Lloydminster, AB ? The Lloydminster Bobcats are excited to announce they are able to open the team scrimmage on September 23rd at 7:00PM to spectators! With many changes in 2020 due to COVID we are happy the ice time will be open to the public at the Kitscoty Arena BUT limited to 100 fans. The team will continue to have open skates moving forward with dates being announced next week. The Kitscoty Arena will be the current home for the Bobcats? practices and games which will involve the team cohort only. Spectators are allowed following all current Alberta Health Services guidelines and protocols for COVID-19. The skate on September 23rd will be open to the season ticket holders who have renewed for the 2020-21 season and the teams billet families. Current season ticket holders and billets will have until noon on Monday, September 21st to reserve their spot by emailing email@example.com. AHS COVID-19 guidelines require mandatory masks for any of the Bobcats events being held there moving forward and a record of all attendees.
?We are very fortunate to be able to have ice sessions open to the public in such close proximity to the Border City in Kitscoty. All Alberta and Saskatchewan Public Health guidelines and local conditions and restrictions must be upheld. With all that has transpired, we are just thrilled to have our players back and to be on the ice and to have the spectators allowed. This will be an opportunity for our fans to watch the new team and to support our players as the Alberta Junior Hockey League Development season begins? stated Bobcats Head Coach and General Manager Nigel Dube.
Stay tuned for more updates coming early next week with more skates being available to public as well as the option to watch the games for those who will not be able to make it in person. The Bobcats are excited to show off their new jerseys as well as introduce the new faces.