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Event Information

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On behalf of the Organizing Committee, welcome to the 2019 PACWEST Basketball Championships, hosted by Douglas College. Located in the Downtown New Westminster, the New West Campus is home to the Royals basketball programs. Douglas College is situated on the unceded traditional territories of the Coast Salish Peoples of the QayQayt (New Westminster Campus} and Kwikwetlm (Coquitlam Campus} First Nations.

We look forward to having you as our guest and hosting our PACWEST member institutions. Good luck to all of the participants at the Championships.


Mark Slota,

Tournament Director






CONTACT                         POSITION                                                                   PHONE                EMAIL                                               
Brian McLennon Associate Director, Athletics 604-281-5360 mclennonb@douglascollege.ca
Mark Slota Sports Facilities Coordinator 604-527-5005 slotam@douglascollege.ca
Sean Velasco Athletics Communications Coordinator 604-527-5521 velascos@douglascollege.ca
Amonda Francis Athletics Events Assistant 604-527-5496  
Laura MacMillan Athletics Coordinator 604-527-5757 macmillanl@douglascollege.ca
Nick Murray Head Athletic Therapist 604-527-5880 murrayn@douglascollege.ca
Dave Seaweed Aboriginal Coordinator 604-527-5565 seaweedd@douglascollege.ca
Jim Cervo PACWEST Officials Allocator n/a jimcervo@telus.net
Joe Enevoldson Men's Basketball Convenor 250-661-7597 jenevold@douglascollege.ca
Shayna Worthington Women's Basketball Convenor 250-740-6413 Shayna.worthington@viu.ca



The tournament hotels for the 2018/2019 PACWEST Basketball Championships is the




Executive Plaza Hotel Metro Vancouver
405 North Road, Coquitlam, BC

Phone: 604.936.9399

Website: http://www.executiveplazahotel.ca/
Director of Sales: Bek Shamsiev




VIP Lounge

The VIP Lounge will located on the Mezzanine level of the gymnasium from noon to 9:30pm each day of the tournament. Access will be provided to Athletics Directors, Coaches staff, Officials and accredited VIP guests throughout the tournament.


A general concession services will be available in the gymnasium throughout the tournament.

Food Services

During normal campus hours, food services are available at the campus cafeteria and Tim Horton’s located on the second floor.


During Tournament

During the event, daily press releases will be posted on the tournament website as well as on all relevant social media platforms. Results will also be sent to the local media.

Social Media Hashtag: PACWESTbb2019



All games will be webcasted by Douglas College via PACWEST TV on https://sportscanada.tv/ pacwest

For more information, please visit the PACWEST website (http://www.pacwestbc.ca/landing/index)



Final results will be displayed on the tournament website, promoted via social media, and distributed to media.


Admission to Games

Coaches, Managers, and Team Officials will receive VIP Passes. All others are expected to pay. Athletes participating in the tournament are granted access to all matches free of charge. Please remind your athletes to wear team gear for easier identification at the door.



Tournament Admission Fees


Day Pass

(Preliminary Games) 

Championship Saturday

(Bronze & Gold Medal Games) 

General Admision $ 8.00 $ 10.00

Douglas Staff, Faculty &Alumni

Douglas Students

Children (12 and Under)


 *Douglas College staff, faculty, alumni and students must present Douglas ID Card



Practice Times

Practice times will be available on February 27th - March 2nd  at Douglas College. Please see schedule below for details. 

  • As per PACWEST Operations Manual, #1 seeds and #2 seeds will not be scheduled for practice times on Wednesday, February 27th.
  • Teams are eligible for one practice time only each day.
  • Teams cannot “give” their practice time to another team. However, two teams can request from the Organizing Committee to exchange their practice times. 
  • Teams are expected to provide their own Athletic Therapist and supplies during practice times. We kindly ask teams to clean up after your practice times.  
  • Please email Mark Slota at slotam@douglascollege.ca by noon on Tuesday, February 20th, 2019 with your requested practice time for Wednesday, February 27th
  • The final practice schedule will be sent out to all participating schools no later than Friday, February 22nd, 2019.



                               Wednesday Afternoon - February 27
 Time                                    Time              Team                                                
 12:00 - 12:45 pm    
 1:00 - 1:45 pm    
 2:00 - 2:45 pm    
 3:00 - 3:45 pm    
 4:00 - 4:45 pm    
 5:00 - 5:45 pm    
 6:00 - 6:45 pm    
 7:00 - 7:45 pm    


                               Thursday Afternoon - February 28
 Time                                    Time              Team                                                
 9:00 - 9:45 am    Women's #2 Seed
 9:45 - 10:30 am    Men's #2 Seed
 10:30 - 11:15 am    Women's #1 Seed
 11:15 - 12:00 pm    Men's #1 Seed


                               Friday Afternoon - March 1
 Time                                    Time              Team                                                
 9:00 - 9:45 am    Women's #2 Seed
 9:45 - 10:30 am    Men's #2 Seed
 10:30 - 11:15 am    Women's #1 Seed
 11:15 - 12:00 pm    Men's #1 Seed


                               Saturday Afternoon - March 2
 Time                                    Time              Team                                                
 9:00 - 9:45 am    Women's Gold Lower Seed
 9:45 - 10:30 am    Women's Gold Higher Seed
 10:30 - 11:15 am    Men's Gold Lower Seed
 11:15 - 12:00 pm    Men's Gold Higher Seed



Game Times

As per PACWEST Ops Manual, each game will be provided a minimum of 25 minutes for warm-up time.


