The South Island Royals are members of the BC Hockey Program of Excellence. This year we will be hosting 3 teams, U18AAA (Formerly Major Midget) U16AAA (Formerly Minor Midget) and U15AAA (Formerly Major Bantam). Each division consists of 10 teams that are scattered throughout the province of British Columbia. The purpose is to provide student athletes with an opportunity to play elite calibre hockey in order to develop high level athletes for future participation in the junior, college or professional hockey ranks. U18 play a total of 36 games, U16 a total of 32 games and U15 a total of 30 games + tournaments/playoffs.