Established in 2009, the Esso Cup brings together five regional champions from across the country, plus a host team, to compete for Canada's Women’s U18 National Club Championship. Provincial champions from Ontario and Quebec advance directly to the Esso Cup, while the remaining berths are filled by regional champions from Pacific (B.C. and Alberta), West (Manitoba and Saskatchewan) and Atlantic (N.B., N.L., N.S., P.E.I.).

The tournament has been an important stepping-stone for players on their journey to Team Canada; Esso Cup alumni have worn the Maple Leaf with Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team, Canada’s National Women’s Development Team and Canada’s National Women’s Team.

Esso Cup | Women's U18 National Club Championship
Vernon, B.C.
April 21-27, 2024
Prince Albert, Sask.
April 23-29, 2023
Okotoks, Alta.
May 16-22, 2022
Prince Albert, Sask. 
April 18-24, 2021
Prince Albert, Sask. 
April 19-25, 2020

Which region has won the most national titles? Who recorded the most points in a game? Who scored the fastest goal to start a game? Get the answers in the Esso Cup Guide & Record Book.

All-Time Results
Year Gold Silver Bronze Location
2023 Stoney Creek Sabres (ONT) Fraser Valley Rush (PAC) Regina Rebels (WST) Prince Albert, Sask.
2022 Durham West Lightning (ONT) Fraser Valley Rush (PAC) -- Okotoks, Alta.
2021 Cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic Prince Albert, Sask.
2020 Cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic Prince Albert, Sask.
2019 St. Albert Slash (PAC) Sudbury Lady Wolves (HST) Stoney Creek Sabres (ONT) Sudbury, Ont.
2018 St. Albert Slash (PAC) Saskatoon Stars (WST) Pionnières de Lanaudière (QUE) Bridgewater, N.S.
2017 St. Albert Slash (PAC) Harfangs du Triolet (QUE) Durham West Lightning (ONT) Morden, Man.
2016 Brantford Ice Cats (ONT) Express du Richelieu (QUE) Rocky Mountain Raiders (PAC) Weyburn, Sask.
2015 Sudbury Lady Wolves (ONT) Red Deer Chiefs (HST) Saskatoon Stars (WST/SK) Red Deer, Alta.
2014 Weyburn Gold Wings (WST) Edmonton Thunder (PAC) Sudbury Lady Wolves (ONT) Stoney Creek/Hamilton, Ont.
2013 LHFDQ Nord (QUE) North Bay Ice Boltz (ONT) Edmonton Thunder (PAC) Burnaby, B.C.
2012 Pembina Valley Hawks (WST) Thunder Bay Queens (ONT) Edmonton Thunder (PAC) Charlottetown, P.E.I.
2011 Notre Dame Hounds (WST) Edmonton Thunder (PAC) Toronto Aeros (ONT) St. Albert, Alta.
2010 Thunder Bay Queens (ONT) Notre Dame Hounds (WST) Edmonton Thunder (PAC) Regina, Sask.
2009 Westman Wildcats (WST) Scarborough Sharks (ONT) Calgary Flyers (HST) Calgary, Alta.
2023 Esso Cup: April 29 (Gold and Bronze)
The Stoney Creek Sabres won the 2023 Esso Cup in Prince Albert, Sask.
2023 Esso Cup: April 27 (Preliminary)
The Étoiles, Rebels and Sabres won to close the preliminary round.
2023 Esso Cup: April 28 (Semifinals)
The Sabres and Rush will advance to play for gold at the Esso Cup.
2023 Esso Cup: April 26 (Preliminary)
The Rush, Sabres and Rebels secured wins on Day 4 of the 2023 Esso Cup.