Thursday, February 28, 2019
Game / Gender / Description  
 12:30 pm Game 1  Women  Women's #3 Seed  vs  Women's #6 Seed
 3:00 pm Game 2 Men  Men's #3 Seed  vs  Men's #6 Seed
 5:30 pm Game 3 Women  Women's #4 Seed  vs  Women's #5 Seed
 8:00 pm Game 4 Men  Men's #4 Seed  vs  Men's #5 Seed
Friday, March 1, 2019
 Time Game / Gender / Description  
 12:30 pm Game 5 Women  Women's #2 Seed vs Winner Game 1
 3:00 pm Game 6 Men  Men's #2 Seed vs Winner Game 2
 5:30 pm Game 7 Women  Women's #1 Seed vs Winner Game 3
 8:00 pm Game 8 Men  Men's #1 Seed vs Winner Game 4
Saturday, March 2, 2019
 Time Game / Gender / Description
 12:30 pm Game 9 Women's Bronze  Loser Game 5 vs Loser Game 7
 3:00 pm Game 10 Men's Bronze  Loser Game 6 vs Loser Game 8

Bronze Medal presentation will immediately follow each respective Bronze Medal Game

 5:30 pm Game 11 Women's Gold  Winner Game 5 vs Winner Game 7
 8:00 pm Game 12 Men's Gold  Winner Game 6 vs Winner Game 8

Gold and Silver Medal presentations will immediately follow each respective game




PACWEST League All-Stars, Defensive Player of the Year, Coach of the Year, and Rookie of the Year awards will be presented prior to the start of the team’s first game.

Player of the Game awards will be presented to one (1) player from each team at the end of the games.

Medal presentations will take place after each Bronze Medal Games and Gold Medal Games. The following awards will be presented after the Gold Medal Games:

    • Tournament all-stars (6)
    • Tournament MVP
    • Silver Medals
    • Gold Medals
    • Championship banner/trophy / T-shirts


Athletic Therapy

A Certified Athletic Therapist on site during the tournament games. Athletics Therapy tents will be available by team benches and in the designated official tournament AT area (TBA) for use during the tournament. Taping services by Douglas College Student ATs may be available by request, however times will be subject to availability. Teams are required to supply your own medical supplies. i.e. Tapes, spray, foam, etc.


Emergency Action Plan (EAP)

The College’s EAP will be discussed with each team’s designated Medical/AT personnel prior to competition.


Designated Tournament Hospital

  • Royal Columbian Hospital: 330 E Columbia St, New Westminster, BC V3L 3W7

For more information on medical emergency protocols and support service, contact Nick Murray.
Phone: 604.527.5880, Email: murrayn@douglascollege.ca


Team Rooms

All teams will have access to a change room before and after each game (N1313, N1119, N1220, and N1222). The assigned rooms will be marked with team names/logos. Teams will have access to their assigned room one (1) hour prior to their game. Teams must remove belongings from the room.



The higher team for each game will be designated as the HOME team and will wear the light colored (white preferably) uniforms, and the lower seed will wear the darker colored uniforms.


Game Video

All games will be recorded. Coaches must supply their own USB stick to receive a copy of the game. Please note that games will also be uploaded to Krossover.


Game Stats

Statistics will be provided at half time and at the end of the game to each team.


Grievance/Protest Committee

As per the PACWEST policy; the head official, PACWEST Executive, Tournament Committee, Convenors or designate will make up the committee. A copy of the Grievance/Protest procedures will be provided at the Coaches’ Meeting.


Coaches Conference Call

The Coaches Conference Call will take place on Monday, February 25th at 7pm. All teams are required to have a representative present on the call. The number to call and agenda will be circulated one week prior to the call set a date.



Laundry Services  

Laundry service will be available to the teams that advance from Thursday games at no charge. Please provide a machine washable laundry bag with uniforms only (under garments, braces, compression clothing should not be included) to N1303 located outside the gymnasium entrance at the conclusion of your game.

Towel Service

Team towel service will not be provided.


Underground parking is available at the New West Campus. Daily parking charges will apply. Parking for larger vehicle ie. Charter buses, 24 passengers, etc. is available upon request. Please contact Mark Slota, Tournament Director for more information.  Email: slotam@douglascollege.ca


Photos will be taken throughout the tournament and posted the Douglas College Royals Flickr site.

Internet Access

To connect to guest wifi on campus:

Please choose "Douglas College Internal" network and login with the USER ID and PASSWORD below: 

  • User ID: douglas17
  • Password: TheBasketball2019


Host Hotel to New West Campus




Nearby Dining Options


At New Westminster Skytrain Station

(Columbia and 8th Street)