Miller Waste Systems Announced as Title Sponsor for 2025 U SPORTS Women’s Hockey Championship 

U SPORTS Women's Hockey Championship logo on a red wooden background with Miller Waste Systems logo placed at the top.

TORONTO & WATERLOO, ON – U SPORTS and the University of Waterloo are pleased to announce Miller Waste Systems as the title sponsor of the 2025 Miller Waste Systems Women’s Hockey Championship from March 20-23, 2025 at Woolwich Memorial Centre in Elmira. 
“U SPORTS is thrilled to welcome Miller Waste Systems as the title sponsor of the 2025 U SPORTS Women’s Hockey Championship,” said Lisette Johnson-Stapley, Chief Sport Officer of U SPORTS. “Their commitment to fostering community engagement, sustainability and excellence is remarkable, and we are confident that this partnership will contribute significantly to the growth and success of women’s hockey at the university level.” 

Miller Waste Systems, a leader in environmental services, has a strong tradition of supporting local communities and initiatives that make a positive impact. As the title sponsor, Miller Waste Systems not only will enhance the overall experience of the championship but also contribute to the development of women’s hockey programs at the participating universities. 

“We, at Miller Waste Systems, are thrilled to extend our unwavering support to Women’s Hockey and the Waterloo Warriors,” said Blair McArthur, Chairman and CEO of Miller Waste. “As an active participant in the Waterloo region, serving its residents and businesses, and being avid hockey enthusiasts, we are immensely proud to be the title sponsor of the 2025 U SPORTS Women’s Hockey Championship. This partnership aligns with our vision of empowering women’s sports and promoting gender equality in all spheres of life. We look forward to creating a positive impact on the student-athletes and the broader community through this event.” 

The University of Waterloo, a renowned institution with a strong commitment to athletics, is hosting the U SPORTS Women’s Hockey Championship for the first time in program history and it’s first U SPORTS championship since the 2008 U SPORTS Curling Championship. This will mark the 11th championship in the history of the department.  

The collaboration with Miller Waste Systems as the title sponsor further enhances the championship’s significance and ensures a memorable experience for all participants and spectators. 

“We are very grateful to have Miller Waste on board as the title sponsor for the 2025 U SPORTS Women’s Hockey Championship,” says Roly Webster, Director of Athletics and Recreation at the University of Waterloo. “Miller Waste has been a long-time valued partner of the Warriors and our community. We’re incredibly grateful for their commitment to celebrating women’s hockey and their support for our community here in the Region of Waterloo. This partnership profiles university women’s hockey in Canada while elevating and showcasing female student-athletes on a well-deserved national stage.”  

The theme for both the 2024 (University of Saskatchewan) and 2025 championships is “See Them, Be Them”. The championships will showcase female role models in the community with a focus on the empowerment of girls and women in sport. 

All championship games will be contested at the Woolwich Memorial Centre, which has a capacity of 2000, from March 20-23, 2025. 

About Miller Waste Systems 

Miller Waste Systems Inc. is a leading waste management and diversion company focused on providing our customers, employees, and communities with sustainable solutions. With a growing fleet of over 1,200 collection vehicles and over 2,000 employees, we have operations throughout Ontario, Manitoba, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia. Miller Waste specializes in recycling and waste collection, waste bin rentals, compost processing, landscaping materials, processing and marketing of recyclable materials as well as the design, construction, and operation of waste diversion facilities.  

About University of Waterloo 

University of Waterloo is a leading global innovation hub that drives economic and social prosperity for Canada and the world. With more than 41,000 students, we are home to the world’s largest co-op education talent pipeline, to game-changing research and technology, and to an unmatched entrepreneurial culture. Together, these create partnerships and solutions to tackle today’s and tomorrow’s challenges. Find out more at 

The Athletics and Recreation Department at the University of Waterloo takes immense pride in providing unparalleled service and a wide range of sports programs that enhance the student experience, foster wellness, and motivate individuals to achieve their maximum potential. Across our 36 varsity teams, the Waterloo Warriors are renowned for their ability to produce exceptional student-athletes who represent Canada on an international level. Their varsity program has a long history of success, with an impressive record of 101 provincial championships and over 53% of their students on the Academic Honour Roll annually.  


U SPORTS is the national brand for university sports in Canada. Every year, over 15,500 student-athletes and 700 coaches vie for 21 national championships in 12 different sports. U SPORTS also provides high performance international opportunities at FISU Winter and Summer World University Games, World University Championships, University World Cups and various educational initiatives. 

U SPORTS works in collaboration with 57 members and four conferences as well as the Canadian sport system and Corporate Canada on the growth and delivery of university sport to student-athletes across the country. 

For further information, please contact: 

John Bower 

Director, Marketing and Communications