2019 Kurt DeFris National Championship

The 2019 Kurt DeFris National Championship has finished with Victoria defeating New South Wales 5-4 in the grand final to claim the gold medal. The tournament is open to players 15 and under and is held between the State Associations. This years tournament consisted of teams from the New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria and Western Australia. The Australian Capital Territory did not return to the competition after fielding a team in 2018. All games were held at Cockurn Ice Arena, Perth and the tournament ran from 31 July to 3 August 2019.

Further information:
Tournament website
Livestreaming via the KURT DeFris 2019 National Championships Perth Facebook page

Preliminary round (all times AWST)
– Queensland 0-3 Victoria (16:15, 31 July 2019)
– Western Australia 7-3 South Australia (18:45, 31 July 2019)
– Queensland 3-5 New South Wales (08:30, 1 August 2019)
– Victoria 13-0 South Australia (10:15, 1 August 2019)
– New South Wales 8-3 Western Australia (16:45, 1 August 2019)
– South Australia 0-6 Queensland (18:30, 1 August 2019)
– Victoria 3-2 Western Australia (08:30, 2 August 2019)
– South Australia 0-14 New South Wales (10:15, 2 August 2019)
– Western Australia 4-6 Queensland (17:00, 2 August 2019)
– New South Wales 5-0 Victoria (18:45, 2 August 2019)

Preliminary round standings:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
New South Wales 4 4 0 0 0 12
Victoria 4 3 0 0 1 9
Queensland 4 2 0 0 2 6
Western Australia 4 1 0 0 3 3
South Australia 4 0 0 0 4 0

Playoffs (all times AWST)
– SF1: Western Australia 3-7 New South Wales (08:00, 3 August 2019)
– SF2: Queensland 0-3 Victoria (09:45, 3 August 2019)
– Third place: Queensland 2-3 OT Western Australia (16:00, 3 August 2019)
– Grand final: Victoria 5-4 New South Wales (17:45, 3 August 2019)

Last updated 3 August 2019

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