Seven teams have punched their ticket to the 2015 Presidents Cup, joining host St. Catharines Saints. The tournament is scheduled to begin August 31 at Jack Gatecliff Arena.
A quick look at how each team got to Presidents Cup 2015:
- NSSLL: the four-team circuit will be sending an all-star team, the Nova Scotia Privateers to represent the province. It will mark the first Cup appearance by a Nova Scotia team since 1990.
- QSLL: making their Cup debut will be the Capital Region Axemen, who swept the Quebec finals series 3-0 over seven-time defending champion Kahnawake Mohawks. In just three seasons Capital Region have played in three league finals.
- TNSLL: with two league teams on hiatus this season, Snake Island Muskies and Tyendinaga Wolfpack played a partial schedule with the QSLL. Snake Island defeated the Wolfpack 21-9 in the league championship game. 2015 will be the first-ever appearance for the Muskies.
- Can-Am: defending Cup champion Onondaga Redhawks will return to defend their title. The Redhawks battled league rookies Native Sons LC in five games to win the league championship.
- OSBLL: Six Nations Rivermen return to the tournament with a three-game sweep of Brooklin Merchants. This three year-old club has played for the league title in each of their seasons, winning back-to-back in 2014 and 2015.
- RMLL: it took four games for Rockyview Knights to book their spot, defeated St. Albert Miners in the finals. This will be the second appearance for the Knights, who return after a two year absencse.
- WCSLA: back in the tourney for the third year in-a-row, Nanaimo Timbermen are making their 12th appearance. Nanaimo swept the three-game finals against Ladner Pioneers to earn their trip to St. Catharines.