Center Box Office on game day.
Girls Final - #1 Unionville vs. #3 West Chester Rustin
NJ/DE Final - # 3 Eastern vs. #4 Delaware Military Academy
A Final - #1 West Chester Rustin vs. #6 Hershey
AA Final - #1 Downingtown East vs. #15 Downingtown West
AAA Final - #1 La Salle vs. #6 St. Joseph's Prep