"May Doug's spirit of friendship forever live within us and in the tournament that bears his name."

A warm welcome to all hockey participants and volunteers to the 40th Anniversary

ACPA Doug Vann Charity Hockey Tournament - MONTREAL 2018

This year we will be celebrating the 40th Anniversary of this great event in Doug's Honour.  On behalf of the Air Canada Pilots Association, your YUL DV Comm would like to wish all of our participants a great event.  The 2018 DV is back in the Belle Province, on Tuesday, January 16th and Wednesday, January 17th, 2018. Don't forget to show-up on Monday night for our "draft night" event too!!  

Please bid accordingly in order to attend the Doug Vann Hockey Tournament.  

A big thanks to everyone who participated in YVR DV2017 and their generous donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada.


Tuesday, January 16 and Wednesday, January 17, 2018


Go to "Registration" tab and fill out the required information. 

Payment: Interac e-Tranfer $100/player to dougvannhockey@gmail.com 

Should you have any difficulties or need assistance, please contact jaypneale@gmail.com  


$100/player includes minimum 4 games (5 if you get to the DV Final), Anniversary registration swag, full Table-d'hote dinner, all the beers you can drink and our famous evening out in downtown Montreal for entertainment.

Please email funds to dougvannhockey@gmail.com

Password:   dougvann

Heart and Stroke Foundation:


Link to Heart and Stroke team page is here

In addition to above fundraising details, we have provided a top page tab linked to the Heart and Stroke Foundation on the Doug Vann website.  Through this link you can directly contribute in your name and receive a tax donation receipt.  We encourage every participant to donate $20 (we will make it up to you).  Over the past 3 years, the Air Canada Pilots have donated over $10,000 to the foundation because of money raised during this tournament.

This years goal is $4000.  Lets make it happen!!!


Holiday Inn and Suites- Pointe Claire

6700 Trans-canada Hwy

Pointe-Claire, Qc  H9R 1C2

514 697-7110

Link to Holiday Inn

We have a group booking arrangement - CUT OFF booking date is Dec 23.  

Please contact the Hotel directly at 514 697-7110 and ask for "in-house group reservations" - Air Canada Doug Vann Hockey Tourney.

Room options:

King + sofa bed $119.00  2 per

2 x Queens $119.00  2 per

2 x Queens + sofa $129.00 3 per

Breakfast is available - Full Buffet ($15), Continental ($10)

Rate includes wifi, parking and Airport shuttle service - contact hotel on arrival for pick-up.  

We will have further volunteer and gear pick-up service arranged - more to follow.


Sportsplex Pierrefond, 14700 Pierrefonds Blvd, PierreFonds, Qc, H9H 4Y6

Link to sportsplexe website

4 ice surfaces, full-service Bar and Resto...what else do you need?


Same format as normal.  3 game round robin including "out of the hat" cross over games. Bottom 4 close out with a final game for the prestigious "toilet bowl" and the top 4 play in the semi-finals, with the respective winners moving on to the "big show.".  

We once again have the honour of handing out the hardware, Doug Vann Cup, MVP, and the Ken Moe Award.

Full tournament rules and schedule details will follow closer to the event and will also be available on the website after registration is complete.

Planned Schedule of Events:

-  Teams will be posted on the website several days prior to the event 

-  Monday Evening: 'Draft Night' Meet & Greet Brasserie Manoir (New Location) @ 1900)

-  Tuesday & Wednesday: Hockey games from 10:00AM to 5:00PM at Sportsplex

-  Tuesday Night: DV 2018 Dinner and Charity auction / draw at Brasserie Manoir followed by buses to downtown Montreal.

-  Wednesday: DV Final 1515 to 1630 followed by awards presentation

Attention Goalies:

***Goalie registration cut off is Dec 12, 2017***

Gary James is managing the goalie particpants.  Contact Gary at Link to Gary's email. Goalies wishing to "share" a team are guaranteed a spot.  If this option is not for you, then you will be entered into the "lottery." 

In Summary

A notable celebration, well organized and funded by our sponsors TD Meloche Monnex, Sports Expert, GoodLife Fitness, Air Canada and fully supported by the Air Canada Pilots Association, we invite you to attend the 40th Annual Doug Vann Hockey Tournament 2018 in Montreal.  We hope you will have a really good time, enjoy some "l'esprit de corps" among the pilot group, raise some money for the Heart and Stroke Foundation in Doug's honour and take this great opportunity to celebrate 40 years of Air Canada Pilots hockey, our great Canadian heritage.


Doug Vann 2018 Planning Committee   

Michel Briere 

Fred Levy 

Jay Neale


DV2018- YUL

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