Tradition is important to the NEW ERA of Circle K Classic, formerly known as the Mac's, and we want to honor and celebrate past!
The Circle K Classic is a prestigious ice hockey tournament held annually in December for U18 players hosted in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The tournament was first held in 1978 as the CP Challenge Cup, the tournament currently features 32 teams from across Canada, the United States and Europe.
The championship game has been held in front of as many as 10,000 spectators, while tournament games see as many as 3,000 fans per game, the largest crowds many of the players will have played in front of at that point of their careers.
Overall, the tournament draws as many as 100,000 spectators over seven days.
Many of the games played are steeped in history and have gone down as classics remembered by both spectators and participants.