(HALIFAX, N.S.) – Atlantic University Sport is pleased to announce the 2019-20 regular season sport schedules for basketball, hockey, volleyball and swimming, as well as the hosts for the 2020 AUS winter championships.
All AUS regular season and postseason games will be webcast at AUStv.ca powered by Bell Aliant and select games will be broadcast live on Bell Aliant's Fibe TV on the TV1 channel (channel 1).
- Link to full 2019-20 AUS women's basketball schedule here.
- Link to full 2019-20 AUS men's basketball schedule here.
- Link to full 2019-20 AUS women's hockey schedule here.
- Link to full 2019-20 AUS men's hockey schedule here.
- Link to full 2019-20 AUS women's volleyball schedule here.
- Link to full 2019-20 AUS swimming schedule here.
The 2019-20 men's hockey season is set to begin Wednesday, Sept. 25 with the Dalhousie Tigers playing host to the 2019 U SPORTS bronze medallist StFX X-Men.
The remaining five teams open their seasons Friday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m.
The reigning U SPORTS and AUS champion UNB Reds will open their season on the road in Halifax, N.S. versus the Huskies in the first AUS regular season game being held in Saint Mary's new arena—the Dauphinee Centre.
The Acadia Axemen will host the Moncton Aigles Bleus in their home opener, while the UPEI Panthers begin their season hosting the Dalhousie Tigers.
First semester play wraps up Saturday, Nov. 30 and the winter schedule kicks off Thursday, Jan. 2.
The final games of the regular season will be played Saturday, Feb. 8, making way for the quarter-final playoff round of the Subway AUS Men's Hockey Championship.
This year's AUS playoff format will once again feature a pair of best-of-three quarter-final series, followed by a best-of-five format in the semifinals and a best-of-three final round.
AUS is guaranteed three berths in the 2020 U SPORTS University Cup, which is being hosted by Acadia at Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, N.S.
Should the Axemen advance to the 2020 AUS final round, a best-of-three consolation final series will be held to determine the third team from the Atlantic conference to compete in the national championship.
The 2020 U SPORTS University Cup will be held March 12-15.
Please visit http://www.atlanticuniversitysport.com/championships/index to view the complete 2019-20 AUS championship schedule.