Community invited to Bandits main camp

BROOKS, AB (August 17, 2015) – The Brooks and County of Newell communities are invited to come down to the Centennial Regional Arena this weekend for their first look at the 2015-16 Brooks Bandits, with the schedule for the team’s Main Camp being released today.

Camp kicks off on Friday, August 21st with player sign-ins and meetings in the morning before Team Blue hits the ice first at 11:45 AM for a practice. That is followed by Team Red’s first on-ice session at 1:00 PM, before the first Red/Blue scrimmage at 7:00 that night.

Both Saturday and Sunday schedules will see team practices at 10:00 AM and 11:15 AM, before intrasquad scrimmages at 6:00 PM.

Team rosters will be available for fans to pickup in the Arena’s lobby, and all practices and scrimmages are open to the public to watch, free of charge.

Following the completion of main camp, the Bandits will practice ahead of their pre-season opener on Thursday, August 27th in Okotoks against the Drumheller Dragons at 4:00 PM.

The Bandits open their home pre-season slate on Wednesday, September 2nd when Brooks hosts the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League’s Kindersley Klippers at 7:00 PM. Admission is free for Bandits season ticket holders. The Brooks Minor Hockey Bandits Home Opener takes place on Saturday, September 12th at 7:00 PM at the CRA as the Bandits host the Canmore Eagles.

Season Tickets for the Bandits’ 2015-16 campaign are on sale now! Reserve your seat for all 2015-16 games, get the first crack at seats for the 2016 Playoffs, have a chance at great prizes, and more! More information is available at

2015 Brooks Bandits Main Camp Schedule

Friday, August 21st
9:00 AM – 11:45 AM – Player Sign-Ins and Meetings
11:45 AM – 12:45 PM – Team Blue Practice
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Team Red Practice
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM – Team Red vs. Team Blue Scrimmage

Saturday, August 22nd
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Team Red Practice
11:15 AM – 12:15 PM – Team Blue Practice
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM – Team Red vs. Team Blue Scrimmage

Sunday, August 23rd
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Team Blue Practice
11:15 AM – 12:15 PM – Team Red Practice
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM – Team Red vs. Team Blue Scrimmage