Rona Cup

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Rona Cup
Current season, competition or edition:
Hockey current event.svg 2017 Rona Cup
Sport Ice Hockey
Founded1994
No. of teams6 (matches)
Countries Slovakia (usually HK Dukla Trenčín), Czech Republic, various other European countries
Venue(s) Pavol Demitra Ice Stadium (Trenčín, Slovakia)
Most recent
champion(s)
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg HC Oceláři Třinec
(4th title)
Most titles Flag of the Czech Republic.svg HC Oceláři Třinec (4)
Flag of Slovakia.svg HK Dukla Trenčín (4)
Flag of Slovakia.svg HC Košice (4)
QualificationInvitation only

The Rona Cup is an annual ice hockey tournament held in Trenčín, Slovakia. The first installment of the Rona Cup was in 1994.

Trenčín City in Slovakia

Trenčín is a city in western Slovakia of the central Váh River valley near the Czech border, around 120 km (75 mi) from Bratislava. It has a population of more than 55,000, which makes it the eighth largest municipality of the country and is the seat of the Trenčín Region and the Trenčín District. It has a medieval castle, Trenčín Castle, on a rock above the city.

Slovakia Republic in Central Europe

Slovakia, officially the Slovak Republic, is a landlocked country in Central Europe. It is bordered by Poland to the north, Ukraine to the east, Hungary to the south, Austria to the west, and the Czech Republic to the northwest. Slovakia's territory spans about 49,000 square kilometres (19,000 sq mi) and is mostly mountainous. The population is over 5.4 million and consists mostly of Slovaks. The capital and largest city is Bratislava, and the second-largest city is Košice. The official language is Slovak.

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Rona Cup winners

Season/YearTypeWinner
1994international Flag of Slovakia.svg HK Dukla Trenčín
1995international Flag of Slovakia.svg HC Košice
1996international Flag of Slovakia.svg HC Košice
1997international Flag of the Czech Republic.svg VHK Vsetín
1998international Flag of Slovakia.svg HC Slovan Bratislava
1999international Flag of the Czech Republic.svg HC Oceláři Třinec
2000international Flag of the Czech Republic.svg HC Oceláři Třinec
2001international Flag of Slovakia.svg HKm Zvolen
2002international Flag of Slovakia.svg HK Dukla Trenčín
2003international Flag of Slovakia.svg HK Dukla Trenčín
2004international Flag of the Czech Republic.svg HC Oceláři Třinec
2005international Flag of the Czech Republic.svg PSG Zlín
2006international Flag of Slovakia.svg MsHK Žilina
2007international Flag of Slovakia.svg HK Dukla Trenčín
2008international Flag of Slovakia.svg HKm Zvolen
2009international Flag of Slovakia.svg HC Košice
2010international Flag of Slovakia.svg HK Nitra
2011international Flag of the Czech Republic.svg PSG Zlín
2012international Flag of Slovakia.svg HK Skalica
2013international Flag of Slovakia.svg HC Košice
2014international Flag of the Czech Republic.svg HC Kometa Brno
2015international Flag of the Czech Republic.svg PSG Zlín
2016Tournament not held because reconstruction stadium [1]
2017international Flag of the Czech Republic.svg HC Oceláři Třinec
2018Tournament not held [2]

Performances

By club (international tournaments)

ClubWonYears won
Flag of Slovakia.svg HC Košice 41995, 1996, 2009, 2013
Flag of Slovakia.svg HK Dukla Trenčín 41994, 2002, 2003, 2007
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg HC Oceláři Třinec 41999, 2000, 2004, 2017
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg PSG Zlín 32005, 2011, 2015
Flag of Slovakia.svg HKm Zvolen 22001, 2008
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg VHK Vsetín 11997
Flag of Slovakia.svg HC Slovan Bratislava 11998
Flag of Slovakia.svg MsHK Žilina 12006
Flag of Slovakia.svg HK Nitra 12010
Flag of Slovakia.svg HK Skalica 12012
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg HC Kometa Brno 12014

By country (international tournaments)

NationWinners
Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia 14
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 9

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References

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  2. "Kvôli výmene chladiarenského zariadenia zrušili hokejový Rona Cup". mytrencin.sme.sk (in Slovak).