The event is a best of five series to be hosted by the Manitoba champion. The series is scheduled for March 24-28, 2017.
- Manitoba has two teams registered at the Senior AAA level; the Ile des Chênes North Stars and the South East Prairie Thunder. The two teams will meet in a best-of-five series to determine the province's representative (and Pattison Cup champion) in the Rathgaber Cup for the Western Region berth in the Allan Cup. The Pattison Cup series is scheduled to begin February 20th.
- The Rosetown Red Wings are the only Senior AAA registered team in the province. They will meet the winner of the Manitoba Senior AAA playoff for a berth in the Allan Cup. The Red Wings are playing in the Alberta-based Chinook Hockey League for the 2016-17 season but will qualify for the Allan Cup seperate of that league's playoffs.
- March 24
- March 25
- March 26
- March 27 (if necessary)
- March 28 (if necessary)
The series winner advances to the 2017 Allan Cup.