(Victoria Royals)

The Victoria Royals have officially announced their 24-game schedule for the WHL’s 2020-21 regular reason.

The Royals will not play at home in Victoria, as all five BC Division clubs will play exclusively within the Hub Centers of Kamloops and Kelowna.

Along with the Royals, the Kelowna Rockets will be based out of Kelowna and will play all of their home games at Prospera Place.

Additionally, the Kamloops Blazers, Prince George Cougars and Vancouver Giants will play their contests at the Sandman Centre in Kamloops.

Victoria’s season kicks off on Friday, March 26th, as the away team, when they face the Rockets.

The Royals’ first “home” game will take place on Monday, March 29th, where they will “host” Prince George at Prospera Place.

Victoria’s season concludes with a bout versus Kelowna on Wednesday, May 12th.

You can take a look at the full schedule here.

The 24-game schedule will span across only 48 days – Victoria will face each team six times, with an equal split of three “home” games and three “away”.

All of Victoria’s games will be streamed on WHL Live on CHL TV – full 2020-21 season streaming packages are available for $59.99, or for $6.99 per game.

WHL Live on CHL TV will be available through web browsers, iOS, and Android devices.

Royals’ Ticket Pack Members will also get special streaming package options for viewing online, and can contact the Royals’ ticket office at 250-220-7889 or via email to tickets@victoriaroyals.com for more information.

The WHL will implementing weekly PCR COVID-19 tests, and enhanced screening for all WHL players, team staff and officials will also take place on a daily basis, including regular temperature screenings as well as symptom monitoring.

Masks are required to be worn by all WHL players at all times, aside from when they’re on ice for games and practices. WHL coaches will also be required to wear masks at all times, including while during practice and while behind the bench during games.

No spectators will be permitted to enter either Sandman Centre or Prospera Place as the WHL Hub Centers in Kamloops and Kelowna.